Scholar’s Corner: Neoliberalism – Criticism, Anti-criticism, New Debates

The next NOUS Scholar's Corner will take place on October 23/24, 2020. Young scholars will discuss the topic "Neoliberalism - Criticism, Anti-criticism, New Debates". Within the two-day online seminar, under the guidance of Gerhard Wegner (University of Erfurt) and Stefan Kolev (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau), selected passages from the Read more…

NOUS Spotlight – Thomas Apolte: “The myth of revolution”

NOUS Spotlight is an ongoing series of brief, focused Zoom meetings for scholarly discussion. This month, Thomas Apolte (University of Münster, Germany) will present his work on "The myth of revolution", moderated by Karen Horn (University of Erfurt, Germany). Interested? Register by mail to nous.spotlight@gmail.com to obtain the Zoom access link. Each of the Read more…

NOUS Spotlight: David Skarbek: The Puzzle of Prison Order

NOUS Spotlight is an ongoing series of brief, focused Zoom meetings for scholarly discussion. This month, Prof. David Skarbek  (Brown University, USA) will present his book  "The Puzzle of Prison Order" (2020, Oxford University Press). The event will be moderated by Florian Hartjen (King's College London). Interested? Register by mail to nous.spotlight@gmail.com to obtain Read more…

NOUS Spotlight: Giandomenica Becchio: Classical liberalism and gender issues in political economy

NOUS Spotlight is an ongoing series of brief, focused Zoom meetings for scholarly discussion. This month, Giandomenico Becchio (University of Turin, Italy) will present her work on "Classical liberalism and gender issues in political economy", moderated by Niclas Berggren (University of Economics, Prague, Czechia). Interested? Register by mail to nous.spotlight@gmail.com to obtain the Zoom Read more…

NOUS Spotlight: Paul Dragos Aligica: Modus vivendi and polycentricism

NOUS Spotlight is an ongoing series of brief, focused Zoom meetings for scholarly discussion. This month, Paul Dragos Aligicia (George Mason University, USA) will present his work on "Modus vivendi and polycentricism", moderated by Julian F. Müller, (University of Hamburg, Germany). Interested? Register by mail to nous.spotlight@gmail.com to obtain the Zoom access link. Each Read more…

NOUS Spotlight: Alain Marciano: Buchanan, popular myths, and the social responsibility of economists

NOUS Spotlight is an ongoing series of brief, focused Zoom meetings for scholarly discussion. This month, Prof. Alain Marciano (University of Montpellier, France) will present his work on “Buchanan, popular myths, and the social responsibility of economists” moderated by Sandra Peart (University of Richmond, USA). Interested? Register by mail to nous.spotlight@gmail.com to obtain the Read more…

NOUS Spotlight: Stefan Voigt: Culture and Constitutional Compliance

In our next NOUS Spotlight, Stefan Voigt will present his work on "Culture and Constitutional Compliance". Institutions as the formal foundation of a country’s legal and political system have important economic and political effects. Yet, there is only scant knowledge about why constitutions set effective constraints on politicians in some Read more…