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19 Dec 2022

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US Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine

Monday, December 19, 2022 (All day)
Palestine
Sponsored By: 
Palestinian American Research Center

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

17 Oct 2022

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World Music Series: Taak Ensemble

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Virtual, Alphabet City
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

To celebrate National Hafez Day (October 12th in Iran), Taak Ensemble pays homage to this legendary 14th-century poet, weaving his poetry into their performance of classical and folk Persian music.

19 Oct 2022

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Global Uprisings: Power, Violence and Struggle for Bodily Autonomy in Iran

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Virtual, 4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Global Studies Center

Join the Global Studies Center and the Department of Sociology for a panel discussion on the ongoing protests in Iran and their global implications for social movements against state-sanctioned oppression, transnational power structures, and bodily control.

Presenters: Dr. Naima Mohammadi, Mohamad Machine-Chian, and Dr. Mohammed Bamyeh

02 Nov 2022

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The World Trump & Putin Want: A Conversation with Fiona Hill

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Alumni Hall Auditorium, 7th Floor
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies, Ridgeway Center for International Security Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Learn about Dr. Hill's experience in the Trump administration, her recent memoir, and Putin's authoritarian vision for Russia.

28 Oct 2022

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Freedom to Create Gala with Orhan Pamuk

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Alphabet City
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

This year's celebration is taking place at Alphabet City on Friday, October 28th at 7:00 PM. The evening will honor Nobel Prize Laureate Orhan Pamuk.

The evening includes a private reception and dinner by 40 North at Alphabet City. Valet parking will be provided.

Nights of Plague: New book by Orhan Pamuk

From the the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature: Part detective story, part historical epic—a bold and brilliant novel that imagines a plague ravaging a fictional island in the Ottoman Empire.

06 Oct 2022

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Silencing Palestinian Voices: Symposium on Human Rights

Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
The Jerusalem Fund

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

19 Oct 2022

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LGBTQIA+ Activism in Africa and the Diaspora: Transnational Perspectives on Community and Solidarity

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Boston University’s African Studies Center

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

11 Oct 2022

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Book Talk with Jonathan Wyrtzen: Worldmaking in the Long Great War

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Virtual, ICC 662
Sponsored By: 
Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and Institute for Global History

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

20 Oct 2022

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Contemporary Islamic Culture in Africa and the Middle East

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
The Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Division, Boston University’s African Studies Center, Georgetown University’s Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, and Howard University’s Center for African Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Library of Congress Holds Online Workshops to Foster Understanding of Islam

Workshops Are Part of the Exploring Challenging Conversations Project Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.

11 Oct 2022

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Saints, Memory & Cultural Exchange between Christianity and Islam

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Penn Middle East Center

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Join Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Reyhan Durmaz, to discuss her book Stories between Christianity and Islam: Saints, Memory, and Cultural Exchange in Late Antiquity and Beyond.

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