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Very Successful Fisheries Conference

Four internationally renowned fisheries economists spoke at a conference held by the School of Social Sciences at the University, RNH and others in honour of Professor Ragnar Arnason 14 June 2019 on “Offshore Fisheries of the World: Towards a Sustainable … Continue reading

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Gissurarson criticised Rawls and Piketty

RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, criticised the theories of John Rawls and Thomas Piketty in a lecture to the Free Summer School, conducted by the Association of Liberal High School Students, in Reykjavik 1 June 2019. His lecture … Continue reading

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MPS Regional Meeting in Dallas

RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, attended the regional meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society in Dallas/Fort Worth 19–22 May 2019. The meeting was devoted to contentious issues in classical liberalism. One such issue was monetary order: Is a … Continue reading

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Debate on Totalitarianism

The Public Book Club (Almenna bokafelagid) on 1 December 2018 published a collection of six Cold War speeches by six prominent anti-communist poets and writers, In Defence of Western Civilisation, with a 40 pp. foreword and 70 pp. endnotes by … Continue reading

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Nazism and Communism: Two of a Kind?

In the foreword to the book In Defence of Western Culture: Speeches by Six Authors in 1950–1958, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson argues that Hitler’s National Socialism and Stalin’s Communism were two variants of Twentieth Century Totalitarianism: Modern totalitarians had tried … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: The Logic of Small Nordic States

Economic integration paradoxically facilitates political disintegration, RNH Academic Director Professor Hannes Gissurarson said in four lectures given at the Free Market Road Show in the spring of 2019. The meetings were held in Thessaloniki 6 May, Athens 7 May, London … Continue reading

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