Mar 2014

01 Mar 2014

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Fundraiser for MCCGP & Lecture with Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Fundraiser for MCCGP & Lecture

Join us to hear about what it means to be a Muslim in America today.

04 Mar 2014

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Lessons from Afghanistan: The Future of Special Operations Forces

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Once primarily the subject of video games and popular novels, Special Forces have once again captured America’s attention. In the wake of Operation Neptune Spear, a mission that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, the now famous Seal Team Six is one facet of the growing curiosity about what these advanced and highly skilled units do on a daily basis.

Contact: 
412-281-7970

05 Mar 2014

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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: 
nbonomo@bloomu.edu

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: http://bloomsburgbeta7.sofodev.com/Mediasite/Play/6e7ad63543ce4404a221aa...
Khalidi returns to BU to discuss developments in the Middle East
Recorded: 3/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
Duration: 1:00:00

Contact: 
Nawal Bonomo

07 Mar 2014

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Moniru Ravanipur at City of Asylum

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
City of Asylum 330 Sampsonia Way Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum, The Ellis School

Moniru Ravanipur is an Iranian writer in exile, who has been a resident writer at City of Asylum Las Vegas as well as a Fellow at the International Writers Project at Brown University. She is an outspoken activist on behalf of Iranian women and the author of a dozen books including Ahl-e Ghargh (The Drowned), Del-e Fulad (Heart of Steel), and Kowli Kenar-e Atash (Gypsy by Fire). She was among 17 activists to face trial in Iran for their participation in the 2000 Berlin Conference, for which they were accused of taking part in anti-Iran propaganda.

Contact: 
info@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

09 Mar 2014

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Muslims and Christians: How Do We Build Common Ground?

Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
St. Mary of the Mount, Sullivan Hall, 131 Bigham St, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh PA 15211
Sponsored By: 
The Association of Pittsburgh Priests

Speaker: Karen Hussaini, "Islam, the Quran and Muslim Life and Spirituality"
Ms. Hussaini is president of SFH Islamic Interfaith Network

FREE for STUDENTS
Cost: $20.00
Please mail check to Association of Pittsburgh Priests, PO Box 2106, Pittsburgh PA 15230, or pay at the door

RSVP: email your reservation to assocpghpriests@yahoo.com

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Understanding Modern Day Slavery: Pittsburgh’s Role in Finding a Solution

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh, and Bricolage Production Company

Join us on March 19 for a salon screening of the documentary Not My Life and a discussion that builds on the topics of human trafficking and forced labor, among other related crimes, and the work being done on the local level to address these issues. Who is being exploited? What are the signs? What can you do to help?

Contact: 
412-281-7970

21 Mar 2014

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Open Jummah

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
WPU Dining Room A
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

Bring your friends to Jummah Prayer, listen to the khutba (sermon), observe how Muslims pray, and get some light refreshments! This event is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh's Muslim Student Association as part of Islamic Awareness Month.

21 Mar 2014

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Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed Lecture

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 7:00pm
Mellon Institute Auditorium on 4400 5th Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh (ICP), in collaboration with the Muslim Students Association, is proud to debut its Distinguished Speaker Series with Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed. Yasmin Mogahed is currently an instructor for AlMaghrib Institute, a writer for the Huffington Post, an international speaker, and author, where she focuses most of her work on spiritual and personal development. Yasmin recently released her new book, Reclaim Your Heart, which is now available worldwide.

Contact: 
ec@icp-pgh.org

21 Mar 2014

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Yasmin Mogahed: “Reviving the Dead: On Bringing Life Back to the Hardened Heart”

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Mellon Institute Auditorium, 4400 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

As part of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh's Distinguished Speakers Series, Ms. Yasmin Mogahed to present

Contact: 
ec@icp-pgh.org • 412.682.5555

22 Mar 2014

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2014 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival: The Square

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
CMU McConomy Auditorium 5032 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Mellon University, Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

Directed by Jehane Noujaim | Egypt/USA | 2013 | 104 min.

Event Includes: Panel discussion with Mohammed Bamyeh, Professor of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh, and Amani Attia, Professor of Arabic at the University of Pittsburgh. Moderated by Roger Rouse, Global Studies professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Plus a reception featuring an assortment of hummus, cheeses, bread, and pastries will be generously provided by Allegro Hearth Bakery
Presented in Conjunction with: Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh

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