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July 2022

The Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center in Durham (through December 10th)

July 29, 2022 - December 10, 2022
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States
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The Duke Libraries and Center for Muslim Life invite you to experience an exhibit on the "Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq" at the Islamic Center in Durham which will be on display until December 10th at Perkins Library.   For more information on the exhibit, visit here: https://library.duke.edu/exhibits/2022/ArRazzaq July 29 - December 10

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December 2022

Final Exhibit Day of The Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center in Durham (closing December 10th)

December 10, 2022 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States
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The Duke Libraries and Center for Muslim Life invite you to experience an exhibit on the "Transformational History of Ar-Razzaq" at the Islamic Center in Durham which will be on display until December 10th at Perkins Library.   For more information on the exhibit, visit here: https://library.duke.edu/exhibits/2022/ArRazzaq July 29 - December 10  

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Book Talk: “Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City”

December 12, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Durham Durham, United States + Google Map

All are welcome to come hear prolific author and journalist Andrew Lawler speak about his new book. Jerusalem is a city of endless beauty and fascination for residents, visitors, and historians. It is also a political tinderbox with conflicting ethnic, religious, and societal claims to its many glories. Archaeology has been a focal point of Jerusalem study as layer after layer of its history is revealed, adding fact, nuance, detail, and drama to its story. Those who study Jerusalem and its unique…

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March 2023

The Center for the Middle East and Islamic Studies 20th year anniversary: Comedy and Hip-Hop Show

March 3, 2023 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UNC-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

  Students, faculty, and members of the community are all invited to join us for an evening of entertainment featuring Tehran Ghasri, a Black-Persian stand-up comedian, followed by a performance by Syrian-American hip-hop artist Omar Offendum and accompanied by Palestinian-American musician Ronnie Malley and NC local DJ Rang.   More about the performers: Tehran Ghasri is a comedian, actor, host, television and radio personality, and philosopher with a law degree. Self-described as part Black, part Persian and part amazing, Tehran has been compared to a mix of…

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