Schedule Fall 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Refreshments: 4:30 pm
Seminar: 5:00 pm
Location: Room 0A12

Rawia Tawfik, Cairo University, “Egypt's Foreign Policy: Can Old Strategies Address New Challenges?"
Moderator: Rory Miller, GU-Q

 

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Refreshments: 4:30 pm
Seminar: 5:00 pm
Location: Room 0A12

Marieme Lo, University of Toronto, “Senegalese Women Entrepreneurs in Transnational Trade: Global Mobility and the Negotiation of Economic agency”
Moderator: Harry Verhoeven, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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

Robert Singh, University of London, “Foreign Policy and the 2016 US Presidential Vote: Does the Middle East Matter?”
Moderator: Rory Miller, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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

Georgi Derluguian, New York University in Abu Dhabi, "How did Communism End and What Was It?"
Moderator: Anatol Lieven, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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

Eid Mohamed, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, "From the American fall to the Arab Spring: Transcultural Identity in a Changing World"
Moderator: Firat Oruc, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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

Archie Brown, University of Oxford, “Why Did Communism End in Europe and Mutate in Asia?”
Moderator: Sonia Alonso, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Refreshments: 4:30 pm
Seminar: 5:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Antoine Jardin, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, “Islam, the Republic and the Left, Before and After 2015 Paris Attacks"
Moderator: Amanda Garrett, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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

Mukulika Banerjee, London School of Economics, “Why India Votes”
Moderator: Uday Chandra, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Refreshments: 4:30 pm
Seminar: 5:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Salman Bashier, Independent Researcher, "Muhammad Al-Niffari and Sufi Thought"
Moderator: Patrick Laude, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Refreshments: 4:30 pm
Seminar: 5:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut, “The Maqāmāt of al-Hamadhānī: Manuscripts, Collection, and Early History”
Moderator: Abdul Rahman Chamseddine, GU-Q