Apr 2015

08 Apr 2015


Countering Violent Extremism in the US and the EU

Thursday, April 9, 2015 (All day) to Friday, April 10, 2015 (All day)
Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
European Union, Graduate School for Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for Security Studies, Global Studies Center, and Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

April 9-10, 2015

15th Annual Policy Conference

Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Faculty Organizer: Prof. Michael Kenney (GSPIA)

*Registration is required. To register, please visit: tinyurl.com/kxteapk

European Union Studies Center of Excellence, University of Pittsburgh

10 Apr 2015


Living Theology: Imam Qasim Curnett

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 233 Seaman Ln, Monroeville, PA 15146

Imam Qasim Curnett was born in Columbia, Missouri and was raised in Montgomery, Alabama. He was first introduced to Islam at age 11 by a schoolmate and close friend from Afghanistan. His first encounter with Islam had a lasting effect and resurfaced when in his early 20s, he became interested once again in Islam. After a period of research, he became a Muslim, and since then he has dedicated his time to learning the religion and participating in the American Muslim Community.

14 Apr 2015


Islamic Awareness Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5:15pm to 7:30pm
IUP -- Ohio Room, HUB
Sponsored By: 

You are invited to attend the Third Islamic Awareness Day at IUP on Tuesday, April 14th 2015. The theme of this year's event is "The Message of Peace." Main stage activities will include a Quran recitation and various discussions led by IUP faculty and students, as well as an open Q&A session with the audience. Other activities, including a try-the-Hijab booth, will take place alongside the event. The event will conclude with dinner for all and childcare will be provided for any who might need it.

29 Apr 2015


Daily Life in Gaza and the Future of Palestine

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Conflict Kitchen, Schenley Plaza, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Conflict Kitchen

Conflict Kitchen will host an informal discussion about daily life in Gaza and the future of Palestine. Wednesday April 29th noon-1:30pm

Special guests include Ahmed Arafat and Jules Lobel

Ahmed was born and raised in the Khan Younis refugee camp in Gaza, Palestine and currently he works as an IT professional in his second home, Pittsburgh. Jules is the Bessie McKee Walthour Endowed Chaired Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School and the President of the Center for Constitutional Rights.
Conflict Kitchen » The Lunch Hour (Palestine)