Oct 2019

18 Oct 2019

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CERIS Book Discussion The Bible and the Qur'an: Biblical Figures in the Islamic Tradition

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, PA 15601
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Seton Hill University

Educators and librarians are invited for dinner and book discussion on October 18, 2019 at Seton Hill University
5 PM Dinner
6 PM Book Discussion

The Bible and the Qur'an: Biblical Figures in the Islamic Tradition by John Kaltner and Younus Mirza

Contact: 
Elaine Linn eel58@pitt.edu

19 Oct 2019

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4K4 Gaza Kids Walk

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Schenley Plaza tent, 221 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh 15213
Sponsored By: 
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019
RAIN OR SHINE

Where: Schenley Plaza tent, 221 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh 15213

The route: loop from Schenley Plaza tent
through Oakland neighborhood.
Registration: 9 am; walk begins: 10 am - 12:30 pm
Online registration rates: adults $25, students $15

Registration link:
4K4GazaKidsWalk
Children under 12 FREE.
Early bird discount $5 (Deadline: October 5)
Same day registration: $30

Contact: 
pittsjp1@gmail.com (for students) 4K4GazaKidsWalk@gmail.com (for everyone else)

24 Oct 2019

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Book Talk The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
2432 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

Book Talk
The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies

Thursday, October 24, 4:30-6 PM
2432 Posvar Hall

How does labor migration facilitate authoritarianism? Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas examines how migration and political power are inextricably linked, identifying the ways through which authoritarian regimes rely on the export of human capital across the Middle East and the Global South. This lecture is free and open to the public.

24 Oct 2019

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Film showing & discussion: 5 Broken Cameras

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to Friday, October 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Thursday, Oct. 24: Valley View Presbyterian Church 601 N. Aiken Ave. Friday, Oct. 25: Christ Episcopal Church, N. Hills 5910 Babcock Blvd.
Sponsored By: 
Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA): A Christian Voice for Palestine

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Sponsored by Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA): A Christian Voice for Palestine

Film showing & discussion: 5 Broken Cameras

24 Oct 2019

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The Sacrifice: The Story of Abraham's/Ibrahim's Sacrifice and Its Relevance Today

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
Boyle 156 Seton Hill University
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Seton Hill University School of Humanities, LAC: Liberal Arts Cirriculum

Dr. Younus Mirza
The Bible and the Qur'an: Biblical Figures in the Islamic Tradition

The Sacrifice: The Story of Abraham's/Ibrahim's Sacrifice and Its Relevance Today

How does this story remain relevant within interfaith dialogue today?
How do the "Abrahamic" faiths in Judiasm, Christianity, and Islam
understand this common ancestor of faith? How can we best represent the
theological boundaries among religious groups?

Thursday, October 24, 7PM, Boyle 156
Seton Hill University

Present a Poster at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa's 12th Annual Conference

Thursday, October 31, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, November 2, 2019 (All day)
Washington, D.C.
Sponsored By: 
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

New! Present a Poster at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa's 12th Annual Conference
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2019; Event Dates: October 31-November 2, 2019

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to invite undergraduate students to participate in its first ever Poster Presentation Competition at the Twelfth Annual Conference being held in Washington, D.C. October 31 - November 2, 2019.

Contact: 
info@asmeascholars.org

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