Lecture/Forum

28 Mar 2019

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Book Discussion: The Butterfly Mosque: A Young Woman's Journey to Love and Islam

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Penn Highlands Community College
Sponsored By: 
Penn Highlands Community College, Georgetown University and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

Penn Highlands will host a community book discussion on The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam. Books are available at local library's throughout Cambria Country. Register to to attend at www.pennhighlands.edu, under events

Dr. Susan Douglass, Education Outreach Coordinator, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University will lead the discussion.

Refreshments served.

Contact: 
bzabor@pennhighlands.edu

13 Feb 2019

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The Medieval Melting Pot -- Intersections between Byzantine. Islamic. and Latin Coinages Throughout the Middle Ages

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
Humanities Center 602 CL
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Humanities Center, School of Arts and Science

The Medieval Melting Pot -- Intersections between Byzantine. Islamic. and Latin Coinages Throughout the Middle Ages
Speaker: Alan M. Stahl
Curators of Numismatics
Princeton Univesity
Dates: Wednesday. February 13th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: Humanities Center 602 Cathedral of Learning

22 Feb 2019

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Our Struggle Our People

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Repair the World East Liberty, 6022 Broad St.
Sponsored By: 
Repair the World

Jamaat of Shaykh Uthman Dan Fodio
Rabat Nur Uz Zamaan
Light of the Age
Presents " Our Strggle Our People"
Come to join us to celebrate the legacy of indigenous Muslims in America
Education-Conversations-Food-Celebration
Friday, Febuary 22nd 7pm
At Repair the World East Liberty
6022 Broad St.

Contact: 
Imam Hamza

04 Feb 2019

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Shaykh Musa Kamra and the Genealogy of an African Islamic Modernity

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
3703 Wesley W. Posvar Hall History Department Lounge
Sponsored By: 
World History Center

Wendell Marsh, Rutgers University will present.

The Early Modern Worlds Initiative and the World History Center present a year-long speaker series titled "Islam in the World". You are also invited to a lunch discussion on the perspectives on the filed with Wendell Marsh. at 12 Noon on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Please RSVP for the lunch on the 5th to whc@pitt.edu

Contact: 
whc@pitt.edu

17 Jan 2019

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Book Talk: The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Twentieth Century Club, 2nd Floor (4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213).
Sponsored By: 
The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies

The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies is delighted to invite you to the launch of Dr. Michael Kenney’s book, “The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network,” on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 1:30 - 3:00 pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 2nd Floor (4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213).

A panel discussion will be held with Drs. Kenney, Alexander Montgomery and Julie Chernov Hwang.

Contact: 
Sanda Prigg-Monteverde sjp89@pitt.edu

19 Jan 2019

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CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: Nana Asma'u: The Model of Literacy for Muslim Women

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
301 1/2 N Craig Street. Few of a Kind Store
Sponsored By: 
Few of a Kind and Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

Dr. Beverly Mack, Professor Emeritus of African and Women Studies, University of Kansas will present her research on Nan Asma'u, the Model of Literacy for Muslim Women

16 Jan 2018

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Stealing the Bosnian Census, 2013-2016

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet Street, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies

The 2013 Bosnian census figures report by the central government contain an over count of approximately 150,000, a number greater than the population of the third-largest city in the country, and probably due mainly to illegal registration on non-residents in strategically important parts of the country. While EUROSTAT has devised procedures to ensure a more accurate enumeration, the leaders of the three main ethno-national political communities had opposing interests in country nonresident, illegally, as residents.

Contact: 
crees@pitt.edu

22 Dec 2018

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Islamic Contribution to Psychology

Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Few of A Kind Book Store, 302 1/2 N Craig Street, PIttsburgh PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Few of a Kind and Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh

Join Few of A Kind for an informative and in depth take on how Islam has contributed to the world of psychology from its origins in the 19th and 20th century. We will touch on the psychological principles and practices that are credited to philosophers such as Kant, Spinoza, and others which had origins with Avicenna and Averroes.

MARK AFFELTRANGER PH.D
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR; CHAIR OF PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT BETHANY COLLEGE

Contact: 
storemwap@gmail.com

11 Jan 2019

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Immigrant, Black and Muslim

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4500 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
The Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Clair Adida, University of California, San Diego to present as part of New Speaker Series -Seminar in Representation & Identity Politics (SIRIP) organized by the
Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh

This year’s series features researchers from American and Comparative politics who are doing path-breaking work on topics related to identity, representation, ethnicity, and diversity.

27 Nov 2018

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Analyzing Extremist Ideologies, Online and Offline

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Porter Hall 100, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

J.M. Berger is the author of Extremism (MIT Press, August 2018). He is a research fellow with VOX-Pol and a postgraduate research student at Swansea University's School of Law, where he studies extremist ideologies. Berger's work encompasses extremism and terrorism, propaganda, and social media analytical techniques. As a consultant for social media and security companies and government agencies, he has conducted research and training on issues related to homegrown terrorism, online extremism, advanced social media analysis, and countering violent extremism (CVE).

Contact: 
Jose M. Lopez Sanchez, jmls@cmu.edu

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