Middle East

Arabicity|Ourouba

Saturday, September 14, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, November 23, 2019 (All day)
Middle East Institute Art Gallery, Washington D. C.
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Institute Art Gallery, Washington D. C.

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

This inaugural exhibition, curated by London-based writer Rose Issa, coincides with the launch of the newly renovated headquarters of Middle East Institute Art Gallery. The exhibition explores the esthetic, conceptual and socio-political concerns of the Arab world over the past 20 years as expressed by 18 artists from across the Arab world.

Photo Information:
"Girl with Kyte," 2019, by Abdul Rahman Katanani. Corrugated metal 160 x 220 cm.

17 Sep 2019

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Civil Wars: The Future of the Middle East and Implications for Global Security, Featuring Ross Harrison

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The civil wars in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Libya have had devastating effects on the populations in these countries, and they have drawn in most of the regional and international powers into a destructive conflict trap. This is reshaping the Middle East in ways that will have profound consequences for the region as well as for the United States and other international powers.

12 Sep 2019

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Why Democracy Matters for Muslim-Majority Societies and the West: Lessons from the Last 20 Years

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Copley Formal Lounge, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Sponsored By: 
Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), Georgetown University's Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, University of Denver's Center for Middle East Studies, and the Center for Global Policy

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), Georgetown University's Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, the University of Denver's Center for Middle East Studies, and the Center for Global Policy are pleased to invite you to the following upcoming Conference.

Registration is FREE, but space is limited. Register at https://bit.ly/30hbN0U.

Program

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Copley Formal Lounge
Georgetown University

Contact: 
Chirin Dirani, chirin.dirani@georgetown.edu

19 Sep 2014

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Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Join Dr. Luke Peterson, UCIS Visiting Professor in Contemporary and International Issues at the University of Pittsburgh for a film-screening event of the Delta Force (1986) and a follow-up discussion.

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

10 Oct 2014

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Fleur D’Orange-– Identity/Identité

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Kelly Strahorn Theater

Casablanca-based choreographer and dancer Hind Benali explores her personal past and African roots while addressing the culture, history, and gender politics of Morocco. Rich in images and movement, Benali’s new work reflects the complexities of Moroccan life.

Arab Spring: Global Implications for U.S. Relations Abroad

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
William Pitt Union, Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh and the New York Times Readership Program in collaboration with the Student Government Association

Michael Slackman helps to oversee all global coverage at The New York Times, with an emphasis on coordinating the Middle East report. Before returning to New York in May of 2011, Mr. Slackman was a foreign correspondent for The Times.

CERIS Book Discussion for Educators: Paradise Beneath Her Feet How Women Are Transforming the Middle East

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
4217 Wesley W Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
CERIS

K- 16 educators and librarians are welcome to join CERIS member faculty for a discussion about the book Paradise Beneath Her Feet
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East by Isobel Coleman.

We are fortunate to have Dr. Michael McKale, Professor of Religious Studies, Director of the Institute for Ethics, Saint Francis University.

Please contact Elaine Linn at eel58@pitt.edu for a free book and to reserve a spot at the table. A light dinner is included.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

06 Nov 2013

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Dr Sami Hermez

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 7:30pm
206 Admin Building
Sponsored By: 
Cafe Politica at Seton Hill University

Dr Sami Hermez will speaking about the Middle East.
For more information please contact Dr Fran Leap 724-830-1054

Contact: 
Fran Leap

16 Oct 2013

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Global Perspectives: Conflict in Syria

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Heritage Hall at the Pitt-Johnstown Living Learning Center, University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, Pitt-Johnstown Wounded Warrior Fundraising Initiative, Geography Club, and History Club.

Perspectives: Conflict in Syria, at 7:00 pm, October 16, 2013, in Heritage Hall at the Pitt-Johnstown Living Learning Center.

Contact: 
Jacob Wolff, jrw96@pitt.edu

Book Discussion:The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Dormont Public Library, 2950 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Sponsored By: 
Dormont Public Library

A book discussion group open to the public featuring the book The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance. Guest speaker Dr. Khlood Salman, Associate Professor of Nursing at Duquesne University, will moderate the discussion and answer questions.

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