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“Anthropogenic Environmental Impact on Space Traffic” 2022 Space Traffic Management Conference

March 2 - 3, 2022 | TBD | Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School & Zoom Webinar

The Space Security, Safety, and Sustainability (SSSS) Program at The University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), will hold the 8th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Anthropogenic Environmental…

Getting U.S. Security Assistance Right: Lessons from Mexico, Central America, and Colombia

February 16, 2022 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | TBD

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the Strauss Center will welcome Dr. Paul Angelo, fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, for a talk on U.S. security assistance to Latin America, with a…

Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

January 22 - 23, 2022 | TBD | Law School

We are excited to announce that the Strauss Center at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative to host another regional round of the Atlantic Council’s renowned cybersecurity policy competition. This stand-alone event will…

Russia’s Global Influence Strategy: The Case of Syria

November 29, 2021 | 12:25 – 1:40 pm | SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On Monday, November 29, the Strauss Center will welcome Dr. Anna Borshchevskaya, senior fellow at The Washington Institute for a talk on how Syria played and will continue to play in Russia’s global influence strategy….

The Power in Your Data: Big Tech, Privacy, and National Security

November 22, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Eidman Courtroom (CCJ Room 2.306), Law School

On November 22, the Strauss Center welcomed Commissioner Noah Phillips, Commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission, for a talk on big tech, privacy, and national security. The talk was moderated by Adam Klein, Director of Strauss’…

Taiwan's Security

Taiwan’s Security: The View from Political Science

November 19, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:45 pm | Zoom Webinar

On November 19th, the Asia Policy Program of the Strauss and Clements Center partnered with UT’s Center for Taiwan Studies to co-sponsor Taiwan’s Security: The View from Political Science. The topics will include multilateral disputes over maritime claims in Asia,…

Damascus Station: A Novel

“Damascus Station” – A Book Talk and Conversation on Middle East Security with Former CIA Analyst David McCloskey

November 18, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.124, LBJ School

On November 18, 2021, The University of Texas at Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and Clements Center for National Security hosted author and former CIA analyst David McCloskey for a talk on…

Sandra Fahy 11/11

States, Lies and Video: A Century of States Using Video to Deny Human Rights Abuses

November 11, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Thursday, November 11, the Strauss and Clements Centers’ Asia Policy Program hosted Sandra Fahy, Associate Professor in International and Global Studies with the Kroeger School of Public Affairs at Carleton University, for a virtual talk on “States, Lies…

When You Stare Into the Drone, The Drone Stares Back At You: Cybersecurity Lessons From the Field

When You Stare Into the Drone, the Drone Stares Back At You: Cybersecurity Lessons From the Field

November 3, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On November 3rd, the Strauss Center welcomed Ryan English, a Protection and Cybersecurity Expert, for a discussion titled “When You Stare Into the Drone, The Drone Stares Back At You: Cybersecurity Lessons From the Field.”…

Benjamin Young book talk 10/27

Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World

October 27, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 27, the Strauss and Clements Centers’ Asia Policy Program hosted Benjamin Young, Assistant Professor of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, for a talk…

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