|Talks, panels to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11|
|Wednesday, August 24, 2011|
In a program marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a former member of the federal Department of Homeland Security will speak on Sept. 12 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The free public program will be one of numerous events at UNC and North Carolina State and Duke universities collectively titled “Reflecting on the Tenth Anniversary of September 11, 2001.” The Triangle Institute of Security Studies and the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security organized the events. For events at Duke, visit http://today.duke.edu/2011/08/911roundup. For more information, visit
Arif Alikhan, former assistant secretary for policy development at Homeland Security, will give the Sept. 12 talk at 5 p.m. in UNC’s FedEx Global Education Center, at the corner of Pittsboro and McCauley streets.
“9/11 Ten Years Later: The Impact on Muslims at Home and Abroad” will be the title of
Also on Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Brown Room (4114) of NC State’s Talley Student Center, faculty from UNC, NC State and Duke will participate in another panel discussion, “How Did 9/11 Impact the National Security Establishment?” The center is at 2610 Cates Ave; parking is available nearby in the Reynolds Coliseum deck.
Sponsors of the events are the Triangle Institute for Security Studies, the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, the UNC Global Center and the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy. Co-sponsors include the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies; Duke-UNC Rotary Center for International Studies; NCSU School of Public and International Affairs; and RTI International.
Duke co-sponsors include the Islamic Studies Center; University Middle East Studies Center; Kenan Institute for Ethics; Center for Law, Ethics and National Security and University Center for International Studies.
Carolina co-sponsors include the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations; Carolina Asia Center; Center for European Studies; Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies; African Studies Center; curriculum in peace, war and defense; Muslim Students Association; Asian studies department; and Center for Global Initiatives.
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