University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

Asian Studies Center, Contact: Shashank Srivastava, shashank.srivastava@pitt.edu
www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc

Center for Russian and East European Studies. Contact: Zsuzsanna Magdo, zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu
ucis.pitt.edu/crees

02 Dec 2021

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IMPERIALISM, COLONIALISM, REPARATIONS, AND THE “UNIVERSAL” MUSEUM

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 12:30pm
Online

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

In this virtual lecture hosted by the Penn Cultural Heritage Center, Patty Gerstenblith, Ph.D., J.D., will discuss the concept of the "universal" museum and its historical underpinnings. Dr. Gerstenblith will explore its origins across the arc of the 19th century, the inequities of the international legal system and its shortcomings, and the continuing justifications for the retention of looted cultural objects by European and North American museums and collectors.

30 Nov 2021

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Turkey's Influence on Bosnian Islam

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:15pm to Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 12:30pm
Online

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18 Nov 2021

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Social Change and the Global Middle East: Citizenship

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 4:30pm
Online

*promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

10 Nov 2021

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Recorded Global Jihad: A Brief History

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (All day)
Online

*promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

21 Nov 2021

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City of Asylum: New House Block Party

Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 3:00pm
Online

*promoted by University of Pittsburgh*

A message from City of Asylum:
As the days grow darker, Sampsonia Way is getting brighter!

We just finished our fifth “house publication”—the writer houses with artworks on their façades. This House Publication is based on texts and drawings by City of Asylum’s writer-in-residence Tuhin Das. And the bright colors represent the flag of Bangladesh, his home country.

16 Nov 2021

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From Islamic Sources to Iroquoian Inscriptions

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

18 Nov 2021

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Social Change and the Global Middle East: Citizenship

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 4:30pm
Online

*University of Pittsburgh*

Over the past century, debates on citizenship and belonging in Iran and Iraq have shaped government practices and popular struggles. Sima Shakhsari and Sinan Antoon address how citizenship has been articulated, rearticulated, and disarticulated within this context and the broader Middle East

12 Nov 2021

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