Conference/Workshop

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

duqadmin

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.

15 Nov 2013

pittadmin

Muslims in a Global Context: Indonesia, Malaysia, Phillipines, Myanmar

Friday, November 15, 2013 - 5:00pm to Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 12:00pm
Sennott Square, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Sponsored by: University of Pittsburgh's Global Studies Center and Political Science Department and Carnegie Mellon University's Office of the Provost and Division of Student Affairs

Free and open to the public (we ask that your register at link below)

entative Schedule (Updated on 11/3/2013)

Friday, November 15, 2013 5:00 pm- 8:45 pm
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm Introductions
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Azlan Tajuddin - "Historical Overview of the Region"
7:00 pm - 7:15 pm Break
7:15 pm - 8:45 pm Siddharth Chandra - "Views from the East and West"

Contact: 
dristas@pitt.edu

07 Nov 2013

pittadmin

Legacies of the Future: The Life and Work of Edward Said

Thursday, November 7, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, November 9, 2013 (All day)
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored By: 
Sponsored by: boundary 2, University Honors College, Humanities Center, Department of English, and Professors Jonathan Arac, Lynn Emmanuel, and RA Judy

Thursday, November 7
Humanities Center, 602 CL
4:00-6:00 p.m. - Lecture:
Joseph N. Cleary, Professor of English, Yale University, “The History of the Novel and Empire in the Works of Edward Said and Georg Lukács”

Friday, November 8, English Department, 501 CL
2:00-3:30 p.m. - Lecture:Aamir Mufti, Professor of Comparative Literature, UCLA, “The Late Style of Bandung Humanism”
4:00-6:00 p.m. – Reading:Nuruddin Farah, Distinguished Professor of Literature, Bard College, Reading from his recent fiction and taking questions

Contact: 
Hummanities Office humctr@pitt.edu, (412) 624-8519

01 Nov 2013

pittadmin

Indonesia Focus 2013 "Beyond Physical Capital: The Role of Human and Social Capital in Indonesia Economic Growth"

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 9:00am to Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 6:00pm
William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
ASIRPA, Indonesian Students Association

ASIRPA in collaboration with the Indonesian Student Association in Pittsburgh currently organize an annual interdisciplinary conference called Indonesia Focus 2013, November 1-2, 2013, at the William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. The theme for this year is "Beyond Physical Capital: The Role of Human and Social Capital in Indonesia Economic Growth." We cordially invite you to join this conference. It's a FREE registration.

Contact: 
indonesiafocus@asirpa.org

21 Nov 2013

pittadmin

Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa 6th Annual Conference: Tides of Change: Looking Back and Forging Ahead in the Middle East and Africa

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 8:00am to Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 6:00pm
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC
Sponsored By: 
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa is holding their sixth annual conference entitled Tides of Change: Looking Back and Forging Ahead in the Middle East and Africa on November 21-23, 2013 at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC. The keynote address will be given by Michael Young from the Daily Star, Beirut and opening remarks will be given by the Qatari ambassador, H.E. Mohamed bin Abdulla Al-Rumaihi. There will be roundtable discussions and paper presentations as well.

Contact: 
info@asmeascholars.org

World on Trial: 2004 French Headscarf Law Teacher's Workshop

Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
114 Katz Building, University Park, PA
Sponsored By: 
The Center for Global Studies at Penn State

Registration is now open for Penn State's Center for Global Studies Teacher’s Workshop:

World on Trial: 2004 French Headscarf Law
Saturday, November 9, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
114 Katz Building
Penn State University
University Park, PA

Contact: 
Sarah Lyall-Combs

Securing Egypt's Future

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Institute

Middle East Institute Host one day conference
The Middle East Institute is hosting a an all-day conference titled “Securing Egypt’s Future.” The event brings together a range of Egyptian and American voices to examine recent political, social, and economic developments with the aim of providing recommendations and solutions for securing a more stable, prosperous, inclusive, and democratic Egypt.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Please note that the conference is divided into morning and afternoon sessions, which require separate registration.

Morning Session

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