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Scholars Examine Effects of Corporate Size at Symposium
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Scholars Examine Effects Of Corporate Size At Symposium

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Stanford

Some from the “New Chicago School” of economics claim big companies “might use their market power to hurt employees,” stifle competition, and reduce economic growth. “Not so fast,” said a group of economists and legal scholars at a symposium held at the Hoover Institution on June 29.

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Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, US Army (Ret.) Named The Fouad And Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow At The Hoover Institution At Stanford University

Monday, July 2, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, US Army (Ret.) to Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow effective September 1, 2018. McMaster will also hold the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellowship at the Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI), and serve as a lecturer in management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. McMaster returns to Hoover where he was a National Security Affairs Fellow from 2002 to 2003 and a Visiting Fellow from 2003 to 2017.

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Hoover Archivists Pioneer The Field Of Audio Preservation

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Hoover’s audio holdings and innovative preservation efforts were featured in the spring edition of the journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections in an article by Hoover sound recording specialist Brandon Burke.

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Miroslav Michael Djordjevich
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A Decade Of Illusions: Miroslav Michael Djordjevich’s Papers On The Disintegration Of Yugoslavia Donated To Hoover

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Hoover Library & Archives have received a rich collection of documentation on the former Yugoslavia in the final decade of the 20th century.  The papers are a gift of a prominent member of the Serbian diaspora, the American international banker and author of several books, including a 2016 two-volume work about American and European Union involvement in the Yugoslav conflict, Miroslav Michael Djordjevich.

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New Hoover Book And Video Series On American Exceptionalism

Monday, July 9, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A new Hoover Institution Press book, American Exceptionalism in a New Era: Rebuilding the Foundation of Freedom and Prosperityexplores the ideas that have made this country a strong and prosperous nation with a unique role in the world. A suite of related digital media products, including a series of short videos featuring Senior Fellow Ed Lazear and audio podcasts, are included in this book launch.

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Media Roundtable Focuses On Korea Nuclear Summit, National Security

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A recent media roundtable at the Hoover Institution featured insightful policy discussions on American foreign affairs between journalists and top scholars.

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Hearing on the Long Arm of China
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History Matters: A Fellow Makes Sense Of China’s Present Through Its Past

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Glenn Tiffert, a Visiting Fellow, is among a new breed of historians who are marshalling digital technologies and the tools of data science to probe the past.  A specialist on twentieth-century China, he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and taught at the University of Michigan...

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Nana Osei-Opare
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‘Forward Ever’: Post-Colonial Capitalism And Socialism In Ghana, 1957-1966

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

On March 6, 1957, the first African socialist revolution commenced. With an estimated population of six million, the tiny new country, Ghana, captivated the globe’s attention. Its first prime minister, Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972), confidently claimed that Ghana would “show that after all the black man [wa]s capable of managing his own affairs.”

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Hoover Workshop Spotlights Political Economy

Monday, June 11, 2018

When Hoover historian Jennifer Burns approached the challenge of organizing a new workshop several years ago, the thinking was big picture and collaborative: embrace scholarly interest on the wide-ranging subject of political economy.

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New Hoover Press book examines technology and a ‘disrupted’ society

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Beyond Disruption: Technology’s Challenge to Governance, George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie present views from some of the country's top experts in the sciences, humanities, and military that scrutinize the rise of post-millennium technologies in today’s global society.

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