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Sir Winston Churchill

Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Visiting Professor, King's College London
Monday, Jan 28, 2019 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm | Harry Ransom Center (HRC) Prothro Theater

Historian Andrew Roberts will be joining us on campus, Monday, January 28th, 2019, to discuss his newly released Churchill: Walking with Destiny. Roberts is well known for his World War II histories The Storm of War and Masters and Commanders, but with his 2014 release of Napoleon: A Life, he cemented himself as one of the greatest biographers of his era.

2018 Texas National Security Forum

2018 Texas National Security Forum

The Return of Great Power Competition
Friday, Nov 30, 2018 | 8:00 am - 5:15 pm | Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

The Clements Center, Strauss Center, and Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project were honored to host our fifth annual Texas National Security Forum "The Return of Great Power Competition."

In Search of Our Better Angels: A Brief History of Civil Religion in America

In Search of Our Better Angels: A Brief History of Civil Religion in America

Professor of Sociology, Yale University
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the Clements Center and LBJ School Research Colloquium will welcome Philip Gorski, Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies at Yale University, for a talk "In Search of Our Better Angels: A Brief History of Civil Religion in America" at the University of Texas at Austin.

The Past in the Present: How the Cold War Created Trump, Putin, and Xi Jinping

The Past in the Present: How the Cold War Created Trump, Putin, and Xi Jinping

S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard University
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Texas Union, Eastwoods Room

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Clements Center and the University of Texas History Department welcomed Professor Arne Westad, the S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations at Harvard University, for a talk "The Past in the Present: How the Cold War Created Trump, Putin, and Xi Jinping" at the University of Texas at Austin. 

The Flying Tigers

The Flying Tigers

Author, The Flying Tigers
Monday, Nov 05, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Texas Union, Eastwoods Room

On Monday, November 5, 2018, the Clements Center will welcome Sam Kleiner for a talk at the University of Texas at Austin on his newly released book The Flying Tigers.

Intelligence and National Security Policymaking: A Congressional Perspective

Intelligence and National Security Policymaking: A Congressional Perspective

U.S. Congressman, Texas
Thursday, Nov 01, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, The LBJ School

On Thursday, November 1, the Clements and Strauss Centers and the LBJ School Research Colloquium welcomed Congressman Joaquin Castro for a talk "Intelligence and National Security Policymaking: A Congressional Perspective" at the University of Texas at Austin. 

From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy

From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy

Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the Clements Center and LBJ School Research Colloquium welcomed Sarah B. Snyder, Associate Professor, School of International Service at the American University, for her talk "From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy." 

Cybersecurity: Threats and Responses

Cybersecurity: Threats and Responses

Deputy Director, National Security Agency
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 | 12:15-1:45pm | SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On Tuesday, October 23, the Intelligence Studies Project, Clements Center for National Security, and Strauss Center for International Security and Law hosted NSA Deputy Director George Barnes for a campus visit. Deputy Director Barnes delivered mid-day remarks on "Cybersecurity: Threats and Responses" at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. 

Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia and what it means for the United States

Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia and what it means for the United States

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, The LBJ School

On Monday, October 22, 2018, the Clements and Strauss Centers welcomed Clive Hamilton, Professor of Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University, and Isaac Stone Fish, Senior Fellow at the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, for a conversation on Clive Hamilton's new book Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia at the University of Texas at Austin in the Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs. The Center for East Asian Studies and the Edward A. Clark Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies co-sponsored this event. 

Professional Development Workshop: How to Write a Cover Letter

Professional Development Workshop: How to Write a Cover Letter

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 | 4:30 - 5:30 pm | RLP 1.302E

As part of the Clements Center’s mission to prepare students for careers in public service, we are pleased to continue our series of Professional Development workshops during the 2018-2019 academic year. On Thursday, October 18, we hosted a workshop on ‘how to write a cover letter’ led by Clements Center Associate Director Celeste Gventer. This workshop was designed for undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in public service in the federal government, intelligence community, military, and large-scale international organizations.

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