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7th Annual...

The Peace Islands Institute (PII) organized its 7th annual Friendship and Awards Dinner at the Aloft Boston Seaport Hotel on Thursday, April 14th. The turnout for the event was spectacular thanks to our distinguished guests, including legislators, peace activists, policy advisers, community leaders, and academicians from a variety of fields. The event was hosted by […]

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A Conference on...

A Conference on the Freedom of the Press in the Middle East was held in Boston College on Saturday. A joint program by the Peace Islands Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to dialogue and peacebuilding, and the Boston College Islamic Civilization and societies program, the conference consisted of a three panel discussion on the topics […]

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Annual Benefit...

A culmination of great year of outreach for Peace Islands Institute. The annual benefit gala at the Seaport Boston Hotel brought many familiar faces to attendance. Host Burhan Kaya was extremely pleased with the turn out of the event. Event was kicked off by Kaya’s warm welcoming remarks. Ed DeMore and Senator Mark C. Montigny […]

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6th Annual...

Peace Islands Institute organized the 6th annual Friendship and Award Dinner at Westin Waltham Hotel on April 9th. The turnout for the event was spectacular thanks to our distinguished guests who were legislators, peace activists, policy advisers, community leaders, and academicians from a variety of fields. The event was enhanced by MC Dana Rosengard’s energy […]

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Raising Kids to...

Peace Islands Institute Massachusetts branch organized a panel on “Raising Kids to Embrace Diversity” on Saturday, February 7. The speakers, coming from diverse backgrounds, shared their stories and experience on raising kids in a multi-cultural environment. Maggie Herzig of Public Conversation Project talked about her own multicultural family environment and emphasized the importance of creating […]

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Islands...

On February 5th, Peace Islands Institute hosted Dr. Rainer Herman, author of Where is Turkey Headed? Dr. Rainer Hermann is a Middle East correspondent with Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemaine Zeitung, he has covered Turkish politics since the early 1980s, and lived in Istanbul himself from 1991 until 2008.  This period saw the rise of Turkish political […]

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