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20 Oct 2020

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Problems of Islamic Reform: Nigeria, Egypt and the United States

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Duke University Islamic Studies Progrqam

Please register here: https://duke.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvc-uvqj8oHte1iTfYbpFMNZ4LVYFAV4md
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2 PM – 3 PM

17 Sep 2020

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Iran in the Anti-Imperialist Struggle

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
online

Register for the webinar: https://bit.ly/iransolidarity

Speakers:
Max Ajl
Nina Farnia
Vida Samiian
Micol Savia

23 Sep 2020

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Whose Narratives? Gender, Justice, & Resistance: A conversation with Leila Khaled

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Co-Sponsors: Al-Awda: The Palestinian Right to Return Coalition Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine Jewish Voice for Peace- Bay Area Jewish Voice for Peace- Boston Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network SJP at UCLA Work

Join the open classrooms of Professor Rabab Abdulhadi (AMED Studies) and Professor Tomomi Kinukawa (Women and Gender Studies) for a historic roundtable conversation with Palestinian feminist, militant, and leader Leila Khaled, followed by Q&A discussion with students, activists, and scholars at 12:30-2:30 pm PST (3:30-5:30 pm New York, and 10:30pm-12:30 am in Palestine and Jordan).

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://sfsu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ycpMqzqcReO3HCQJKShi5g

13 Sep 2020

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Common Voices for Human Rights

Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online Conference
Sponsored By: 
City of Bridges Foundation

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh.

Join City of Bridges Foundation, Carlow University and Peace Island Institute for panel discussion on human rights with voices from religious figures, human rights activists and grassroots organizers.

Contact: 
https://cityofbridgesfoundation.org/home/

16 Sep 2020

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Blackness in the Middle East

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
online Conference
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennsylvania

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
ZOOM LINK TO ENTER EVENT: https://upenn.zoom.us/j/98477645498

Join the Middle East Center of the University of Pennsylvania for an important conversation on blackness in the Middle East. Panelists will address themes including the greater history of blackness in the region, anti-Black sentiments that persist to this day, the question of identity and race in the region, and more.

22 Jan 2019

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Reading Across Cultures--Diverse Books for the 7 – 12 Grade Classroom

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00pm

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards.

26 Sep 2017

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The Rise of Islamophobia

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Online, The Carter Center
Sponsored By: 
The Carter Center

Conversations at The Carter Center: The Rise of Islamophobia
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7–8:15 p.m.
Islamophobia and radical extremism are inextricably linked. Find out how the negative portrayal of Muslims in the media impacts real-world events and learn more about strategic responses to Islamophobia in Europe and the U.S.

03 Sep 2014

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Iraq in Crisis: Understanding the Challenges Confronting the Nation (Particpate via video-conference)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Washington DC (can also particpate anywhere with computer access)
Sponsored By: 
Jerusalem Fund

Iraq in Crisis: Understanding the Challenges Confronting
the Nation
with
Raed Jarrar
Policy Impact Coordinator,
American Friends Service Committee
Adil Shamoo
Associate Fellow,
Institute for Policy Studies
&
Sami Albanna
Iraq Analyst & Commentator
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
The Palestine Center

05 Mar 2014

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Bloomsburg University Presents: New Strategic Perspectives in the Middle East

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Bloomsburg University, Carver Hall’s Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium AND ONLINE
Sponsored By: 
nbonomo@bloomu.edu

Rashid Khalidi, author, professor and scholar at Columbia University, will lecture on “New Strategic Perspectives in the Middle East”

Below is the link to watch the presentation live or on demand.

Watch Now: http://bloomsburgbeta7.sofodev.com/Mediasite/Play/6e7ad63543ce4404a221aa...
Khalidi returns to BU to discuss developments in the Middle East
Recorded: 3/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
Duration: 1:00:00

Contact: 
Nawal Bonomo

09 Apr 2013

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Videoconference A Closer Look at the United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm
VIDEO CONFERENCE
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Dr. Alsaghira Al Ahbabi
Second Secretary

Mr. Saud H. Al Nowais
Commercial Counselor

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Washington D.C.

1:25-2:10 p.m. EDT

Videoconference

Since its founding in 1971, the United Arab Emirates has transformed into one of the economic powerhouses of the Middle East — a modern and dynamic hub of commerce, trade, and culture. In a rapidly changing region, the UAE has embraced diversity and promoted the role of women in the workforce and government.

Contact: 
Amiena Mahsoob, 412-281-7970.

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