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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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How Everything Became War And The Military Became Everything: Tales From The Pentagon

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "How Everything Became War And The Military Became Everything: Tales From The Pentagon" on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. 

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Patent Holdup Theory: Implications For The Courts, Government, And The Legislature

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts the "Patent Holdup Theory: Implications For The Courts, Government, And The Legislature" on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 1:15pm - 5:15pm. 

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The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama" on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. 

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Past Events

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.

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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.

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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

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) discusses the economic situation in Europe.

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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. 

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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. 

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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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Policy Seminar with Bob Hall

Thursday, April 24, 2014
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Bob Hall, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Professor of Economics, discusses quantifying the lasting harm to the U.S. Economy from the financial crisis.

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Policy Seminar on “Possible Lessons for Economic and Financial Regulation Based on the Experience of INPO”

Monday, March 17, 2014
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

James Ellis, retired 4-star United States admiral and former chief executive officer of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), explained how INPO became an effective industry regulator and then led the assembled working group in a discussion of how regulation in the financial sector could be improved, based on INPO’s regulatory model.

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