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09 Oct 2013

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Conflicts and Peace Movements within Israel

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Pitt Law School, Room 111
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Global Studies Program, Pitt Dept of Political Science, Pitt Dept of Sociology, Pitt Jewish Studies Program, Pitt National Lawyer's Guild

Dr. Rachel Kutz-Flamenbaum will be on the panel talking about human rights and peace movements in Israel and the panel will feature a speaker from an Israeli organization, Breaking the Silence, which is a group of Israeli military veterans whose goal is to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. Prof. Jonathan Harris from Political Science is also on the panel.

09 Oct 2013

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Islam Unplugged

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

An engaging and academic overview of Islam designed to prepare students for research related to Islamic cultures, religious practices, geopolitics, and the Arabic language. Talha Rehmani is a popular Islamic lecturer, Fulbright Scholar, and recent graduate in MS-Robotic Systems Development at Carnegie Mellon University. You will have the opportunity to chat with Muslims from around the globe and sample foods from the Muslim world. The event is free and open to faculty, students and the general public. To register email outreach@icp-pgh.org.

Contact: 
outreach@icp-pgh.org

13 Oct 2013

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Afternoon Tea with Lauren Booth

Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (MCCGP), 233 Seaman Lane Monroeville, PA 15146
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (MCCGP)

Lauren Booth, who announced her conversion to Islam in October 2010, is the sister-in-law of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. She was married to actor Craig Darby and the couple has two children, Alexandra and Holly. As a journalist, Booth has written for the New Statesmen, the Mail on Sunday, the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail. She is a vocal peace activist and a supporter of the Stop the War Coalition; a member of Woodcraft Folk, Media Workers Against the War and the National Union of Journalists.

Contact: 
412.373.0101

15 Oct 2013

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Muslim Journeys: Christian Concepts in the Quran

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library-Squirrel Hill Branch
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library

Talha Ramani, a Fulbright Scholar and Carnegie Mellon University Robotics graduate student, will present “Christian Concepts in the Quran: Jesus, John the Baptist and Mary”.

Contact: 
squirrellhillprograms@carnegielibrary.org

16 Oct 2013

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Genre Book Club - "Equal of the Sun" by Anita Amirrezvani: Historical Fiction/Muslim Journeys

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library-Squirrel Hill Branch
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library

When a 16th century Iranian court is thrown into turmoil by the heirless Shah's death, his daughter, Princess Pari, incites dissent with her efforts to instill order and taps the assistance of a eunuch servant to navigate a Machiavellian power struggle.

Contact: 
squirrellhillprograms@carnegielibrary.org

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

16 Oct 2013

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Lecture by Sam Bahour - Palestinian-American Writer, Speaker and Activist

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kurtzman Ballroom, William Pitt Union, Pitt
Sponsored By: 
Students for Justice in Palestine

Students for Justice in Palestine have invited Sam Bahour, Palestinian-American writer, speaker ,and activist to give a guest lecture at the University of Pittsburgh. Bahour is a Palestinian-American based in Al-Bireh/Ramallah, Palestine. He is a freelance business consultant operating as Applied Information Management (AIM), specializing in business development with a niche focus on start-ups.

18 Oct 2013

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Changing Perspectives in Development Practice: Overcoming Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
3911 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, UCIS, GSPIA International Development Division, Ford Institute for Human Security

Dr. Dina El Naggar is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency. The World Bank Group's integrity mission is designed to detect, investigate, sanction and prevent fraud and corruption in Bank-financed projects. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was a UNDP project manager managing projects in the environment and child rights sector where she designed and managed the implementation of Egypt's national campaign against female genital mutilation and the social marketing campaign "Think Twice" targeting hazardous behavior among adolescents.

Contact: 
412-648-7434

22 Oct 2013

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Sunni and Shiite Divide: Similarities and Differences, A Tip of the Iceberg in the Syrian Ideal

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Chatham University
Sponsored By: 
IUC

IUC October, 2013 Lecture of the Month
Topic: Sunni and Shiite Divide: Similarities and Differences
A Tip of the Iceberg in the Syrian Ordeal by Imam AdbuDemi'h A. Tadese
For more information contact IUC office at 412-467-6442

Contact: 
412-467-6442

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