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From the President’s Desk

From the President’s Desk 5 December 2022 A Message from The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI): Dear Friends of AHI: We again ask for your support. AHI has weathered the Covid storm successfully during the past two years. But the deep political divide continues to exist in this country on [...]

AHI Co-Sponsors David Nichols Conference

David Nichols ranks as one of the most revered members of Baylor University’s political science department. Dr. Nichols retired in spring of 2021 after more than forty years of teaching at such places as Catholic University, Fordham University, and Baylor University. Former students, friends, and colleagues gathered in historic Old Town Alexandria for a [...]

Seth Cropsey to Deliver 10th Annual Josiah Bunting Veterans Day Lecture

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to present Seth Cropsey as its 10th annual General Josiah Bunting Veterans Day lecturer.  The address will take place on Veterans Day, November 11, at 8:00 p.m., via Zoom. Seth Cropsey, Hudson Institute Mr. Cropsey founded Yorktown Institute in [...]

Welcome “Enquiry” Volume X Issue No. 1

We are pleased to announce that The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) undergraduate fellows have released the first edition of the student publication for the fall semester. The publication is devoted to the promotion of “free thought and discourse.” Enquiry: A Publication of the AHI Undergraduate Fellows, Volume X, No. [...]

Alexander Riley Lecture: “Sacredness and the Constitution: A Properly Conservative View of our Most Important National Document”

Alexander Riley, Professor of Sociology, Bucknell University, delivers the 15th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on Constitution Day, September 17 @ 7:00 p.m. He presents “Sacredness and the Constitution: A Properly Conservative View of our Most Important National Document” https://youtu.be/w8PzIM35Eas Professor Riley, an AHI senior fellow, earned his Ph.D. from the University of [...]

Alexander Riley to Deliver 15th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Alexander Riley, Professor of Sociology, Bucknell University, will deliver the 15th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on Constitution Day, September 17.  The lecture will be available on our website at 7:00 p.m. He will present “Sacredness and the [...]

AHI Partners with NAS to Present Three New Zoom Courses

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) and the National Association of Scholars (NAS) have joined forces to offer three courses to a national audience, using Zoom. Due to our classes’ popularity, advance signup directly with the individual course instructor is strongly recommended. Course #1. “Leading Up to the Civil War” AHI [...]

AHI’s Highly Acclaimed Washington Program on National Security (WAPONS) a Success

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization’s (AHI) highly acclaimed two-week Washington Program on National Security (WAPONS) has successfully concluded. WAPONS Participants at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) A one-of-a-kind learning experience since 2015, the Washington Program on National Security (WAPONS) held its sixth session from June 15-29. This [...]

“Enquiry: A Publication of the AHI Undergraduate Fellows,” May 20,2022

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) undergraduate fellows have released  Enquiry: A Publication of the AHI Undergraduate Fellows, Volume IX, No. 11, May 20, 2022. This week's edition includes articles on "Utilitarianism is too Cold and Calculating" and "Our Forever Wars." The publication is devoted to the promotion of “free [...]

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