Apply for a Colloquium on Cultural and Moral Consequences of Government Regulation in Potsdam, Germany



Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, Karl-Marx-Straße 2, 14482 Potsdam, Germany


April 29th, 2017

The colloquium will consist of four topic-specific sessions, on monetary policy, entitlement policy, labour market policy, and the nanny state. Each session will start with an introductory presentation by the Lithuanian Free Market Institute and will be followed by a moderated discussion. Readings will be distributed to participants in advance of the colloquium. The discussion will focus on the assumptions behind government policies about particular concerns and tensions they are designed to address and will explore their cultural, moral and behavioral implications for man and society.

Apply for this Colloquium on Cultural and Moral Consequences of Government Regulation by filling out this form no later than April 15, 2017.


9:00-9:20 Welcome and introductions.

9:15-10:00 Session 1. Monetary policy.

10:00-10:45 Session 2. Nanny State.

10:45-11:05 Coffee break

11:05-12:05 Parallel working groups on monetary policy and paternalism.

12:05-13:15 Lunch break

13:15-14:00 Session 3. Entitlement policy.

14:00-14:45 Session 4. Labour market policy.

14:45-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-16:15 Parallel working groups on entitlement policy and labour market policy

16:15-16:30 Break

16:30-17:30 Joint session. Group presentations by discussion leaders. Final comments and remarks.