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16 Sep 2020


Blackness in the Middle East

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
online Conference
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennsylvania

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

Join the Middle East Center of the University of Pennsylvania for an important conversation on blackness in the Middle East. Panelists will address themes including the greater history of blackness in the region, anti-Black sentiments that persist to this day, the question of identity and race in the region, and more.

22 Jan 2019


Reading Across Cultures--Diverse Books for the 7 – 12 Grade Classroom

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00pm

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards.

26 Sep 2017


The Rise of Islamophobia

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Online, The Carter Center
Sponsored By: 
The Carter Center

Conversations at The Carter Center: The Rise of Islamophobia
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7–8:15 p.m.
Islamophobia and radical extremism are inextricably linked. Find out how the negative portrayal of Muslims in the media impacts real-world events and learn more about strategic responses to Islamophobia in Europe and the U.S.

03 Sep 2014


Iraq in Crisis: Understanding the Challenges Confronting the Nation (Particpate via video-conference)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Washington DC (can also particpate anywhere with computer access)
Sponsored By: 
Jerusalem Fund

Iraq in Crisis: Understanding the Challenges Confronting
the Nation
Raed Jarrar
Policy Impact Coordinator,
American Friends Service Committee
Adil Shamoo
Associate Fellow,
Institute for Policy Studies
Sami Albanna
Iraq Analyst & Commentator
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
The Palestine Center

05 Mar 2014


Bloomsburg University Presents: New Strategic Perspectives in the Middle East

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Bloomsburg University, Carver Hall’s Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium AND ONLINE
Sponsored By:

Rashid Khalidi, author, professor and scholar at Columbia University, will lecture on “New Strategic Perspectives in the Middle East”

Below is the link to watch the presentation live or on demand.

Watch Now:
Khalidi returns to BU to discuss developments in the Middle East
Recorded: 3/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
Duration: 1:00:00

Nawal Bonomo

09 Apr 2013


Videoconference A Closer Look at the United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh


Dr. Alsaghira Al Ahbabi
Second Secretary

Mr. Saud H. Al Nowais
Commercial Counselor

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Washington D.C.

1:25-2:10 p.m. EDT


Since its founding in 1971, the United Arab Emirates has transformed into one of the economic powerhouses of the Middle East — a modern and dynamic hub of commerce, trade, and culture. In a rapidly changing region, the UAE has embraced diversity and promoted the role of women in the workforce and government.

Amiena Mahsoob, 412-281-7970.


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