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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

21 Oct 2021

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Community in the Time of Corona

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm
online

*promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

A year and a half into COVID-19 pandemic, we have published new reports and explored with partners certain trends in regards to important aspects of pandemic life, including vaccine uptake and hesitancies, masking habits, mental health, and more, among American Muslim communities. This webinar will discuss these trends and findings with experts in the health and research fields.

Webinar panelists:

21 Oct 2021

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Social Change and Contentious Politics in the Middle East

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Center at the University of Pennsylvania

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

19 Oct 2021

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Contesting Islam, Constructing Race & Sexuality

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Islamophobia Studies Center at Berkley, California

Join us for a talk with author Sunera Thobani. Sunera Thobani examines how Islam is foundational to the formation of Western identity at critical points in its history, including the Crusades, the Reconquista and the colonial period. More specifically, she explores how masculinity and femininity are formed at such pivotal junctures and what role feminism has played in the wars against 'radical' Islam.

14 Oct 2021

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Understanding the Decrease in African American Mosques and Attendees

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

The US Mosque Survey 2020 found a sharp decrease in African American Mosques and the number of African American attendees. In 2020, African American mosques comprised 13% of all mosques, but in 2010, African American mosques accounted for 23% of all mosques—a 43% decrease. This is especially noteworthy considering African American Muslims account for roughly 28% of all American Muslims according to ISPU research.

Panelists Include

27 Oct 2021

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Post Colonial Interstate Relations in the Nile Basin

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 11:00am
Online
Sponsored By: 
UCLA

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

UCLA is hosting a webinar series on the crisis around Ethiopia's new Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. While Ethiopia has begun to fill the Dam, tensions have emerged with Egypt and Sudan. This part of the series features Dr. Marina Ottaway, Middle East Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

04 Nov 2021

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Jews and Education in Modern Iran: Identity, Integration, and National Belonging

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
University of California Los Angeles Center for Near Eastern Studies and Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Center

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Speaker: Daniella Farah

04 Nov 2021

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Screen Shots: State Violence on Camera in Israel and Palestine Speakers: Rebecca Stein and Imani Cheers

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The George Washington University Institute for Middle East Studies

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

03 Nov 2021

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The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 3:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Duke University’s Middle East Studies Center, Islamic Studies Center, Jewish Studies, Asian and Middle East Studies, Romance Studies, and the Religions and Public Life Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics

*Promoted by University of Pittsburgh*

Rustow will be discussing her book, The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue. This is part of the Convivencia Lecture Series.

29 Oct 2021

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Misinformation and Political Twitter in India

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The University of Michigan Center for South Asian Studies

*Promoted by University of Pittsburgh*

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