Lecture/Forum

14 Nov 2018

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Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Porter Hall 100, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

Join us for a discussion by former FBI Special Agent, U.S. Army officer and leading cyber-security expert Clint Watts. Watts is currently a senior fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University and a Foreign Policy Research Institute fellow. Watts has given expert testimony to the U.S. Congress multiple times on terrorism and cybersecurity.

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

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

Join us for a discussion featuring J.M. Berger on extremist ideologies online and offline. 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.

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

24 Sep 2018

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Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan, David Ranz to present on South Asia Strategy – The Bilateral Relationship between Pakistan and the United States

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Baker Hall A53, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan, David Ranz, will discuss the current status of the U.S.-Pakistan bilateral relationship and where Pakistan fits into the Administration’s South Asia strategy

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

28 Feb 2019

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New mosques, new neighbors? The domestication of Islam and the politics of proximity, presented by Patricia Ehrkamp.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Humanities Center 602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Speaker: Patricia Ehrkamp, University of Kentucky Department of Geography.

Contact: 
Veronica Dristas

Arabic for Beginners - Free Language Classes at the Carnegie Library

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Classroom A, CLP - Main (Oakland)
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and various cultures of the Middle East. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month, except for November 18, in Classroom A. This class session runs from September through December.

These classes are FREE.
You do not have to register for the classes.
You do not need to bring anything or buy anything.
New participants are welcome at any time.
This class is for adults, but young people are welcome as long as they behave respectfully.

Contact: 
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

Turkish for Beginners - Free Language Classes at the Carnegie Library

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Graphic Novels Room, CLP - Main (Oakland)
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

This is an introduction for those who are new to Turkish or consider themselves a little rusty. Meets on the first and third Monday of each month, except September 3, in the Graphic Novels Room. This class session runs from September through December.

These classes are FREE.
You do not have to register for the classes.
You do not need to bring anything or buy anything.
New participants are welcome at any time.
This class is for adults, but young people are welcome as long as they behave respectfully.

Contact: 
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

15 Aug 2018

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Palestinian-American Sam Bahour to Present

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church 605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee, Friends of Sabeel North America-Pittsburgh (FOSNA-Pittsburgh) and the UUJME (Unitarian Universalists for a Just Peace in the Middle East).

Palestinian-American Sam Bahour
from Youngstown, Ohio who lives and works from Ground Zero in Palestine will discuss the current conditions living under Israeli occupation.

Contact: 
Kate Daher, katedaher@gmail.com

27 Jun 2018

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Hoda Katebi - One Night Only

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh, and the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

The highly acclaimed Chicago-based blogger and community organizer, Hoda Katebi, is coming to Pittsburgh to speak on internalized white supremacy, self-expression in the current political climate, and being Muslim in America.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

17 Apr 2018

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The Protectorate of Silence: Testimonies against Amnesia of the Algerian Civil War and Sexual Violence

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 602A, University of Pittsburgh

Join us for a public lecture featuring Dr. Anissa Daoudi, Lecturer in Arabic and Translation Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at University of Birmingham.

06 Apr 2018

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RadioLab with Jad Abumrad

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 7:30pm
Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4440 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Nexus, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Join MacArthur Fellow Jad Abumrad, host of the NPR broadcast and award-winning podcast RadioLab, in conversation with Eric Dorfman, director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, for surprising insights and intriguing discussion into how mass movement has shaped the course of evolution.

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