Cultural Event

30 Jan 2016



Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
WPU Ballroom, Pitt Campus
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center

13 Nov 2015


The Holocaust-Genocide Nexus in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Israel and Palestine

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 3:00pm
Anthropology Lounge in Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center

Lea David, Ph.D. ::: Fulbright-Rabin Postdoctoral Fellow

17 Nov 2015


The Lunch Hour: Discussion of Iran and Iranian life if Pittsburgh

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Co-spondored by the University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center

25 Oct 2015


Exploring Compassion Through Interfaith Lenses

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Carlow University AJ Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology in the Atrium 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Turkish Cultural Center, Thomas Merton Center, Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee

The Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition (PAJC is a member) invites you join us for a panel discussion where we will explore the roots of compassion across faith traditions.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Free parking in Carlow garage, entrance on 5th Ave

10 Sep 2015


Gallery Conversation: Arab Women and Traditions in Contemporary Culture

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Carnegie Museum of Art She Who Tells a Story Exhibition Galleries
Sponsored By: 
The Global Studies Center and the Consortium for Educational Resources in Islamic Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Free; seating is limited. RSVP requested


21 Jun 2015


Humanity Day 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, 4100 Bigelow Blvd
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh cordially invites you to the annual Ramadan Interfaith Banquet. Share the Ramadan tradition while celebrating the outstanding Pittsburghers who are helping to cultivate compassion and respect in the fields of medicine, interfaith relations, museum programming and business networking.

Julie Webb,

14 Apr 2015


Islamic Awareness Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5:15pm to 7:30pm
IUP -- Ohio Room, HUB
Sponsored By: 

You are invited to attend the Third Islamic Awareness Day at IUP on Tuesday, April 14th 2015. The theme of this year's event is "The Message of Peace." Main stage activities will include a Quran recitation and various discussions led by IUP faculty and students, as well as an open Q&A session with the audience. Other activities, including a try-the-Hijab booth, will take place alongside the event. The event will conclude with dinner for all and childcare will be provided for any who might need it.

17 Oct 2014


Conflict Kitchen: The Lunch Hour (Palestine) With Laila El-Haddad

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Conflict Kitchen, 221 Schenley Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Please join us for an informal lunch discussion about Palestinian food with Laila El-Haddad, co-author of The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey, and local guests Omar Abuhejleh, owner of Allegro Hearth Bakery and Ziad Adamo, owner of Ali Baba Middle Eastern restaurant.

24 Sep 2014


Fingers of the Noose: Imaging Injustice

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Berger Gallery (207 College Hall), Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research, Duquesne University

Presenter: Professor Andrew Ellis Johnson, Associate Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University

Center Coordinator, Fred Evans, Dept. of Philosophy, at, 396-6507

13 Sep 2014


Turkish Nationality Room at Pitt presents: Neotolia

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus
Sponsored By: 
Turkish Nationality Room Committee, University of Pittsburgh

The Turkish Nationality Room Committee invites you to a concert featuring the group Neotolia on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus. The event will feature a “meet and greet” reception with refreshments at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30 p.m. The proceeds of the concert will help fund the Turkish Room Summer Study Abroad Scholarship. Tickets are $25 per person, $10 for students. Additional donations to the scholarship fund will be gratefully accepted and are tax deductible.

Kyle Bishop


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