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The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought
Monday, Oct 14, 2019 12:15pm | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought

On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Strauss Center welcomed Dr. Andrew March, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to give a talk on modern Islamic political thought and how it is quintessentially characterized by the commitment to divine sovereignty in politics and legislation. This talk…
10th Annual National Security Law Workshop
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 - Friday, Oct 11, 2019 ALL DAY | JAG Legal Center and School, Charlottesville VA

10th Annual National Security Law Workshop

On October 10-11, 2019, the Strauss Center is pleased to co-sponsor the 10th Annual National Security Law Workshop. The National Security Law Workshop is an annual conference that brings together military lawyers, government lawyers, civilian professors, and lawyers from civil society groups to discuss an…
Surveillance with Chinese Characteristics: The Development and Global Adoption of Chinese Policing Technology
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 12:15 pm | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

Surveillance with Chinese Characteristics: The Development and Global Adoption of Chinese Policing Technology

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the LBJ School of Public Affairs Research Colloquium will host Sheena Greitens, Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri, for a talk on "Surveillance with Chinese Characteristics: The Development and Global Adoption of Chinese Policing Technology." The Strauss Center and Clements…
To Build a Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 12:15 pm | Harry Ransom Center, Prothro Theater

To Build a Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, the Strauss Center, Clements Center, Intelligence Studies Project, and University of Texas History Department will host Professor Philip Zelikow, Professor of History at The University of Virginia, for a talk on hist recently published book To Build a Better World:…
Texas Tribune Festival: Security and the Rule of Law Panels
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 - Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 See schedule | Texas Tribune Festival

Texas Tribune Festival: Security and the Rule of Law Panels

The below panels on "Security and the Rule of Law" at the Texas Tribune Festival, occuring September 26-28, 2019, are co-sponsored by Lawfare and the Strauss Center. "Why Spy?" - A Live Recording of "The Lawfare Podcast"Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 4:00-5:00pmJudge John Bates, Senior United States District…
A Conversation on Middle East Security with Major General Amos Yadlin
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 5:30 - 7:00 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs

A Conversation on Middle East Security with Major General Amos Yadlin

On September 25, 2019, Major General (ret.) Amos Yadlin spoke about Middle East security. General Yadlin is the Director of the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, and previously as the head of Israel's Directorate of Military Intelligence. This event was co-sponsored by the…
A Conversation with General Vince Brooks on North Korea and Asia Security Challenges
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 12:15 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs

A Conversation with General Vince Brooks on North Korea and Asia Security Challenges

On September 12, 2019, the Strauss Center, Clements Center, and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at UT Austin hosted General Vincent K. Brooks (U.S. Army, Retired) for a talk on North Korea and Asia Security Challenges. General Brooks is a retired Four-Star General…
Counterterrorism Since 9/11 Panel
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 12:15 pm | Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

Counterterrorism Since 9/11 Panel

The "Counterterrorism Since 9/11" panel took place on September 10, 2019. Panelist included: former CIA Director John Brennan, former Commander of the Special Operations Command Adm. (Ret) William McRaven, author and former NSC and State Department Official Farah Pandith, and former National Counterterrorism Center Director Nicholas…