Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Rewriting the Silk Road: One Belt, One Road and China’s Trading Past

The Legatum Institute's History of Capitalism series will host a half-day seminar focused on China’s trading past and President Xi Jinping’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, throwing myth-shedding light on modernity and vice versa.

Monday, 19 September 2016

In Poland, a Preview of What Trump Could Do to America

Right-wing nationalists launder a conspiracy theory into official truth, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

The Despot’s Accomplice

The Legatum Institute’s Transitions Forum will host a discussion with Brian Klass, Fellow at the London School of Economics and Democracy Lab contributor, on his new book, 'The Despot's Accomplice'.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Mourning the Syria That Might Have Been

How Assad’s forces bombed a democratic experiment into oblivion—by Christian Caryl, Democracy Lab Editor and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Money and Power: The Bank of England and London in the 18th Century

Anne Murphy, Reader in History and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Humanities at the University of Hertfordshire, will tell the story of the origins and workings of The Bank of England and its intricate relationship with the unique ecosystem of the City of London.

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The Legatum Institute is an international think tank and educational charity focused on promoting prosperity. Made up of a community of scholars, researchers and supporters, the Institute is committed...

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