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Racial Science, Domestic Reform, And Japanese Immigrants In Territorial-Era Hawaii

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

In the early 20th century, Hawai‘i became a dynamic site of encounters between US settler colonizers and Japanese immigrant laborers. With the rise of the plantation economy, the white plantation oligarchs deployed various means of discipline vis-à-vis Japanese immigrants, regulating their health, nutrition, and sanitation to ensure the availability of a reliable labor force.

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Victor Davis Hanson: US Strategy On China, Great Powers

Monday, October 15, 2018

The United States should use a strategy of power, alliances, and triangulation to best navigate the emerging world of “great power” rivalries, Hoover scholar Victor Davis Hanson says.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Griselda Jarquin Wille Explores The Transnational Social History Of The Nicaraguan Revolution

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Thanks to the support of the Hoover Institute, I spent this summer working in the Reading Room on research for my dissertation. Titled, “Fighting the War Abroad: The Sandinista Revolution and Transnational Activism in Nicaragua and the U.S., 1979-1990” my project is a transnational social history of the Nicaraguan Revolution.

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Military History Workshop Explores Great Power Rivalries

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Great power rivalries are replacing the post-Cold War global order, with some nations rising while others are declining, according to Hoover Institution military historians.

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Announcing the 2018 Winners of the Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp Director’s Award

Monday, October 8, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA

Capping off an intensive week-long study and discussion of the core principles and tools of public policy, students were invited to apply their knowledge by researching and developing a policy proposal. Following the principles of Hoover scholarship, the proposals emphasize a specific recommendation using facts, data, and well-constructed arguments. The papers summarize the significance of the new policy and the expected result.

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In The Spotlight: Russia’s Future Examined, Innovation Urged

Friday, October 5, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A top-down model of governance in Russia hinders innovation, prosperity, and freedom in a country already facing brain drain and an aging population, experts said at a recent Hoover event. On Wednesday, the Hoover Institution kicked off the Governance in an Emerging New World project led by Senior Fellow George P. Shultz. Through discussions and research papers, the effort will explore some of humanity’s most challenging issues over the course of the 2018–19 academic year.

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Lee Ohanian: US Should Pressure China On Trade, Intellectual Property Theft

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Rather than wage a trade war against China, the United States should join other countries to pressure China to open its markets and stop its theft of intellectual property, says Lee Ohanian, an economist at the Hoover Institution.

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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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