Conference/Workshop

29 Oct 2015

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Eighth Annual ASMEA Conference

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 9:45pm to Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 9:45pm
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel • Washington, D.C.
Sponsored By: 
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

The 2015 conference will feature:
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Prof. Samir Khalil Samir, SJ, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome on "The Fate of Middle East Christians."
SPECIAL REMARKS: H.E. Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States

Contact: 
202.429.8860 or info@asmeascholars.org.

16 Oct 2015

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The Geographical Frontiers of Persian Learning

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm
University of California, Los Angeles
Sponsored By: 
Nile Green, University of California, Los Angeles

As a lingua franca promoted by multi-ethnic and multi-religious states and expanded further by education and commerce, Persian had reached the zenith of its geographical and social reach by the eighteenth century. In the course of the nineteenth century, it was rapidly undermined by the rise of new imperial and vernacular languages.

Contact: 
phone number: +1 (310) 206 8552 email: c1718cs@humnet.ucla.edu

03 Oct 2015

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Media Relations Workshop: Promoting Accurate Representation of Muslims

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 9:00am
MCCGP 233 Seaman Ln, Monroeville, PA 15146
Sponsored By: 
Council on American Islamic Relations - Pittsburgh

Join us to learn how to effectively communicate with the media in a way that represents the positive presence of Muslims in US society! This workshop will benefit all in a position to be interviewed by the media, or to contribute to the media (TV, Radio, Print, Web, Wire Services) as officials or as individual community members who have a voice that they want to be heard.

-Identifying opportunities
-Do’s & Don’ts
-Key players
-Effectively presenting issues
-Understanding journalists
-Special techniques

Contact: 
info@pittsburgh.cair.com

22 May 2016

pittadmin

Nature and Environment in the Sacred Texts of World Religions

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:00am to Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
Nazareth College, Rochester, NY in Otto Shults Community Center
Sponsored By: 
Nazareth College, Brian and Jean Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue in collaboration with the Department of Religious Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

The industrial revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, abuse of power and human greed, and continuing population explosion in many countries have all contributed to an environmental crisis that threatens the sustainability of life on planet earth as we know it. Our reliance on fossil fuels, our creation of immense quantities of waste products, and our destruction of natural resources to fuel our consumer economies have led to global warming, a reduction in biodiversity and a serious threat to long-term environmental sustainability.

Contact: 
585-389-2963

08 Apr 2015

pittadmin

Countering Violent Extremism in the US and the EU

Thursday, April 9, 2015 (All day) to Friday, April 10, 2015 (All day)
Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
European Union, Graduate School for Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for Security Studies, Global Studies Center, and Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

April 9-10, 2015

15th Annual Policy Conference

Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Faculty Organizer: Prof. Michael Kenney (GSPIA)

*Registration is required. To register, please visit: tinyurl.com/kxteapk

Contact: 
European Union Studies Center of Excellence, University of Pittsburgh

14 Nov 2014

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The 2014 Palestine Center Annual Conference: "From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian Struggle"

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 8:00am to 5:30pm
The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW | Washington, DC 20037
Sponsored By: 
The Jerusalem Center

Join us for the 2014 Annual Conference at the Palestine Center, entitled "From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian Struggle," featuring distinguished panelists Rochelle Davis, Michael R. Fischbach, Matthew A. Reynolds, Bill Fletcher, Philip Farah, Ramah Kudaimi, Henry Siegman, Ian Lustick, Khaled Elgindy, Thomas Abowd, Issam Nassar and Diana Buttu.

The 2014 Palestine Center Annual Conference
"From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian Struggle"
14 November 2014

Schedule of Events
*Panelists may be added.

Contact: 
info@thejerusalemfund.org

28 Oct 2014

ameiadmin

OASIS: Growing Business Between the U.S. and the Middle East is a high-level

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (All day)
Fairmont Hotel, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
American Middle East Institute

American Middle East Institute's 7th Annual Business Conference: OASIS - Growing Business Between the U.S. and the Middle East

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Fairmont Hotel, Pittsburgh
8 am - Registration
9 am - 2:30 pm - Program

Contact: 
412.995.0076

24 Sep 2014

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Who is Jesus to Muslims? Who is Muhammad to Christians?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Power Center Ballroom,512 Power Center 600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University

2014 Symposium on Interreligious Dialogue

Speakers:

Sayyidna Isa; Jesus in the Eyes of a Muslim
Ifan A. Omar, Associate Professor of Theology, Marquette University

Who is Muhammed to Christians?
Nelly van Doorn-Harder
Professor of Islamic Studies
Wake Forest University

Free to all students with ID and to Duquesne University Faculty and Staff
Registration is required for general public at www.duq.edu/theology/cmdc
Registration fee: $15

Contact: 
Dr. Marinus Iwuchukwu, cmdc@liveduq.onmicrosoft.com, 412 396.1014

CERIS Book Discussion for Educators: Paradise Beneath Her Feet How Women Are Transforming the Middle East

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
4217 Wesley W Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
CERIS

K- 16 educators and librarians are welcome to join CERIS member faculty for a discussion about the book Paradise Beneath Her Feet
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East by Isobel Coleman.

We are fortunate to have Dr. Michael McKale, Professor of Religious Studies, Director of the Institute for Ethics, Saint Francis University.

Please contact Elaine Linn at eel58@pitt.edu for a free book and to reserve a spot at the table. A light dinner is included.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

03 Mar 2013

pittadmin

Turkey's Regional and Global Impact: From Kopru (Bridge) to Merkez (Center)

Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 5:45pm
University of Kansas
Sponsored By: 
University of Kansas

The conference on Turkey's Regional and Global Impact: From Kopru (Bridge) to Merkez (Center) has put out a call for papers. The conference will address Turkey's evolving role in regional and global affairs, its impact and foreign policy in relation to the Middle Eastern nations, and its relations with Russia, the EU/Europe, China and the US. Paper proposals are due December 1, 2013 and should be sent to crees@ku.edu. The conference will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the University of Kansas.

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