Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Teaching 9/11 and the War on Terrorism

Teaching 9/11 and the War on Terrorism

Date : Sat., October 15, 2005 to Sun., October 16, 2005 Category : Butcher History Institute

Teaching 9/11 and the War on Terrorism Summary by Trudy Kuehner


Topics and Speakers

Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis

10/15/2005 - 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
David Eisenhower

Co-Chair - Madeleine and W.W. Keen Butcher History Institute

Terrorism in Historical and Comparative Perspective

10/15/2005 - 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Michael Radu

Co-Chair - Center for the Study of Terrorism

Related Article(s):

What College Students Learn About Terrorism: A Case Study of IR Textbooks

Understanding Terror Networks

10/15/2005 - 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
Marc Sageman

Senior Fellow

Understanding Jihadism

10/15/2005 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Mary Habeck

SAIS, John Hopkins University

The Question of Homeland Security

10/15/2005 - 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Stephen Gale

Co-Chair - Center for the Study of Terrorism

Technology and Terrorism

10/15/2005 - 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM
Lawrence Husick

Senior Fellow

What's Iraq Got To Do With It?

10/15/2005 - 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM

What Every Student Should Know About the War on Terrorism

10/15/2005 - 11:15 AM to 12:15 AM
Edward A. Turzanski

Senior Fellow

Related Article(s):

Teaching About the War on Terrorism

Final Thoughts for Your Classroom

10/15/2005 - 12:15 PM to 12:30 PM
Paul Dickler

Senior Fellow

Neshaminy High School

What Participants Receive:

Social studies and history teachers, as well as curriculum supervisors, are invited to apply for participation in the History Institute. Forty participants will be selected to receive:

  • free room and board;
  • assistance in designing curriculum and special projects based on the History Institute;
  • stipends of $250 in exchange for curriculum units based on the History Institute, plus a representative selection of student work;
  • partial travel reimbursements (up to $250) for participants outside the vicinity of the conference center;
  • subscription to Orbis, FPRI’s journal of world affairs; E-Notes, FPRI’s weekly bulletin; and Footnotes, FPRI’s bulletin for high school teachers.
  • For a nominal tuition fee, graduate credit for participation in the History Institute is available through Carthage College.


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