University of Pittsburgh

24 Sep 2020

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The Israel-UAE-Bahrain-US Deal: Causes and Implications of Normalization

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Palestine Center

2 - 3 PM EST

Contact: 
info@thejerusalemfund.org

14 Oct 2020

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Why the Islamic World Is Central to the History of Plague

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
McGill Social Studies of Medicine

Historical scholarship on the Black Death, inaugurated in the 1830s by European historians and medical authors, has since developed into one of the most prolific industries serving both the academy and the general public. That body of scholarship—an artifact of nineteenth-century Eurocentric and colonialist historiography—resulted in a virtual consensus, still in force, as to the temporospatial definition of past pandemics, as well as their causes and effects on societies that experienced them.

22 Sep 2020

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The Critical Role of Dissent In Government and Foreign Affairs

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Law School

Elizabeth Shackelford to Present

23 Sep 2020

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Midnight Traveler Film Screening

Thursday, September 24, 2020 (All day)
online

"Midnight Traveler" is a firsthand account created by Afghan director Hassan Fazil as he is forced by the Taliban to flee his homeland. Streamed now through September 30, 2020 To see the trailer, go to: https://www.michtheater.org/screenings/midnight-traveler/. I think you can view it for free if you email: cmenas@umich.edu to request the access code.

Contact: 
cmenas@umich.edu

25 Sep 2020

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US Institute of Peace webinars: The Fallout of the War in Syria: Understanding the Conflict's Regional Consequences

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 9:30am
online
Sponsored By: 
US Institute of Peace

"The Fallout of the War in Syria: Understanding the Conflict's Regional Consequences" For information and to register, go to: https://www.usip.org/events/fallout-war-syria

23 Sep 2020

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US Institute of Peace webinars: Whiter the Middle East: More Conflict or New Peace?

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Sponsored By: 
US Institute of Peace

US Institute of Peace webinars. (The US Institute of Peace is a State Department organization.)

."Whiter the Middle East: More Conflict or New Peace?" For a lot more information and to register, go to: https://engage.wilsoncenter.org/a/mep_iran-regional-flashpoint

28 Oct 2020

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Responses to Modern-Day Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Center for Latin American Studies is offering a 2-part webinar series "Pandemics and Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America.

Wednesday, October 28, is "Responses to Modern-Day Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America" by UA faculty Stefanie Graeter and Laura Goffman. Both take place from 4:30-6:00 pm Arizona Time, which is 7:30-9:00 pm Eastern Time.

21 Oct 2020

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Pandemics in History: Case Studies - Latin America and the Middle East

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Center for Latin American Studies is offering a 2-part webinar series "Pandemics and Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America.
You can attend one or both; they are free, but you must register in advance. The first, on Wednesday, October 21, is "Pandemics in History: Case Studies - Latin America and the Middle East" by historians Ryan Kashanipour and Christopher Rose.

07 Oct 2020

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Renewed Engagement: Religion, Ethnicity, and Current Politics in Ethiopia

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
ACMCU and the African Studies Program, Georgetown University

ACMCU and the African Studies Program invite you to the following special event:

Registration: https://georgetown.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jylq4yXpQLGWVOe-jOmtuQ

Speakers

Dr. Data D. Barata

13 Nov 2020

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Iran Colloquium: Hafiz and His Contemporaries: Time, Place, and Dialogue in the post-Mongol Persian Ghazal

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University

Dominic Parviz Brookshaw is Associate Professor of Persian Literature at the University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow in Persian at Wadham College, Oxford. From 2011-2013, he was Assistant Professor of Persian and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Dominic currently serves on the Editorial Board of Middle Eastern Literatures and, for a decade (2004-2014), he was Assistant Editor for Iranian Studies. He is a former member of both the Board of the International Society for Iranian Studies, and the Governing Council of the British Institute of Persian Studies.

Contact: 
cmes@yale.edu, 203-436-2553

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