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A Century Of Ideas: New Regional Orders And New Ways Of War: Europe, The Middle East, And Asia

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The global order of the past seven decades is being disrupted by regional dynamics. Powers of the past are reasserting themselves—Russia in Europe and the Middle East, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East, and China in Asia and beyond. Technology is changing how nations can prosper, influence, and compel. The panel will discuss what these changes portend for each of these regions and the US role in shaping events in its national interest.

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A Century of Ideas: Tax and Monetary Reform: From Ideas to Actions over One Hundred Years

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Hoover Institution economists have generated many ideas on tax reform and monetary reform over the years, from the Friedman Rule and government spending limits to the Hall-Rabushka Flat Tax and the Taylor Rule. Panelists will discuss the origination of such ideas, how they have been applied in practice in the United States and other countries, and the future of such reform-oriented policy. 

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30 Years On From The Velvet Revolutions - Time For A Second Liberation?

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center

A book talk with Timothy Garton Ash, author of The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Prague and Berlin on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM PST.

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Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 to Friday, July 31, 2020

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower on September 18, 2019. Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover, the Hoover Institution started as a special collections library devoted to the acquisition and study of documents related to the First World War. 

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A Century of Ideas: Hoover’s One Hundred Years of War, Revolution, and Peace

Monday, November 4, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Historians Niall Ferguson and Victor Davis Hanson will discuss the seminal events of the last century—the two World Wars, the Great Depression, the rise and fall of Soviet communism, and the advent of modernism and globalization—and how Hoover Institution scholars, informed by the lessons of history, have interpreted these tragedies and challenges.

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A Century of Ideas: Labor and Capital Market Policy: From Ideas to Actions over One Hundred Years

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Nowhere are good economic ideas more important for growth and stability than in labor and capital markets. Enormous technological, political, and demographic shifts in the past one hundred years have changed what is feasible and what works in practice. Panelists will discuss how ideas about the roles of government and private enterprise have changed, how good ideas stressing economic freedom can be advanced into action, and the influence of globalization on the ability of governments to apply good ideas to capital flows and immigration.

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Past Events

Workshop Series on the 2008 Financial Crisis: Causes, The Panic, The Recession, Lessons

Friday, November 9, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Market and policy antecedents and repercussions of the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Great Recession began long before and lasted long after the Lehman bankruptcy in September 2018. 

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Saudi Arabia In Crisis

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Saudi Arabia in Crisis" on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST.

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Law, Democracy, And The Schoolhouse Gate

Friday, November 2, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Law, Democracy, and the Schoolhouse Gate" on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM EDT.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: China

Monday, October 29, 2018
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Even as its economy continues to grow, and it becomes a world leader in technology, China must also contend with an aging, unbalanced population and the information revolution. The discussion will examine China’s pursuit of next-generation technologies for economic, political, and military purposes as well as its changing demographics and widespread use of new means of communications.

The Hoover Institution hosted a public panel discussion "China In An Emerging World" on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST. The event was Livestreamed and can be viewed here.

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Policy Seminar with Damon Jones

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Damon Jones, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, discussed “What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study." 

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Revisiting the 2008 Financial Crisis: The Causes

Friday, October 19, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Causes: Market and policy antecedents and repercussions of the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Great Recession began long before and lasted long after the Lehman bankruptcy in September 2018. This session covers the causes of the financial crisis.

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Workshop Series on the 2008 Financial Crisis: Causes, The Panic, The Recession, Lessons

Friday, October 19, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Market and policy antecedents and repercussions of the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Great Recession began long before and lasted long after the Lehman bankruptcy in September 2018. 

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Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammad Bin Salman, And The Future Of U.S.-Saudi Relations

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammad bin Salman, and the Future of U.S.-Saudi Relations" on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST. 

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2018 CISAC Drell Lecture: The Battle for the Soul of the Internet

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Alex Stamos discusses the difficult balancing act societies around the world are facing dealing with the security and safety impacts of new technology, followed by a moderated discussion with Andrew Grotto.

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In the News

Education 20/20 Speaker Series With Kay Hymowitz And Nicholas Eberstadt

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20 Speaker Series with Kay Hymowitz and Nicholas Eberstadt" on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST.

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