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Asian Studies Center, Contact: Shashank Srivastava, shashank.srivastava@pitt.edu
www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc

Center for Russian and East European Studies. Contact: Zsuzsanna Magdo, zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu
ucis.pitt.edu/crees

19 Oct 2018

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"Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability"

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:15pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 3106
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Africana Studies Center, Department of Religious Studies, Islamicate Studies Working Group

"Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability"

Rasul Miller, is a PhD candidate and a William Fontaine fellow of Africana Studies and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Rasul’s research interests “include Muslim movements in 20th century America and their relationship to Black internationalist thought and West African intellectual history. He serves as editor and contributing writer for the history section of Sapelo Square, an award winning online platform dedicated to the experiences of Black Muslims.”

23 Oct 2018

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Authoritarian Governance of Uyghur Autonomous Region in China

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 4130
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center Center

Sarah Tynen: State Territorialization through Bureaucratic Control: Authoritarian Governance at the Neighborhood Level in China
Ph.D. Candidate • Graduate Part-time Instructor • Urbanization and Poitical Governance • MA 2014
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Areas of interest: State-society relations, development, migration and ethno-cultural nationalism in China's autonomous regions and borderlands

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

23 Oct 2018

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Authoritarian Governance of Uyghur Autonomous Region in China

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 4130
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center Center

Sarah Tynen: State Territorialization through Bureaucratic Control: Authoritarian Governance at the Neighborhood Level in China
Ph.D. Candidate • Graduate Part-time Instructor • Urbanization and Poitical Governance • MA 2014
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Areas of interest: State-society relations, development, migration and ethno-cultural nationalism in China's autonomous regions and borderlands

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

23 Oct 2018

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Authoritarian Governance of Uyghur Autonomous Region in China

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 4130
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center Center

Sarah Tynen: State Territorialization through Bureaucratic Control: Authoritarian Governance at the Neighborhood Level in China
Ph.D. Candidate • Graduate Part-time Instructor • Urbanization and Poitical Governance • MA 2014
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Areas of interest: State-society relations, development, migration and ethno-cultural nationalism in China's autonomous regions and borderlands

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

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PARC Funded Faculty Development Seminar to Jerusalem and the West Bank

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) has announced its 10th annual FUNDED Faculty Development Seminar to Jerusalem and the West Bank for U.S. community college or university faculty with an interest in BUT LITTLE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE to Israel/Palestine. (It’s funded by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is a reputable program.) I participated in this program in 2012, and it’s a truly amazing, life-changing experience!!

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"Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Religion and Democracy in Indonesia"

ACMCU Event video posted!

In case you missed our event on October 2nd, "Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Religion and Democracy in Indonesia", with Dr. Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, the following video is a full edited version of his presentation and following Q&A presented by ACMCU. Click on the image below to view the video:

01 Feb 2019

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Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

Friday, February 1, 2019 (All day)
Granda Spain
Sponsored By: 
Center for the Study of Mediterranean Dialogues

The Center for the Study of Mediterranean Dialogues (Granada, Spain) is now accepting applications for the 2019 one-week intensive summer school entitled Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies. The dates are June 16 - 22, 2019.

The summer school, now in its seventh year, has established itself as the primary centre in the world for Critical Muslim Studies. The school welcomes participations from Muslim and non-Muslim heritages and associations. The seminar will be held in the Escuela de Estudios Arabes.

11 Oct 2018

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Dragomans and the Routes of Orientalism, Lecture by Natalie Rothman, University of Toronto

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:30pm
Department of History Lounge in 3703 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh History Department

Natalie Rothman, is Associate Professor of History, specializing in the history of the Mediterranean in the early modern period.

The Early Modern Worlds Initiative and the World History Center present a year-long speaker series titled "Islam in the World". Dr. Rothman is the first speaker of the series.

11 Oct 2018

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Brown Bag Lunch with Natalie Rothman, University of Toronto

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Department of History Lounge in 3703 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

The Early Modern Worlds Initiative and the World History Center present a year-long speaker series titled "Islam in the World". Four speakers have been invited (one in the fall and three in the spring), each of whom will give a talk as well as chair an informal brown bag session on "perspectives on the field" during their visit. The full schedule for the series is listed below.

All events will be held in the Department of History Lounge in 3703 Posvar Hall. If you would like more information on the series, please contact whc@pitt.edu.

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