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POSTPONED The New Administration and America's Promise

Mon Feb 22
12:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

While a new administration inspires optimism, it remains important to not fall into complacency. As host of "The Next Four Years" podcast, the Washington Post's Eugene Scott will speak on "An America as Good as Promised," how that looks in the context of a new administration, and what work still needs to be done. This event is part of the 24th annual Barbara Jordan National Forum, Feb. 16–23.

Thu Feb 4
3:15 pm
to Sun Feb 28
6:00 pm

The LBJ School presents Black History Month events to foster meaningful engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion and social justice. Join us for these conversations.

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Thu Feb 25
12:15 pm
Zoom Webinar

On Thursday, Feb. 25, The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project, Global Internet Media and (Dis)Information (GIMI) Cluster, Strauss Center for International Security and Law's Brumley Next Generation Fellows Program, and Clements Center for National Security will host Ms. Nina Jankowicz for a virtual book talk on her recently released book, How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict. The talk will be moderated by Dr. Kiril Avramov, assistant professor in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and associate of the GIMI research initiative for UT-Austin's Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies.

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Mon Mar 1
6:00 pm
Zoom webinars — Registration required

Join the LBJ School for a four-part series on the Latino landscape, unpacking what happened in 2020; demography and what so many people get wrong about destiny; what lies ahead; and the ongoing transformation of what it means to be Latino/a. Session 2: A Deep Dive – Texas & the Latino Electorate, with Chuck Rocha and Cecilia Ballí, moderated by Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, assistant dean for civic engagement and lecturer at the LBJ School.

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Tue Mar 2
11:00 am
Zoom - registration required

On Tuesday, March 2, the Clements Center for National Security and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas will host Gen. David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.), partner with KKR and chairman of KKR, Global Institute and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, for a conversation on U.S. foreign policy and security. Paul Edgar, Clements Center Associate Director, will moderate.

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Tue Mar 2
12:15 pm
Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, March 2, the Strauss Center is pleased to welcome Joy Olson, consultant and former executive director of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), for a virtual talk on "Challenges in U.S./Mexico/Central America Policy at the Beginning of the Biden Administration." This webinar, moderated by Stephanie Leutert, director of the Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative, will discuss the policy challenges faced in the first few months of 2021, how they are being addressed by the Biden administration, and where there is potential for constructive engagement.

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Thu Mar 4
12:15 pm
Zoom - registration required

On March 4, the Clements Center for National Security will host Sarah C. M. Paine, William S. Sims University Professor of History and Grand Strategy in the Strategy & Policy Department of the U.S. Naval War College, for a virtual talk on "Why Russia Lost the Cold War." Please join us on Zoom at 12:15 p.m. CT.

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Thu Mar 4
12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar

Join the LBJ School Graduate Coordinator team to talk about the application process, the different programs we offer, and the student services we provide.

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Thu Mar 11
12:15 pm
Zoom - registration required

On Thursday, March 11, the Clements Center for National Security will host Eli Lake, National Security Journalism Fellow at the Clements Center and Columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, for a virtual talk on "The Case Against the New Noninterventionism." Join us at 12:15 p.m. CT. Virtual doors open at noon.

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Tue Mar 23
12:15 pm
Zoom - registration required

On Tuesday, March 23, the Clements Center for National Security will host Josh Rogin, columnist for the Washington Post, for a book talk on his upcoming release, "Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century." Join us at 12:15 p.m. CT. Virtual doors open at noon.

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