Lecture/Forum

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

07 Nov 2018

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The United States and The Muslim World Opportunities and Challenges of the Future

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Boyle Hall 156, Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Seton Hill Univeristy

Professor of Cultural Studies and Islamic Studies, Seton Hill University and President of the Center for Egyptian-American Dialogue
Dr. Dardery appears regularly on national and international TV networks, including: Democracy Now, CBS, Aljazeera, CNN, & BBC.

01 Nov 2018

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Nuruddin Farah

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
City of Asylum, 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum

Join the City of Asylum for a reading and Q&A with Neustadt Prize-winner Nuruddin Farah, presented by Paul A. Bové. Nuruddin Farah will be reading from his work "Maps."

Contact: 
info@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

08 Nov 2018

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A History of African American Islam

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Muslim Student Association, Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh, and the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Rasul Miller is a PhD candidate and a William Fontaine fellow of Africana Studies and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Rasul received his BA in Economics and African and African American Studies from Duke University. His research interests include Muslim movements in 20th century America and their relationship to Black internationalist thought and West African intellectual history. He serves as editor and contributing writer for the history section of Sapelo Square, an award winning online platform dedicated to the experiences of Black Muslims.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

07 Nov 2018

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WHERE DID ALL THE POWER GO? Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police accountability

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Indiana University of Pennsylvania HSS, Room B10
Sponsored By: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

WHERE DID ALL THE POWER GO?
Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police accountability
A talk by Rasul Miller

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