arabic

Connectedness in the Islamic World (661-1300 CE)

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall

Medieval Arabic sources are replete with stories about Muslims traveling far and wide. The abundance of such examples tempts one to believe that these traveling individuals created and maintained the pan-Islamic cultural commonwealth. Yet the Islamic written legacy is so vast that drawing decisive conclusions that traveling was indeed as widespread as our sources suggest is hardly possible.

Secondary Education Teachers: Speaking the Culture of Egypt

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 5:45pm to 7:30pm
University of Pittsburgh and Cairo, Egypt
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

A dream come true….. spending summer 2014 in Egypt.
The University of Pittsburgh’s Global Studies Center and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, is pleased to announce a call for applications from secondary school educators to participate in this once in a life time course of study.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

01 Jun 2013

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Summer 2013 Oman Study Abroad Opportunity

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 2:45pm to Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 2:45pm
Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA
Sponsored By: 
American Middle East Institute, Washington and Jefferson College

The American Middle East Institute (AMEI) of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for its 2013 Summer Arabic Immersion Program.

In June & July of 2013, American and Omani students will come together for an unforgettable cultural immersion. During this two month experience, students will not only learn the Omani dialect but also study and live alongside native Omanis. The program takes place at W&J College in June, followed by an additional month in Muscat, Oman.

Application available at American Middle East Institute website.

Contact: 
gmontillet@americanmei.org
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