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Satellite in Space

Developing Norms of Behaviors for Near Earth Space: Safety, Security, and Sustainability

April 12, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Zoom

On Monday, April 12, Dr. Moriba Jah, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin and Program Lead of the Strauss Center’s Space Security and Safety program, joined the LBJ…

The Economics of Cybersecurity

April 8, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On April 8, the Strauss Center and the Salem Center for Policy in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin welcomed Tyler Moore, Tandy Associate Professor of Cybersecurity and Information…

Democracy, Autocracy, and Revolution in Russia and Post-Soviet Eurasia

April 6, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On April 6, the Strauss Center hosted Dr. Henry Hale, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, for a virtual talk on democracy, autocracy, and revolution…

An On-the-Ground Look at Domestic Extremism

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

On March 30, the Strauss Center hosted Tess Owen, Senior Reporter at VICE News covering extremism, hate crimes, and gun control.  Tess Owen’s virtual talk explored her reporting on domestic extremist movements. Specifically, she provided an overview of her experiences, exploring who participates in these…

The New Rules of War, Sean McFate's book

Sean McFate’s “The New Rules of War: How America Can Win – Against Russia, China, and Other Threats”

March 24, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Zoom Webinar

On March 24, the Strauss Center, Intelligence Studies Project, Global (Dis)Information Lab (GDIL), and Clements Center for National Security hosted Dr. Sean McFate, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Professor of Strategy at Georgetown University’s…

Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century

March 23, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, March 23, the Strauss and Clements Centers hosted Josh Rogin, columnist for the Washington Post, for a book talk on his upcoming release Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First…

The Cognitive Security Conference (COGSEC)

March 4 - 5, 2021 | 12:00 - 6:30 PM (EST) | 12:00 - 5:30 PM (EST) | Zoom

On March 4-5, the Strauss Center partnered with Moody’s Center for Media Engagement (CME) to host COGSEC, a new conference that focused on the real-world practice of countering online influence operations. The conference was held…

Challenges in U.S./Mexico/Central America Policy at the Beginning of the Biden Administration

March 2, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On March 2, the Strauss Center welcomed Joy Olson, Consultant; Former Executive Director of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), for a virtual talk on “Challenges in U.S./Mexico/Central America Policy at the Beginning of…

How to Lose the Information War, by Nina Jankowicz

Nina Jankowicz’s “How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict”

February 25, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Thursday, February 25, the Strauss Center, Intelligence Studies Project, Global (Dis)Information Lab (GDIL), and Clements Center for National Security hosted Nina Jankowicz, Disinformation Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program, for a…

World Economic Forum: Feb. 15-19

When Governments Buy AI Technologies: A Week with the World Economic Forum

February 15 - 19, 2021 | See agenda | Zoom

How procurement guidelines can shape the development of AI technology and the future of smart cities. In July 2020, the UK was the first national government to formally adopt the World Economic Forum AI procurement guidelines for…

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