The Baxter Liberty Initiative is a program in Berkeley’s Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, established by UC Berkeley Foundation Trustee Frank Baxter. Each lecture features an intellectual leader whose expertise and scholarship focuses on the ideal of freedom in political and economic life.

Past Events

constitution
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
4:15pm to 7:00pm
The Baxter Liberty Initiative returns to campus this fall. This semester, we welcome Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett. The title of Professor Barnett's lecture is "Is the Constitution Libertarian?" He will be followed by a response from Professor Fred Smith, Jr. of Berkeley Law. The Baxter Liberty Initiative lecture...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
4:15pm to 7:00pm
The Baxter Liberty Initiative is a program in Berkeley’s Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, established by UC Berkeley Foundation Trustee Frank Baxter. Each lecture features an intellectual leader whose expertise and scholarship focuses on the ideal of freedom in political and economic life...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event has video
The Baxter Liberty Initiative is proud to present Dr. Gary S. Becker, winner of the 1992 Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences. Please join Dr. Becker for a discussion on "The Worldwide Boom in Higher Education: Increased Gains from College, Rise in Women's Education, and Relative Decline in US Education." The lecture...