Book Discussion: Who are the Uyghurs?

The discussion will take place at 6:00 PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME

The plight of the Uyghurs is arguably the single biggest human rights violation in the world today. Assistant Professor of History James Pickett (University of Pittsburgh) will facilitate a discussion using articles and chapters of books to shed light on the historical context and current conditions facing the Uyghurs of China.

After registering, participants will receive a reading packet and a Zoom meeting link.

PA Teachers can earn Act 48 Credit. Please provide number in registration form.

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Co Sponsored by the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies and the National Center for Teaching About Asia, University of Pittsburgh

Event Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 6:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies