World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

01 Nov 2013

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Does Syria Matter? Policy Discussion and Luncheon

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 12:00pm
Duquesne Club
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will be hosting the lecture "Does Syria Matter? Policy Discussion and Luncheon" on Friday, November 1 from 12:00 pm-1:45 pm at the Duquesne Club at 325 Sixth Ave in Pittsburgh, PA. Michael Doran, a Roger Hertog Senior Fellow will be speaking. Political dissent, general war fatigue, and an international coalition split on what course to take makes any involvement in Syria - either diplomatic or military - frought with untold consequences and ramifications. But to what degree does Syria actually matter? And, why is the Syrian Civil War an increasingly American issue? Join the World Affairs Council and a leading Middle East expert to discuss the complexities of the on-going Syrian conflict. More information can be found at www.worldpittsburgh.org

17 Sep 2013

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The Politics of Jesus, a public lecture by Dr. Reza Aslan, Author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Humanities Scholars Program at Carnegie Mellon University, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Reza Aslan
Author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth and No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California - Riverside
New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh

Contact: 
welcome@worldpittsburgh.org.

30 May 2013

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Learning from Abbottabad: Combating Global Terrorism in a Post 9/11 World with Peter Bergen

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
The Fairmont Hotel, 510 Market St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon on the Occasion of the 82nd Annual Meeting

Peter Bergen
National Security Analyst for CNN
Director of the National Security Studies Program at the New America Foundation
Author of Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad

Contact: 
Andrea Solomon 412-281-7970 andrea@worldpittsburgh.org

09 Apr 2013

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Videoconference A Closer Look at the United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm
VIDEO CONFERENCE
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Dr. Alsaghira Al Ahbabi
Second Secretary

Mr. Saud H. Al Nowais
Commercial Counselor

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Washington D.C.

1:25-2:10 p.m. EDT

Videoconference

Since its founding in 1971, the United Arab Emirates has transformed into one of the economic powerhouses of the Middle East — a modern and dynamic hub of commerce, trade, and culture. In a rapidly changing region, the UAE has embraced diversity and promoted the role of women in the workforce and government.

Contact: 
Amiena Mahsoob, 412-281-7970.

10 Apr 2013

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Panel Discussion and Reception Does the Maghreb Matter? Building Peace Through Economic Development

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Bricolage, 937 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council Of Pittsburgh

April 10, 2013

Panel Discussion and Reception
Does the Maghreb Matter? Building Peace Through Economic Development

Dr. Timothy Docking
Lead
Emerging Markets Funding Group
IBM Corporation

Dr. J. Peter Pham
Director
Michael S. Ansari Africa Center
Atlantic Council

Dr. Louis A. Picard
Director
Ford Institute for Human Security
University of Pittsburgh—GSPIA

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

500 Grant St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-7970
Contact: Annie Prucey, annie@worldaffairspittsburgh.org
www.worldpittsburgh.org

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Curriculum Development Grants Program

The CERIS Curriculum Development Grants Program is designed to enable faculty members from CERIS institutions to pursue curricular development and enhancement projects related to Islamic Studies. Islamic Studies is understood, as expressed in the CERIS mission statement, to encompass many languages, literatures, and disciplines; and extends from the 7th century to the present, and across broad geographical areas of the world.

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