Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hannes H. Gissurarson: Capitalism Can Be Green

RNH held an informal seminar, jointly with the US Reason Foundation, 19 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, in connection with the international conference on the environment, Rio+20, which was organised twenty years after the Rio conference on the environment. … Continue reading

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Ridley on Rational Optimism, 27 July at 17.30–19.00

The newly founded Icelandic Research Centre for Innovation and Economic Growth (Rannsoknarsetur um nyskopun og hagvoxt, RNH) is proud to announce a lecture Friday 27 July at 5.30–7.00 pm at Askja, the Natural Science House of the University of Iceland, … Continue reading

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Europe, Iceland and the Future of Capitalism

Jointly, RNH and AECR, the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists, organise a series of lectures at the University of Iceland and elsewhere, some of which will eventually be published. Icelandic and foreign scholars and writers discuss Iceland’s place in Europe … Continue reading

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The Ayn Rand Project

RNH is supporting the Icelandic Ayn Rand Project of the publishing house Almenna bokafelagid, AB. In November 2011, Rand’s Fountainhead (1943) was published in Icelandic in philosopher Thorsteinn Siglaugsson’s revised translation: It had originally appeared in Icelandic in 1990, but … Continue reading

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Europe of the Victims

An important RNH project is ‘Europe of the Victims: Remembering Communism’, organised jointly with ACRE, The Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (formerly AECR). The first event in this project was a lecture at the University of Iceland by … Continue reading

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Green Capitalism

An important part of the project jointly organised by RNH and ACRE, the Alliance of  Conservatives and Reformists in Europe, on “Europe, Iceland and the Future of Capitalism” is the exploration of reforms of institutions governing the utilisation of natural … Continue reading

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