Live Panel for Students: The Post-9/11 Generation

Register now for the stay panel on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. Eastern.

Today’s center and highschool college students have been born after Sept. 11, 2001, but they grew up in a world formed by the assaults and their aftermath. What does Sept. 11 imply to the post-9/11 era?

With New York Times journalists and scholar voices, we are going to focus on this query at our particular interactive panel on Sept. 30. The panel will function Yousur Al-Hlou and Biz Herman, who examined how Sept. 11 has been taught in school rooms around the globe, and Kiana Hayeri, who photographed younger Afghans as they skilled the current withdrawal of U.S. troops from their nation. The panel will even discover what the legacy of Sept. 11 means to younger folks as we speak — together with these within the viewers, who’re inspired to submit video questions and reflections which may be performed through the panel.

Prepare for the Panel

Before the panel, academics and college students ought to use the next assets to organize:

A Student Opinion query that asks college students to mirror on what the Sept. 11 assaults and their aftermath imply to them.

A Lesson of the Day based mostly on Kiana Hayeri’s photograph essay documenting the tip of the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan by the eyes of younger Afghans.

A forthcoming Lesson of the Day about how college students around the globe have been taught in regards to the Sept. 11 assaults, based mostly on the work of the panelists Yousur Al-Hlou and Biz Herman.

We additionally provide 10 instructing concepts in regards to the Sept. 11 assaults and a lesson on the causes and penalties of the U.S. warfare in Afghanistan.

Submit Student Videos

We encourage college students to submit brief movies that we could function through the stay panel. Students can submit one or each of two forms of movies:

Questions for the panelists based mostly on their featured items (see above).

Responses to any of the questions in our Student Opinion immediate: 9/11 Happened Before You Were Born. What Does It Mean to You?

Each video ought to be not than 30 seconds. Submit all movies by this kind by Sept. 23 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time.

Get to Know the Panelists

Yousur Al-Hlou is a video journalist for The New York Times, the place she produces, shoots and edits short-form information documentaries. She commonly stories on human rights and girls’s rights within the Middle East, however has spent the previous 12 months masking the coronavirus in New York City and throughout the United States.

Kiana Hayeri is an Iranian-Canadian photographer based mostly in Kabul, Afghanistan. She is a senior TED fellow and an everyday contributor to The Times. In 2020, she obtained the Tim Hetherington Visionary award and was named because the sixth recipient of the James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting. In 2021, Ms. Hayeri obtained the Robert Capa Gold Medal for her photographic collection “Where Prison Is Kind of a Freedom,” documenting the lives of Afghan ladies in Herat Prison.

Biz Herman is a Ph.D. candidate in political science on the University of California, Berkeley; a visiting scholar with the Trauma and Global Mental Health Lab on the New School for Social Research; and a predoctoral analysis fellow with the Human Trafficking Vulnerability Lab. In addition to her tutorial work, Ms. Herman is an Emmy-nominated photojournalist and an everyday contributor to The Times. In 2019, she pitched and co-photographed “The Women of the 116th Congress,” which included portraits of 130 out of 131 ladies members of Congress, shot within the fashion of historic portrait work.

Note: Teachers can register to observe the panel as a category. Students 13 and older within the United States and the United Kingdom, and 16 and older elsewhere, can register to observe the panel on their very own gadget.