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The Ethos of Public Service

The Ethos of Public Service

Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM | Blanton Auditorium

The Clements Center, Intelligence Studies Project, and the Strauss Center welcomed John Brennan for a public talk on the Ethos of Public Service. Mr. Brennan currently serves as a Distinguished Non-Resident Scholar at UT Austin and Senior Advisor to ISP, and was formerly the Director of the CIA.

Richard Nixon: The Life

Richard Nixon: The Life

Journalist and Author
Tuesday, Nov 07, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | CLA 1.302B

The Clements Center hosted journalist and author John Farrell, who spoke on his new book Richard Nixon: The Life (Doubleday 2017). This event was part of our series on "The American Presidency."

Discussion on "Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam"

Discussion on "Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam"

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 | 5:00-6:30 PM | AT&T Conference Center, Room 203

The Clements Center welcomed author Mark Bowden to speak on his new book Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam (Atlantic 2017). Mark Bowden is the author of thirteen books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down. He was joined in discussion by UT Professor of History Mark Lawrence and LBJ Professor of Ethical Leadership Howard Prince, who is a veteran of the Vietnam War and fought in the Battle of Hue. This event was co-sponsored by the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Student Veterans Association. 

The Crisis of World Order: A British Perspective

The Crisis of World Order: A British Perspective

King's College London
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Jamail Room (MAI 212)

The Clements Center hosted King's College London Professor John Bew for a talk on "The Crisis of World Order: A British Perspective." This talk was co-sponsored by the British Studies Department.

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office

Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Jamail Room (MAI 212)

The Clements Center hosted Prof. Jeremi Suri to speak on his new book The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office. Prof. Suri is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, teaching in both the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the College of Liberal Arts History Department. This event was co-hosted by the Strauss Center and co-sponsored by the LBJ School and History Department.

Undergraduate Certificate in Security Studies

Undergraduate Certificate in Security Studies

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Texas Governors Room

On Tuesday, October 17th the Clements Center hosted an information session on our Undergraduate Certificate in Security Studies. Program Manager Alex Foggett discussed the certificate requirements and answer any questions from students. 

2017 Texas National Security Forum

2017 Texas National Security Forum

Alliances and Partnerships in American National Security
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 4: 30 PM | Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

The Clements Center, Strauss Center, and Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project are pleased to announce our fourth annual Texas National Security Forum "Alliances and Partnerships in American National Security."

Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security

Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security

George Washington University
Thursday, Oct 05, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Eastwoods Room (UNB 2.102)

The Clements Center hosted political historian Dr. Matthew Dallek, who spoke on his new book Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security (Oxford, 2016). 

Maymester in London Info Session

Maymester in London Info Session

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00-5:30 PM | CLA 1.302E

The Clements Center staff hosted an information session to discuss the application process, course syllabus, and program agenda for the 2018 London Maymester program. The deadline to apply for the Maymester program is November 1st at midnight. 

Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with Iran and North Korea: Some Relevant Lessons from the Past

Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with Iran and North Korea: Some Relevant Lessons from the Past

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 | 12:15-1:30 PM | SRH 3.122

The Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project and Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project hosted John A. Lauder, a retired senior CIA official. 

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