Feb 2019

15 Feb 2019


Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh, 650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

February 15 – March 21 2019

Gallery Opening at 4 PM on February 15, 2019 See additional posting on CERIS website

Over the centuries, East Africans have greatly distinguished themselves in India as generals, commanders, admirals, architects, prime ministers, and rulers. They have written a story unparalleled in the rest of the world: that of enslaved Africans attaining the pinnacle of military and political authority.

Sylvia Rhor, sylvia.rhor@pitt.edu

15 Feb 2019


Africans in India -- From Slaves to General Rulers

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to Monday, March 18, 2019 - 8:00pm
Frick Fine Art Building Room 125
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, Feburary 15
Exhibition Opening Reception, University Art Gallery (UAG) in Frick Fine Arts (FFA) Introduction by Kenneth X. Robbins, Omar H. Ali, Jazmin Graves | FFA 125, 4pm Exhibition opening | UAG, 5-7pm

Friday, February 22
Symposium on African Diasporas in the Indian Ocean | Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 602, 11am-5pm
11am-12:30pm Dwight A. Carey
1:30-3:15pm Roundtable with Yolanda Covington-Ward, RA Judy,
Idrissou Mora-Kpai, Imani Owens, Nico Slate 3:30-5:00pm Indrani Chatterjee

15 Feb 2019


Book Discussion: Islam After Communism

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
4217 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, 230 South Boquet Street
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Educators and librarians are invited to participate in the CERIS Spring 2019 Book discussion on Feb 15, 2019. Dinner at 5 PM and discussion to follow at 6 PM.
We will discuss Islam After Communism by Adeeb Khalid. The book was selected and the discussion will be led by Dr. James Pickett, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh. To participate please register at http://www.cerisnet.org/resource/faculty-readers-forum.

Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

17 Feb 2019


Sharia Law Truth vs Myth

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, 4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Professor Haider Ala Hamoudi, Vice Dean University of Pittsburgh School of Law will present.

Eyas Azzuni 708 949-1293

22 Feb 2019


Our Struggle Our People

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Repair the World East Liberty, 6022 Broad St.
Sponsored By: 
Repair the World

Jamaat of Shaykh Uthman Dan Fodio
Rabat Nur Uz Zamaan
Light of the Age
Presents " Our Strggle Our People"
Come to join us to celebrate the legacy of indigenous Muslims in America
Friday, Febuary 22nd 7pm
At Repair the World East Liberty
6022 Broad St.

Imam Hamza

25 Feb 2019


Classic and Contemporary Values across the Silk Road: Today’s Turkmenistan

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thornburgh Room, Hillman Library
Sponsored By: 
ULS, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasia Studies

Victoria Clement
Eurasia Analyst at the Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning at Marine Corps University

28 Feb 2019


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.

Veronica Dristas