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This title will be available starting October 27 on our virtual platform.

Set over the course of a tense day at an isolated boarding school, this moral drama follows a boy’s desperate fight to save his sick friend in the face of a rigid bureaucracy.

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The speaker of the week will be Dr. Hatem Bazian, Director of Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project, University of California, Berkeley, also the author of “Palestine,” on Wednesday, Oct 27, at 08:00PM (Turkey Time; UTC+03:00). His talk is titled "An Assessment and the Challenges in the Islamophobia Studies Field."

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Join Pitt’s World History Center on Wednesday November 3 at 12:00 pm for a virtual roundtable about peripheral, contested, and extractive geographies in the Ottoman and post-Ottoman Empire, moderated by University of Pittsburgh professor Gregor Thum. The roundtable features: Ana Fumurescu (Graduate Student Fellow, World History Center), Ari Şekeryan (Research Affiliate, World History Center) and Ana Sekulić, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) Postdoctoral Fellow.

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The film chronicles the rich and often tragic history of the Crimean Tatar people, the Muslim-Turkic indigenous population of the Crimean Peninsula, from ancient times to the aftermath of the 2014 Russian annexation of the peninsula. The film premiered at the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in November 2015.

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Summary:
In his latest book, Fear of a Muslim Planet: Global Islamophobia in the New World Order, prominent American Muslim human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar outlines a modern narrative history of global Islamophobia through the lens of the “great replacement” conspiracy theory propagated by white supremacists and how anti-Muslim policies are impacting the lives of the world’s nearly 2 billion Muslims in places like the US, China, Myanmar, India and the European Union.
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A year and a half into COVID-19 pandemic, we have published new reports and explored with partners certain trends in regards to important aspects of pandemic life, including vaccine uptake and hesitancies, masking habits, mental health, and more, among American Muslim communities. This webinar will discuss these trends and findings with experts in the health and research fields.

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Join us for a talk with author Sunera Thobani. Sunera Thobani examines how Islam is foundational to the formation of Western identity at critical points in its history, including the Crusades, the Reconquista and the colonial period. More specifically, she explores how masculinity and femininity are formed at such pivotal junctures and what role feminism has played in the wars against 'radical' Islam.

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The US Mosque Survey 2020 found a sharp decrease in African American Mosques and the number of African American attendees. In 2020, African American mosques comprised 13% of all mosques, but in 2010, African American mosques accounted for 23% of all mosques—a 43% decrease. This is especially noteworthy considering African American Muslims account for roughly 28% of all American Muslims according to ISPU research.

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