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Water, Climate, and the State

November 30, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On Monday, November 30, the Strauss Center will host Dr. Barbara van Koppen, Emeritus Scientist on Poverty, Gender, and Water at the International Water Management Institute, for a virtual talk. This talk will explore…

What’s the Point of DHS?

November 16, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On November 16, the Strauss Center welcomed Ben Rohrbaugh, a fellow of Strauss’ Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative and the author of More or Less Afraid of Nearly Everything: Homeland Security, Borders, and Disasters in…

A Conversation on Space Resources with Dr. Diane Howard

October 28, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 28, 2020, the Strauss Center hosted Dr. Diane Howard, Chief Counsel for Space Commerce at the U.S. Department of Commerce, for a virtual conversation on space resources. This webinar was part of our…

John O. Brennan’s “Undaunted: My Fight Against America’s Enemies, At Home and Abroad”

October 26, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Zoom webinar

On Monday, October 26, The University of Texas at Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project, the Strauss Center, and Clements Center hosted former CIA Director John Brennan for a virtual talk on his recently released book, Undaunted: My Fight Against…

Free Speech Online in a Global Setting: Censorship and the Challenge of Private Control

October 22, 2020 | 5:00 - 6:00 pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 22, 2020, Evelyn Douek, lecturer on law and SJD candidate at Harvard Law School, David Kaye, clinical professor of law and Director of the International Justice Clinic at the University of California, Irvine,…

Arms Control and Cold War-Era Treaties

October 19, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 19, the Strauss Center hosted Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, founder and president of the Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) nonprofit organization and nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution,…

The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III

October 15, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm | Zoom

On October 15, 2020, the Strauss Center for International Affairs and Law and the Clements Center for National Security, hosted Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for the New York Times, and Susan Glasser, staff writer…

Disempowered: Electricity, Citizenship, and the Politics of Privatization in South Asia

October 14, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 14, the Strauss Center hosted Dr. Erum Haider, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster, for a virtual talk. This webinar was part of our Brumley Speaker Series….

MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang

October 8, 2020 | 3:00PM - 4:00PM (CT) | Facebook Live

On Thursday, October 8, 2020, the Strauss Center and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at UT Austin will host a virtual talk by Steven Dudley, director of InSight Crime, on…

Pandemic Planning and Response Part II: High Stakes and Tough Decisions, Revisited

October 1, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom

On October 1st, the Strauss Center for International Affairs and Law and the Clements Center for National Security hosted Dr. Julie Shafer, Chief Technology Officer for Flu Lab, for a second conversation on the policy…

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