The Freedom Project
The Freedom Project at Wellesley College is dedicated to the exploration of the idea of freedom in all of its manifestations, but especially in the tradition of Western classical liberalism. This tradition emphasizes the sanctity of individual rights, freedom of contract and economic rights, constitutional democracy, and the rule of law. The Freedom Project also promotes interdisciplinary understandings of the idea of freedom, and values expansive intellectual pluralism and debate, especially on contentious issues.
Feb 17, 4:30 PMProfessor Dani Rodrik: How Much Globalization Do We Really Need?
In this talk, Professor Rodrik analyzes the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and China, the world’s largest economies, and discusses their significant implications on the future of global economic cooperation.Event Date:Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 4:30pm
Mar 2, 4:30 PMAbigail Hall: The War on Drugs and Its Alternatives
This talk explores the economics of illegal drug markets, analyzes why historical and contemporary polices have not functioned as intended, and why said policies often exacerbate the very problems they are intended to correct.Event Date:Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:30pm