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Asian Studies Center, Contact: Shashank Srivastava, shashank.srivastava@pitt.edu
www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc

Center for Russian and East European Studies. Contact: Zsuzsanna Magdo, zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu
ucis.pitt.edu/crees

06 Dec 2018

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Book DIscussion: The Monk of Mokha

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet Street, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
The Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

A book book discussion on the Monk of Mokha, by David Eggers facilitated by Will Picard.

Contact: 
Maja Konitzer, majab@pitt.edu

01 Nov 2018

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Nuruddin Farah

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
City of Asylum, 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum

Join the City of Asylum for a reading and Q&A with Neustadt Prize-winner Nuruddin Farah, presented by Paul A. Bové. Nuruddin Farah will be reading from his work "Maps."

Contact: 
info@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

02 Nov 2018

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Pitt's MSA hosts Open Jummah Prayer

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Dining Room A, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Assocation

An opportunity for the campus community to observe the weekly Muslim worship service. Ask questions of your peers and get know Muslim students on campus.

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"Islam: as a discourse of resistance in Iran"

New ACMCU Video Posted

In case you missed our event on October 3rd, "Islam: as a discourse of resistance in Iran", with Dr. Pouya Alimagham, the following video is a full edited version of his presentation and Q&A presented by ACMCU.

08 Nov 2018

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"Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability"

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 3106
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Africana Studies Center, Department of Religious Studies, Islamicate Studies Working Group

"Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability"

Rasul Miller, is a PhD candidate and a William Fontaine fellow of Africana Studies and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Rasul’s research interests “include Muslim movements in 20th century America and their relationship to Black internationalist thought and West African intellectual history. He serves as editor and contributing writer for the history section of Sapelo Square, an award winning online platform dedicated to the experiences of Black Muslims.”

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

23 Oct 2018

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Authoritarian Governance of Uyghur Autonomous Region in China

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 4130
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center Center

Sarah Tynen: State Territorialization through Bureaucratic Control: Authoritarian Governance at the Neighborhood Level in China
Ph.D. Candidate • Graduate Part-time Instructor • Urbanization and Poitical Governance • MA 2014
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Areas of interest: State-society relations, development, migration and ethno-cultural nationalism in China's autonomous regions and borderlands

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

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PARC Funded Faculty Development Seminar to Jerusalem and the West Bank

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) has announced its 10th annual FUNDED Faculty Development Seminar to Jerusalem and the West Bank for U.S. community college or university faculty with an interest in BUT LITTLE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE to Israel/Palestine. (It’s funded by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is a reputable program.) I participated in this program in 2012, and it’s a truly amazing, life-changing experience!!

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"Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Religion and Democracy in Indonesia"

ACMCU Event video posted!

In case you missed our event on October 2nd, "Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Religion and Democracy in Indonesia", with Dr. Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, the following video is a full edited version of his presentation and following Q&A presented by ACMCU. Click on the image below to view the video:

01 Feb 2019

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Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

Friday, February 1, 2019 (All day)
Granda Spain
Sponsored By: 
Center for the Study of Mediterranean Dialogues

The Center for the Study of Mediterranean Dialogues (Granada, Spain) is now accepting applications for the 2019 one-week intensive summer school entitled Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies. The dates are June 16 - 22, 2019.

The summer school, now in its seventh year, has established itself as the primary centre in the world for Critical Muslim Studies. The school welcomes participations from Muslim and non-Muslim heritages and associations. The seminar will be held in the Escuela de Estudios Arabes.

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