31 May 2023


Middle East Authoritarianism and the subversion of Western democracy

Thursday, June 1, 2023 (All day)
Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC
Sponsored By: 
Emgage and the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

Why the US Should Support Democracy in the Muslim World, and How?
8:30 - 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks

Prof. Asma Afsaruddin - Chair of the CSID Board

Prof. Dalia Fahmy - Chair of the Program Committee

9:15 - 9:45 AM - Opening Speaker

Keynote Speaker (TBD)

9:45 - 11:15 AM - PANEL 1:

The Cost of Authoritarianism: Assessing U.S. Mideast Policy over the Long Term

24 Mar 2023


Infidelities: A conference about new directions in the study of Armenian memory, culture, and displacement

Friday, March 24, 2023 (All day) to Sunday, March 26, 2023 (All day)
4017 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Freie Universität Berlin

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Slought is pleased to announce the revival of Infidelities, a conference about new directions in the study of Armenian history, memory, culture and displacement across West Asia and the Middle East to the Americas and back, from March 24 through March 26, 2023. The program is presented in partnership with scholars and programs at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Freie Universität Berlin.

09 Feb 2023


Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad

Thursday, February 9, 2023 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
US Department of Education

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

We are delighted to share that our 2023 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program is now accepting applications from K-16 teachers and school administrators through February 9, 2023! The Seminars Abroad program provides U.S. educators in the arts, social sciences and humanities with opportunities to participate in short-term seminars abroad to improve their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. In 2023, summer seminars will be offered in JORDAN, MEXICO, and a joint seminar in ARGENTINA and BRAZIL.

01 Nov 2022



Tuesday, November 1, 2022 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
CAROC and US Department of State

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

THE FELLOWSHIPS: The American Research Institute in Turkey is pleased to offer ARIT fellowships for research in Turkey for the 2023-2024 year. Grants for tenures up to one academic year will be considered; applications for projects of shorter duration, as brief as one or two months, are also supported. ARIT offers research and study facilities as well as connections with colleagues, institutions, and authorities through its branch centers in Istanbul and Ankara.

11 Nov 2022


Palestine Center Annual Conference 2022

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Washington, DC
Sponsored By: 
The Jerusalem Fund

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

The Jerusalem Fund invites you to our Palestine Center Annual Conference titled, ‘75 Years of Partition: Ethnic Cleansing and Dispossession’ to be held on November 11, 2022, in Washington, D.C. See below for details on our speakers and presenters, panels, and RSVP at by sending us your name, title and contact information.



31 Aug 2022


Call For Papers: 16th Annual Muslim Studies Program Conference Measuring Muslim Publics: Curves, Columns, Spheres and Squares

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Michigan State University

Michigan State University is hosting an international conference entitled “Measuring Muslim Publics: Curves, Columns, Spheres and Squares.” This conference investigates who is ‘the public’ in public opinion? What effect does it have on politics? These questions have received a great deal of attention by scholars of American and European contexts where their contributions have taken on a universalistic overtone. Are these generalized assumptions valid in other societies – notably in Muslim-majority contexts?

23 Jun 2022


Egypt’s Uncertain Future: Political, Economic, and Human Rights Challenges

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Sponsored By: 
Arab Center Washington DC

gypt today is facing unprecedented political, economic, and social challenges that are due to both internal and external factors. Since the 2013 coup and the resurgence of authoritarianism, Egypt has been locked in a state of political impasse with no real signs of change, while facing numerous economic and financial challenges ranging from significant levels of domestic and foreign debt to high inflation, deteriorating standards of living, declining tourism, and an outflow of billions of dollars following the devaluation of its currency.

25 May 2022


Countering Anti-Muslim Opposition to Mosque and Islamic Center Construction and Expansion

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

Webinar speakers:

• Dr. Elizabeth Yates – Researcher and Report Co-author; Senior Researcher, Anti-Semitism Human Rights First
• Dr. Sultan Chaudhry – President, McLean Islamic Center
• Rachel Brown – Founder and Executive Director, Over Zero
• Dr. Kathleen Foley – Mayor of Cold Spring, NY; Founder and Principal, Mirador Consulting, LLC
• Amy V. Doukoure, ESQ. – Civil Rights Attorney, CAIR MI
• Dalia Mogahed – Director of Research, ISPU

27 Feb 2021


Islamophobia Confronting A Global Challange

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Islamophobia Studies Center, University of California Berkley

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh, Not sponsored.

Event begins at 6:30 PM PST

Sponsored by the Islamophobia Center, Berkley CA

Speakers include
Dalia Fahmy, Rutgers University
Salam Sayyid, University of Leeds
Nihad Awad, CAIR
Linda Sarour, Political Activist
Omar Suleiman, Yaqeen Institute
Hatem Basan, Zaytuna College
Jasmin Zine London University
Altaf Hussain, Yaqeen Institute


12 Dec 2020


France's Islamophobia

Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 6:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Islamophobia Studies Center

7th Annual Paris Islamophobia Conference
France's Islamophobia: Religious "Separatism" - Disciplining Muslimness
Dec 12 and 13, 2020

The Islamophobia Studies Center, Berkley, CA, aims to challenge Islamophobia through Applied Research, Civic Engagement, Education, and Global Classrooms, all to impact policy.



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