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A World Awash With Change

Friday, January 30, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution will host a conversation on the current state of foreign affairs entitled "A World Awash With Change" featuring Hoover distinguished fellow and former Secretary of State George P. Shultz with Hoover distinguished visiting fellow and Washington Post contributing editor Jim Hoagland

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Policy Seminar on the Federal Reserve Credibility and Reputation in Historical Perspective

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building
Michael Bordo, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Hoover and Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Monetary and Financial History at Rutgers University, discussed his recent work on “Federal Reserve Credibility and Reputation in Historical Perspective.”
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Political Order and Political Decay

Political Order and Political Decay

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution, joined by co-sponsors The Administrative Conference of the United States and the Stanford Law School, hosted a presentation by Francis Fukuyama at its new Washington, D.C. office on January 15, 2015, followed by two panels to react to two specific themes from the book.

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Policy Seminar on The Political Economy of European Economic Stagnation

Thursday, January 15, 2015
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed his work in collaboration with Lee Ohanian on “The Political Economy of European Economic Stagnation.”
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Sidney Drell at the Conference on Andrei Sakharov and the Conscience of Humanity, December 2014
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Conference on Andrei Sakharov and the Conscience of Humanity

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

A two-day conference honoring physicist and Nobel Peace Prize–winner Andrei Sakharov was held at the Hoover Institution during December 10–11, 2014. Convened by former secretary of state George P. Shultz and physicist Sidney Drell, it drew a wide range of distinguished participants—from scientists, historians, and journalists to religious figures, military leaders, entrepreneurs and diplomats—as well as Professor Tatiana Yankelevich, daughter of Elena Bonner, Sakharov’s wife and also a staunch defender of human rights.

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Policy Seminar on How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building
Russell Roberts, the John and Jean De Nault Hoover Research Fellow, discussed his recent book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life.
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Joel Klein on Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools

Monday, December 8, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

During his eight-year term as New York City schools chancellor, Joel Klein presided over some of the nation’s most promising education reforms. One hundred charter schools opened on Klein’s watch (including KIPP and Uncommon Schools).

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Policy Seminar on “The Economics of Counterinsurgency: Winning, Leasing, and Losing Hearts and Minds.”

Thursday, December 4, 2014
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Joseph Felter, Research fellow at Hoover, Senior research scholar at CISAC, and retired US Army colonel) discusses "The Economics of Counterinsurgency: Winning, Leasing, and Losing Hearts and Minds."

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Inside the Newsroom: The Media and Edward Snowden

Monday, November 17, 2014
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University

On Monday, November 17, the Stanford speaker series The Security Conundrum will continue with three-time Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Barton Gellman. 

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North American Forum 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014 to Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington D.C.

The purpose of the North American Forum is to create the political and conceptual basis for increased cooperation among countries and across sectors. North American Forum members are selected based on their commitment to the NAF’s goals and their ability to effect positive change.

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