Category Archive: Recent Events, slideshow

Peacebuilding and the Hizmet Movement panel held at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions

Peacebuilding and the Hizmet Movement panel held at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions

From October 15th to 19th, the Parliament of the World’s Religions arranged a gathering at Salt Lake, with the motto “Reclaiming The Heart of Our Humanity.” The aim was to convene people of all...
Pacifica Utah joined the International Women of the Mountains Conferences at Utah Valley University

Pacifica Utah joined the International Women of the Mountains Conferences at Utah Valley University

The Fourth International Women of the Mountains (IWM) conference took place on 7-9 October, 2015 at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, co-organized by UVU and the International University of...
Fethullah Gulen’s Article on The Wall Street Journal against Violent Extremism

Fethullah Gulen’s Article on The Wall Street Journal against Violent Extremism

Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer As the group that calls itself Islamic State, known as ISIS, continues to produce carnage in the Middle East, Muslims must confront the totalitarian ideology...
REFLECTION: STUDY ABROAD 2015

REFLECTION: STUDY ABROAD 2015

We all arrived to Istanbul on June 1st, excited to launch our academic-focused “Study Abroad Turkiye” tour of Turkey, which would last until the 12th. Our group was composed of four professors...
Visit Our Youtube Channel

Visit Our Youtube Channel

See more! Learn more! Visit our youtube channel to watch the full videos of our past events. PANEL: MUSLIM VOICES AGAINST EXTREMISM – ORANGE COUNTY On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Pacifica...
Pacifica Condemns the Actions of the Charleston Church Shooter

Pacifica Condemns the Actions of the Charleston Church Shooter

Pacifica Institute extends condolences to the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for the Charleston shooting. Our prayers and thoughts are with the victims and their families, including three...
Cherishing Art Contest and Fundraiser for Homeless, Neglected and Abused Children

Cherishing Art Contest and Fundraiser for Homeless, Neglected and Abused Children

Who says fundraising for homeless, neglected and abused children needs to be serious? A sold-out Cherishing Arts Initiative Gala evening on Tuesday was filled with plenty of laughs and some unique...
Islam’s Jesus – by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak

Islam’s Jesus – by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak

On April 21, 2015, Pacifica Institute Seattle hosted Dr. Zeki Saritoprak for a lecture on his recently published book “Islam’s Jesus.” Dr. Saritoprak is a professor of Islamic Studies and...