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Past Events

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.

The Future of American  Leadership

The Future of American Leadership

President, The Brookings Institution
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 | 5:15 pm | Bass Lecture Hall, The LBJ School

On Wednesday, October 17, the Clements and Strauss Centers welcomed General John R. Allen USMC (Retired), President of the Brookings Institution, for a talk at the University of Texas at Austin in the Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Assistant Professor of International Relations, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Clements and Strauss Centers, along with the John Quincy Adams Society, welcomed Joshua Shifrinson, Assistant Professor of International Relations with the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, for a talk on his recently released book, Rising Titans, Fallings Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts.

Middle East Realignment and Israel

Middle East Realignment and Israel

Senior Vice President for Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.124, The LBJ School

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, the Clements Center welcomed Danielle Pletka, Senior Vice President for Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute, for her talk "Middle East Realignment and Israel." 

Home Front to Battlefront

Home Front to Battlefront

Former Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade; CEO and founder, Export Now
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the Clements Center welcomed Frank Lavin, the CEO and founder of Export Now and former Under Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, for a talk on his World War II history book, Home Front to Battlefront. 

The Threat Assessment: A Texas Tribune Festival Event

The Threat Assessment: A Texas Tribune Festival Event

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am | The Paramount Theatre

On Friday, September 28, 2018, from 8:30-9:30am, UT Distinguished Scholar and Intelligence Studies Project's Senior Advisor John Brennan participated in a panel discussion titled "The Threat Assessment" at the annual Texas Tribune Festival. Former CIA Director Brennan was joined by Admiral William McRaven, former National Counterterrorism Center Director Nick Rasmussen, and NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel. The discussion was moderated by Professor William Inboden, Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security.

American Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

American Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute
Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | The LBJ School, Bass Lecture Hall

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Clements Center welcomed Walter Russell Mead, the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College and a Distinguished Fellow in American Strategy and Statesmanship at the Hudson Institute, for a talk at the University of Texas at Austin in the Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs.

The National Security Dimensions of Global Food Security

The National Security Dimensions of Global Food Security

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 | 5:15 - 6:45 pm | Bass Lecture Hall

On Monday, September 17, the Clements and Strauss Centers welcomed Admiral Bill McRaven and Congressman Michael McCaul for a discussion at The University of Texas at Austin.  Chris Tomlinson with the Houston Chronicle moderated the conversation. The event was co-sponsored by the LBJ School and the Innovations for Peace and Development (IPD).

Missed the talk? Listen to it here (Part 1 and Part 2) on the Horns of a Dilemma podcast! 

 

The Geopolitics of Energy Transition

The Geopolitics of Energy Transition

Senior Fellow, Energy Diplomacy, The Atlantic Council
Friday, Sep 14, 2018 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

David Koranyi, Senior Fellow for Energy Diplomacy at the Atlantic Council, gave a talk on Friday, September 14, 2018, on "The Geopolitics of Energy Transition." This talk was sponsored by the LBJ School’s Global Policy Studies Speaker Series, and was co-sponsored by the Clements and Strauss Centers.

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