Oct 2022

27 Sep 2021

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Pope Francis, Grand Imam Al-Tayyeb, and Ayatollah Al-Sistani: What Do Their Relationships Mean for Us?

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University

Pope Francis inspires global leadership and readily encourages bonds of friendship with other leaders like him. In early 2019, he and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayyeb (signing for a committee of Sunni religious leaders) issued a “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.”

29 Sep 2021

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Islamophobia in post-9/11 America

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Center for Race & Gender at the University of California, Berkeley

What's it like being Muslim in the United States, post-9/11? Join us Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 12pm PT / 3pm ET to hear from a panel of experts who will go over the results of a comprehensive new survey (to be released that morning) conducted by the Othering & Belonging Institute on the experiences and attitudes of US Muslims. Speakers:

29 Sep 2021

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After Afghanistan: Russia and the United States Pick up the Pieces

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Harvard University's Davis Center For Russian and Eurasian Studies

Fyodor Lukyanov, one of Russia’s leading analysts of foreign affairs, believes the messy American withdrawal from Afghanistan indicates that the United States intends to focus more narrowly—and more strategically—on national interests worth defending. Join us for a conversation between Lukyanov and Alexandra Vacroux to hear how the Russians are interpreting the U.S. exit from Kabul and the opportunities it may create for Russia. Is the American withdrawal good for Russia? Could more contained American foreign policy goals allow for better U.S.-Russia bilateral relations?

29 Sep 2021

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Elements of Border and Infrastructure: Water I

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
New York University's Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

Speakers: : Nikhil Anand, Michael Christopher Low, Ekin Kurtiç

29 Sep 2021

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200 meters

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 6:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Presenter: Neşe Kaya Özkan

29 Sep 2021

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K-12 Teacher Training: Muslim American History Modules for the Social Studies Curriculum

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies

Speaker: Yasmine Flodin-Ali

30 Sep 2021

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The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:30am to 10:45am
Online
Sponsored By: 
Harvard University's Davis Center For Russian and Eurasian Studies

Speaker/ Leader: Andrey Kortunov, Yun Sun, Zuhra Halimova, Akram Umarov.

30 Sep 2021

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A City in Fragments: Urban Text in Modern Jerusalem with Yair Wallach and Shira Robinson

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
George Washington University Institute for Middle East

Speakers: Yair Wallach and Shira Robinson

30 Sep 2021

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"Theory in a Global Context"

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennslyvania

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

03 Oct 2021

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The Limits of Networks in World History: Peripheries and Beyond

Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
online

Join Pitt’s World History Center on Wednesday November 3 at 12:00 pm for a virtual roundtable about peripheral, contested, and extractive geographies in the Ottoman and post-Ottoman Empire, moderated by University of Pittsburgh professor Gregor Thum. The roundtable features: Ana Fumurescu (Graduate Student Fellow, World History Center), Ari Şekeryan (Research Affiliate, World History Center) and Ana Sekulić, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) Postdoctoral Fellow.

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