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Silas Palmer Fellow Uncovers The Socialization Of Chinese Schoolchildren Through Maoist Textbooks At Hoover

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Kyle David, a recent Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover Library & Archives and a doctoral candidate in Modern Chinese and World History at the University of California at Irvine, shares his experience of using Maoist textbooks to study the socialization of  schoolchildren during China’s turbulent twentieth century.

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Lily Balloffet, 2015 Silas Palmer Fellowship Recipient and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University's Moises Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Silas Palmer Fellow Lily Balloffet Maps Arab Immigration in Argentina

Friday, July 24, 2015

During her 2015 Silas Palmer research fellowship, Lily Balloffet mapped the movement and influence of Middle Eastern immigrants and their descendants in Argentina from the turn of the century through the 1950s.

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Paul Gregory, organizer of the 2015 Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes; James Mulvenon, workshop keynote speaker; and Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of Hoover Institution Library & Archives
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Workshop Keynote Speaker James Mulvenon Discusses Dangers Of Chinese Cyber Attacks Against America

Friday, July 24, 2015

On July 22, Dr. James Mulvenon delivered a lively discussion of US-Chinese cyber relations as the keynote speaker for the Hoover Institution’s 2015 Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes.  His lecture described the overwhelming threat of cyber attack against America currently originating in China, and revealed information about counterterrorism measures being taken by the US government against foreign hackers.  

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Recent New Yorker Article Features Material From Hoover’s Joseph Freeman Papers

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Harvard historian Jill Lepore’s most recent article in The New Yorker, entitled “Joe Gould’s Teeth,” explores the long and mysterious history of Gould’s life and his relationships to the literati of his day, including E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, and, most importantly, the journalist Joseph Mitchell, who first publicized Gould’s purported “Oral History of Our Time” manuscript in the pages of the New Yorker in 1942.

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Polish Visitors to the Hoover Library and Archives
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Polish Visitors To The Hoover Library And Archives

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Hoover has welcomed several researchers from Poland this summer, in part thanks to the Silas Palmer Fellowship program inaugurated by the Library and Archives.  The Silas Palmer fellows included Maciej Milczanowski, Michał Przeperski and Nicholas Siekierski. 

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Hoover Institution Releases Essay Series On Reinventing Nuclear Power

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released an essay series by the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy that lays out a thought-provoking approach to reinventing nuclear power.

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Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, and the Global Economy
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Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, And The Global Economy

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, and the Global Economya wide-ranging collection of essays by author Charles Wolf Jr., senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution and distinguished chair in international economics at the RAND Corporation.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Californians Face a Housing Conundrum

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Amid California’s recovery from its great recession, a new Golden State Poll conducted by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University finds Golden State residents concerned about  younger generations’ being able to meet the demands of exorbitant housing prices, and the ability of low- and middle-income residents to claim their piece of the California Dream and  being priced out of where they currently live.

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Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Law

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Lawan examination of the speeches of the Obama administration on national security legal issues, detailing their positions on principles currently contested at both the domestic and the international level. 

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The Hoover Institution Launches New iPad App

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its first iPad app, which can be downloaded for free from the Apple app store from Stanford University at http://hvr.co/HooverApp.

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