Events

30 Jan 2018

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Call for Papers: The Road Travelled, 9th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 (All day)
UC Berkeley
Sponsored By: 
CRG’s IRDP at the University of California, Berkeley & Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies at the University of Leeds, UK, The Islamophobia Studies Journal, ReOrient

The theme for the ninth annual International Islamophobia Conference is framed by a critical article written by Professor S. Sayyid and Abdoolkarim Vakil (https://irdproject.com/reports-of-islamophobia-1997-2017/) on the occasion of Runnymede Trust publishing, “Islamophobia: Still a Challenge for us all”. We included the full article below to contextualize the ninth annual conference call for papers, which seeks to examine five areas framed by the authors and abstracts should engage one or more of these strands.

03 Feb 2018

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Out of Cordoba

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Henry Clay Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, CAIR-Pittsburgh, CAIR-Philadelphia

Come join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary film, Out of Cordoba, exploring the dramatic lives of Ibn Rushd the Muslim and Moses Maimonides the Jew, the two leading personalities from Cordoba in Al-Andalus, and its heritage of "convivencia" (religious coexistence). Filmed across several locations around the world, the film also explores contemporary relations between Muslims, Jews, and Christians, the struggle against religious extremism, the revolts for human rights in the Middle East, and for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine.

08 Feb 2018

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Summer Studies Program in Indonesia

Thursday, February 8, 2018 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
US-Indonesia Society

As the most dynamic emerging economy in Southeast Asia, the largest Muslim-majority country, third largest democratic country and one of the most diverse countries in the world, Indonesia is an important country for the U.S and in Asia. The USINDO Summer Studies program aims to provide American students with the language ability, political awareness, culture sensitivity and understanding of this increasingly significant country. For the past 23 years, USINDO has hosted an intensive ten-week language and cultural immersion program, held in Yogyakarta for U.S.

13 Feb 2018

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Novel Ideas: Black History Month

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
Great Pittsburgh YW

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

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