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Inside the NSA

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., Stanford kicked off the new speaker series, The Security Conundrum, with General Michael Hayden’s talk entitled “Inside the NSA.”  Hayden was the first principal deputy director of national intelligence (2005 – 2006) and director of the National Security Agency (1999 – 2005).

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War, Revolution and Freedom: The Baltic Countries in the 20th Century

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 to Friday, October 10, 2014
Stauffer Auditorium, Hoover Institution

"War, Revolution and Freedom: the Baltic Countries in the 20th Century" is an international conference presented by Stanford University and the Hoover Institution featuring a keynote address by Vaira Viķe-Freiberga, President of the Club of Madrid, Former President of Latvia.


Conference on Inequality in Memory of Gary Becker

Thursday, September 25, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

This conference explores various measures of inequality and pose the question whether or not it is increasing.


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.


Policy Seminar on the European Approach to Bank Resolution and Bail-ins

Monday, August 25, 2014

Policy Seminar on the European Approach to Bank Resolution and Bail-ins
Guest Speaker: Pierre-Henri Conac (Professor of Financial Markets Law at the University of Luxembourg and Member of the Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG) of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA))


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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