Spring 2020 Events

March 10, 2020 Update: As a precautionary measure in response to the coronavirus, New York University has asked its centers and institutes to cancel or postpone public events on campus. All our public events in March are cancelled until further notice. 
We will post information on our website and mailing list when public events can be resumed. 
Thank you for your continued interest in the Classical Liberal Institute and we look forward to seeing you again soon.  


The Classical Liberal Institute is pleased to present the following events in Spring 2020, all of which are free and open to the public. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by cli@classicalliberalinstitute.org

Note: more events will be added at a later date.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Montesquieu’s Place in the Rule-of-Law Tradition: a lunch discussion with NYU Law Professors Jeremy Waldron and Richard Epstein

Vanderbilt Hall 216 (40 Washington Square South)

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Please RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2t5Bjed 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Madison on Property, Federalism and the Separation of Powers: a lunch discussion with NYU Law Professors Richard Epstein and Jeremy Waldron

Vanderbilt Hall 216 (40 Washington Square South)

12:15 – 1:45 PM

Please RSVP here: http://bit.ly/3aXPC5p

Friday, February 28 – Saturday, February 29, 2020

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Simple Rules Conference

Lipton Hall (108 West 3rd Street)

Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 14, 2020

Cancelled: The Rise of Intellectual Property in 18th and 19th Centuries Symposium

Lipton Hall (108 West 3rd Street)

Friday: 8:30 am – 6 pm

Saturday: 8:30 am – 3 pm

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Postponed: “A Republican Form of Government”: Election Law Under the Roberts CourtJournal of Law and Liberty Symposium

Vanderbilt Hall Greenberg Lounge (40 Washington Square South)

8:40 am – 4:00 pm