2018 Annual Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives Invites you to the Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference. The agenda for this gathering of Silas Palmer recipients past and present is listed below.

**Please RSVP Below

August 9, 2018 
Lou Henry Hoover Building, Room 115
Hoover Institution, Stanford University 

10:00 am- 10:15 am
Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of Library & Archives

10:15 am- 11:00 am

John Locke and American Politics 
Presenter: Claire Rydell Arcenas, Assistant professor, University of Montana
Moderator: Jennifer Burns, Stanford University

11:15 am- 12:00 pm
Underground Over the Air:
Radio Liberty, Russian Dissidence,
and the Cultivation of a Listening Audience

Presenter: Jessica Brandt, Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
Moderator: Anatol Shmelev, Hoover Institution 

1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Witnessing as Cruelty: Algeria and the Archive
Presenter: Brigitte Stepanov, PhD Candidate in French Studies, Brown University
Moderator: Zachary Kaufman, Stanford University

2:00 pm- 2:45 pm
A Third World War:
Revolution, Counterrevolution,  and Empire in Lebanon, 1967-1990
Presenter: Nate George, PhD candidate in History, Rice University
Moderator: Samuel Tadros, Johns Hopkins University

3:00 pm- 3:45 pm
Resurrecting the Dead:
On the Exploitation of Ba’athist Violence in the Service of War

Presenter: Wisam Alshaibi, PhD Candidate in Sociology, UCLA
Moderator: Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University