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PFS 2020 Annual Meeting—Date and Location

The 2020 Annual Meeting of the Property and Freedom Society will be held from Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 (arrivals) to Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 (departures), in Bodrum, Turkey, at the Hotel Karia Princess. Those interested in attending future meetings should contact Dr. Hoppe or Mr. Thomas Jacob (jacob@pfs-zurich.ch) (Administrative Secretary/Membership), regarding conditions, availability, and requirements. The list of speakers and topics will be provided in due course. For information about the 2019 Annual Meeting, or previous meetings, see here. [continue reading…]

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Norman Stone, RIP

Norman Stone, PFS 2013

Longtime PFS member and speaker Norman Stone passed away this week, June 19, 2019. He was 78. As noted on Wikipedia:

Norman Stone (8 March 1941 – 19 June 2019) was a Scottish historian and author. He was Professor of European History in the Department of International Relations at Bilkent University, having formerly been a professor at the University of Oxfordlecturer at the University of Cambridge, and adviser to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

In 1997, he retired from Oxford and moved to Turkey where he also taught, eventually publishing Turkey: A Short History. I do not think he was exactly a libertarian but Hans somehow discovered him and invited him to PFS for the first time in 2011, I believe, and he became a regular speaker, always delivering interesting, informed speeches in him husky-voiced, charming Scottish accent. I personally had many hours of fascinating, one on one, in depth conversation with Norman over the years at PFS meetings. We both shared the Christian name “Norman”, and I recall one time when chatting with him after not having seen him for a few years, I tried to remind him who I was, and he said, a twinkle in his eye, with his Scottish accent, “Oh, I know who you are,” and he reminded me of  conversations we’d had at previous meetings.  He was truly brilliant, refined, kind, and a classy gentleman. I was greatly fond of him and he, I think, a little, of me. I’ll miss him. My impression was he really enjoyed his several trips to Bodrum for our crazy libertarian meetings and felt at home there. Kudos to Professor Hoppe for introducing him to our set.

Norman Stone, PFS 2013, with Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Richard Lynn, Stephan Kinsella, and Jared Taylor

Norman Stone, PFS 2013, with Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Richard Lynn, Stephan Kinsella, and Jared Taylor

Pasted below is a 2007 tribute by Harry Mount published yesterday in The Spectator.

Norman’s PFS presentations are:

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PFS 2019 Annual Meeting—Speakers and Topics

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Property and Freedom Society was recently held from Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 to Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Bodrum, Turkey, at the Hotel Karia Princess.

Information about the 2020 Annual Meeting, to be held in September 2020, will be released presently. Those interested in attending future meetings should contact Dr. Hoppe or Mr. Thomas Jacob (jacob@pfs-zurich.ch) (Administrative Secretary/Membership), regarding conditions, availability, and requirements.

Media for the talks listed below are being added gradually to the growing PFS 2019 YouTube Playlist

The finalized list of speakers and topics for the 2019 meeting follows below:

Final Program Schedule 

Thursday, September 12      arrivals and registration

Friday, September 13

Saturday, September 14

Sunday, September 15

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Discussion Q&A, Dürr, van Dun, Hoppe (PFS 2018)

From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018). For part 1, see Hans-Hermann Hoppe, The Libertarian Search for a Grand Historical Narrative (Part I) (PFS 2018)

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018), Day 3. For part 2, see Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Progress According to Pinker (Part II) (PFS 2018). A transcript is available.

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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Frank van Dun, What Did the Reformation Reform (PFS 2018)

From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018), Day 3.

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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Jeff Deist, The Zeitgeist Libertarians (PFS 2018)

From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Also podcast at: KOL250 | International Law Through a Libertarian Lens (PFS 2018).

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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From the recently-concluded Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 13–18, 2018).

For others, see the links in the Program, or the PFS YouTube channel, including the growing PFS 2018 YouTube Playlist. Additional media of the proceedings will be released presently.

Information about the scheduled PFS 2019 Annual Meeting may be found here.

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