Hoover Events

Upcoming Events

Great Decisions: America in the World

Monday, November 16, 2020 to Thursday, December 10, 2020
Hoover Institution

In a world still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the critical foreign policy challenges facing the next U.S. president? Drawing from a joint election-year project with the Foreign Policy Association, three sessions with eminent Hoover experts on international affairs will explore the critical countries and geopolitical issues that will shape global affairs over the next decade. The Hoover Institution is hosting Great Decisions: America in the World​ on November 16, November 18, and December 10, 2020.


Impacts of Government-Sponsored Programs

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Hoover Institution

The Hoover Institution presents an online virtual speaker series based on the scholarly research and commentary written by Hoover fellows participating in the Human Prosperity Project on Socialism and Free-Market Capitalism. Tune in on Thursday, December 3, 2020 a11:00 am PT.


Past Events

Testing America's Schoolchildren

Monday, October 19, 1998
Lou Henry Hoover Building Room 102 Hoover Institution Stanford University

The Greening of U.S. Foreign Policy

Tuesday, October 13, 1998 to Wednesday, October 14, 1998
Stauffer Auditorium Hoover Institution Stanford University

Merrill's Marauders: General Stilwell's Infantry Fighting World War II in Burma, 1944

Tuesday, October 6, 1998 to Thursday, December 31, 1998

The exhibit will showcase information regarding General Stilwell's infantry fighting in Burma, in 1944


Sunset Magazine, A Century of Western Living, 1898-1998

Tuesday, May 12, 1998 to Saturday, August 15, 1998

A Century of Western Living, 1898-1998, features posters, documents, photographs and memorabilia tracing one hundred years of the West's most successful magazine and its rich historic connections to Stanford University and Herbert Hoover.


Hoover Institution Retreat April 19–21, 1998

Sunday, April 19, 1998

Hoover Institution Retreat April 19-21, 1998


Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea

Thursday, January 8, 1998 to Friday, January 9, 1998
Hoover Institution Stanford University

The Art of Diplomacy: Creating American Foreign Policy in the 20th Century

Tuesday, October 21, 1997 to Tuesday, March 31, 1998

The exhibition features papers, letters, and photographs from influential diplomats and foreign policy makers, focusing on the most significant issues during their careers. The documents used in the exhibit come from the collections of the Hoover Institution Archives. Some of the diplomats in the exhibit are Hugh Gibson, Stanley Hornbeck, Robert Murphy, Edward Lansdale, Robert Hill, Henry Kissinger, and George Shultz.


Capital Formation and Economic Growth

Friday, October 10, 1997
Hoover Institution Stanford University

Poetry in Revolution: The Pasternak Family Papers

Tuesday, July 15, 1997 to Saturday, September 27, 1997

At the core of this exhibit are the many unpublished letters that poet and novelist Boris Pasternak wrote to various family members during the 1920's and 1930s, a collection recently acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives. Portrait: Pasternak in the 1920's Many of the ideas expressed in these letters were later incorporated into passages of Dr. Zhivago. In addition to letters are rare editions of his poetry, so loved that they were copied by hand and passed from friend to friend when publication was difficult; sketchbooks of his father, Leonid Pasternak, the well-known Russian impressionist painter; and other materials from the rich cultural life of Russian émigrés of the period.