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Two New Books by Gissurarson

In December 2021, the Politics and Economics Centre at the Social Science Research Centre, University of Iceland, published two books by Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, RNH Academic Director. One of them is in Icelandic, Bankahrunid 2008: Utdrattur ur skyrslu [The … Continue reading

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2021 Freedom Dinner in Miami

Three Icelanders attended the 2021 Freedom Dinner in Miami 14 December, organised by Atlas Network: RNH academic director Hannes H. Gissurarson, and young activists Magnus Orn Gunnarsson and David Snaer Jonsson. At the dinner, Mario Vargas Llosa, the 2010 Nobel … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Freedom of Expression in Social Media

The new social media, especially Twitter and Facebook, have gone too far in trying to censor content on their platforms, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson argued in his talk to a conference on digital freedom, organised by ECR, European Conservatives and … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Snorri as a Conservative Liberal

The University of Iceland Centre for Medieval Studies (Midaldastofa) held a seminar 2 December 2021 on a theory, presented in Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson’s recent book, Twenty-Four Conservative-Liberal Thinkers. It is that Icelandic chronicler Snorri Sturluson could be seen as … Continue reading

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Mont Pelerin Society Meets in Guatemala

RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, attended the special meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society in Guatemala City on 14–18 November 2021. The theme of the meeting was ‘Rising from the Crisis: Advancing the Future of the Free Society’. … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Recalling the Collapse of the Soviet Union

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience held its annual Council of Members on 11–13 November 2021 in Prague, alongside an international conference on the year 1991 in retrospect. The keynote paper at the conference was delivered by Professor Hannes … Continue reading

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