March 14, 2019
History and Policy Talk: John Dunlop and David Satter discuss the February 2015 murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
September 24, 2019
History and Policy Talk: Heath Lee discusses her recent book The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home from Vietnam
The Library & Archives reading room will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020. During this period, our collections and our public services will be unavailable, but our collecting, exhibition program, digitization projects, and other activities will continue. Read more about the temporary closure here.
Visiting researcher Stipe Kljaic consulted collections related to political emigrants and dissidents who, after leaving communist Yugoslavia, lived in the USA. Kljiac is participating in an international research project to create a comprehensive on-line database (digital registry) of existing collections on the history and forms of cultural opposition to the ruling regime in the former European communist states, in order to make these various sources easily accessible and more visible to the wider public.
Lyudmila Shpileva, Senior Librarian at the New York Public Library, visited Hoover to investigate the letters and private library of Ivan Petrushevich. Petrushevich was a Ukrainian journalist, writer, translator, political activist, and public figure. Read about Shpileva's research here.