Online Event

25 Sep 2020


Iran Colloquium: Exile and the Nation: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Sponsored By: 
Yale University

Afshin Marashi is the Farzaneh Family Professor of Modern Iranian History at the University of Oklahoma, where he also serves as the director of the Center for Iranian Studies. He is the author of Exile and the Nation: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran, which was published by the University of Texas in 2020. His previous work includes Nationalizing Iran: Culture, Power, and the State, 1870-1940 (University of Washington, 2008), and a co-edited volume titled Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity (University of Texas, 2014).

20 Oct 2020


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

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

Please register here:
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2 PM – 3 PM

17 Sep 2020


Iran in the Anti-Imperialist Struggle

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

Register for the webinar:

Max Ajl
Nina Farnia
Vida Samiian
Micol Savia

23 Sep 2020


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

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
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:

13 Sep 2020


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.


16 Sep 2020


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

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


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


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


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
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


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:

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:
Khalidi returns to BU to discuss developments in the Middle East
Recorded: 3/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
Duration: 1:00:00

Nawal Bonomo


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