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Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century

Wednesday, September 18, 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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Centennial Speaker Series

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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Centennial Speaker Series

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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Centennial Speaker Series

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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Centennial Speaker Series

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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Security By The Book With John J. Mearsheimer

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Security by the Book with John J. Mearsheimer" on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm EST.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: Russia

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Faced with an aging and shrinking population and a weak economy, Russia’s future appears uncertain. Participants will explore how Russia is taking on the challenges posed by an aging and declining population and attempting to exploit the economic and military potential of advancing technologies.

Featuring Stephen Kotkin, Maria Smekalova speaking on behalf of former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, Michael McFaul and David Holloway and moderated by Kori Schake, the Hoover Institution hosted a public panel discussion "Russia In An Emerging New World" on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST. The event was Livestreamed and can be viewed here.

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Renewing Indigenous Economies Policy Symposium

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Renewing Indigenous Economies Policy Symposium" on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST.

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Education 20/20 Double Standards On Discipline Will Widen The Racial Divide

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20 Double Standards on Discipline Will Widen the Racial Divide" on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT.

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Regulation In The Courts: Previewing The Year Ahead In The Supreme Court And Circuits

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Regulation in the Courts: Previewing the Year Ahead in the Supreme Court and Circuits" on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm EST.

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Renewing Indigenous Economies Talk By James A. Robinson

Monday, September 24, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Renewing Indigenous Economics Forum talk by James A. Robinson Professor, University of Chicago, on Why Indian Nations Fail on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Stauffer Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University. 

 

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MIT-Stanford Energy Game Changers Symposium

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "MIT-Stanford Energy Game Changers Symposium" on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 8:45am - 1:00pm EST.

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East Asia At Hoover: Collections Of War, Revolution, And Peace

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Thursday, May 2, 2019
Hoover Tower Rotunda

In a new exhibit at the Hoover Tower rotunda, visitors will discover some of the rarest and important treasures of East Asia collected by the Hoover Library & Archives.

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Secretary Pompeo And Secretary Mattis Host AUSMIN At The Hoover Institution

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosts Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis in conversation with Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Defence Marise Payne for this year’s Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The event will be live streamed and can be viewed below.

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Elections in the Middle East

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Elections in the Middle East" on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 12:15pm - 1:30pm EST. 

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