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Policy Seminar with Glenn Hubbard

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School, reviewed his recent book with Tim Kane, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America. 

Boris Pasternak in 1956

Rare Doctor Zhivago Materials Displayed In Hoover Tower For Largest Ever Boris Pasternak Conference

Monday, September 28, 2015 to Friday, October 2, 2015

From September 28 through October 2, Stanford will host the international conference “Poetry and Politics in the Twentieth Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago,” the largest ever dedicated to this Nobel Prize–winning twentieth-century Russian writer. An exhibition of Doctor Zhivago rare first editions from Hoover and Stanford as well as the private collection of Paolo Mancosu will be displayed in the Hoover Tower during the conference.


Policy Seminar with Agustín Carstens

Monday, September 14, 2015
Lou Henry Hoover Building Room 101

Agustín Carstens, Governor of the Bank of Mexico, presented on the topic “Challenges for Emerging Economies’ Central Banks in the Face of Quantitative Easing in Advanced Economies.”

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North American Forum 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015 to Saturday, August 22, 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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. Emphasis on how to keep North American momentum going in a competitive world through  political, economic, and security perspectives.


Congressional Cyber Boot Camp 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015 to Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Senior congressional staffers will attend the 2nd annual cybersecurity boot camp at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University to engage with government, academia and Silicon Valley experts who are trying to ward off cyber attacks and network crimes. The three-day boot camp will integrate multiple perspectives and disciplines and provide an understanding of the underpinnings of cybersecurity and how they fit together.

Analysis and Commentary

Can We Save The Nonproliferation Regime?

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

We cordially invite you to a series of discussions on nuclear nonproliferation.

Analysis and Commentary

The Foundation Of Liberty: Magna Carta After 800 Years

Thursday, June 25, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015
Annenberg Conference Room (Room 105), Lou Henry Hoover Building, Stanford University

This conference will celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta (signed on June 15, 1215) by bringing together leading scholars in economics, political science, and law to broadly discuss how Magna Carta remains relevant today for understanding how individual liberty and rule of law are perhaps the most essential components for well-functioning societies and growing market economies.

Analysis and Commentary

What Is The Academy’s Role In Evidence-Based Policy Making For Intellectual Property?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Does the US patent system as currently constituted hold up or push forward the commercialization of technological innovations? Does the US patent system frustrate or facilitate the inventive activities and entrepreneurial processes central to economic growth? The US patent system is a solution to a delicate balancing act where the complete absence of intellectual property rights or the overly broad specification of those rights can thwart innovation. Inventors require the means to earn a return on the years spent perfecting an invention


Policy Seminar with Avik Roy

Monday, June 8, 2015
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Avik Roy, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the Opinion Editor at Forbes, discussed his recent book Transcending Obamacare: A Patient Centered Plan for Near-Universal Coverage and Permanent Fiscal Solvency.

Analysis and Commentary

The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Hoover Institution, The Johnson Center, Washington, DC

The Hoover Institution invites you to a book reception and panel discussion focusing on Colin Dueck's newest book: The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today



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