Lecture/Forum

12 Nov 2014

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Alison Weir, President of If Americans Knew (IAK) to present

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
O'Hara Dining Room, University of Pittsburgh, 4024 Ohara St Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Students for Justice in Palestine, University of Pittsburgh

Alison Weir is an American journalist. She is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization If Americans Knew (IAK) and president of another US-based non-profit, the Council for the National Interest (CNI). Both organizations are concerned with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Alison Weir will discuss her new book, "Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel" at three events at the University of Pittsburgh

11 Nov 2014

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Alison Weir, President of If Americans Knew (IAK) to present

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
O'Hara Dining Room, University of Pittsburgh, 4024 Ohara St Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Students for Justice in Palestine, University of Pittsburgh

Alison Weir is an American journalist. She is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization If Americans Knew (IAK) and president of another US-based non-profit, the Council for the National Interest (CNI). Both organizations are concerned with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Alison Weir will discuss her new book, "Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel" at three events at the University of Pittsburgh

11 Nov 2014

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Muslim Convert Panel

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, Dining Room A
Sponsored By: 
Pitt MSA
Contact: 
pittmsa@gmail.com

28 Sep 2014

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The Gaza War and its Historical Context

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh 605 Morewood Avenue, Shadyside
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee, the Thomas Merton, CERIS

Dr. Nahida Gordon
and Ahmed Arafat
A panel discussion.

Dr. Gordon is Professor Emerita at Case-Western Reserve University, a steering committee
member of the Israel/Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA),
and pre-1948 native of Jerusalem. She has been a guest on Democracy Now.

Pittsburgh resident Ahmed Arafat was born and raised in Gaza by refugee parents.
He will relate the personal stories of his family’s life in Gaza.

Contact: 
ceris@gmail.com

14 Sep 2014

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Building Interfaith Neighborhoods

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
St. Mary of the Mount's Sullivan Hall at 115 Bigham Street in Mount Washington
Sponsored By: 
Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition

Dr. Lucinda Mosher, director of the interfaith chaplaincy program at Hartford Seminary will speak on "Building Interfaith Neighborhoods"
Admission is free of charge.

People of all faiths encouraged to attend.
Event is sponsored by the new grassroots organization, "Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition", a new grassroots organization seeking to convene our region's diverse faith communities.

Contact: 
gpicharmony@gmail.com

28 Oct 2014

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American Middle East Institute Presents an Evening with General David H. Petraeus

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:45pm
Carnegie Music Hall - Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
American Middle East Institute

General Petraeus' lecture is the culminating event of AMEI's 7th Annual Business Conference, OASIS: Growing Business Between the U.S. and the Middle East.

General David H. Petraeus, U.S. Army retiree, academic professor and chairman of KKR Global Institute will speak at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland at 8 p.m., as the culminating event of AMEI's 7th Annual Business Conference.

Tickets prices are $65 for the first floor, $45 for the first balcony and $25 for the second balcony.

Contact: 
412.995.0076

10 Sep 2014

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-- Performing Social Forgetting in a Post-Conflict Landscape: The Case of Cyprus

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
3106 Posvar Hall, Anthropology Lounge
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian and East European Studies

-- Performing Social Forgetting in a Post-Conflict Landscape: The Case of Cyprus

07 Apr 2014

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Rethinking the Yugoslav Wars and the International Criminal Tribunal (ICTY)

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

Robert J. Donia is a leading historian of Bosnia & Herzegovina (Islam under the Double Eagle: The Muslims of Bosnia-Herzegovina 1878­1914 [1981]; Bosnia & Hercegovina: A Tradition Betrayed [with John Fine, 1994], Sarajevo: A Biography [2006]) and was a frequent expert witness for the Office of the Prosecutor in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

13 Apr 2014

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Vignettes of Coexistence in Al-Andalus

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, 4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee and the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee invite you to join us for "Opening Doors: Coexistence in Medieval Spain." This presentation, titled "Vignettes of Coexistence in Al-Andalus" will be given by guest speaker, Maria Del Mar Rosa Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at Carnegie Mellon University.

Refreshments will be served.

Contact: 
pajc@pajc.net, outreach@icp-pgh.org

04 Apr 2014

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Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Sanger Building, (next to the chapel) Chatham University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, The Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh and Chatham University

Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran

The public is invited to attend a presentation by authors of the book Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic
Republic of Iran, by Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett

Contact: 
Ida Mansourian, IMansourian@Chatham.edu

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