ASU Events

El Mozote, Then and Now: What the Survivors of Modern Latin America's Worst Massacre Can Teach Us About Violence, Trauma and the Long Aftermath of America’s Wars

February 09, 2024 | Online

Sarah Esther Maslin

2023-24 ASU Future Security Fellow, journalist focusing on Latin America, former Brazil correspondent for The Economist, her articles appear in multiple publications including the Washington Post, The New York Times…

Swift Justice – A Taliban Courtroom in Session

February 15, 2024 | Online

Victor Blue

2023-24 ASU Future Security Fellow, photojournalist and writer focusing on the legacy of armed conflict, his work appears in the New York Times, the New Yorker, and Harper’s Magazine, earned seven Pictures of…

Some People Need Killing: A Memoir of Murder in My Country

February 29, 2024 | Online

Patricia Evangelista

Trauma journalist, former investigative reporter at Rappler in the Philippines, her book Some People Need Killing (Random House) was named one of the 10 best of 2023 by the New York Times, former ASU Future Security…

A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy

March 19, 2024 | Online

Nathan Thrall

Journalist and political analyst, former Director of the Arab Israeli Project at the International Crisis Group, his book A Day in the Life of Abed Salama (Metropolitan Books) was named a best book of 2023 by The New Yorker…

The International Obligation to Counter Genocide Apartheid in Afghanistan

March 28, 2024 | Online

Karima E. Bennoune

Lewis M. Simes Professor of Law at the University of Michigan, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights (2015 to 2021), author of Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here (W.W. Norton 2013), with related TED talk…

Russia in Syria: How Putin Uses the Middle East to Challenge NATO

April 04, 2024 | Online

Jeremy Hodge

Senior Investigator, Zomia Center working on extremism in Syria and Iraq, contributor to Proxy War Today: Case Studies of Conflict in the Middle East (Oxford 2022), his articles appear in Foreign Affairs, The Nation, Le Monde…

Liminal Minorities: Why Some Religious Groups are Targeted for Mass Violence in Muslim Societies

April 25, 2024 | Online

Günes Murat Tezcür

Director, School of Politics and Global Studies, author/editor of The Oxford Handbook of Turkish Politics (Oxford 2022) and Kurds and Yezidis in the Middle East: Shifting Identities, Borders, and the Experience of…

The Face of War: How Anthony Shadid Changed Reporting on Conflict after 9/11

March 02, 2023 | Online

Philip Bennett, ASU Future Security Fellow, is a journalist, documentary film producer and teacher. 

Trauma & Empire: Uprooting Psychiatry from its Colonial Origins

March 15, 2023 | Online

Khameer Kidia, ASU Future Security Fellow, is a writer, anthropologist, and global health physician on the faculty at Brigham & Womenʼs Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Co-sponsored with the Julie Ann Wrigley…