The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: "Pax Americana?"


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls and Zoom

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Second in a series of three conversations.

In what ways are current world crises—racial injustice, mass migration, inequality, and inadequate responses to the global pandemic—connected to the climate of conflict that worsened after September 11?

Elizabeth Hurd

Featured speaker Professor Elizabeth Hurd is the Crown Chair in Middle East Studies at Northwestern University and the author of Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

This conversation is part of “The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Changing the Climate of Conflict,” a series of policy discussions. This series is presented by the Keough School of Global Affairs and its Ansari Institute, and co-sponsored by the Keough School’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

Photo: “Tribute” by DeShaun Craddock is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.


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Ray Offenheiser
William J. Pulte Director, Pulte Institute for Global Development
Liu Institute Faculty Fellow


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Atalia Omer
Professor of Religion, Conflict, and Peace Studies
Keough School of Global Affairs

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