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Hoover’s Media Roundtable Program

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Media Roundtables help Hoover’s public affairs team maintain a competitive advantage in placing Hoover fellows in top-tier media outlets. The program offers journalists and producers a daylong seminar led by Hoover fellows, introducing them to the latest research and expert opinions on current events and policy challenges. It also helps Hoover fellows strengthen their connections to journalists as an ongoing resource for information on evolving news issues.

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Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Hoover Institution and the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) held a workshop on Northeast Asia during June 16-17, 2016, at Stanford University. Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia: The North Korean Nuclear Issue and the Way Ahead reports their findings and recommendations.

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Timothy Garton Ash To Speak On His Book Free Speech At Stanford University

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Institution senior fellow Timothy Garton Ash, who is also a professor of European Studies and the Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford, will speak on his new book, Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected Worldon October 5 at Stanford University.

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Hoover IP2 Symposium Examines Patent Holdup And Royalty Stacking

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

On October 4, 2016, before a capacity audience at the Hoover Institution offices in Washington, DC, leading researchers and university faculty presented their findings on whether alleged business practices that exploit the US patent system impede innovation. Maureen Ohlhausen and Scott Kieff, sitting commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission and International Trade Commission, respectively, also participated in the event. 

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Hoover Archives Acquires The Papers Of Latvian Dissident Janis Jahimovičs

Monday, October 3, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Jānis Jahimovičs, a Latvian educator and Communist who, after the Prague Spring in 1968, became a dissident and human rights activist.  The Jakimovičs Papers include personal documents, photographs, diaries, memoirs, poetry, a notebook with materials on the poet and singer Vladimir Vysotskii, legal documents, and numerous samizdat materials.  As a source on Latvia in the years of Soviet occupation, it complements the documentation in the Mavriks Vulfsons Papers, the Boris Ravdin Collection (Ravdin was a friend of Jahimovičs), and the recently received selected digitized records of the Latvian SSSR KGB, which will be fully processed and made available to researchers before the end of 2016.

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Helena Paderewska: Memoirs, 1910–1920
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Helena Paderewska, Memoirs, 1910-1920

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Helena Paderewska, Memoirs, 1910-1920, which were discovered in a collection acquired by the Hoover Library & Archives in 2013.

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Niall Ferguson To Join The Hoover Institution Full Time

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce that Niall Ferguson will become a full-time, in-residence senior fellow as of July 2016.  Ferguson has been an adjunct senior fellow at the Hoover Institution since September 2003.  Ferguson comes to the Hoover Institution from Harvard University where he served as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History.

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Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms
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Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Making Failure Feasible, which challenges current US banking policy and proposes bold monetary reforms, including adding a new Chapter 14 to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. 

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Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience of Humanity
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Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience Of Humanity

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience of Humanity, edited by George P. Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, and Senior Fellow Sidney Drell. 

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Californians Open To Sacrifice When It Comes To Addressing The Drought

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

As California copes with its four-year drought, a new Hoover Institution survey shows that the Golden State’s electorate is amenable—across ideological and regional divides--to continued water conservation and sharing groundwater resources with neighboring communities.

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