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George Washington Forum | Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth, April 18

Kevin Murphy

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth” on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. The speaker is Kevin Murphy, the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned […]

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April 1, 2019 at 7:45 pmEvents

George Washington Forum | Conference on Popular Sovereignty and Populism, March 15-16

George Washington Forum | Conference on Popular Sovereignty and Populism, March 15-16

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents a daylong conference on “Popular Sovereignty and Populism” on March 15-16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Baker University Center 240/242. Keith Baker (Stanford), Mark Blitz (Claremont McKenna), Michael Braddick (Sheffield), and Catherine Zuckert (Notre Dame) will deliver plenary lectures. […]

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March 1, 2019 at 8:15 pmEvents

George Washington Forum | What Was Political Economy? Feb. 6

George Washington Forum | What Was Political Economy? Feb. 6

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “What Was Political Economy?” on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. The speaker is Jason Peacey, Professor of Early Modern British History at University College, London. He earned a Ph.D. from Cambridge University and before coming to UCL, he […]

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February 1, 2019 at 10:45 pmEvents

George Washington Forum | Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era, Jan. 29

George Washington Forum | Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era, Jan. 29

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era” on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. The speaker is Thomas C. Leonard, Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University and Lecturer in the […]

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January 1, 2019 at 5:00 pmEvents

George Washington Forum | Ross Douthat of The New York Times, Dec. 6

Ross Douthat

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents Ross Douthat  of The New York Times on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in  Galbreath Chapel. Douthat has written a twice-weekly opinion column for The New York Times since 2009. Before joining the Times, he was a senior editor at The Atlantic. A graduate of […]

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December 2, 2018 at 10:04 pmEvents

George Washington Forum | What is College For?, Nov. 15

George Washington Forum | What is College For?, Nov. 15

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “What is College For?” on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Center 145. The speaker is Kevin D. Williamson, National Review’s roving correspondent and director of the National Review Institute’s William F. Buckley Jr Fellowship Program in Political Journalism. He […]

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November 1, 2018 at 8:30 pmEvents

George Washington Forum Seeks Papers Proposals on ‘Popular Sovereignty and Populism’

George Washington Forum Seeks Papers Proposals on ‘Popular Sovereignty and Populism’

The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions at Ohio University invites paper proposals for a conference and subsequent edited volume on Popular Sovereignty and Populism. The conference is at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, March 15–16, 2019. The submission deadline for abstracts is Nov. 1, 2018. Previous […]

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October 14, 2018 at 8:58 amAnnouncements