Events

Upcoming Events

Isolationism: A History of America’s Efforts to Shield Itself from the World

Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.124, The LBJ School of Public Affairs
Charles Kupchan | Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University; Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

On Thursday, February 29, the America in the World Consortium, the Clements Center for National Security and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law will host Charles Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University and Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, for a book talk on his recent release Isolationism: A History of…

Moscow X: A Novel

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs
David McCloskey | Former CIA Analyst

On Tuesday, March 5, the Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project will host author and former CIA analyst David McCloskey for a talk on his recently released book, Moscow X: A Novel. Join us at 12:15 pm in SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs. David McCloskey is the author of the novels Moscow X and Damascus Station. His books have…

In the Nation’s Service: The Life and Times of George P. Shultz

Thursday, Mar 07, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, The LBJ School of Public Affairs
Philip Taubman | Lecturer, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University

On Thursday, March 7, the Clements Center for National Security, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, the LBJ Presidential Library and the UT-Austin History Department will host Philip Taubman, Lecturer at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, for a book talk on his recent release In the Nation’s Service: The Life…

Valiant Women: The Extraordinary American Servicewomen Who Helped Win World War II

Thursday, Mar 21, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School
Lena Andrews | Associate Research Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; Former Military Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency

On Thursday, March 21, the Clements Center for National Security, the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, will host Lena Andrews, Associate Research Professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and former military analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency, for a book talk on…

Black Hearts and Painted Guns: A Battalion’s Journey into Iraq’s Triangle of Death

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | RLP 1.302E, Patton Hall
Kelly Eads and Dan Morgan

On Tuesday, March 6, the Clements Center for National Security and the Army ROTC and the UT-Austin History Department will host Kelly Eads and Dan Morgan for a book talk on their recent release Black Hearts and Painted Guns: A Battalion’s Journey into Iraq’s Triangle of Death. Join us at 12:15 pm in RLP 1.302E, Patton…

How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons From Our Top Presidents

Thursday, Apr 11, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, The LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Talmage Boston | Historian; Partner, Dallas law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP

On Thursday, April 11, the Clements Center for National Security and the LBJ Presidential Library will host Talmage Boston, historian and partner at the Dallas law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, for a book talk on his upcoming release How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons From Our Top Presidents. Join us at…

Collisions: The Origins of the War in Ukraine and the New Global Instability

Thursday, Apr 18, 2024 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs
Michael Kimmage | Professor of History, Catholic University

On Thursday, April 18, the Clements Center for National Security will host Michael Kimmage, Professor of History at Catholic University, for a book talk on his upcoming release Collisions: The Origins of the War in Ukraine and the New Global Instability. Join us at 12:15 pm in SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs….

Past Events

Israel-Hamas Conflict and the Abraham Accords: Current Realities and Future Prospects

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 | 5:30 - 7:00 PM | Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs

On Wednesday, November 15, the Clements Center for National Security, the Alexander Hamilton Society at UT-Austin, the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and the University of Texas Athenaeum hosted “Israel-Hamas Conflict and the Abraham Accords: Current Realities and Future Prospects” with the Honorable Robert Greenway. Dr. Paul Edgar, Interim Executive Director of the…

An Evening with Robert M. Gates

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023 | 6:00 - 7:00 pm | Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium, The LBJ Presidential Library

On Tuesday, November 14, the Clements Center for National Security, the LBJ Presidential Library and the George and Barbara Bush Foundation hosted Robert M. Gates, former Secretary of Defense and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, for a conversation on foreign policy matters, including the expansion of NATO, war in Ukraine, and China’s increased aggression….

Atrocity Prevention as a Core National Security Interest and Core Moral Responsibility: Where Does U.S. Action Stand? 

Monday, Nov 13, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 pm | RLP 1.302B, Patton Hall

On Monday, November 13, the Clements Center for National Security and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies hosted Andrea Gittleman, Policy Director for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, for a talk on “Atrocity Prevention as a Core National Security Interest and Core Moral Responsibility: Where Does U.S. Action Stand?”. Genocide and other…

Brotherhood: When West Point Rugby Went to War

Wednesday, Nov 08, 2023 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Governor's Room, Texas Union

On Wednesday, November 8, the Clements Center for National Security, the Army ROTC, Naval ROTC, and Air Force ROTC hosted Martin Pengelly, breaking news editor for Guardian US, for a book talk on his upcoming release Brotherhood: When West Point Rugby Went to War. Martin Pengelly is Washington breaking news correspondent for Guardian US, based in Washington DC where he…

LBJ and the World: Foreign Policy in the Johnson Years

Thursday, Nov 02, 2023 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Protho Theater, Harry Ransom Center

On Thursday, November 2nd, the Clements Center for National Security and the LBJ Presidential Library hosted “LBJ and the World: Foreign Policy in the Johnson Years,” a discussion on the foreign policy of the Johnson administration by four contributors of the newly published LBJ’s America: The Life and Legacies of Lyndon Baines Johnson, edited by…

Of Light and Struggle: Social Justice, Human Rights, and Accountability in Uruguay

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2023 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | RLP 1.302B, Patton Hall

On Tuesday, October 24th, the Clements Center for National Security and the UT-Austin Department of History hosted Debbie Sharnak, Assistant Professor of History at Rowan University, for a book talk on her recent release Of Light and Struggle: Social Justice, Human Rights, and Accountability in Uruguay. Debbie Sharnak teaches courses on Latin American History, with a…

Economic Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from the Region

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2023 | 12:15 - 3:30 PM | AT&T Conference Center - Room 106

On Wednesday, October 18th, the Clements-Strauss Asia Policy Program, in partnership with the Korean Economic Institute, co-hosted a panel event on economic security in the Indo-Pacific. The View from Tokyo and Seoul (12:30 – 1:45 PM) Dr. June Park Visiting Fellow of the Middle East Council on Global Affairs Dr. Kazuto Suzuki Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the…

The Future of African Security: Perspective on Critical Issues

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2023 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm | SRH 3.124, The LBJ School of Public Affairs

On Tuesday, October 17, the Alexander Hamilton Society at UT-Austin, the Clements Center for National Security and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, hosted Ambassador (Ret.) Larry E. André Jr., former American diplomat and career member of the Senior Foreign Service and Dr. Joshua Busby, Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Clements…

Israel’s 9/11? The Hamas Terrorist Attacks and the Future of Mideast Security

Thursday, Oct 12, 2023 | 5:15 - 6:15 pm | Crum Auditorium, Robert B. Rowling Hall

On Thursday, October 12, the Clements Center for National Security, the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Intelligence Studies Project, and the America in the World Consortium hosted “Israel’s 9/11? The Hamas Terrorist Attacks and the Future of Mideast Security” with Paul Edgar, Former Political Advisor for Israeli Affairs, Office of the United…

By All Means Available: Memoirs of a Life in Intelligence, Special Operations, and Strategy

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, the Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project, Clements Center for National Security, and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, hosted Dr. Michael G. Vickers, former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, for a talk on his newly released book, By All Means Available: Memoirs of a Life in Intelligence, Special Operations, and Strategy….