Sep 2014

03 Sep 2014

pittadmin

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
with
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

09 Sep 2014

wacpadmin

Engaging Iran: A New Way Forward?

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Point Park University, Lawrence Hall Ballroom, Third Floor, 212 Wood St., Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Dr. Jessica Tuchman Mathews
President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Amb. Thomas R. Pickering
Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs
Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia

Contact: 
Call 412-281-7970 or email welcome@worldpittsburgh.org.

10 Sep 2014

pittadmin

-- Performing Social Forgetting in a Post-Conflict Landscape: The Case of Cyprus

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
3106 Posvar Hall, Anthropology Lounge
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian and East European Studies

-- Performing Social Forgetting in a Post-Conflict Landscape: The Case of Cyprus

13 Sep 2014

pittadmin

Turkish Nationality Room at Pitt presents: Neotolia

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus
Sponsored By: 
Turkish Nationality Room Committee, University of Pittsburgh

The Turkish Nationality Room Committee invites you to a concert featuring the group Neotolia on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus. The event will feature a “meet and greet” reception with refreshments at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30 p.m. The proceeds of the concert will help fund the Turkish Room Summer Study Abroad Scholarship. Tickets are $25 per person, $10 for students. Additional donations to the scholarship fund will be gratefully accepted and are tax deductible.

Contact: 
Kyle Bishop

14 Sep 2014

pittadmin

Building Interfaith Neighborhoods

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
St. Mary of the Mount's Sullivan Hall at 115 Bigham Street in Mount Washington
Sponsored By: 
Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition

Dr. Lucinda Mosher, director of the interfaith chaplaincy program at Hartford Seminary will speak on "Building Interfaith Neighborhoods"
Admission is free of charge.

People of all faiths encouraged to attend.
Event is sponsored by the new grassroots organization, "Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition", a new grassroots organization seeking to convene our region's diverse faith communities.

Contact: 
gpicharmony@gmail.com

19 Sep 2014

pittadmin

Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Join Dr. Luke Peterson, UCIS Visiting Professor in Contemporary and International Issues at the University of Pittsburgh for a film-screening event of the Delta Force (1986) and a follow-up discussion.

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

24 Sep 2014

pittadmin

Middle East Dialogues

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
4217 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, Univeristy of Pittsburgh, CERIS

The Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh presents Middle East Dialogues…a 3-part series of video-conference discussions with college students at American University in Cairo

10 AM
4217 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh

CERIS institutions can participate via video-conference.

Dialogue participants are asked to a read selected short articles prior to each discussion so they can actively participate in the dialogue.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn

24 Sep 2014

pittadmin

Islamic Art Exhibit

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Les Idees Gallery, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University

Islamic Art Exhibit Opening at Les Idees Gallery
Posted on September 3, 2014

The Christian-Muslim Dialogue Committee (CMDC) is sponsoring an exhibition of Islamic art featuring Pittsburgh-based artists in the Les Idees Gallery on the third floor of the Union.

The exhibit, which will run from Thursday, Sept. 4, through Tuesday, Sept. 30, supports the CMDC’s mission to provide a platform for multiple perspectives between Christians and Muslims, and to promote healthy and peaceful relationships.

24 Sep 2014

pittadmin

Middle East Dialogues

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
4217 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, Univeristy of Pittsburgh, CERIS

The Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh presents Middle East Dialogues…a 3-part series of video-conference discussions with college students at American University in Cairo

10 AM
4217 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh

CERIS institutions can participate via video-conference.

Dialogue participants are asked to a read selected short articles prior to each discussion so they can actively participate in the dialogue.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn

24 Sep 2014

duqadmin

Who is Jesus to Muslims? Who is Muhammad to Christians?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Power Center Ballroom,512 Power Center 600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University

2014 Symposium on Interreligious Dialogue

Speakers:

Sayyidna Isa; Jesus in the Eyes of a Muslim
Ifan A. Omar, Associate Professor of Theology, Marquette University

Who is Muhammed to Christians?
Nelly van Doorn-Harder
Professor of Islamic Studies
Wake Forest University

Free to all students with ID and to Duquesne University Faculty and Staff
Registration is required for general public at www.duq.edu/theology/cmdc
Registration fee: $15

Contact: 
Dr. Marinus Iwuchukwu, cmdc@liveduq.onmicrosoft.com, 412 396.1014

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