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The North Korea Forecast for 2021: A Former National Intelligence Officer’s View

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

On February 2, the Strauss Center, Intelligence Studies Project, and Clements Centers welcomed Markus Garlauskas, a former North Korea National Intelligence Officer and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Asia Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council,…

“Trust, But Verify: Incentivizing Compliance” 2021 Space Traffic Management Conference

January 26 - 27, 2021 | 8 am - 12 pm CT | Zoom Webinar

The Space Security and Safety (SSS) 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) and Lockheed Martin, hosted the 7th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Trust,…

A Conversation with Dulce Garcia of Border Angels

January 21, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On January 21, the Strauss Center hosted Dulce Garcia, Executive Director of Border Angels, for a virtual talk on the crisis at the border during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar was part of our Brumley…

2021 Cyber 9/12 Challenge

January 7 - 8, 2021 | ALL DAY | Zoom

The Strauss Center at The University of Texas at Austin partnered with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative to host another “regional” round of the Atlantic Council’s renowned cybersecurity policy competition on January 7th and 8th, 2021. Sixteen…

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,…