Past Events

March 20 2017 - March 21 2017 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Message from the organizers Professor Anatol Lieven Professor Harry Verhoeven The 2017 Faculty Conference, to take place in March 2017, will be devoted to the theme of “The Liberal State and its...
Book Launch- Nasser in the Egyptian Imaginary by Omar Khalifah
March 19 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
About the Book The late President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918-1970), has been represented in many major works of Egyptian literature and film, and continues to have a presence in everyday life...
Geography of the Middle East by Dean James Reardon-Anderson
March 15 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Abstract The geography of the Middle East, focusing on the uneven distribution of water and petroleum and the impact on the politics of the region. Biography James Reardon-Anderson is Sun Yat-sen...
America’s Dream Palace
March 14 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Professor Osama Khalil will deliver a public lecture about the topic of his recently published book, America’s Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State (Harvard...
February 28 2017 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Biography Adeeb Khalid is the author of three books on the history of the Islamicate societies of Central Asia: The Politics of Muslim Cultural Reform (1998), Islam after Communism (2007), and Making...
February 21 2017 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Martin Klimke , Dept of History, NYU Abu Dhabi, “Historicizing the 1980s: The Nuclear Crisis” Moderator: Karine Walther , GU-Q Bio: Martin Klimke is Associate Dean of Humanities and Associate...
February 14 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Celebrate 2017 National Sport Day with Qatar Foundation
A Tale of Two Surveillance States: Democracy, Infopolitics, and Digital Media
February 13 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Bio: Victoria Bernal is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Her scholarship addresses questions relating to politics, gender, migration and diaspora, war, civil society...