Brown Bag Seminar


Why the 15 Hijackers? Understanding
Islamist militancy in Saudi Arabia

February 25, 2009
12:15 - 1:45pm
Heller Building
Room 163

Dr. Thomas Hegghammer
Research Fellow, Initiative on Religion in International Affairs/International Security Program, Harvard University

Seven years after 9/11, what do we know about radical Islamism in Saudi Arabia? Based on extensive fieldwork in the Kingdom and biographies of 800 Saudi militants, this presentation will offer new findings on the causes and dynamics of jihadism in Saudi Arabia.

Please bring your lunch - refreshments will be provided