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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.

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Eyes, Ears, & Daggers by Hoover Institution senior fellow Thomas Henriksen.
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Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces And The Central Intelligence Agency In America's Evolving Struggle Against Terrorism

Monday, December 5, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts a discussion on the newly released book "Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces and the Central Intelligence Agency in America's Evolving Struggle against Terrorism" on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST. 

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Central Bank Governance and Oversight Reform: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Central Bank Governance & Oversight Reform: A Panel Discussion" on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 10:00am - 12:00pm EST. 

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Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA" on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST. 

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How Do Parental Perceptions of Schools Vary Across Sectors?

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "How Do Parental Perceptions of Schools Vary Across Sectors?" on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 11:30am - 1:30pm EST. 

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Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts a discussion on the newly released book "Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days" on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST. 

 

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Past Events

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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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Women and the Great War

Thursday, November 6, 2014 to Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Hoover Institution’s new exhibition, Women and the Great War, will open Thursday, November 6, 2014, in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion (next to Hoover Tower) on the Stanford University campus, and run through Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis
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Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution and the Brookings Institution cordially invite you to a discussion of the newly released book Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis. 

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Policy Seminar on Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

Monday, November 3, 2014
Stauffer Auditorium, Stanford University

Peter Thiel spoke about the basic principles that underlie innovative products and startup firms, using examples from his own experience starting up firms such as Paypal and Palantir. He  emphasized the importance of creating a firm or product with characteristics of monopoly, and contrasted that idea with the distinction between monopoly and competition taught in economics.

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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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Flour Sacks

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.

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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"). 

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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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baltic conference

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.

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