Schedule Fall 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North
 

Alexis Antoniades, GU-Q, “Mortgage Market Credit Conditions and U.S. Presidential Elections”
Moderator: Clyde Wilcox, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Jörg Matthias Determann, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, “Science in Transaction: Networks of Biological Research in the Gulf”
Moderator: Karl Widerquist, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Refreshments: 4pm
Seminar: From 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Amy R. Nestor, GU-Q, Deserted Archive:  “Melville, Clarel, and the Posthuman”
Moderator: Amira El Zein, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Refreshments: 4pm
Seminar: From 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Jose Gonzalo Asturias, GU-Q, “Competition and the Welfare Gains from Transportation Infrastructure: Evidence from the Golden Quadrilateral of India”
Moderator: Sulagna Mookerjee, GU-Q

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30 pm -2 pm
Location: Room 0A13

Daniel Westbrook, GU-Q, “A Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid Program for Vietnam”
Moderator: Ganesh K. Seshan, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30 - 2pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, Department of Politics and IR, University of Oxford, “Africa's Resource Boom and After, 2003-2015”
Moderator: Harry Verhoeven, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Refreshments: 4:00 pm
Seminar: From 4:30 pm - 6 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Arthur Bradley, Lancaster University, “Hobbes and Martyrdom”
Moderator: Ian Almond, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Refreshments: 4:00 pm
Seminar: From  4:30 pm - 6 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Harry Verhoeven, GU-Q, “Nelson Mandela and Changing Agendas of Pan-Africanism: African Liberation Politics from 1950 to the Present”
Moderator: Afyare Elmi, Qatar University

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015


Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Firat Oruc, GU-Q, “The Making of World Literature in Turkey”
Moderator: Mohamed Zayani, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Adrien Leites, the University of Paris-Sorbonne, “Christian Love, Muslim Love: How To Get Islam into the European Intellectual Debate”
Moderator: Patrick Laude, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30-2pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Clive Jones, University of Durham, “Fragmented Sovereignty and the use of Air Power: The Case of South Arabia and Yemen”
Moderator: Rory David Miller, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2015


Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: From 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Location: 0A13

Zhaoyang Hou, GUQ, “Transition Enhances Returns to Schooling through Improved Labor Markets: Vietnam 1998 – 2010”
Moderator: Alexis Antoniades, GU-Q