Conference/Workshop

30 Oct 2017

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Islamophobia Studies Journal Call for Papers

Monday, October 30, 2017 (All day) to Friday, December 1, 2017 (All day)
Paris, France
Sponsored By: 
IRDP Project

In the past few years, Islamophobia Studies has experienced the arrival of numerous new scholars, researchers, community organizers, journalist and social media contributors to the field. The field has been enriched and challenged by this rapid expansion. Each contributor to the field has set out to provide a working definition for Islamophobia, selection of an academic and research methodology and collecting relevant data to qualify their thesis.

Contact: 
Dr. Hatem Bazian

18 Oct 2017

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NCUSAR Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00am to Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Sponsored By: 
National Center for US-Arab Relations

Register now for the 26th Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference! The event will be held 18-19 October in Washington, DC. Since 1992, NCUSAR's annual conference has gathered internationally renowned specialists to analyze, discuss, and debate issues of over-arching importance to the American and Arab people's needs, concerns, interests, and key foreign policy objectives.

29 Sep 2017

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Festival of Friendshp

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig Street

Our theme for the 2017 Convivium Festival is the same one chosen for the 2017 Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples.

13 Oct 2017

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Europe's Muslim Question?

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (all available online)
Sponsored By: 
European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, CERIS

October 13th, 2017
9 am - 5 pm
4130 Posvar Hall

In this one-day symposium, invited scholars will discuss the “Muslim Question” in contemporary Europe. Since 9/11, European public debates have increasingly casted local Muslim populations not only as a security threat, but also in opposition to the secular and liberal values considered foundational for a European identity.

Contact: 
Allyson Delnore, delnore@pitt.edu

19 Oct 2017

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Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference - The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Sponsored By: 
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

Register now for the Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference, The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Mr. Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

SPECIAL REMARKS: High Ranking Members of the Diplomatic Corps

Contact: 
202-429-8860 or info@asmeascholars.org

09 Oct 2017

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American Middle East Institute's Transformational Technologies Conference: Changing Lives & Markets

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:00pm
Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
American Middle East Institute

​Celebrating our 10th annual business conference in Pittsburgh, showcasing​ a survey of life-changing technologies, and welcoming dignitaries and decision makers from the Middle East & North Africa for business, investment, and educational opportunities.

DAY 1 - MONDAY, ​OCTOBER 9, 2017

9AM - Business Conference
Fairmont Ballroom - Downtown Pittsburgh

DAY 2 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 , 2017

Private site visits to view path-breaking technologies
(Dignitaries, Sponsors & VIP Ticket Registrants)

TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10, 2017

Contact: 
mwagley@americanmei.org or 412-995-0076

19 Apr 2017

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Diverse Spiritualities: Embodiment and Relationality in Religions of Africa and its Diasporas

Thursday, April 20, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, April 22, 2017 (All day)
University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Department of Religious Studies and Department of Africana Studies

Symposium Schedule for Thursday, April 20th @ 630 William Pitt Union:
Pre-keynote Reception
5:00 – 6:00 PM

Welcome
6:00 – 6:15 PM

Keynote Lecture by Dr. Stephanie Mitchem (University of South Carolina): “The Embodied Power of Sankofa”
View the flyer online here or attached above.
6:15 – 7:30 PM
Q&A from 7:15 – 7:30 PM

Symposium Schedule for Friday, April 21st @ 630 William Pitt Union:
Pre-keynote Reception
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Contact: 
ydc1@pitt.edu jouili@pitt.edu

06 Apr 2017

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How to Be a Muslim Ally

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
1st Floor Auditorium, Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh, 650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh GSPIA, Hello Neighbor, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, Inclusive Innovation Week

This dynamic diversity training will provide insight and resources to enable you to be an effective ally to the Muslim community. Come and learn to combat misconceptions surrounding the Islamic faith and culture. RSVP required.

20 Apr 2017

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Islamophobia and the End of Liberalism? 8th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Friday, April 21, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, April 23, 2017 (All day)
Boalt Hall, Booth Auditorium, UC Berkeley

There is a need for an approach to the study of Islamophobia which explores the way in which it is being institutionalized by policies that promote and police a conception of Western societies that appears to be becoming increasingly exclusive and exclusionary. This conference provides an inter-disciplinary platform to reflect and respond to the crisis of post-Cold war liberal order by exploring the relationship between Islamophobia and the reshaping of Western societies.

21 Jan 2017

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Know Your Civil Rights & Immigration Rights

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
CAIR Pittsburgh

A presentation by Immigration Attorney Sara Burhan, and Professor of Law Haider Hamoudi to educate you on your civil rights and immigration rights.If you are apprehensive about the new-incoming administration, and the changes that might come along, this presentation will answer your questions.

Contact: 
cair.pittsburgh@gmail.com

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