Announcements

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Join the Muslim Student Association and the Office of Interfaith Dialogue at Pitt with the our Interfaith Open Mic Night next Thursday October 17th at 8:30 PM in Nordy's! This event will allow Pitt students from different religious, cultural backgrounds and world views to come together and showcase talents, poems, spoken word, musical pieces, dance etc that relate to their religious/cultural identity. This is a great opportunity for Pitt students to learn from each other's backgrounds, meet people, and create a sense of community throughout campus.

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This presentation will feature exiled writers who are part of City of Asylum's Exiled Writer Residency Program, which is a long-term residency for literary writers who are in exile from their home countries and under threat of persecution because of their writing. The goal of this sanctuary program, which is operated on the Northside in Pittsburgh, is to enable each writer-in-residence to continue to write while transitioning to a stable, independent life in exile.

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U.S. Middle East Policy Luncheon Discussion

Featuring Ambassador Jerry Feierstein
Senior Vice President, Middle East Institute; Former US Ambassador to Yemen

Tuesday, November 5
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Join us for a luncheon with Ambassador Gerald Feierstein, diplomat and Vice President of the Middle East Institute, for a talk on U.S. Middle East Relations. He brings his expertise from 41 years as a diplomat, having served in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Lebanon, Jerusalem, Tunisia, and Yemen.

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Middle East Reads: Educator Book Club

The Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at Portland State University and the Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are starting an online book club through Goodreads.com.

We welcome all educators, K-12 teachers, community college professors, and librarians to join us online from any location. Pre-service teachers are also encouraged to join.

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

FUNDED program for full-time community college/university faculty is the Palestinian American Research Center’s Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine. It will be held in Jerusalem and the West Bank, from June 3-16. Applications are due Jan. 15. For a lot more information and an application, go to: http://parc-us-pal.org/facultyDevSem.htm

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Book Talk
The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies

Thursday, October 24, 4:30-6 PM
2432 Posvar Hall

How does labor migration facilitate authoritarianism? Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas examines how migration and political power are inextricably linked, identifying the ways through which authoritarian regimes rely on the export of human capital across the Middle East and the Global South. This lecture is free and open to the public.

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Monday, October 7, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 3431 to meet H.E. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States. Ambassador Khan will be discussing the intricacies of the relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as well as Pakistan’s status and role in 21st century Asia.

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

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New! World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh: Foreign Affairs Luncheon feat. Ambassador of Pakistan

Event Date: October 7, 2019

Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for a luncheon at the as we welcome H.E. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States, to our city. Ambassador Khan will be discussing the intricacies of the relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as well as Pakistan’s status and role in 21st century Asia.

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The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to its fourth annual conference, titled A Disordered World: What to Expect in 2020, which will take place on Monday, December 02, 2019 at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut.

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