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The Lisovoi Papers At The Hoover Institution: Final Chapter Of A Tragic Story

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Iakov Markovich Lisovoi (1882–1965) was a colonel on the general staff of the Russian Imperial Army, as well as a collector who amassed an enormous volume of materials on revolutionary Russia, which formed the basis for his traveling exhibits and lecture series in the 1920s and 1930s. He named his private collection the “Museum of Contemporary Events in Russia.”

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The Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection Becomes Global

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is excited to announce that the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection now has global coverage. We added twenty-one titles published in China, Korea, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand to the overseas Japanese newspaper digital collection.

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Chiang Ching-kuo, former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
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Hoover Institution Opens Diaries Of Chiang Ching-Kuo, Former President Of The Republic Of China (Taiwan)

Friday, November 1, 2019

The Hoover Institution, the Academia Historica of Taiwan, Ms. Yo-mei Chiang and the family of Mr. Hsiao-yen Chiang are pleased to announce that Hoover is making available for scholars copies of the personal diaries (covering the period 1937 to 1979) of Chiang Ching-kuo, President of the Republic of China between 1978 and 1988.

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The Status of the Welfare State in a Free-Market Society: A Review of Intellectual Controversies since World War Ⅱ

Thursday, August 29, 2019

In the Western world, it is widely acknowledged that the Welfare state has gradually eroded since the end of the 1970s due to a range of liberalization and deregulation policies, such as the privatization of social insurance schemes, the decentralization of Welfare services or increases in competition between Welfare providers.

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Dr. Michał Przeperski recieving the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald  competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
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Former Silas Palmer Fellow Receives Award for Rakowski Dissertation

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Dr. Michał Przeperski, a Silas Palmer fellow in 2015, won the second place award in the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, for his doctoral dissertation "Mieczysław Rakowski: An Outline of a Political Biography." 

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Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.

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Todor And Andja Polich Room Article Published In Nedeljne Informativne Novine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The article ‘’Vuk sa Stenforda’’ about the history of Todor and Andja Polich Room at the Lou Henry Hoover’s building of the Hoover Institution was published in Nedeljne Informativne Novine (NIN)...

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Hoover Library & Archives Reading Room Temporary Closure In 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 1, 2020

In anticipation of a significant construction and renovation project that will prepare the Hoover Institution for its next century of activities, the Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020.

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New York Senior Librarian Explores the Ivan Petrushevich Papers

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives has several little-researched Ukrainian collections; one of them is the Ivan Petrushevich papers. Petrushevich (Ukrainian, 1875–1950) was a versatile and gifted individual: a journalist, writer, translator...

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Visiting Researcher Stipe Kljaic Quests For Opposition To The Yugoslav Communist Regime At The Hoover Institution

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

My primary research interest is intellectual history of the 20th century Croatia and former Yugoslavia, so the archival research done at the Hoover Institution was of great significance for my theme of interest. 

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