Oct 2019

03 Oct 2019

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Fruitful Interreligious Dialogue

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:30pm
Africa Room, Student Union, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue with funding from IRUSA

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

Keynote:

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

Contact: 
iwuchukwum@duq.edu

03 Oct 2019

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American Foreign Policy After Trump: Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Duquesne University, Rockwell Lecture Hall 3
Sponsored By: 
Co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, the Kelley Endowed Chair in International Relations, and the Political Science Club

American Foreign Policy After Trump: Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities
Event Date: October 3, 2019
Duquesne Political Science Research Series presents

American Foreign Policy After Trump:
Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities

With Dr. Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics from the Department of Political Science at Columbia University.

06 Oct 2019

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Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Celebration

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

October 2nd, Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, is the International Day of Nonviolence, per a United Nations declaration in 2007.

Please join us for an afternoon of activities celebrating the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings. Enjoy chai with Pittsburgh organizations at 2:00 pm, followed by interfaith presentations, cultural performances, and student readings about:

TRUTH, PEACE AND ACTION
MAHATMA GANDHI’S LEGACY AT 150

with Chief Guest India Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty

Contact: 
Call sOm Sharma 412.606.6868; Maneesha Cleetus 412.979.1133; NS Srinivasa 412.726.7009

07 Oct 2019

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World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh: Foreign Affairs Luncheon feat. Ambassador of Pakistan

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:00pm
Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, 15219 United States
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

New! World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh: Foreign Affairs Luncheon feat. Ambassador of Pakistan

Event Date: October 7, 2019

Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for a luncheon at the as we welcome H.E. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States, to our city. Ambassador Khan will be discussing the intricacies of the relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as well as Pakistan’s status and role in 21st century Asia.

07 Oct 2019

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Foreign Affairs Luncheon Discussion Featuring H.E. Asad Majeed Khan

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Rivers Club 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Foreign Affairs Luncheon Discussion Featuring H.E. Asad Majeed Khan Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States

Contact: 
events@worldpittsburgh.org

07 Oct 2019

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H.E. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States to Present at Pitt

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 3431, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies

Monday, October 7, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 3431 to meet H.E. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States. Ambassador Khan will be discussing the intricacies of the relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as well as Pakistan’s status and role in 21st century Asia.

Contact: 
Sandra Monteverde Assistant Director, sjp89@pitt.edu

Middle East Reads: Educator Book Club

Friday, October 11, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, November 30, 2019 (All day)
Online
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at Portland State University, Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Middle East Reads: Educator Book Club

The Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at Portland State University and the Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are starting an online book club through Goodreads.com.

We welcome all educators, K-12 teachers, community college professors, and librarians to join us online from any location. Pre-service teachers are also encouraged to join.

13 Oct 2019

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America's Smart City - Growing Business with the Middle East

Monday, October 14, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (All day)
Omni William Penn Hotel - Pittsburgh

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.

CONFERENCE AGENDA*:
*Subject to change

Contact: 
Maria Wagley, mwagley@americanmei.org

16 Oct 2019

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City Of Asylum Exiled Writers Residencies

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
O’Hara Student Center, Dining Room
Sponsored By: 
University Center for International Studies

This presentation will feature exiled writers who are part of City of Asylum's Exiled Writer Residency Program, which is a long-term residency for literary writers who are in exile from their home countries and under threat of persecution because of their writing. The goal of this sanctuary program, which is operated on the Northside in Pittsburgh, is to enable each writer-in-residence to continue to write while transitioning to a stable, independent life in exile.

Pitt MSA: Open Mic Night

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm
Nordy's Place, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Muslim Student Association, The Office of Interfaith Dialogue

Join the Muslim Student Association and the Office of Interfaith Dialogue at Pitt with the our Interfaith Open Mic Night next Thursday October 17th at 8:30 PM in Nordy's! This event will allow Pitt students from different religious, cultural backgrounds and world views to come together and showcase talents, poems, spoken word, musical pieces, dance etc that relate to their religious/cultural identity. This is a great opportunity for Pitt students to learn from each other's backgrounds, meet people, and create a sense of community throughout campus.

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