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Unpacking History: New Collections At The Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 to Saturday, February 25, 2017
Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion

A new exhibition, Unpacking History: New Collections at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, celebrates the variety, range, and historical significance of Hoover’s holdings by featuring rare and intriguing items from select collections acquired in recent years. The exhibition opens Tuesday, September 27, 2016, and runs through February 25, 2017.


Soldiers on the Homefront: The Domestic Role of the American Military

Monday, November 14, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Soldiers on the Homefront: The Domestic Role of the American Military" on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. 


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Analysis and Commentary

Moving Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in an Interconnected World

Monday, November 3, 2014
Stanford University

National Security Agency Director and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command Mike Rogers will give a talk entitled "Moving Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in an Interconnected World" at Stanford University on Monday, November 3.

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Centenary of the Commission for Relief in Belgium Celebrated in Washington

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Washington, DC

The Belgian embassy in the United States celebrated the centenary of Herbert Hoover's Commission for Relief in Belgium this October. Featuring a number of distinguished panelists and guests, including Margaret Hoover and the historian George Nash, this event honored Hoover's incredible contribution to World War I relief.


Hardware: The Other Cybersecurity Challenge

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Capitol Visitor Center, HVC-215, Washington, DC

Despite the enormous amount of attention that has been directed to software security in recent years, relatively little attention has been given to hardware security.  More than ever, the devices that are critical to everyday life and to the broader infrastructure are dependent on increasingly sophisticated integrated circuits ("chips"). 


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.


Lars Larson Show Broadcasting Live from Hoover

Monday, September 22, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

National radio host Lars Larson will be broadcasting live from Hoover next week, rotating fellows throughout the program.


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
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

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)), discusses the European Approach to Bank Resolution and Bail-ins.


Inaugural Congressional Cyber Boot Camp 2014

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.