What are the elements that make up classical liberalism ? How is it different from liberalism and libertarianism? and does the classical liberal vision for society have answers to the challenges we face now and in the future? A talk by Prof Razeen Sally followed by an open discussion that includes Dr. Asanga Welikala.
About the Speakers
Razeen Sally – Prof Razeen Sally is the associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, and Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies. He was on the faculty of the London School of Economics for eighteen years, where he also received his PhD.
Razeen Sally’s research and teaching focuses on global trade policy and Asia in the world economy. He has written on the WTO, FTAs, and on different aspects of trade policy in Asia. He has also written on the history of economic ideas, especially the theory of commercial policy.
Asanga Welikala – Dr. Asanga Welikala is Lecturer in Public Law at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, and the Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law. He is also a Research Associate of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, and Research Fellow of the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), Sri Lanka. Asanga’s research interests lie in comparative constitutional law, applied constitutional theory, and Commonwealth constitutional history.