World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

05 Apr 2018

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Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Omni William Penn Hotel
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World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Middle East Meltdown – Causes and Consequences – A Luncheon Discussion

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Registration and Networking – 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Speaker – 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

The Omni William Penn Hotel – Bob & Dolores Hope Room
530 William Penn Pl,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

$35 for WAC members
$50 for non-members
$20 for students or active military/veterans with ID

14 Apr 2018

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2018 CERIS Research Symposium

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Duquense University, Pitttsburgh PA
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Sponsored by the Consortium for Educational Resources www.cerisnet and the Center for Christian – Islamic Dialogue

Students are invited to present their research at the CERIS Research Symposium on April 14, 2018 at Duquesne University. As we are celebrating our 15th year, we are highlighting faculty and student research or special projects, along with hosting keynote speaker Dr. Amir Hussain is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

02 Nov 2017

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Free Film Screening: "Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS"

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Point Park University | Center for Media Innovation
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh | Point Park University

Join us on Thursday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m. for a free film screening of the National Geographic documentary “Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS.”

108 Center for Media Innovation
(corner of Wood Street and Third Avenue)
Point Park University

25 Jul 2017

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A Global Trends Briefing: What are the New Global Realities?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. (2nd Floor Auditorium), Two PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

A Global Trends Briefing: What are the New Global Realities?

Join us for A Global Trends Briefing: What are the New Global Realities? – a luncheon featuring Thomas M. Sanderson, Senior Fellow and Director of the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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18 May 2017

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The Fate of Turkey's Democracy

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Point Park University

The Fate of Turkey’s Democracy

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a discussion with CNN News Commentator, Mahir Zeynalov.

Mahir Zeynalov
Turkish Journalist, Analyst, and News Commentator

Event Description
The recent referendum gave President Erdogan more power, calling into question the fate of democracy in Turkey. What does the future hold for a country that has been a vital ally for the US and Europe for decades?

14 Sep 2016

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The Iran Nuclear Deal: A Reflection on Progress and Future Perspectives

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Duquesne Club (325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for a discussion on the Iran Nuclear Deal. Leading experts will reflect on the first year following the historic Iran Nuclear Agreement. What progress has the agreement made to date? How strong of an agreement is it? What does the future look like?

Featured speakers include Ambassador Frank Wisner, former United States Ambassador, and Dr. Jim Walsh, Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Security Studies Program.

The cost to Members is $45; Non-Members will be charged $60.

Contact: 
events@worldpittsburgh.org

25 Jul 2016

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The Arab Spring: Where are we today?

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Alphabet City Tent (City of Asylum), 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for a conversation on the shifting dynamics within the New Middle East, featuring Shelly Culbertson, Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation, and author of "The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East."

The event will run from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m., and will include both a networking reception and book signing, in addition to the lecture and discussion. The cost to members is $15 and non-members is $20.

Registration is required. No-shows and cancellations after July 21, 2016 will be charged.

Contact: 
events@worldpittsburgh.org

04 May 2016

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Diversity through the Eyes of Women - Muslim Community Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Point Park University
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Join us for a series of dynamic discussions surrounding Pittsburgh’s changing cultural landscape, featuring local women leaders.

Muslim Community Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 4th
5:30—7:00 PM
Point Park University

Panelists include:
Riffat Chughtai, President of Pak-PAC and Practice Manager with UPMC
Sister Sarah Jameela, Community Leader of the Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh 
Dr. Maliha Kamal, Chief Hospitalist at St. Margaret's Hospital

Moderator: Nadia Khawaja, Muslim Association of Greater Pittsburgh

25 Apr 2016

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Syria: Where are we today, how did we get there, and where do we go from here?

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - East Liberty

Join the World Affairs Council for an evening discussion that will focus on the ongoing conflict in Syria. Expert and author Ross Harrison will address the current situation, regional and global players involved, and the challenges faced in responding to the crisis. He will also provide his personal insight into the evolution of this conflict, and give his outlook for the future. Attendees will have the special opportunity to engage in a discussion with Mr. Harrison during an extended Q&A session.

Contact: 
412-281-7970 or events@worldpittsburgh.org

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