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A video showing an aerial view of Georgetown University in Qatar's building along with a few clips of classrooms and indoor views.

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Thana Hassan El-Sallabi (SFS ’17) addressed her fellow graduates for the senior class speech.
Outstanding members of Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Class of 2017 were recognized recently at the University’s traditional Tropaia Awards...
Student Life
Dr. Omar Khalifah
Despite his death over four decades ago, the late president of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser, remains an iconic figure in his country and the Arab world...
News
Dr. Alexis Antoniades
Professionals from a range of industries in the Gulf were able to refine their skills in international finance at a recent course held by Georgetown...
News
Professor Abbas Benmamoun during the lecture
For a long time, the Arabic language spoken outside the Arab world has been overlooked as a research subject. Professor Abbas Benmamoun, vice provost...
Research
Professor Abdullah Al-Arian
Islamist movements and concepts of national identity were under discussion at Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional...
Research
Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui
How can two news networks reporting on the same event produce such vastly different coverage? Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Dr. Tarek...
News
Dana Al-Anzy
With their last academic deadlines approaching, Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Class of 2017 is preparing for a traditional commencement...
Student Life
Georgetown senior Abdel Rahman Kamel (SFS ’17) became the first GU-Q student to take part in the Christiania Researcher in Residence program
Are we truly free or are we following the course set for us by society? Are we part of society or is society part of us? These are the questions that...
Student Life
Professor Osamah Khalil During the Lecture
How has the study of the Middle East been impacted by the United States’ foreign policy decisions? Professor Osamah Khalil delved into the...
News
Student presenting during the M.E.S.S.A Conference
Undergraduate students gathered to present their original research recently as part of Georgetown University in Qatar’s Middle Eastern Studies...
Student Life
Participants taking part in activities during the course
High-level professionals from a range of industries in Qatar were able to refine their skills in risk management and disaster recovery planning at a...
News
Thomas Blom-Hansen
The cultures, beliefs, politics, and citizens of countries bordering the Indian Ocean were on the agenda at a recent event at Georgetown University...
Research
12th annual Georgetown University in Qatar Model United Nations
Some 350 high school students from 13 countries gathered at the Qatar National Convention Center this week to engage in mock international...
Student Life
Essa Al-Mannai Speaking at the Event
At a recent event at the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University in Qatar, Executive Director of Reach Out To...
CIRS
Professor Victoria Bernal Discusses Infopolitics at Public Lecture
Democracy, digital media, and ‘infopolitics’ in the United States and Eritrea was on the agenda at a public lecture at Georgetown University in Qatar...
News
Discussion on Ethical Dilemmas of Financial Professionals
President of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society in Qatar, Bogdan Bilaus, and the Director of the Society of Ethics Training, Dr. Michael G...
Student Life
Dr. Alexis Antoniades
Professionals from a range of industries in the Gulf were able to refine their skills in international finance at a recent course held by Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q). The two-day intensive...
Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui
How can two news networks reporting on the same event produce such vastly different coverage? Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui explores the reasons that influenced media...
Indian Ocean Symposium
International experts on the Indian Ocean World will be gathering at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) this week for the University’s fourth annual Indian Ocean symposium. Convened under the...
Professor Osamah Khalil During the Lecture
How has the study of the Middle East been impacted by the United States’ foreign policy decisions? Professor Osamah Khalil delved into the complexities of the U.S. government’s relationship with the...
Participants taking part in activities during the course
High-level professionals from a range of industries in Qatar were able to refine their skills in risk management and disaster recovery planning at a recent course held by Georgetown University’s...
Dr. Alexis Antoniades
Georgetown University, in collaboration with Qatar Foundation, has launched its Executive Education courses in Business Economics for Spring 2017 in Doha. Digital marketing strategy, international...
Dr. Omar Khalifah
Despite his death over four decades ago, the late president of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser, remains an iconic figure in his country and the Arab world. A new book by a Georgetown University in Qatar (...
Dr. Sami Al-Arian
Georgetown University in Qatar’s Middle Eastern Studies Student Association (MESSA) will host a public lecture by civil rights activist Dr. Sami Al-Arian this week, ahead of their annual conference...
Hany Fazza at Google for Education Qatar Summit
With technology and digital tools spilling over into vital areas of social development, such as education, there is an ever-growing need for teachers to upgrade their digital abilities to support...
Dr. James Reardon-Anderson
How has the physical topography, climate, and natural resources of the Middle East impacted the region’s history and politics? The dean of Georgetown University in Qatar explored the effects of...
Course instructor and EDM program director, Dr. Tim Frazier
Professionals seeking a well-rounded understanding of risk management and post-disaster recovery planning can enhance their skills at an upcoming course offered by Georgetown University’s School of...
Dr. Samuel Potolicchio During the Event
As the man elected after one of the most contentious and confounding presidential elections in recent history took his place in the White House, a Georgetown University expert hoped to offer an...
Professor Victoria Bernal Discusses Infopolitics at Public Lecture
Democracy, digital media, and ‘infopolitics’ in the United States and Eritrea was on the agenda at a public lecture at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), where visiting scholar and author...
Georgetown Launches New Emergency and Disaster Management Degree, Holds Info Session
Applicants interested in a first-of-its-kind degree will have the opportunity to learn more about the program and application requirements at an upcoming information session in Doha. The Executive...
Registration Opens for Georgetown’s Spring Community Classes
Building on the success of its most popular series of community classes to date, Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) has opened registration for the spring session of its Community Education...
Step into Health Winner Ratnasingam Sinthathurai
A Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) service provider and staff member were recently awarded prizes as part of the Step into Health Be-an-Active-Campus competition. Hosted by the Aspire Zone...
Top achievers in the Hoya Leadership Pathway Program
The first round of top achievers in the Hoya Leadership Pathway program were honored at an awards ceremony at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently. The new initiative seeks to recognize...
Thana Hassan El-Sallabi (SFS ’17) addressed her fellow graduates for the senior class speech.
Outstanding members of Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Class of 2017 were recognized recently at the University’s traditional Tropaia Awards ceremony and senior dinner. The annual event,...
Commencement 2017
Sixty two seniors graduated from Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) on May 4, as the Class of 2017 gathered together for the last time on at the University's traditional commencement ceremony...
Dana Al-Anzy
With their last academic deadlines approaching, Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Class of 2017 is preparing for a traditional commencement ceremony and a future filled with possibilities. The...
Georgetown senior Abdel Rahman Kamel (SFS ’17) became the first GU-Q student to take part in the Christiania Researcher in Residence program
Are we truly free or are we following the course set for us by society? Are we part of society or is society part of us? These are the questions that led Georgetown senior Abdel Rahman Kamel (SFS ’17...
Group shot of the GUQ team in Cambodia
Twelve Georgetown University in Qatar students recently returned from an intensive nine-day trip to Cambodia to learn about the role of education in the development of the Southeast Asian nation. The students were in the country as part of the University’s community education program, which aims to provide them with real-world experience of theoretical concepts discussed in class.
Student presenting during the M.E.S.S.A Conference
Undergraduate students gathered to present their original research recently as part of Georgetown University in Qatar’s Middle Eastern Studies Student Association’s (MESSA) fourth international...
Al Ruwad Business Case Competition
Four Georgetown University in Qatar students recently tested their business skills in marketing, finance, and human resources as part of the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar’s Al Ruwad Business...
12th annual Georgetown University in Qatar Model United Nations
Some 350 high school students from 13 countries gathered at the Qatar National Convention Center this week to engage in mock international negotiations. They were there to take part in the 12th...
Discussion on Ethical Dilemmas of Financial Professionals
President of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society in Qatar, Bogdan Bilaus, and the Director of the Society of Ethics Training, Dr. Michael G. McMillan, visited GU-Q recently to discuss the...
Day in the Life of a Georgetown Student event
What is it like to walk through the halls of Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) as a member of its diverse, international student body? Thanks to an event at the University’s Education City campus...
Debaters at the Event Held in GUQ
Master debaters from around the country gathered at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently to deliberate the importance of preventing the use of weapons of mass destruction. The event, which...
GU-Q Alumna Fatima Muneer
Why is the world becoming less tolerant and more radical? Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) alumna Fatima Muneer (SFS ‘11) had the opportunity to share her views and propose solutions at an...
Abdallah Al-Kuwari (SFS ‘17) and Hessa AlDosari (SFS ‘17) with Ambassador of Qatar to Austria
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) students Abdallah Al-Kuwari (SFS ‘17) and Hessa AlDosari (SFS ‘17) travelled to Austria recently to attend the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA)...
Alya Al-Hashemi (SFS ’17) and Doaa Awad from Texas A&M
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) students Alya Al-Hashemi (SFS ’17), AlMaha Al-Neama (SFS ’18) and Heeseung Nam (SFS ’17) were recognized for their fledgling online business at the recent...
Qatar National Day celebrations
Arabian horses, museum exhibits and traditional cuisine were just some of the attractions on offer for visitors at a recent student-run National Day event at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)...
Professor Abbas Benmamoun during the lecture
For a long time, the Arabic language spoken outside the Arab world has been overlooked as a research subject. Professor Abbas Benmamoun, vice provost for faculty affairs and academic policies at the...
Professor Abdullah Al-Arian
Islamist movements and concepts of national identity were under discussion at Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) recently, as the research institute...
Dr. Thomas Blom Hansen
Expert scholars from around the globe will gather at Georgetown University in Qatar this week to discuss shifts in the Indian Ocean world. The University’s annual faculty conference will focus on the...
Annual Faculty Conference ‘The Liberal State and its Alternatives in the Indian Ocean’
Georgetown University in Qatar’s annual faculty conference will close on March 21st with wide-ranging discussions on the forms of nationalism, conflict, geopolitics, and governance impacting the...
Thomas Blom-Hansen
The cultures, beliefs, politics, and citizens of countries bordering the Indian Ocean were on the agenda at a recent event at Georgetown University in Qatar. The University’s annual faculty...
Professor Mohamed Zayani among other experts during the conference
Professor Mohamed Zayani and Dr. Suzi Mirgani of the Center for International and Regional Studies were among the experts and scholars invited to take part in a recent conference in Doha. Titled ‘...
Professor Jeremy Koons
A Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) professor and Georgetown University alumni are offering insight into the intersection of ‘oughts’ and the observable world in a new book. In The Normative and...
Professor Karl Widerquist
Are our beliefs about prehistoric and small-scale societies based on evidence or prejudice? In a new book, Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) Professor Karl Widerquist explores the ways that...
Dr. Rory Miller
How have the countries of the Arab Gulf transformed from small states into major international powers? A new book by Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) Professor Rory Miller aims to explain and...
Professor Mohamed Zayani
Georgetown University in Qatar Professor Mohamed Zayani's book on cyber activism has been awarded the 2016 Toyin Falola Africa Book Award. Conferred by the Association of Global South Studies, the...
Professor Amira El-Zein
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) Professor Amira El-Zein makes a strong case for considering human creativity as an offshoot of the divine in a new book, released over the summer. Creativity and...
CIRS Offers Grant for Research on Migration
Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) has issued a call for proposals as part of its Mobility, Displacement, and Forced Migration in the Middle East...
Professor Mohamed Zayani Wins ICA Best Book Award
Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Professor Mohamed Zayani has been awarded the 2016 Global Communication and Social Change Best Book Award from the International Communication Association (ICA...
Georgetown Professor Tackles the Taboo Topic of Caste in India
There is no shortage of books on the rapid social, political, and economic developments in India, but a new volume co-edited by Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) professor of government, Dr. Uday...
Dr. Patrick Laude, Professor of Theology
Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), Patrick Laude, has made a critical contribution to the understanding of religion in the modern world with his book titled Apocalypse...
Dr. Faisal Devji
What if the brutality of ISIS derives not from its claim to politics but the reverse, by the fact that it is ideologically unable to assume a political identity, asked the director of St Antony's...
Essa Al-Mannai Speaking at the Event
At a recent event at the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University in Qatar, Executive Director of Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), Essa Al-Mannai, delved into the...
Caravan
Award-winning film maker Dr. Suzi Mirgani recently hosted a screening of her latest work, titled Caravan , to an audience of students, staff, faculty, and guests at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU...
Dr. Azmi Bishara during his lecture at GU-Q
‘Did Democracy lose this round? And Why?’ Arab political researcher and intellectual Dr. Azmi Bishara delved into the complexities of democracy in the Middle East at a recent talk at the Center for...
Professor Clyde Wilcox
As the race to the White House heats up, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University in Qatar is offering new insight into the process. The research institute...
Ibrahim Jaidah at the CIRS Monthly Dialogue
From iconic art museums to futuristic skyscrapers and traditional market places, the architecture in Qatar has been the subject of much awe and discussion. One of the award-winning architects...
Participants during the forum
Security in the Gulf was on the agenda this week as Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held a strategic forum to discuss the issue. Hosted in...
Book Cover - Bullets and Bulletins
From North Africa to the Gulf, the impact of the Arab uprisings has reverberated far beyond trending hashtags and protests in public squares. The complex relationship between evolving digital...
CIRS Offers Grant for Research on Migration
Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) has issued a call for proposals as part of its Mobility, Displacement, and Forced Migration in the Middle East...
Dean Nonneman During the Reception
Colleagues, students, friends, and members of the community in Qatar gathered recently to celebrate five years of leadership from the dean of Georgetown University in Qatar, Dr. Gerd Nonneman, as he...
Dr. Reem Al-Ansari, a professor at Qatar University’s College of Law
The billions of dollars criminals launder through the global financial system, the staggering social, economic, and political fallout they cause, and what countries like Qatar are doing in response...
CIRS Director discusses his new book on the impossibility of a Palestinian state
A new book that closes the door on the hopes for a Palestinian state, titled The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead, was the focus of a public lecture at the Center...
Dr. Karen Exell, Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL Qatar
Global news headlines have been buzzing with commentary regarding the world’s art and museum investments shifting to the energy rich states of the Gulf, and Dr. Karen Exell, Honorary Senior Research...
Dr. Michael C. Hudson during the Lecture
The impact of recent political developments on regional diplomatic relations was the focus of a Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) Monthly Dialogue public lecture titled: “The U.S.–...
Scholars Explores Common Ties Between Iran and the GCC
The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS), Georgetown University in Qatar’s flagship research institution, recently hosted a roundtable on Iran-GCC Dialogue. The day-long meeting...
Zahra Babar at the RCP Meeting
Zahra Babar, Associate Director of Research at CIRS, moderated a session at the "Fifth Global Meeting of Chairs and Secretariats of Regional Consultative Processes (RCPs) on Migration" hosted by the...
Dr. Ibrahim Fraihat tackles Saudi-Iranian relations at a public lecture
Students, scholars, and members of both the diplomatic and broader community in Qatar converged at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) to attend a vibrant Monthly Dialouge Series lecture titled “...

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