16 – 18 January 2009 (Friday - Sunday)
Theme: “Globalisation, the free market and developing countries”
Venue: Residence Hotel, UNITEN, Selangor.
At this Freedom Academy participants will study in depth the true meaning and morality of capitalism, how globalisation has brought prosperity to developing economies, and why free market capitalism is still the way for forward. Speakers from India, Pakistan, China and the United Kingdom will provide thorough and detailed analysis of how free market capitalism has benefited developing countries. Scholarships are available to cover fees.
STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY: THE ROLE OF MARKET
Date: Sunday, 18 January 2009
Time: 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Venue: Room Titan 2, Residence Hotel, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Jalan Kajang-Puchong, 43009 Kajang, Selangor
Is there a relationship between a healthy democracy and a free market? Do we need a free market in order to achieve true democracy? The Malaysia Think Tank is pleased to invite you to debate with a panel of international experts. Attendance is free.
Chair: Professor James Chin, Monash University Malaysia
Barun Mitra (Director, Liberty Institute, India),
Dr Khalil Ahmad (President, Alternate Solutions Institute, Pakistan),
Assoc Prof Xingyuan Feng (Vice President, Cathay Institute, Beijing),
Prof Julian Morris (Executive Director, International Policy Network, UK).