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Past Events

The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush

The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush

LBJ Foundation
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Jamail Room (MAI 212)

The Clements Center hosted a talk with Mark Updegrove, President and Chief Executive of the LBJ Foundation, on his new book The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush (Harper 2017). This event was part of our series on the American Presidency and was co-sponsored by the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. 

A Conversation on Leadership

A Conversation on Leadership

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 | 12:15-1:45 PM | Bass Lecture Hall

On Thursday, February 15, the Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project welcomed University Distinguished Scholar and former CIA Director John O. Brennan for a panel on public service leadership with Admiral Bobby Inman, Chancellor William McRaven and the Honorable Julian Castro.

How to Get an Internship

How to Get an Internship

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 | 4:30-6:00 PM | CLA 1.302B

On Monday, February 12th , the Clements Center hosted a professional development workshop on 'How to Get an Internship.' We convened a panel of experienced professionals to provide tips and strategies to students for applying to summer internships in the fields of national security, international relations, and foreign policy. 

The North Korea Crisis and American Grand Strategy in Asia

The North Korea Crisis and American Grand Strategy in Asia

Former Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council
Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Jamail Room (MAI 212)

The Clements Center hosted Michael Green on Thursday, February 8th for a talk on the topic of “The North Korea Crisis and American Grand Strategy in Asia." Dr. Green is the former Senior Director for Asia at the National Security Council. 

U.S. Intelligence Since 9/11: Where It's Been, Where It's Going

U.S. Intelligence Since 9/11: Where It's Been, Where It's Going

Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 | 5:15-6:30 PM | Bass Lecture Hall

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the Intelligence Studies Project, Clements Center, and Strauss Center hosted Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, who delivered remarks on the U.S. intelligence community, its recent history and future challenges.   

Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy

Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy

Texas State University
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 | 12:30-2:00 PM | CLA 1.302B

The Clements Center hosted Ionut Popescu on Tuesday, January 30th, for a talk on his new book Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy. Ionut is a former Clements Center Postdoctoral Fellow and currently is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas State University. 

The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

Council on Foreign Relations
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 | 12:15-1:30 PM | Texas Eastwoods Room

The Clements Centered hosted Max Boot for a talk on his new book The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. Mr. Boot is the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. 

The Death of Expertise: The Risk to American Security and Democracy

The Death of Expertise: The Risk to American Security and Democracy

U.S. Naval War College
Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Jamail Room (MAI 212)

The Clements Center hosted Tom Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, for a talk on his recent book The Death of Expertise (Oxford 2017). 

When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

Southern Methodist University
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | Jamail Room (MAI 212)

The Clements Center hosted a book talk with Jeffrey Engel on his new book When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. Jeffrey Engel is an American history scholar and director of the Center for Presidential History at SMU. This event was part of our series on the American Presidency and was co-sponsored by the UT Department of History.

Professional Development Workshop: Networking and Mentorship

Professional Development Workshop: Networking and Mentorship

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 | 12:30-2:00 PM | CLA 1.302E

 

As part of the Clements Center’s mission to prepare students for careers in public service, we are pleased to begin a series of Professional Development workshops during the 2017-2018 Academic Year. On Tuesday, November 28th, we hosted a workshop on networking and mentorship featuring Clements Center Associate Director Paul D. Miller, Director of the Intelligence Studies Project Steve Slick, and VETTED Founder Michael Sarraille. 

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