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Property and Freedom Society—8th Annual Meeting Speakers & Topics

Property and Freedom Society

Eighth Annual Meeting

Bodrum, Turkey, September 19-24, 2013

Karia Princess Hotel

Final Program Schedule


Thursday, September 19 Arrivals and registration

19:30-23:00 Reception and dinner (pool area)


Friday, September 20

8:00-9:45 Breakfast

10:00 Program begins (Hotel Conference Center)

10:00-10:15 Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Welcome and Introductions

10:15-10:45 David Howden, Labor Laws: Legislating Unemployment

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 Mateusz Machaj, The Keynesianism of Milton Friedman

11:30-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Nikolay Gertchev, Entrepreneurship and Betting: What, if anything, can Businessmen learn from Betting Odds?

12:15-14:00 Lunch

13:45-14:15 Informal session in conference room (Roman Skaskiw, An Introduction to Bitcoins)

15:00-15:30 Thorsten Polleit, Organized Crime and the Progression Toward a Single World Fiat Currency

15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:15 Paul Cantor, What Literature Can Teach Economics

16:15-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Howden, Machaj, Gertchev, Polleit, Cantor, Discussion, Q & A

19:00-22:00  Dinner at the Hotel

21:00-22:00 informal debate in conference room (Roman Skaskiw vs. Sean Ring, Are Bitcoins Money?


Saturday, September 21

8:00-9:45 Breakfast

10:00-10:30 Eugen Schulak, Friedrich Nietzsche – Right Wing Anarchist?

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-11:15 Sean Gabb, Understanding England and the English

11:15-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30:12:00 Robert Nef, Understanding Switzerland and the Swiss

12:15-13:45 Lunch

14:00:14:30 Anthony Daniels (Dalrymple),  Public Health or Public Totalitarianism? A Report from Medical Journals

14:30-14:45 Coffee Break

14:45-15:30 Schulak, Gabb, Nef, Daniels, Discussion, Q & A

16:30-16:45 Group Photo in Hotel Lobby

16:45 Departure from the hotel lobby to the fishing village Kadikalesi

17:30-22:00 Reception and Dinner at the beach


Sunday, September 22

8:00-9:45 Breakfast

10:00-10:30 Richard Lynn, Why are the Jews so Smart?

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-11:15 Jared Taylor, A Brief History of US Race Relations

11:15-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:15 Hans-Hermann Hoppe, On the Nature of Man, Truth, and Justice

12:30-14:00 Lunch

15:00-15:30 Norman Stone, World War II Revisited

15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:15 Stephan Kinsella, The Role of the Corporation and Limited Liability in a Free Society

16:15-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Lynn, Taylor, Hoppe, Stone, Kinsella, Discussion, Q & A

17:15-17:30 Coffee Break

17:30-17:45 Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Concluding Remarks and Announcements

19:00-23:00 Gala Reception, Dinner, and Entertainment at the Hotel


Monday, September 23

8:00-9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Meet in the Hotel Lobby. Walk to the Marina

10:30-17:00 Boat Excursion. Lunch on the Boat. Swimming.

19:00-23:00 Dinner and Entertainment at the Hotel


Tuesday, September 24 Departure

For conference attendees staying through Tuesday, a day-trip to Ephesus and the last place of residence of the Virgin Mary can be arranged. Cost per person is about 60 Euro (which includes transportation, entrance fees, professional guide, plus lunch). Please indicate as soon as possibe if you are interested in such an excursion. There will be a list made availabe for this purpose at the hotel reception desk.

The same arrangement can be made also for Monday, September 23, as an alternative to the Boat Excursion.

Other trips can be arranged by the hotel as well.