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“Women of the Gulag” Wins Documentary Film Award

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow Paul Gregory's Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named has been named Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Reykjavík Film Festival.

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Newly Acquired Russian Periodicals Come to Hoover

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As curator, I have seen some spectacular collections come into the Hoover Archives. But only Petrie’s words could relay my feelings when I opened a newly delivered box that had arrived in the mail containing the slender bound volume containing several issues of ...

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Hoover Institution Director to Retire in 2020

Monday, July 22, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Thomas W. Gilligan will be retiring as the director of the Hoover Institution at the end of his current term, in August 2020. The Hoover Institution bylaws outline the director search process, including the selection of a 10-member committee made up of Hoover Board of Overseers members, Hoover senior fellows, and members of the Stanford community to conduct a nationwide search for Gilligan’s successor. A new director is expected to be in place by the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year.

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Li Rui Papers Open For Research

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce that the papers of prominent Chinese historian and politician Li Rui are now open for research. Consisting of correspondence, diaries, meeting minutes...

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Lessons From The Hoover Institution Policy Boot Camp Video Series

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution's PolicyEd program is launching a new video series "Lessons from the Hoover Institution Policy Boot Camp," featuring lectures from the intensive, one-week program available to a select group of college students, recent graduates, and young professionals. Covering the economic, political, and social aspects of United States public policy, this new video series makes this exclusive educational content available to everyone.

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New Book: “China's Influence And American Interests”

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

While Americans are generally aware of China’s ambitions as a global economic and military superpower, few understand just how deeply and assertively that country has already sought to influence American society.

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Monetary Policy Stability, Rules Critical For Economy

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Economist Michael D. Bordo argues in a new Hoover Institution Press book for the importance of monetary stability and monetary rules, offering theoretical, empirical, and historical perspectives to support his case.

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Former Secretary Of Defense, General Jim Mattis, US Marine Corps (Ret.), Returns To The Hoover Institution At Stanford University

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Secretary Jim Mattis, US Marine Corps (Ret.), as the Davies Family Distinguished Fellow effective May 1, 2019. Mattis returns to Hoover after having served with distinction as the nation’s 26th Secretary of Defense in the current administration.

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Hoover Institution Launches Friedman Fundamentals, A Video Series Highlighting The Nobel Laureate’s Policy Insights

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution today launched Friedman Fundamentals, the latest video series in its Educating Americans in Public Policy (PolicyEd) program. The new videos pair the voice of economist Milton Friedman with custom and contemporary animation to compellingly illustrate his timeless explanations of economic concepts and policy ideas.

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New Hoover Institution Digital Products Highlight Fiscal Challenges And The Need To Fix America’s Chronic Debt Problem

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Scholars at the Hoover Institution have created a new web platform, America Off Balance, that hosts digital products highlighting the looming fiscal disaster that the country will face—unless tough choices are made, and made soon.

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