Virtual Lecture:

Virtual Lecture: "Bettering Humanomics: A New, and Old, Approach to Economic Science" with Dr. Deirdre McCloskey

September 24 2020

Dr. Deirdre McCloskey: "Bettering Humanomics: A New, and Old, Approach to Economic Science"
Recorded Zoom Event Rebroadcast (originally aired Sept. 22)

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Reforming Policing in Tennessee with Radley Balko (webinar)

Reforming Policing in Tennessee with Radley Balko (webinar)

September 22 2020
Reforming Policing in Tennessee

Virtual Event with Radley Balko
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020
4:30 p.m. - 6 p...

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Uncle Sam Can't Count with Dr. Burt Folsom

Uncle Sam Can't Count with Dr. Burt Folsom

September 16 2020
Uncle Sam Can't Count

Virtual Lecture with Dr. Burt Folsom
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m....

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PERI Event Videos

PERI Event Videos

March 3 2020

Below is a collection of available videos from events hosted by the Political Economy Research Institute:

Frederick Douglass' Plea for Free Speech and Open Inquiry

with Dr. Nicholas Buccola (Linfield University)
Feb. 21, 2020

 

Criminal Justice Reform

with Dr. Howard Henderson (Texas Southern University)
MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series
Oct. 31, 2019

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The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass Discussion Colloquium

The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass Discussion Colloquium

February 22 2020
  • Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
  • Location: MTSU

Sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies, this day-long colloquium will center on informal, yet serious, discussion with just 15 partic...

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Frederick Douglass’ Plea for Free Speech and Open Inquiry with guest lecturer Nicholas Buccola, Ph.D.

Frederick Douglass’ Plea for Free Speech and Open Inquiry with guest lecturer Nicholas Buccola, Ph.D.

February 21 2020
  • Date: Friday, February 21, 2020
  • Location: Tennessee Room
  • Time: 6:30 pm

Nicholas Buccola, Ph.D. will explore Douglass' commitments to free speech and open inquiry, from his childhood to his days as an "old watchman on the walls of liberty." 

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The Myths and Realities of Socialism by Dr. Benjamin Powell (Texas Tech University)

The Myths and Realities of Socialism by Dr. Benjamin Powell (Texas Tech University)

November 7 2019
  • Date: November 7th, 2019
  • Location: Ned McWherter Learning Resources Center (LRC) Room 221 Murfreesboro, TN
  • Time: 6:00 pm

Dr. Benjamin Powell will be giving a lecture on his new book...

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Criminal Justice Reform by Dr. Howard Henderson (Texas Southern University) (MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series)

Criminal Justice Reform by Dr. Howard Henderson (Texas Southern University) (MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series)

October 31 2019
  • Date: October 31st, 2019
  • Location: Ned McWherter Learning Resources Center (LRC) Room 221 Murfreesboro, TN
  • Time: 2:20 pm

This event is financially supported by the MTSU Distinguished Lec...

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Make Congress Great Again: The Problem of Legislative Responsibility and the Prospects of Institutional Reform by Dr. Jay Cost (American Enterprise Institute)

Make Congress Great Again: The Problem of Legislative Responsibility and the Prospects of Institutional Reform by Dr. Jay Cost (American Enterprise Institute)

October 3 2019
  • Date: October 3rd, 2019
  • Location: Business and Aerospace Building (BAS) Room S102 Murfreesboro, TN
  • Time: 7:00 pm 

Dr. Jay Cost (American Enterprise Institute) for a public lecture Titled...

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Dr. James M. Buchanan Centennial Birthday Academic Conference

Dr. James M. Buchanan Centennial Birthday Academic Conference

October 2 2019
  • Date: October 2-5, 2019
  • Location: Murfreesboro, TN

The University Honors College and the Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University are pleased to host an academic conference to honor and build upon the importan...

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