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01 Dec 2013

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International Cinema Sunday (United States)

Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Classroom A, Carnegie Library Main Branch
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library

The U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh, but Brooks' activities lead to many political and cultural misunderstandings. Directed by Albert Brooks, 98 minutes, 2005. Refreshments will be provided.

Contact: 
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

10 Dec 2013

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Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - Snow

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main
Sponsored By: 
National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association

Join us this fall for an exciting 5-part reading and discussion series: Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys: Literary Reflections. The discussion will be led by local scholar Dr. Christina Michelmore. Dr. Michelmore received her BA from Smith College and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, both in history. For seven years she lived and worked in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Pakistan. Until her retirement in 2013, she was chair of the Department of History, Political Science and International Studies at Chatham University.

Contact: 
Jane Jessell, newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

07 Jan 2014

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Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - Dreams of Trespass

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main
Sponsored By: 
National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association

Join us this fall for an exciting 5-part reading and discussion series: Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys: Literary Reflections. The discussion will be led by local scholar Dr. Christina Michelmore. Dr. Michelmore received her BA from Smith College and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, both in history. For seven years she lived and worked in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Pakistan. Until her retirement in 2013, she was chair of the Department of History, Political Science and International Studies at Chatham University.

Contact: 
Jane Jessell, newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

15 Jan 2014

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George Mason Study Abroad Opportunity: Approaches to Conflict Management and Resolution: Field Work with Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 9:45pm
George Mason University and Turkey
Sponsored By: 
George Mason University

Approaches to Conflict Management and Resolution:
Field Work with Syrian Refugees
March 8 - 16, 2014
$3,890

Applications due January 15

Contact: 
Michelle Everson at meverson@gmu.edu

19 Jan 2014

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Islam 101 class at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm
4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Islam 101 is a free weekly class that provides basic information on the tenets of Islam, and delves into deeper meanings of the beliefs
and religious practices. The class is open to people of all faiths and backgrounds and has proven to be a great resource for anyone interested
in researching other faiths and cultures. Taught by Taha Selim Ustun: Taha is an experienced interfaith lecturer who
has been promoting the understanding of Islam and Muslims for a number of years in countries such as Malaysia, Turkey and Australia. He recently

Contact: 
Julie Webb, 412-320-5597

Register for Ebru classes at the TCCP

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Turkish Cultural Center, 1459 Crane Ave. Pittsburgh, PA, 15220
Sponsored By: 
Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh

Ebru classes will be taught by Ilknur Budar at TCCP starting January 20th, 2014. Sessions will be 3 hours long and will be held every Monday for 2 months. Ebru is a traditional art form practiced in Turkey.

Contact: 
(412) 805-7147, activities@tccpittsburgh.org

23 Jan 2014

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Negotiating in Civil Conflict (book presentation)

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 5:00pm
Room 111 of the Barco Law Building
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Law School

A presentation by Haider Ala Hamoudi on his book "Negotiating in Civil Conflict".

28 Jan 2014

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Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - Minaret

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main
Sponsored By: 
National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association

Join us this fall for an exciting 5-part reading and discussion series: Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys: Literary Reflections. The discussion will be led by local scholar Dr. Christina Michelmore. Dr. Michelmore received her BA from Smith College and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, both in history. For seven years she lived and worked in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Pakistan. Until her retirement in 2013, she was chair of the Department of History, Political Science and International Studies at Chatham University.

Contact: 
Jane Jessell, newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

29 Jan 2014

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The Prawer Plan: Implications for Palestinian Bedouin in the Naqab

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
The Palestine Center
Sponsored By: 
The Palestine Center

Approved by the Knesset in June of 2013, The Prawer-Begin Plan, if implemented, will see the destruction of over 40 unrecognized Palestinian Bedouin villages in the Naqab (Negev) desert. The Plan is the second step taken by the Israeli government to confiscate Palestinian land in the Naqab, after the "Negev 2015" plan in 2005 and the appointment of the Goldberg committee in 2007.

07 Feb 2014

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"The Settler Movement: History, Impacts, and Perceptions"

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Dr. Luke Peterson will speak on "The Settler Movement: History, Impacts, and Perceptions" at his lecture this Friday, February 7, 3:00 pm, in 4130 Posvar Hall. Sponsored by the Global Studies Center

Contact: 
Tom Allen

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