University of Pittsburgh

14 Oct 2021

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Understanding the Decrease in African American Mosques and Attendees

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

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The US Mosque Survey 2020 found a sharp decrease in African American Mosques and the number of African American attendees. In 2020, African American mosques comprised 13% of all mosques, but in 2010, African American mosques accounted for 23% of all mosques—a 43% decrease. This is especially noteworthy considering African American Muslims account for roughly 28% of all American Muslims according to ISPU research.

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27 Oct 2021

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Post Colonial Interstate Relations in the Nile Basin

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 11:00am
Online
Sponsored By: 
UCLA

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UCLA is hosting a webinar series on the crisis around Ethiopia's new Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. While Ethiopia has begun to fill the Dam, tensions have emerged with Egypt and Sudan. This part of the series features Dr. Marina Ottaway, Middle East Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

04 Nov 2021

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Jews and Education in Modern Iran: Identity, Integration, and National Belonging

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
University of California Los Angeles Center for Near Eastern Studies and Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Center

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Speaker: Daniella Farah

04 Nov 2021

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Screen Shots: State Violence on Camera in Israel and Palestine Speakers: Rebecca Stein and Imani Cheers

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The George Washington University Institute for Middle East Studies

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03 Nov 2021

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The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 3:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Duke University’s Middle East Studies Center, Islamic Studies Center, Jewish Studies, Asian and Middle East Studies, Romance Studies, and the Religions and Public Life Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics

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Rustow will be discussing her book, The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue. This is part of the Convivencia Lecture Series.

29 Oct 2021

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Misinformation and Political Twitter in India

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The University of Michigan Center for South Asian Studies

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21 Oct 2021

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Turkish and Iranian Response to Refugees from Afghanistan

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
New York University’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Ottoman and Turkish Studies, and Iranian Studies Initiative

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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

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Speaker: Ambreen Kazi Kamran

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

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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.

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