Yearly Archives: 2011

The Alexander Hamilton Institute Receives $150,000 Grant from Thomas W. Smith Foundation

Clinton, NY, December 23, 2011 -- The Board of Trustees of the Thomas W. Smith Foundation, has announced that the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) has been awarded a grant of $150,000. This major grant, the largest in the four-year history of the AHI, will be used to design and [...]

2011-12-23T09:29:14+00:00 December 23rd, 2011|News & Events|0 Comments

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization Announces Website Re-Launch

Clinton, NY, December 9, 2011 -- The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce the re-launch of its website offering an improved user experience, a wealth of knowledge and a new ability to participate via social media. The AHI is also delighted to introduce its first new affiliate [...]

2011-12-09T15:43:43+00:00 December 9th, 2011|News & Events|0 Comments

From the President’s Desk

December 2011 Dear Friends: From the President’s Desk On September 17, 2011, Constitution Day, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) celebrated its fourth birthday. We write this letter to advise you of initiatives and activities to further our mission to promote excellence in scholarship through the study of freedom, democracy, [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:09+00:00 December 6th, 2011|David Aldrich Nelson Lecture, News & Events|0 Comments

Publius Society, AHI Undergraduates Participate in Occupy Wall Street Debate

On Wednesday evening, November 9, the AHI’s Publius Society and the Days-Massolo Center co-sponsored a public discussion titled “Occupy Wall Street: A Hamilton Campus Discussion.” The event attracted nearly fifty people, including Hamilton College undergraduates, administrators, and faculty from a variety of departments. Professor of Biology Jinni Garrett moderated. Professor of Government Peter Cannavo opened [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:09+00:00 November 18th, 2011|News & Events, Publius Society, Undergraduate Fellows|0 Comments

Professor Daniel Mahoney Speaks to the Jouvenel Group

On November 17, 2011, Professor Daniel Mahoney, Augustine Professor of Distinguished Scholarship and Chairman of the Department of Political Science at Assumption College, will speak to the Jouvenel Group on "Bertrand de Jouvenel and the Problem of Sovereignty." The talk will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Banquet Room at the [...]

2011-11-17T15:37:15+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Edmund Burke Association, News & Events|0 Comments

The Alexander Hamilton Institute Receives Gift from Liberty Fund

Liberty Fund, an independent educational organization devoted to “the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals,” has announced that the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization will receive a major gift of books and DVDs as part of the Funds’s book placement program to encourage the study [...]

2011-11-16T10:22:19+00:00 November 16th, 2011|News & Events|0 Comments

University of Amsterdam Professor Speaks to Jouvenel Group

Annelein de Dijn, Assistant Professor of Political Theory at the University of Amsterdam, spoke at the Alexander Hamilton Institute on Wednesday evening to participants in a group independent study that has formed under the supervison of AHI co-founder Robert Paquette.  Jouvenel (1903-1987), a charter member of the Mont Pelerin Society, published more than thirty books during his career.  His writings, [...]

2017-03-26T20:47:09+00:00 November 15th, 2011|Edmund Burke Association, News & Events|0 Comments

CEO of Rochester Midland to Kick-Off Entrepreneurship Series

Harlan Calkins, chairman and CEO of Rochester Midland, a leading supplier in North America of industrial cleaners and other chemical products, will inaugurate the AHI’s entrepreneurship series.   He will speak on the meaning of entrepreneurship at on Friday, 4 November, at 4:15 pm in the AHI's Banquet Room.   A reception, beginning at 3:30 pm in the AHI's main [...]

2011-10-10T17:10:58+00:00 October 10th, 2011|Entrepreneurship Club, News & Events|0 Comments
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