The Afghanistan Wars

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March 18, 2022 to March 19, 2022
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Military History, Middle East History / Studies, World History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

The TCU Department of History announces the 2022 LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Symposium on War, Conflict, and Society:

The Afghanistan Wars

March 18-19, 2022

All events held at the Dee J. Kelly Alumni and Visitors Center, 2820 Stadium Drive Fort Worth, TX 76129 (visitors' parking available adjacent to the visitors' center)


Keynote Address on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 7 pm by Elliott Woods, co-creator and host of the Third Squad Podcast

Dessert reception and book signing immediately following


Panel Sessions on Saturday, March 19, 2022 beginning with a breakfast at 8 am


Wars in and for Afghanistan

Anand Gopal, Arizona State University

Elisabeth Leake, University of Leeds 

Brandon Marsh, Bridgewater College

Wesley Morgan, Freelance Journalist


Historians and Military Service

Gregory A. Daddis, San Diego State University

Stephanie Erwin, U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College

Mark Folse, U.S. Army Center for Military History


The Costs of War

Muska Daskageer, American University of Afghanistan

Kyleanne Hunter, U.S. Air Force Academy

Lauren Katzenberg, The New York Times

David Kieran, Washington and Jefferson College


Free and open to the public. Registration required here

Contact Info: 

Kara Dixon Vuic

LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in 20th-Century America

TCU Department of History 

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