BETWEEN ISSUES September 13, 2001
"Responding to Terrorism" Symposium:
Thursday, September 13, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a faculty
symposium on "Responding to Terrorism" from 4 to 5:30 p.m.,
in Irvine Auditorium.
- Brendan O'Leary,
Department of Political Science, focusing on European precedents;
- Arthur Waldron,
Department of History, focusing on international military and diplomatic
- Seth Kreimer, Law
School, focusing on civil liberties;
- Ian Lustick and
Robert Vitalis, Department of Political Science, focusing on Middle
Eastern politics in the international context.
Judith Rodin will moderate the panel.
Questions to be discussed
- How should we,
personally and collectively, respond to the recent tragedies in New
York City and Washington, D.C.?
- What can we do
to prevent future events of this nature?
- Are international
covenants likely to be effective?
- What can we learn
from other countries' experience in dealing with terrorism?
- What are the dangers
to our society of overreaction? Of underreaction?
initial presentations from the panelists, questions will also be taken
from audience members.
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