About the Program
Documenting a pivotal moment in world history
The transition of the Soviet Union into an array of successor states was a pivotal moment in world history. Some aspects of that story are well known, while others are less familiar. The latter is particularly true, unfortunately, with respect to the complicated commercial, energy, and financial agreements and transactions that unfolded at that time. In an effort to improve understanding of these matters, and to create new opportunities for scholars of that era, the Strauss Center is undertaking an oral history and document collection project intended to memorialize and make accessible key insights and primary materials. The Post-Soviet States project is led by the Strauss Center’s Rebecca Johnston.
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….
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…