George Soros Shares Latest Insights On Economics And Politics

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MEDIA RELEASE PR36745


George Soros Shares Latest Insights on Economics and Politics


BUDAPEST, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    The following was issued today by the Open Society Institute:


    WHAT: George Soros Shares Latest Insights on Economics and Politics


    George Soros will launch the inaugural Central European University (CEU)

Lectures, unveiling his latest theoretical and practical insights on the

current crisis and the future of the global financial system, as well as the

promotion of open society. This landmark event represents the culmination of

a lifetime of thinking on financial markets, politics, and global governance.


    WHERE: Ceremonial Hall, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

           Roosevelt ter, Budapest V, Hungary


    WHEN:  General Theory of Reflexivity  Monday, October 26, 2:00-4:00 PM

           Financial Markets              Tuesday, October 27, 2:00-4:00 PM

           Open Society                   Wednesday, October 28, 4:00-6:00 PM

           Capitalism versus 

           Open Society                   Thursday, October 29, 2:00-4:00 PM

           China and the Way Forward      Friday, October 30, 1:00-3:00 PM


    The lecture videos will be made available by the Financial Times online

at www.ft.com/soroslectures after the event each day.


    CONTACT:

    Laura Silber, Open Society Institute, +1 917 545 5316,

lsilber@sorosny.org

    Ildiko Moran, Central European University, +36 306193534, morani@ceu.hu


    Central European University is a graduate institution in the

social sciences, the humanities, law and management. Located in the heart of

Central Europe--Budapest, Hungary--CEU has developed a distinct academic and

intellectual focus, combining the comparative study of the region's

historical, cultural, and social diversity within a global perspective on

good governance, sustainable development and social transformation. As part

of its educational, research, and civic engagement activities, CEU attaches

particular importance to public policy and public policy studies. It is

accredited in both the United States and Hungary, and offers English-language

Master's and doctoral programs.


    The Open Society Institute works to build vibrant and tolerant

democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve

its mission, OSI seeks to shape public policies that assure greater fairness

in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights.

On a local level, OSI implements a range of initiatives to advance justice,

education, public health, and independent media.



SOURCE: Open Society Institute


    CONTACT: Laura Silber, 

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             Open Society Institute, 

             +1-917-545-5316,

             lsilber@sorosny.org;   

 

             or Ildiko Moran, 

             Central European University,

             +36-306193534, 

             morani@ceu.hu


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