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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…

Congressman McCaul 9/14/21

CANCELLED – A Conversation with Congressman Michael McCaul on Semiconductors and National Security

September 14, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | LBJ Plaza, LBJ School of Public Affairs

“A Conversation with Congressman Michael McCaul on Semiconductors and National Security,” initially scheduled for Tuesday, September 14th, will be postponed until a later date. Please stay tuned for the rescheduled event!  Biography Congressman Michael T….

Career Day 9/9/21

Virtual UT National Security Career Fair

September 9, 2021 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Handshake

On September 9, 2021 the Virtual UT National Security Career Fair was offered by UT’s Intelligence Studies Project, the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and the Clements Center for National Security, in partnership with the LBJ…

Afghanistan panel 9/9/21

Our War in Afghanistan: Recollection, Consequence, and Opportunity

September 9, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | LBJ Plaza, LBJ School of Public Affairs

On September 9, the Strauss Center, Clements Center for National Security, and the Intelligence Studies Project hosted “Our War in Afghanistan: Recollection, Consequence, and Opportunity,” a panel discussion featuring Paul Edgar, Associate Director at the Clements…

Wendy Nather Talk 8/30

Introducing: Tales From the Cybersecurity Front

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

On August 30, the Strauss Center kicked off a new cybersecurity speaker series titled “Tales From the Cybersecurity Front” with an opening talk by Wendy Nather, who will curate the ongoing series. Nather is a…

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