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AMEI’s 12th Annual Conference
October 14-16, 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Each year, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based American Middle East Institute convenes a high-level forum of business and university leaders interested in pursuing the rewarding path to economic opportunity in the Middle East. The AMEI Conference offers an intimate environment for corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase their successes and engage in personal interaction with dignitaries from the Middle East and North Africa.

*Subject to change

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Dr. Younus Mirza
The Bible and the Qur'an: Biblical Figures in the Islamic Tradition

The Sacrifice: The Story of Abraham's/Ibrahim's Sacrifice and Its Relevance Today

How does this story remain relevant within interfaith dialogue today?
How do the "Abrahamic" faiths in Judiasm, Christianity, and Islam
understand this common ancestor of faith? How can we best represent the
theological boundaries among religious groups?

Thursday, October 24, 7PM, Boyle 156
Seton Hill University

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh


According to our new report, campus Muslim Student Association involvement is unrelated to confidence in one’s faith, suggesting that campus MSAs are welcoming to all Muslims in different places on their spiritual journey. Read our new report for more insights on MSA members. (

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh


Where: Schenley Plaza tent, 221 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh 15213

The route: loop from Schenley Plaza tent
through Oakland neighborhood.
Registration: 9 am; walk begins: 10 am - 12:30 pm
Online registration rates: adults $25, students $15

Registration link:
Children under 12 FREE.
Early bird discount $5 (Deadline: October 5)
Same day registration: $30

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

New! Present a Poster at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa's 12th Annual Conference
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2019; Event Dates: October 31-November 2, 2019

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to invite undergraduate students to participate in its first ever Poster Presentation Competition at the Twelfth Annual Conference being held in Washington, D.C. October 31 - November 2, 2019.

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An Artist Talk with Andrea London

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. To register, please visit:

Please join the Human Dignity Project, Office of Public Art, and the Monroeville Public Library for an Artist Talk with Andrea London.

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A symposium celebrating the 8th centenary of St. Francis’ encounter with Malik al-Kamil and the 10th anniversary of the Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Africa Room, Student Union, Duquesne University


Kathleen Warren, O.S.F. (author of Daring to Cross the Threshold)

“The Hidden Wisdom of Francis and the Sultan: After 800 Years, Are We Ready for It?”

followed by a panel discussion and a Q & A with

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The US-UAE Business Council, The American Middle East Institute, and K&L Gates cordially invite you to a business seminar in Pittsburgh in honor of a high-level delegation from Sharjah, UAE. The seminar will take place at 12:00pm on Monday September 16, 2019 at the offices of K&L Gates.

The event will provide members of the local business community with the opportunity to directly engage key representatives of Sharjah's world-class public institutions in the education, research, business, and media sectors.

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Soon after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, the Soviets took control of Central Asia, forming five new republics: Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. The imposition of Soviet power proved highly disruptive to the traditional ways of life in these republics, which had been dominated for centuries by Muslim beliefs and practices.