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Monday

September 9, 2002 8:09 am

Brookings Institution analyst to discuss war on terrorism

Michael O’Hanlon, a senior fellow in the foreign policy studies program at the Brookings Institution, offers a review of the year’s progress in the U.S. war against terrorism at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is welcome to attend the lecture free of charge.

Tuesday

February 12, 2002 3:36 pm

ACLU president available for interviews in advance of appearance on campus

In an event of statewide significance, Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Chapel.

Tuesday

February 5, 2002 3:40 pm

Expert in psychology of terrorism to speak on the issue

Martha Crenshaw, a nationally recognized expert in the psychology of terrorism, will discuss the issue at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Friday

December 7, 2001 1:09 pm

Former national security adviser warns of future terrorist attacks

“There are no ethical limits to the weapons that will be used against us,” former national security adviser Leon Fuerth said during his presentation titled “Attacks on America” at a president’s breakfast seminar in Muskie Archives Dec. 7.

Friday

November 9, 2001 1:32 pm

Tahirih Justice Center director speaks

Layli Miller, who argued a landmark legal case establishing female genital mutilation (FGM) as a basis for U.S. asylum, discusses violence against women Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Thursday

November 8, 2001 2:01 pm

Democratic House candidate to speak

Democratic Congressional candidate David Costello presents a lecture titled “Afghanistan After the Taliban: Lessons Learned from International Interventions in Cambodia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo” Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Hirasawa Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

October 25, 2001 1:56 pm

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

Three Bates College historians and an anthropologist will lead a discussion of the Sept. 11 attacks and consider the tragedy’s aftermath in a forum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

Bates professor says fear causes silence of eminent Muslim scholars on attacks

A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates.

Wednesday

October 10, 2001 10:48 am

News media advisory — Bates professor says eminent imams silence based on fear

A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington D.C. killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates College.

Monday

October 1, 2001 8:41 am

Renowned peace activist to speak

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Elise Bjorn-Hansen Boulding will discuss how the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks might affect prospects for world peace in a lecture at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall at Bates.