IU experts discuss Paris attacks, ‘homegrown’ terrorism threat

The attacks that struck Paris on Friday produced understandable fear among Europeans and Americans, a panel of Indiana University faculty experts said Wednesday. But the widespread response of cracking down on refugees fleeing the violence in Syria is misguided, they said. “We’re looking at homegrown terrorists,” said Elizabeth Dunn, an associate professor of geography and […]

Norway’s Utøya tragedy: Historian to discuss balance between memory and new life

The bombing of Norway’s Government Center and the murder of 69 young people at a Labor Youth League camp in July 2011 shook Norwegian society to its core. Then came a new challenge: How to memorialize the tragedy without letting memory overwhelm hope for the future. Norwegian historian Tor Einar Fagerland has been at the […]