The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Memorial Lecture was established in 2015 by Lee Alston, director of the Ostrom Workshop, to honor the memory of the Ostroms.
Ostrom Memorial Lecture
"Rule Breaking and Political Imagination"
by Kenneth Shepsle
April 12, 2017 • 5:00 p.m.
The third annual Ostrom Memorial Lecture will be presented by Kenneth Shepsle, George Markham Professor of Government, Harvard University. The lecture, which is open to the public, will take place on the IU Bloomington campus. Additional information will be forthcoming.
The 2016 Ostrom Memorial Lecture was presented by Professor Gary D. Libecap, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, on February 10, 2016. (See related stories in Policy Briefings IU, InsideIUBloomington, and the Herald-Times.) Held at the IU Maurer School of Law, Professor Libecap's lecture focused on "Environmental Externalities and Coasean Exchange." (Archive stream)
The inaugural Ostrom Memorial Lecture was presented by Professor Barry Weingast, Ward C. Krebs Family Professor of Political Science, Stanford University, and senior fellow, Hoover Institution, on February 11, 2015. (See related story in InsideIU Bloomington.) Held at the IU Maurer School of Law, Professor Weingast’s lecture focused on “The Violence Trap: Why Democracy and Rule of Law Fail in the Developing World.” (Archive stream)