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Midterm Elections: Where are we headed?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

RealClearPolitics and the Hoover Institution host four of the country's preeminent political scientists and journalists for an intimate discussion on what lies ahead for us in November. Tune-in on September 17th for insights on the House and Senate races and the next presidential election and the results of exclusive polling data on voter sentiment and critical issues.


Congressional Cyber Boot Camp

Monday, August 18, 2014 to Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Two-dozen senior congressional staffers will attend the inaugural 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.


Modern China Workshop

Monday, August 4, 2014 to Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The second annual Hoover Institution workshop on modern China was held during August 4-5, 2014. Organized by archives staff, the workshop featured eight scholars from Europe, East Asia, and the United States who have done research in Hoover’s collections. Workshop attendees presented their research to the Hoover and Stanford community, with a keynote from University of California-San Diego professor Joseph Esherick.


A Conversation on “Innovation and Economic Growth”

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Hoover Director John Raisian hosts a conversation on "Innovation and Economic Growth" with Congressman Paul Ryan, Stanford University President John Hennessy and Hoover Senior Fellow and Stanford Professor Economics John B. Taylor at Hoover's offices in Washington D.C.

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Hoover Archives Summer Workshop 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014 to Friday, August 1, 2014

Hoover's Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes studies the history and development of totalitarian regimes in order to understand why they came into being, how they work, and the sources of their durability. By bringing scholars together who study the different regimes, the workshop promotes the comparative study of modes of personal dictatorship, of institutions of coercion and repression, and of the economic and social consequences of totalitarian rule. The workshop's principal resources are the unique and fast- growing holdings of the Hoover Archives on totalitarian regimes in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.


Board of Overseers meets for 2014 Summer Meeting

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 to Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Hoover Institution’s Board of Overseers met for its 2014 summer meeting July 8 –10.  Interspersed with official board business were talks by Hoover fellows and guests, highlighting the best that the institution has to offer.

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Policy Seminar on the economic situation in Europe

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Policy Seminar on the economic situation in Europe
Guest Speaker: Fabrizio Saccomanni (former deputy governor of the Bank of Italy and former minister of economy and finances of Italy), and Volker Wieland (professor of monetary theory and policy at Goethe University of Frankfurt, the Willem Duisenberg Research Fellow at the European Central Bank, and member of the German Council for Economic Experts)

Economic Growth Concept

Frameworks for Central Banking in the Next Century

Thursday, May 29, 2014 to Friday, May 30, 2014
Hoover Institution

The main unifying theme of the conference is that successful policy requires that central bankers’ decisions be based on clearly-understood rules—including legal limits, institutional structures, mandates, traditions, procedures, or formulas—and not solely on discretion. 

Privacy, Security, and the National Security Agency (NSA)

Hoover hosts Intelligence Challenges Workshop

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hoover senior fellow Amy Zegart and National Security Affairs Fellow Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Atkins hosted thirty five experts from government, the military, academia, and the private sector for a day-long workshop examining key current and emerging intelligence challenges. 


Cooperation 66 Degrees North

Thursday, May 8, 2014 to Friday, May 9, 2014
Tromsø, Norway

Cooperation 66 Degrees North is a two-day Arctic maritime and security forum. It is partly funded by the Norwegian Barents Secretariat and designed to enhance communication, cooperation, and collaboration across political, economic, and security sectors throughout the circumpolar region and beyond. In particular, it focuses on fostering frank discourse about security, safety, and operational/legal challenges in the maritime and offshore sectors of the High North.



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