PIA Holds Tragedy Panel Discussion Today

Posted: September 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Public and International Affairs (PIA) Department holds a panel discussion, “Making Sense of Sept. 11: Terrorism, Democracy, and the Contested Meaning of Liberty,” today from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Harris Theater.

Chip Hauss, a faculty member in the Honors Program in General Education who works with Search for Common Ground (an international conflict resolution and conflict prevention organization), will moderate the discussion. Speakers will address the audience for approximately five minutes each, followed by short responses from several discussants. Speakers and responders scheduled include PIA faculty members Peter Mandaville, Jon Gould, Fran Harbour, Jim Barry, and Hazel McFerson, and Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution professor Richard Rubenstein.

Topics include the international community, civil liberties and issues of hate speech, national security and international ethics, and the intelligence community.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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