Jul 2021

23 Mar 2021

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Call For Papers: Race and Islam: Global Histories, Contemporary Legacies

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, March 25, 2022 - 5:00pm
George Mason University, Fairfax VA
Sponsored By: 
The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
CALL FOR PAPERS: submission of proposals October 15, 2021. Notifications of acceptances November 15, 2021, Submission of Full Papers: Feburary 15, 2022
March 23 - 25, 2022

Contact: 
Sonmez Kara asonmezk@gmu.edu

04 Jul 2021

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Summer Program for K-16 educators at Dar Al Islam

Sunday, July 4, 2021 - 8:00am
Abiquiu, New Mexico
Sponsored By: 
Dar Al Islam

The 32nd Teachers’ Institute is from July 4 - 17, 2021

The Dar al Islam Teachers' Institutes have been held at our famous facilities in Abiquiu, New Mexico since 1994.

Our goal is to enable educators to teach about Islam with greater confidence. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the basic tenets of Islam and see how Islam works in the daily lives of the program’s Muslim faculty and staff.

Through discourse, study of texts, and interaction with Muslims, some of the questions we seek to address include:

Contact: 
InstituteDirector(at)daralislam.org

06 Jul 2021

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South Asia Center Summer Institute: Nationalism, Anti-Muslim Racism, and Social Exclusion: India, the US, and Beyond

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 1:30pm to Friday, July 9, 2021 - 4:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

13 Jul 2021

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A conversation with Omar Shakir, Israel and Palestine Director, Human Rights Watch

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

Join the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University for a conversation with Omar Shakir, Israel and Palestine Director at Human Rights Watch moderated by CCAS professor Dr. Fida Adely.

Shakir will discuss the recent HRW report he was the lead author on, "A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution."

About Omar Shakir

28 Jul 2021

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Islamophobia: A Threat to All Americans

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh's Muslim Affinity Group, Pitt's Muslim Alumni Network

Presenter: Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Contact: 
eel58@pitt.edu

29 Jul 2021

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Birds of a Feather: A Pittsburgh Bird Watcher's Guide to Ancient Egypt

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, American Middle East Institute

Calling all nature lovers and history buffs! Do you enjoy birdwatching? Are you fascinated with the wonders of ancient Egypt? If you answered “yes” to either question, join resident Egyptologist Lisa Haney and Powdermill’s Bird Banding Program Manager Annie Lindsay as they discuss the significance of birds in ancient Egyptian thought and practices, and reveal where to spot some of their favorite species here in Pittsburgh.Tune in and explore the significance of the peregrine falcon, barn owl, geese, and ducks and learn how to bird watch like an ancient Egyptian.