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Peaceful Coexistence? Russian Grand Strategy Beyond Putin

Peaceful Coexistence? Russian Grand Strategy Beyond Putin

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 | 8:00 am - 3:45 pm | AT&T Conference Center Room 201

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Crimea and interference in the 2016 election, many Americans are unsure what to make of Russia’s decisions, how to understand the relationship between Russia and the West, and whether the Putin regime alone is to blame.

On April 12, the Clements Center hosted a colloquium featuring some of America’s best thinkers and policymakers working on Russia. "Peaceful Coexistence? Russian Grand Strategy beyond Putin" sought to get beyond personalities to the deeper forces shaping Russian foreign policy, exploring Russian visions of world order, enduring constraints on Russia’s choices, and historical analogies that can help us think about US-Russia relations today.

China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

LBJ School of Public Affairs
Thursday, Apr 05, 2018 | 12:15 pm | SRH 3.124

The Clements and Strauss Centers hosted Dr. Joshua Eisenman, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin's Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar, for a talk on his new book "China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World." Dr. Eisenman was joined by Dr. Huaiyin Li, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, as a discussant for the talk. This event was co-sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies.

Safeguarding the Bioeconomy: Challenges to Data Security, Health, and National Security

Safeguarding the Bioeconomy: Challenges to Data Security, Health, and National Security

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Wednesday, Apr 04, 2018 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.122

The Clements and Strauss Centers hosted Edward You, an expert on Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for a talk on "Safeguarding the Bioeconomy: Challenges to Data Security, Health, and National Security." 

U.S. Intelligence- Confronting 21st Century Challenges

U.S. Intelligence- Confronting 21st Century Challenges

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM | Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project(ISP) hosted its Spring Symposium “U.S. Intelligence: Confronting 21st Century Challenges,” on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on campus. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats delivered the keynote address.

How to Write a Competitive Application

How to Write a Competitive Application

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 | 12:30-2:00 PM | CLA 1.302B

On March 27th, please join us for a professional development workshop on competitive application writing, designed to improve students' ability to write and apply for competitive internships, fellowships, and jobs. This workshop will be held on March 27th at 12:30pm in CLA 1.302B. 

Info Session: Undergraduate Fellows Program

Info Session: Undergraduate Fellows Program

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Texas Governors Room

Please join us on March 20th, in the Texas Union's Governors' Room UNB 3.116 at 4pm, for an info session about our Undergraduate Fellows program.

Foreign Aid and Countering Violent Extremism

Foreign Aid and Countering Violent Extremism

American Enterprise Institute
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.122

On Tuesday, March 6th, the Clements Center welcomed UT alumna Jessica Trisko Darden back to the Forty Acres for a talk on "Foreign Aid and Countering Violent Extremism." Dr. Trisko Darden is a Jeane Kirkpatrick fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Assistant Professor at American University. This talk was part of our Women and National Security speaker series and was co-sponsored by AEI for Students and the Women in Foreign Affairs student groups. 

Information Warfare: The Role of Covert Influence Operations

Information Warfare: The Role of Covert Influence Operations

Senior Political Analyst, RAND Corporation
Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.124

The Intelligence Studies Project, in partnership with the Strauss Center for International Security and Law and Clements Center for National Security, hosted Dr. Arturo Munoz for a public talk on information warfare and covert influence operations. 

Defense Strategy and Spending: Resourcing a Return to Great Power Competition

Defense Strategy and Spending: Resourcing a Return to Great Power Competition

Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 | 12:15-1:45 PM | SRH 3.122

The Clements Center hosted a talk with Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident fellow in the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, on defense strategy and spending. 

OSS Operation Black Mail: One Woman's Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army

OSS Operation Black Mail: One Woman's Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 | 12:15-1:45 PM | SRH 3.122

On Thursday, February 22, the Intelligence Studies Project, Clements Center, and Strauss Center, in partnership with the LBJ School's Research Colloquium, hosted Dr. Ann Todd for a public talk on her recently published book OSS Operation Black Mail: One Woman's Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army.

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