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Negotiating the Next Nuclear Treaty: Can China Be Brought To the Table? Can Russia Be Kept At the Table?

October 26, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | LBJ School Plaza

On October 26, the Strauss Center welcomed Rose Gottemoeller, Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for International Security and Cooperation. Rose…

Tom Shugart 10/21/21

Red Planet: The Growing Reach of China’s Military

October 21, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School

On October 21, the Strauss Center, Clements Center, and Asia Policy Program hosted Tom Shugart, Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, for “Red Planet: The Growing Reach of…

From the Iranian Revolution to the Kabul Withdrawal

October 20, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 20, the Strauss Center welcomed Kim Ghattas, journalist, author, and analyst with more than twenty years of experience in print and broadcast media, covering the Middle East, international affairs, and US foreign policy….

Amy Liu book

Book Talk—The Language of Political Incorporation: Chinese Migrants in Europe with Amy Liu

October 8, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:30 pm | WCH 4.118 & Zoom Webinar

On Friday, October 8, the Asia Policy Program, of the Strauss and Clements Centers, and the Center for East Asian Studies hosted a talk with Associate Professor Amy Liu, Associate Professor in the Department of Government at UT Austin. Professor Liu…

Haas Event 10/7

Is Coexistence Possible Amidst Intensifying Rivalry? Charting a Path For the Future of U.S.-China Relations

October 7, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | LBJ School Plaza

On October 7, the Asia Policy Program— a joint effort of the Strauss and Clements Centers— hosted Ryan Hass, author of Stronger: Adapting America’s China Strategy in an Age of Competitive Interdependence, for a talk titled “Is Coexistence…

Shapira Event 9/30

Israeli Intelligence – Balancing Conservatism and Innovation

September 30, 2021 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm | LBJ Plaza, LBJ School of Public Affairs

On Thursday, September 30, The University of Texas at Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project, Strauss Center, and Clements Center for National Security will host Colonel (Ret.) Itai Shapira, Former Deputy Head of Analysis, Israeli Defense Intelligence, for a public lecture on culture and…

Christina Morillo Talk 9/27

Cybersecurity is Only Partly Cloudy

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

On Monday, September 27, the Strauss Center hosted Christina Morillo, cloud security assessment lead and author, for a virtual conversation on “Cybersecurity is Only Partly Cloudy.” Wendy Nather, Senior Cybersecurity Fellow at the Strauss Center, moderated…

Middle Eastern Studies Event 9/23

Roundtable on Israel and Palestine

September 23, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm | Zoom

On Thursday, September 23, UT Austin’s Middle Eastern Studies led a virtual roundtable on Israel and Palestine. May 2021 saw the worst flareup of violence in years in Israel and Palestine. In its aftermath, anger and defiance…

Actively Cleaning Outer Space

September 21, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | LBJ Plaza, LBJ School of Public Affairs

On Tuesday, September 21, the Strauss Center welcomed Charity Weeden, Vice President of Global Space Policy and Government Relations at Astroscale, to discuss “Actively Cleaning Outer Space: A Need for Predictability and Transparency of the…

Emily Harding 9.15.21

Defending Democracy – Inside the Senate Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

September 15, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | LBJ Plaza, LBJ School of Public Affairs

On September 15, 2021, the Strauss Center, the Intelligence Studies Project, and the Clements Center for National Security hosted Ms. Emily Harding, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former Deputy Staff…