Lecture/Forum

31 Jan 2020

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Voices Unheard: Conflict in Yemen

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
William Pitt Union Room 630, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
FORGE (Facilitating Opportunities for Refugee Growth and Empowerment)

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Hosted by FORGE (Facilitating Opportunities for Refugee Growth and Empowerment)

Contact: 
forgeatpitt@gmail.com

26 Jan 2020

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Rojava Calling

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Posvar Hall 4130, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
The Rojava Solidarity Group, Pittsburgh

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

The Rojava Solidarity Group, Pittsburgh, will host:

"Rojava Calling: First-Hand Perspectives on the October Invasion of Northeastern Syria"

Sunday, January 26th: 11-1pm.

Posvar Hall 4130, University of Pittsburgh

16 Feb 2020

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Malcolm X

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Few of a Kind Store, 4741 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh 15224
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Women’s Assoc. of Pittsburgh (MWAP)

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Malcolm X
February 16th, 3-5pm
Discussion/Presentation: Featuring Khalid Raheem

All are welcome to join at:
Few of a Kind Store
4741 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

facebook.com/MWAofPitt

Contact: 
facebook.com/MWAofPitt

Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five formally known as the Central Park Five

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Gailliot Center, 5th Floor University Commons, Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
The Social Justice Institutes and the Atkins Center for Ethics

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

On April 19, 1989, a young woman in the prime of her life was brutally raped and left for dead in New York City's Central Park. Five boys - four Black and one Latino - were tried and conviceted of the crime in a frenzied case that rocked the city. They became collectively known as "The Central Park Five."

Contact: 
Ryan Scott, Director, Social Justice Institutes: rsscott@carlow.edu, 412.578.2043

24 Oct 2019

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Book Talk The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
2432 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

Book Talk
The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies

Thursday, October 24, 4:30-6 PM
2432 Posvar Hall

How does labor migration facilitate authoritarianism? Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas examines how migration and political power are inextricably linked, identifying the ways through which authoritarian regimes rely on the export of human capital across the Middle East and the Global South. This lecture is free and open to the public.

24 Oct 2019

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The Sacrifice: The Story of Abraham's/Ibrahim's Sacrifice and Its Relevance Today

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
Boyle 156 Seton Hill University
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Seton Hill University School of Humanities, LAC: Liberal Arts Cirriculum

Dr. Younus Mirza
The Bible and the Qur'an: Biblical Figures in the Islamic Tradition

The Sacrifice: The Story of Abraham's/Ibrahim's Sacrifice and Its Relevance Today

How does this story remain relevant within interfaith dialogue today?
How do the "Abrahamic" faiths in Judiasm, Christianity, and Islam
understand this common ancestor of faith? How can we best represent the
theological boundaries among religious groups?

Thursday, October 24, 7PM, Boyle 156
Seton Hill University

03 Oct 2019

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Fruitful Interreligious Dialogue

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:30pm
Africa Room, Student Union, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue with funding from IRUSA

A symposium celebrating the 8th centenary of St. Francis’ encounter with Malik al-Kamil and the 10th anniversary of the Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Africa Room, Student Union, Duquesne University

Keynote:

Kathleen Warren, O.S.F. (author of Daring to Cross the Threshold)

“The Hidden Wisdom of Francis and the Sultan: After 800 Years, Are We Ready for It?”


followed by a panel discussion and a Q & A with

Contact: 
iwuchukwum@duq.edu

03 Oct 2019

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American Foreign Policy After Trump: Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Duquesne University, Rockwell Lecture Hall 3
Sponsored By: 
Co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, the Kelley Endowed Chair in International Relations, and the Political Science Club

American Foreign Policy After Trump: Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities
Event Date: October 3, 2019
Duquesne Political Science Research Series presents

American Foreign Policy After Trump:
Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities

With Dr. Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics from the Department of Political Science at Columbia University.

13 Aug 2019

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Abdi Nor Iftin

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212
Sponsored By: 
Alphabet City

Join us for an evening of reading and discussion celebrating the work of Abdi Nor Iftin. Abdi Nor Iftin’s memoir tells the story of someone who’s desperately trying—against long odds—to make it to the United States and become an American. Abdi was a Somali refugee who fled Kenya for fear of the radical Islamist group In Kenya he got “the luckiest break of his life:” winning the lottery to land on a short list for a U.S. visa. This was his ticket out. But before he could cash in his golden ticket, the police start raiding his neighborhood, targeting refugees.

03 May 2019

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Muslim Voices, A Gathering of Muslim Artists

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
ew of a Kind store (302 1/2 North Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Sponsored By: 
Manifest Creativity

Manifest Creativity is a hub for Muslim writers, artists, creatives and storytellers in all media in the Pittsburgh area. Our mission is to come together as a community, to share and uplift one another's creative work and self-defined narratives.

Contact: 
manifestcreativitypgh@gmail.com

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