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March 25, 2019
12:15PM to 1:30PM

Looking Inside the Legislature: Interest Groups and Groups of Interest

This is the fifth event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett, a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature.Read more

March 26, 2019
12:15PM to 1:30PM

Religion and the Making of Nigeria

Dr. Olufemi Vaughan is the Alfred Sargent Lee & Mary Ames Lee Professor of Black Studies at Amherst College. He is author and editor of 10 books and over 80 scholarly articles and reviews. In "Religion and the Making of Nigeria," Vaughan examines how Christian, Muslim and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social and ideological frameworks for the construction of contemporary Nigeria.Read more

March 27, 2019
12:15PM to 1:45PM

A Conversation with Royce Brooks, Executive Director of Annie's List

In 2018 Royce Brooks became executive director of Annie's List, an organization started in 2003 to recruit, train and support progressive women running for office at both the state and local levels in Texas. Over the past 15 years, the organization has raised more than $15 million to support these candidates and has helped them win more than 100 races, canvassing, holding training sessions, phone banking and driving voters to the polls. Read more

6:00PM to 8:00PM

Campaigns 101: Campaign + Candidate Bootcamp

 

Eventbrite - Campaigns 101: Campaign + Candidate Bootcamp ... Read more

March 28, 2019
8:30AM to 3:00PM

2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium: Intelligence in Transition

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Intelligence Studies Project Symposium. The event is free and open to the public, however, advance... Read more

12:15PM to 1:30PM

Opening Mexico’s Oil and Gas Industry

Aldo Flores-Quiroga is former deputy secretary of energy for hydrocarbons at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (2016–18), where he led a team of more than 180 government officials to implement the historic opening of Mexico's hydrocarbons sector. He launched an oil exploration strategy and production auctions, helped liberalize Mexico’s markets for refined products and natural gas, helped create strategic inventories for gasoline, diesel and natural gas, and negotiated Mexico's role in the unprecedented OPEC-Non OPEC pact to stabilize oil markets.Read more

April 3, 2019
8:30AM to 1:00PM

Livability for Longevity Symposium 2019

Livability for Longevity Symposium 2019

Policy and Planning for an Age-Friendly Austin

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
8:30 a.m. — 1 p.m.

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs

This event is free and open to the public and hosted by AustinUP, the City of... Read more

April 5, 2019
12:15PM to 1:30PM

Policymaking in Theory and Practice

This special Admitted Students Weekend session of the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series features Austin Smythe (MPAff ‘80), who served as policy director to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) from 2015 to 2019, and before that worked for Ryan over 11 years in a variety of capacities, including as policy director for the House Ways and Means Committee and as staff director for the House Budget Committee (2007–15).Read more

April 8, 2019
12:15PM to 1:30PM

Looking Inside the Legislature: Fast Movers, Stalls and Breakdowns

This is the sixth event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett, a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature. The not-for-credit series is open to LBJ School students and the broader university community.Read more

April 10, 2019
12:15PM to 1:45PM

The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the Clements Center and the University of Texas History Department will welcome Michael Cotey Morgan... Read more

April 18, 2019
12:00PM to 1:00PM

An Informal Conversation with Brian Winter

On Thursday, April 18, the Strauss Center welcomes Brian Winter, editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly and a UT Austin alum, will be on campus to host an informal chat with... Read more

April 22, 2019
12:15PM to 1:30PM

Looking Inside the Legislature: Making a Better Texas or Clinging to the Past?

This is the seventh event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett, a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature.Read more

April 24, 2019
12:15PM to 1:45PM

Brexit: Causes and Consequences

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Amanda Sloat, a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, for a talk on "Brexit: Causes and Consequences" at The University of Texas at Austin.Read more

SRH 3.122
May 6, 2019
12:15PM to 1:30PM

Looking Inside the Legislature: What is the Light at the End of the Tunnel?

This is the final event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett, a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature.Read more

September 20, 2019
5:00PM

2019 LBJ School Alumni Weekend

The LBJ School and LBJ Alumni Board are proud to announce the second annual Alumni Weekend, continuing the tradition of hosting those classes celebrating their 5th, 10th, 15th, etc. reunion. The LBJ School Alumni Weekend reunion takes place one weekend early... Read more