Middle East

05 Nov 2019

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U.S. Middle East Policy Luncheon Discussion

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street, One Oxford Centre Suite 411; Monongahela Room, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

U.S. Middle East Policy Luncheon Discussion

Featuring Ambassador Jerry Feierstein
Senior Vice President, Middle East Institute; Former US Ambassador to Yemen

Tuesday, November 5
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Join us for a luncheon with Ambassador Gerald Feierstein, diplomat and Vice President of the Middle East Institute, for a talk on U.S. Middle East Relations. He brings his expertise from 41 years as a diplomat, having served in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Lebanon, Jerusalem, Tunisia, and Yemen.

Middle East Reads: Educator Book Club

Friday, October 11, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, November 30, 2019 (All day)
Online
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at Portland State University, Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Middle East Reads: Educator Book Club

The Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at Portland State University and the Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are starting an online book club through Goodreads.com.

We welcome all educators, K-12 teachers, community college professors, and librarians to join us online from any location. Pre-service teachers are also encouraged to join.

Carnegie Endowment Middle East - A Disordered World: What to Expect in 2020

Monday, December 2, 2019 (All day)
The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to its fourth annual conference, titled A Disordered World: What to Expect in 2020, which will take place on Monday, December 02, 2019 at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut.

13 Oct 2019

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America's Smart City - Growing Business with the Middle East

Monday, October 14, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (All day)
Omni William Penn Hotel - Pittsburgh

AMEI’s 12th Annual Conference
October 14-16, 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Each year, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based American Middle East Institute convenes a high-level forum of business and university leaders interested in pursuing the rewarding path to economic opportunity in the Middle East. The AMEI Conference offers an intimate environment for corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase their successes and engage in personal interaction with dignitaries from the Middle East and North Africa.

CONFERENCE AGENDA*:
*Subject to change

Contact: 
Maria Wagley, mwagley@americanmei.org

Present a Poster at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa's 12th Annual Conference

Thursday, October 31, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, November 2, 2019 (All day)
Washington, D.C.
Sponsored By: 
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

New! Present a Poster at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa's 12th Annual Conference
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2019; Event Dates: October 31-November 2, 2019

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to invite undergraduate students to participate in its first ever Poster Presentation Competition at the Twelfth Annual Conference being held in Washington, D.C. October 31 - November 2, 2019.

Contact: 
info@asmeascholars.org

17 Sep 2019

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Civil Wars: The Future of the Middle East and Implications for Global Security, Featuring Ross Harrison

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The civil wars in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Libya have had devastating effects on the populations in these countries, and they have drawn in most of the regional and international powers into a destructive conflict trap. This is reshaping the Middle East in ways that will have profound consequences for the region as well as for the United States and other international powers.

12 Sep 2019

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Why Democracy Matters for Muslim-Majority Societies and the West: Lessons from the Last 20 Years

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Copley Formal Lounge, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Sponsored By: 
Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), Georgetown University's Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, University of Denver's Center for Middle East Studies, and the Center for Global Policy

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), Georgetown University's Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, the University of Denver's Center for Middle East Studies, and the Center for Global Policy are pleased to invite you to the following upcoming Conference.

Registration is FREE, but space is limited. Register at https://bit.ly/30hbN0U.

Program

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Copley Formal Lounge
Georgetown University

Contact: 
Chirin Dirani, chirin.dirani@georgetown.edu

19 Sep 2014

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Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Join Dr. Luke Peterson, UCIS Visiting Professor in Contemporary and International Issues at the University of Pittsburgh for a film-screening event of the Delta Force (1986) and a follow-up discussion.

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

10 Oct 2014

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Fleur D’Orange-– Identity/Identité

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Kelly Strahorn Theater

Casablanca-based choreographer and dancer Hind Benali explores her personal past and African roots while addressing the culture, history, and gender politics of Morocco. Rich in images and movement, Benali’s new work reflects the complexities of Moroccan life.

Arab Spring: Global Implications for U.S. Relations Abroad

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
William Pitt Union, Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh and the New York Times Readership Program in collaboration with the Student Government Association

Michael Slackman helps to oversee all global coverage at The New York Times, with an emphasis on coordinating the Middle East report. Before returning to New York in May of 2011, Mr. Slackman was a foreign correspondent for The Times.

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