Lecture/Forum

11 Apr 2013

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Human Rights as Security Threat: Lawfare and the Assault on Rights in Israel/Palestine

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Rockwell Hall, Lecture Hall 2, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquense University

Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair
Distinguished Speaker in International Relations

Human Rights as Security Threat:
Lawfare and the Assault on Rights in Israel/Palestine

Examines how the government of Israel, facing criticism by human rights groups, has attempted to portray activists as national security threats.

Professor Neve Gordon
Ben-Gurion University, Israel

28 Mar 2013

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Supplementing Lenin: Toward a Communism of Other-determination

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
501 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Global Studies Center In conjunction with: boundary 2, Department of Film Studies

Presenter: Nergis Ertürk, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Penn State University

28 Mar 2013

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Can the Occupier Provide Justice?: The Dilemmas of Human Rights Litigation In Israeli Courts

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Teplitz Courtroom, University of Pittsburgh Law School, 3900 Forbes Ave.
Sponsored By: 
School of Law, University of Pittsburgh

According to the New York Times, Michael Sfard is the Israeli human rights and peace movement’s leading lawyer. He has brought scores of human rights and land-use cases challenging Israel’s occupation politicies in the Palestinian territories, and represented hundreds of soldiers refusing to serve in the occupied territories. And as the Christian Science Monitor and Jewish Forward put it: “Young lawyer Michael Sfard has achieved something that the White House and left-leaning Israeli political leaders could not.

27 Feb 2013

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"Engaging Muslim Communities to Counter Radicalization - Intercultural Challenges and Dilemmas: A Practitioner's Perspective"

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Room 3911 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Ridgeway Center, GSPIA

"Engaging Muslim Communities to Counter Radicalization - Intercultural Challenges and Dilemmas: A Practitioner's Perspective"
Abdul Hye Miah

27 Feb 2013

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Sudan and South Sudan: Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
3431 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Ford Institute, University of Pittsburgh

Ambassador Princeton Lyman, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan

• North-South Issues
• Response to Humanitarian Crisis in Nuba Mountains
• U.S. Diplomatic Efforts

21 Feb 2013

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New Security Concerns in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Role of the EU

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4217 WW Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
European Union Center of Excellence & European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

“New Security Concerns in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Role of the EU”
Marina Skordeli, Director of the Jean Monnet Center at the University of Athens

31 Oct 2012

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Fifth Annual Conference: Building a Bridge to the Middle East

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day)
Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh, American Middle East Institute

Tom Brokaw will be in conversation with His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal. Tickets On Sale Now!

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