Thursday September 9th, 2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
September 11, 2001 - 2021: Reflections 20 years after the attacks
M. Nazif Mohib Shahrani
M. Nazif Mohib Shahrani is Professor of Anthropology, Central Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, has served two terms as Chairman of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and Director of the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program at IU. Shahrani is an Afghan-American anthropologist with extensive field research in Afghanistan, and has studied Afghan refugee communities in Pakistan & Turkey. Since 1992 he has also conducted field research in post-Soviet Muslim republics of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. He is interested in the impact of Islam on social life, institutional dynamics and political culture of Muslims, Islamist movements, problems of statefailure, role of nationalism in the social fragmentation of multi-ethnic nation-states, and the political economy of international assistance to postcolonial failing states and its consequences.
The Hutton Honors College, under the auspices of its "Many Worlds, One Globe" initiative, offers a series of round-table conversations led by special guest speakers revolving around the historical, political, social and cultural aspects set in motion by the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Each speaker will focus on different topics related to the tragic events in New York City, Washington DC and Pennsylvania, in order to focus on local effects and global dynamics surrounding policies and decisions driven by September 11, as well as to analyze the complex and diverse geo-political realities involved.
For those who would like to attend via Zoom, register at this link: https://iu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpduGqrzMtHtIxaCijrxmNS4Vdv3FsGXsM
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