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Twenty Years of War: The Global War on Terror, Security Statecraft, and Racial Justice (Class, Race, Global)

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 3:00pm

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In 2001, the Global War on Terror (GWOT) was inaugurated under U.S. leadership. Since then, U.S. Armed Forces have conducted significant operations in at least ten countries and been implicated in military operations and incarceration in dozens more. Several other countries have also waged their own GWOT security-state campaigns. But to what ends? This year, the 20th anniversary of the GWOT is an opportunity for timely, nuanced reflection.

In this webinar, a panel of leading scholars, journalists, and activists take stock of the GWOT era and its widespread consequences. In the U.S. and elsewhere, “homeland security” has intersected with struggles over official Islamophobia, cross-border migration, Indigenous dispossession, and mass incarceration. Join us as Adam Hanieh (University of Exeter), Rachel Herzing (Center for Political Education), writer Richard Seymour, Rozina Ali (New York Times Magazine), and Tejasvi Nagaraja (ILR School) look back on the previous two decades and ahead to the future.

This is the first of two sessions offering expert reflection on the Global War on Terror, hosted by Tejasvi Nagaraja and cosponsored by Cornell’s Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, American Studies Program, and the ILR School. See the second session on December 7.

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Class, Race, Global: An event series sponsored by Cornell’s Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Class, Race, Global brings together scholars, journalists, and activists for dynamic conversations on diverse topics in history and politics. We ask: How do class, race, and global inequalities and struggles intersect with one another? What links can be revealed between “domestic” issues and “foreign” regions? 

The series is part of the Einaudi Center’s inequalities and social justice global research priority. Email ClassRaceGlobal@gmail.com for more information.

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Register here: https://ecornell.cornell.edu/keynotes/overview/K113021/

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ILR School, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, History, Government, American Studies Program, Global Cornell, eCornell

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events@einaudi.cornell.edu

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Scott Beemer

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Adam Hanieh, Rachel Herzing, Richard Seymour, Rozina Ali, and Tejasvi Nagaraja

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https://einaudi.cornell.edu/

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