Lectures

The below are short versions of lectures delivered at the Library. All registered readers receive invites to the full-length lectures and there are about six lectures per annum. Get your free membership here.

Edward Chancellor
The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest

We are pleased to announce that the video of the lecture by Edward Chancellor is now available on our YouTube channel.

The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest

The lecture took place at our library in Lausanne, Rue du Grand-Pont 12, on Monday, November 7, 2022, at 17:30.

Russell Napier
Russell Napier. The Slow Death of the Euro. Presented at LoM Lausanne on September 14, 2022

We are pleased to announce that the video of the lecture by Russell Napier is now available on our YouTube channel.

Capital Management In Europe In An Age of Financial Repression: The Slow Death Of The Euro.

You can also download Russell's presentation materials from our website.

The lecture took place at our library in Lausanne, Rue du Grand-Pont 12, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 17:30.

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Jared Bibler
Iceland's Secret - Presentation by Jared Bibler at LoM Lausanne

Full video from the lecture by Jared Bibler, who presented his recently published book, “Iceland's Secret.” The book focuses on the 2008 collapse of the Icelandic banking industry during the global financial crisis along with its root causes and consequences.

The lecture took place at our library in Lausanne, Rue du Grand-Pont 12, on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 17:30.

Russell Napier and Dylan Grice
Library of Mistakes Lausanne opening talk on September 30th, 2021 - full video

Russell Napier, the founder of the Library of Mistakes project, and Dylan Grice from Calderwood Capital giving a talk and Q&A at the official inauguration of the Library of Mistakes in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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