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Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens to discuss 'Is Islam the Enemy?'

Monday, September 9, 2002 9:23 am

Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, known for his trenchantly witty critiques of hypocrisy and entrenched political power, presents a lecture titled "Is Islam the Enemy?" at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge the talk, sponsored by the psychology department as part of a series of events connected to the observance of the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11.

Brookings Institution analyst to discuss war on terrorism

Monday, September 9, 2002 8:09 am

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.

ACLU president available for interviews in advance of appearance on campus

Tuesday, February 12, 2002 3:36 pm

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.

Expert in psychology of terrorism to speak on the issue

Tuesday, February 5, 2002 3:40 pm

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.

Former national security adviser warns of future terrorist attacks

Friday, December 7, 2001 1:09 pm

"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.

Tahirih Justice Center director speaks

Friday, November 9, 2001 1:32 pm

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.

Democratic House candidate to speak

Thursday, November 8, 2001 2:01 pm

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.

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:56 pm

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.

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

Thursday, October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, October 10, 2001 10:48 am

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.

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