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The Adobe Story: Lessons Learned in Building a Global Software Company

September 23, 2008 | 5:30:00 | LBJ Library Brown Room, 10th Floor

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law welcomed Charles Geschke to the LBJ Library on Tuesday, September 23, where he discussed his perspectives on Adobe Systems, a company he co-founded over 25…

International Efforts to Halt HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2008 | 12:15:00 | Clinical Education Center, Brackenridge Hospital

Natasha Bilimoria, executive director of Friends of the Global Fight, spoke at the Clinical Education Center at Brackenridge Hospital on Friday, September 29.  Bilimoria presented statistical data regarding the number of lives lost to HIV/AIDS,…

Students Making A Difference in 2008: Working for Nonprofits in Developing Countries

September 16, 2008 | 12:30:00 | Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.109

The 2008 Crook Fellows described their experiences from their international development internships this past summer sponsored by the Strauss Center’s William H. Crook Chair in International Relations. The Fellows, comprised of 6 current LBJ graduate…

The Global Semiconductor Industry: A Discussion

September 9, 2008 | 5:30:00 | LBJ Library Brown Room, 10th Floor

Morris Chang, Chairman, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd., discussed with Bill Spencer, Ph.D., University of Texas, the development and growth of the semiconductor industry in the 21st century. Chang revealed how he initially became interested…

Nanking Documentary Screening

April 22, 2008 | 7:00:00 | ACES Avaya Auditorium

The documentary Nanking followed the tragic events associated with Japan’s aggression against China and invasion of Chinese capital in December of 1937. Using archival footage and photographs from that time, the film documents the massacres…

Internet Policy for the Next Administration

April 21, 2008 | 5:00:00 | LBJ Library Atrium, 10th Floor

Howard Shelanski discussed challenges for U.S. broadband policy in terms of competition, investment and innovation. Noting the large amount of convergence taking place, where consumers are demanding and getting many services without respect to individual…

Labor-Intensive Industrialization in Global History

April 16, 2008 | 5:00:00 | Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

Kaoru Sugihara discussed labor-intensive industrialization in global history, focusing on the East Asian countries of Japan and China. He argued that as a result of the industrial revolution and the growth of high-wage economies in…

Global Civilization?

April 10, 2008 | 5:00:00 | LBJ Library Brown Room, 10th Floor

Philip Zelikow discussed the direction that U.S. foreign policy should be taking in light of today’s global civilization. He acknowledged that the Bush administration’s approach to foreign policy has helped to solidify the consensus of…

Policy and Strategy in an Era of Globalization

April 8, 2008 | 12:15:00 | Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.102

Patrick Gorman, Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Strategy, Plans, and Policy in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, spoke about the challenges of the intelligence reforms currently being implemented following the recommendations…

Trade: The Case for Prosperity, Security and Democracy in the Americas

April 8, 2008 | 3:30:00 | Sid Richardson Hall, Room 1.313

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Trade:  The Case for Prosperity, Security and Democracy in the Americas with Matthew M. Rooney, Acting Director, Office of Economic Policy and…