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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.

“Strategic Stability” in Two Nuclear Posture Reviews

“Strategic Stability” in Two Nuclear Posture Reviews

Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Sharon Weiner, Associate Professor at the School of International Service, American University, for a talk on "'Strategic Stability' in Two Nuclear Posture Reviews" at the University of Texas at Austin.

Intelligence Reform: What Worked and Where To Go From Here

Intelligence Reform: What Worked and Where To Go From Here

Director of the Program on American Citizenship and Resident Scholar Strategic Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 | 5:15 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Monday, January 30, 2019, the Clements Center and the Alexander Hamilton Society will host Gary Schmitt, Director of the Program on American Citizenship and Resident Scholar Strategic Studies at American Enterprise Institute and J. Paul Pope, Senior Fellow of the Intelligence Studies Project, for a conversation on "Intelligence Reform: What Worked and Where To Go From Here."

Putin's Russia: Implications for US-Russia Relations

Putin's Russia: Implications for US-Russia Relations

Senior National Security Fellow, The Clements Center and former CEO and President, The US - Russia Foundation (USRF)
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.124, The LBJ School

On February 12, 2018, the Clements Center will welcome Mark Pomar, the Clements Center's Senior National Security Fellow and former CEO and President of the US - Russia Foundation (USRF), for a talk on "Putin's Russia: Implications for US-Russia Relations." 

How To Read, Write, and Study More Effectively

How To Read, Write, and Study More Effectively

Professional Development Workshop
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:00 pm | RLP 1.302E

Thinking about mid-terms? Starting a research assignment? Join the Clements Center for National Security for an open discussion on techniques to read, write, and study more efficiently. This workshop will be hosted by Dr. Alexandra Evans, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas and former Ernest May Fellow in History & Policy with the Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. This event is open to all UT students and refreshments will be provided.

Was George Washington a Strategic Genius?

Was George Washington a Strategic Genius?

Columnist, Task & Purpose; Military history columnist, New York Times Book Review
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On February 21, 2019, the Clements and Strauss Centers will welcome Thomas E. Ricks, Columnist for Task & Purpose and Military history columnist for the New York Times Book Review, for a talk "Was George Washington a Strategic Genius?" at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Countering Authoritarian Interference in Democracies: A Bipartisan Approach

Countering Authoritarian Interference in Democracies: A Bipartisan Approach

The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Jamie Fly, Senior Fellow and Director of the Future of Geopolitics and Asia programs at The German Marshall Fund, and Laura Rosenberger, Director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy and a senior fellow at The German Marshall Fund for a talk on "Countering Authoritarian Interference in Democracies: A Bipartisan Approach" at the University of Texas at Austin.

Why Ike Matters: America and the World in the 1950s

Why Ike Matters: America and the World in the 1950s

William W. Corcoran Professor of History, University of Virginia
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.124, The LBJ School

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome William Hitchcock, Professor of History at the University of Virginia, for a talk on "Why Ike Matters: America and the World in the 1950s" at the University of Texas at Austin.

Empire of Dominoes:  Britain, Southeast Asian Anticommunism and U.S. Hegemony

Empire of Dominoes: Britain, Southeast Asian Anticommunism and U.S. Hegemony

Assistant Professor of History, Nanyang Technological University
Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On March 5, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Wen-Qing Ngoei, Assistant Professor of History at Nanyang Technological University, for a talk on "Empire of Dominoes: Britain, Southeast Asian Anticommunism and U.S. Hegemony" at the University of Texas at Austin.

The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

Senior Fellow, United States Studies Centre, The University of Sydney
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | SRH 3.122, The LBJ School

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Charles Edel, Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, for a conversation on his upcoming publication written with Hal Brands, The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order.  

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