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Tuesday, 18 th November
Emmanuel Centre, Westminster, SW1P 3DW
10.00 am – 3 pm.
The Adam Smith Institute invites you and your Sixth-Form students to attend our next
Independent Seminar on the Open Society (ISOS) – a free, day long seminar which explores the
intersections of political and economic theory and current affairs.
Each ISOS features talks and Q&A with leading experts, economists, academics and politicians.
The seminars are designed to compliment and enhance a range of AS and A-Level syllabi, and
are open to all students with an interest in politics, economics, philosophy and history.
The seminar is split into half-hour speaker sessions, and also features an interactive debate.
Sessions confirmed for November’s ISOS so far include:
“What Economists and Politicians often get wrong”
Dr Madsen Pirie, President of the Adam Smith Institute
“Tackling the UK’s ‘Debt Ratchet’”
James Zuccollo, Senior Economist at Reform
“Civil Liberties in a Digital Age”
Emma Carr, Director of Big Brother Watch
“Politics: Problem or Solution?”
Steve Baker, MP for Wycombe
ISOS is free to attend, and lunch will be provided. Students are welcome to attend either with
teachers or independently, and there is no limit on group size.
To book a place at ISOS, please send an email to email@example.com.
More details can be found overleaf, and please pass this invitation on to any teachers or
students you feel may be interested.
I look forward to hearing from you,
Education Manager, Adam Smith Institute
Directions and details
The seminar will take place in the Upper Hall of the Emmanuel Centre, 9 – 23 Marsham Street,
Westminster SW1P 3DW (See map). The venue is a short walk from Victoria, St James’s Park
and Westminster tube stations.
Registration is at 10.00 am for a 10. 30 am start, and the day will finish at 3pm.
About the Adam Smith Institute
The Adam Smith Institute is one of the world’s leading think tanks. Independent, non-profit and
non-party political, it works to promote libertarian and free market ideas through research,
publishing, media commentary and educational programmes.
The Institute is today at the forefront of making the case for free markets and a free society in
the UK. You can find out more about the work of the ASI at www.adamsmith.org.
Feedback from recent ISOS seminars:
"Altogether an amazing, very informative event. Very glad I came!"
"Excellent, interesting and engaging, thanks for a great day"
“Really great event, thought-provoking, cheers!”
“Just to say a big thank you to all the guest speakers at yesterday's event…The
students really enjoyed the day and the conference allowed them to enhance their higher
level thinking skills. All the speakers made an outstanding contribution to debate and
discussion. This is what Economics education is all about.”
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