Terrorism in History: The Strategic Impact of Terrorism from Sarajevo 1914-9/11

Conference Program

Friday Afternoon, 14 October 2005

  • 1 pm - Bus departs Lord Beaverbrook Hotel for Wu Conference Centre
  • 1-1:30 pm - Registration, Wu Centre Lobby
  • 1:30 pm - Welcoming Remarks
    • John McLaughlin, President, University of New Brunswick
    • Marc Milner, Acting Director, Centre for Conflict Studies, and Chair, Department of History, University of New Brunswick
  • 1:45 pm - Keynote Address: Terrorism in History, Bruce Hoffman (Rand Corporation)
  • 3 pm - Coffee Break
  • 3:30 pm - Panel 1: Terrorism and the World Wars
    • Chair: Peter Kent (University of New Brunswick)
    • Assassination in Sarajevo and the Outbreak of World War One, Keith Wilson (University of Leeds)
    • Terror from the Right: Right-Wing Extremism and the Failure of the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933, Brian E. Crim (Dominican College)
    • Pitfalls of Paramilitarism: the Croix de Feu, PSF, and the French State, 1934-39, Sean Kennedy (University of New Brunswick)
  • 5 pm - Reception, Chancellor's Room, Wu Centre
  • 6:30 pm - Bus Departs for Lord Beaverbrook Hotel

Saturday Morning, 15 October 2005

  • 8:15 am - Bus Departs Lord Beaverbrook Hotel for Wu Centre
  • 8 am - Coffee Available at Wu Centre
  • 8:30 pm - Panel 2: Terrorism and National Liberation - The First Wave
    • Chair: Richard Wiggers (Royal Military College)
    • The Four Great Outbreaks of Global Terror, Mark Sedgwick (American University in Cairo)
    • From Gunmen to Politicians: The IRA and Sinn Fein, 1916-32, Robert White (Indiana/Purdue University)
    • Unintended Architectures: The FLN, Post-Algeria France and the European Union, Kevin Dooley (Monmouth University), Robert A. Saunders (Rutgers University - Newark)
  • 10 am - Coffee Break
  • 10:30 am - Panel 3: Terrorism and National Liberation - The Second Wave
    • Chair: Brent Wilson (University of New Brunswick)
    • Armenian Terrorism: A Reappraisal, Michael Gunter (Tennessee Technological University)
    • The Impact of the Khalistan Movement in India and Canada, Stuart Farson (Simon Fraser University)
    • What is Known and Not Known About Palestinian Intifada, Terrorism: Success Criteria, Richard Chasdi (Wayne State University)
  • 12 noon - Luncheon - Chancellor's Room, Wu Centre
  • 1:15 pm - Panel 4: Endgames: Revolutionaries and Apocalyptics
    • Chair: Marc Milner (University of New Brunswick)
    • Europe's Last Red Terrorists: The Revolutionary Organisation 17 November, George Kassimeris (University of Wolverhampton)
    • Aum Shinrikyo and the WMD Threshold, Gavin Cameron (University of Calgary)
  • 2:30 pm - Coffee Break
  • 3 pm - Panel 5: Responses to Terrorism: Trends and Impacts
    • Religiosity and the Global Resonance of the US War on Terror, Jeffrey Kaplan (University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh)
  • 4:15 pm - Summation - 9/11: Terrorism and the Future Historian, David Charters (University of New Brunswick)
  • 4:45 pm - Bus departs for Lord Beaverbrook Hotel
  • 6 pm - Bus departs Lord Beaverbrook Hotel for Banquet at Kings Landing Historical Settlement