Oct 2017

23 Sep 2017

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Islamic Pyrography

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
Few of a Kind Store/ Community Gallery

Umar Abdul-Ghaffar is a local Muslim artist who creates one-of-a-kind pyrography art with an Islamic message. Pyrography literally means "fire writing" in the original Greek. A collection of both functional and decorative items works will be on view at the Community Gallery. Join us to celebrate an Islamic twist on the art of decorating wood with a painted metal tool and heat!

29 Sep 2017

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Festival of Friendshp

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig Street

Our theme for the 2017 Convivium Festival is the same one chosen for the 2017 Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples.

03 Oct 2017

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Five Broken Cameras

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Barco Law Building, University of PIttsburgh, Room 107
Sponsored By: 
Student For Justice in Palestine

Beginning in 2005, Palestinian Emad Burnet records his village's resistance to the encroachment of Israeli settlements.
Release date: May 30, 2012 (New York City)
Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi
Cast: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, MORE
Editors: Guy Davidi, Véronique Lagoarde-Ségot
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
Producers: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi, Christine Camdessus, Serge Gordey

Contact: 
sjppitt1948@gmail.com

09 Oct 2017

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American Middle East Institute's Transformational Technologies Conference: Changing Lives & Markets

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:00pm
Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
American Middle East Institute

​Celebrating our 10th annual business conference in Pittsburgh, showcasing​ a survey of life-changing technologies, and welcoming dignitaries and decision makers from the Middle East & North Africa for business, investment, and educational opportunities.

DAY 1 - MONDAY, ​OCTOBER 9, 2017

9AM - Business Conference
Fairmont Ballroom - Downtown Pittsburgh

DAY 2 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 , 2017

Private site visits to view path-breaking technologies
(Dignitaries, Sponsors & VIP Ticket Registrants)

TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10, 2017

Contact: 
mwagley@americanmei.org or 412-995-0076

11 Oct 2017

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Novel Ideas: International Day of the Girl

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
YWCA Pittsburgh

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

11 Oct 2017

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Supporting Muslim Students

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue and Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh

Professors Laura Mahalingappa, Terri Rodriguez, and Nihat Polat will discuss and sign their newly published book, Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today’s Classrooms (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Copies of the book will be available for a discounted price.

Contact: 
ccmd@duq.edu

13 Oct 2017

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Europe's Muslim Question?

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (all available online)
Sponsored By: 
European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, CERIS

October 13th, 2017
9 am - 5 pm
4130 Posvar Hall

In this one-day symposium, invited scholars will discuss the “Muslim Question” in contemporary Europe. Since 9/11, European public debates have increasingly casted local Muslim populations not only as a security threat, but also in opposition to the secular and liberal values considered foundational for a European identity.

Contact: 
Allyson Delnore, delnore@pitt.edu

19 Oct 2017

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Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference - The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Sponsored By: 
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

Register now for the Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference, The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Mr. Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

SPECIAL REMARKS: High Ranking Members of the Diplomatic Corps

Contact: 
202-429-8860 or info@asmeascholars.org

27 Oct 2017

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CERIS Book Discussion: EXIT WEST

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Seton Hill University
Sponsored By: 
Sponsored by the Consortium for Educational Resources www.cerisnet and the Center for Christian – Islamic Dialogue, Duquesne Unveristy and Seton Hill University

This reading group gathers educators to discuss works to expand knowledge on the broad subject of Islamic Studies. Fall 2017 discussion at Seton Hill University in Greensburg PA on October 27th. You can also participate via Internet.

Contact: 
Fran Leap, leap@setonhill.edu