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Cybersecurity: Media Roundtable Eyes Threats

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Whether it’s foreign government meddling or corporate hacking, every day brings a new challenge in cybersecurity for the United States, said experts at a recent Hoover Institution media roundtable.

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Hoover Hosts The First Ever Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

On August 9th Hoover Library & Archives welcomed former Silas Palmer fellows for a conference celebrating the diverse and dynamic research that has resulted from the fellowship program, now in its fifth year. 

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Silas Palmer Fellow Abbas Fadhil Alkateshi Explores Networks Of Patronage In Iraq

Monday, October 1, 2018

The tragic story of how the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party ruled Iraq from 1963 to 2003 cannot be explained by a few words in a short essay. It is a tragedy that only Iraqis can absorb because it devastated the past, present, and future of their country, which is considered one of the world’s richest countries in terms of history, culture, and economy. 

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Hoover Press Book Women Of The Gulag Featured In New Documentary

Friday, September 28, 2018

Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover scholar Paul Gregory’s book by that name, is now being screened. Drawing upon the 2013 Hoover Institution Press book, Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, the film tells five compelling and tragic stories of women who survived the Gulag— the brutal system of repression and terror that devastated the Soviet population during the Stalin dictatorship. Gregory is a research fellow who specializes in economic history, the Soviet economy, transition economies, comparative economics, and economic demography.

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New Shultz Project Eyes Governance In An Emerging New World

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The world ahead will not be like the world behind us. That is a core belief often expressed by Hoover Institution Senior Fellow George Shultz, and also the driving force behind his new year-long project, Governance in an Emerging New World, which aims to tackle some of humanity’s most difficult issues.

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Market Solutions To Environmental Problems Urged

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Terry Anderson discusses how a greater focus on property rights and market solutions to environmental problems would better protect natural resources and give people a stake in their stewardship.

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John Henry Weidner Papers Opening For Research In The Hoover Archives

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Hoover Library & Archives is opening the John Weidner collection documenting one of the major efforts to resist the Nazis in Western Europe by organizing  the rescue of Jews from arrest, helping downed Allied fliers, and assisting resisters, civilians dodging the forced labor draft, as well as those wanting to join the Allies.

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Perspectives On Policy: Hoover Institution Launches New Video Series

Monday, September 24, 2018

The Hoover Institution is releasing a new series of videos, Perspectives on Policy, that feature its scholars accompanied by visuals that enliven and emphasize key points of their research and analysis. The metaphors and illustrations create an engaging narrative to bring policy scholarship to life, especially for audiences that are less receptive to charts, graphs, and conventional depictions of data. 

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Eric Edelman And Ray Takeyh: Past US Policy Toward Iran Flawed By Misconceptions

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Scholars Eric Edelman and Ray Takeyh examine American-Iranian relations in Revolution and Aftermath: Forging a New Strategy toward Iran, which was published in July 2018.

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Hoover Scholars Weigh In On The 2018 Political Season

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution’s media roundtable on Monday featured some of its top political experts just as the 2018 midterm elections heat up. The discussion, “Outside the Beltway,” came fifty days before the November 6 elections that may determine which party controls Congress. Subjects discussed included political polarization, polling, the Democrats’ chances of taking over the House, election analyses, foreign and domestic policy, California politics, and the 2020 campaign.

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