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29 Sep 2021

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After Afghanistan: Russia and the United States Pick up the Pieces

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Harvard University's Davis Center For Russian and Eurasian Studies

Fyodor Lukyanov, one of Russia’s leading analysts of foreign affairs, believes the messy American withdrawal from Afghanistan indicates that the United States intends to focus more narrowly—and more strategically—on national interests worth defending. Join us for a conversation between Lukyanov and Alexandra Vacroux to hear how the Russians are interpreting the U.S. exit from Kabul and the opportunities it may create for Russia. Is the American withdrawal good for Russia? Could more contained American foreign policy goals allow for better U.S.-Russia bilateral relations?

27 Sep 2021

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Pope Francis, Grand Imam Al-Tayyeb, and Ayatollah Al-Sistani: What Do Their Relationships Mean for Us?

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University

Pope Francis inspires global leadership and readily encourages bonds of friendship with other leaders like him. In early 2019, he and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayyeb (signing for a committee of Sunni religious leaders) issued a “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.”

30 Sep 2021

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"Theory in a Global Context"

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennslyvania

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

20 Sep 2021

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After September 11, 2021: The Next 20 Years

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University

The twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks prompted sustained reflection on the relationship between religion and violence, the place of religion and society, and the connections between memory, reconciliation, and peace. The Berkley Center has been grappling with these questions since its founding in 2006.

09 Sep 2021

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Secularism and Islam in Foreign Policy A Conversation with Sarah Wolff

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:15am
online
Sponsored By: 
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh,
Event will take place 10 EDT

27 Aug 2021

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Association for Asian Studies: Asian Studies (Part V)

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Association for Asian Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

05 Sep 2021

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September 11, 2001 Looking Back 20 Years and Looking Ahead

Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
International Islamophobia Studies and Research Association

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
NOTE THE TIME IS Pacific Standard Time

Featured speakers:
Salman Sayyid, University of Leeds
Munir Jawa Graduate Theological Union
Jasmin Zine Wilfrid Lourier University
Rabab Adelhadi San Francisco State
Farid Hafez University of Saltsburg
Hatem Bazian, University of California Berkeley

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

19 Nov 2021

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CERIS Fall Book Discussion for Educators:

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
online or in person at Chatham University
Sponsored By: 
CERIS,African Studies Center and the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh and Chatham University

Participate in person in the Conover Room (Basement Floor of the) Mellon Administrative Building on the Chatham University Campus, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh PA 15232-2899, or online.

Facilitated by Dr. Jean-Jacque Ngor Sène, Associate Professor of History and Cultural Studies, Chatham University

Contact: 
Elaine Linn eel58@pitt.edu

21 Feb 2022

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Ten Evenings: Ayad Akhtar, Author of Homeland Elegies

Monday, February 21, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall (pending), 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures Presents: Ayad Akhtar

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced, comes Homeland Elegies blending fact and fiction to tell the story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made—of an immigrant father, an American son, and the country they both call home.

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