Events

19 Oct 2021

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Cairo After Dark: Historiography of the Middle East

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The University of California, Los Angeles Center for Near Eastern Studies

Speakers: Raphael Cormack

19 Oct 2021

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Contesting Islam, Constructing Race & Sexuality

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Islamophobia Studies Center at Berkley, California

Join us for a talk with author Sunera Thobani. Sunera Thobani examines how Islam is foundational to the formation of Western identity at critical points in its history, including the Crusades, the Reconquista and the colonial period. More specifically, she explores how masculinity and femininity are formed at such pivotal junctures and what role feminism has played in the wars against 'radical' Islam.

20 Oct 2021

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Shi’a Islam, Politics, and Resistance in Iran: From Tobacco Protest until Today

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
University of Michigan’s International Institute and the Global Islamic Studies Center

*Promoted by University of Pittsburgh*

The lecture will examine the role of Shia Islam in Iran's Tobacco Protest (1890-91) and Constitutional Revolution (1905-1911), in the support of Mohammad Mosaddegh (1951-1953) and Iran's Islamic Revolution (1979), as well as Shia Islam and politics in Iran today.

20 Oct 2021

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Gender Differences in Approaches to Pandemics in the MENA Region

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
University of Michigan’s International Institute and the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies

*Announced by the University of Pittsburgh*

Featuring Ambreen Kazi Kamran, Assistant Professor, Princess Nora bent Abdallah Women Health Research Chair; Dept. of Family & Community Medicine, College of Medicine King Saud University.

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