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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GU’s Commitment to Workers in Qatar

Like The Hoya’s editorial board, Georgetown University is committed to the welfare of migrant workers in Qatar. Our commitment to our workers drove us to partner with the Qatar Foundation to establish a Joint Task Force on Migrant Worker Welfare in January 2017; we have spent the past year implementing[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Wasserman joined the SFS-Q campus in 2006, one year after the campus opened its doors.

Q&A: Former Georgetown Professor Reflects on Time in Qatar

American values are not always so dissimilar from those in conservative Muslim countries, posits Gary Wasserman (SFS ’66), a former professor of government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar, in his recent book reflecting on his experiences living and working in Doha. Wasserman taught from[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 1 comment Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Donors at Center of Middle East Rivalries

Georgetown Donors at Center of Middle East Rivalries

When Lebanese and Georgetown University elites filled an overflowing Lohrfink Auditorium in 2009 to celebrate a $22 million gift honoring former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the audience and school did not know that fewer than 10 years later, the Georgetown alumnus who gifted the amount would be at the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Ahmad S. Dallal, a history professor at the American University in Beirut, will serve as the new Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar starting Sept. 1.

Incoming SFS-Q Dean To Prioritize Academic Freedom, Independent Research

Maintaining Georgetown’s academic freedom and expanding partnerships between the university’s main campus and Qatar campus will be priorities for Ahmad S. Dallal, the newly appointed dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Dallal, a history professor at the American University of Beirut, will succeed current SFS-Q Dean James[Read More…]

by July 13, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Ahmad S. Dallal, a history professor at the American University in Beirut, will serve as the new Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar starting Sept. 1.

Former Arabic and Islamic Studies Chair Appointed SFS-Q Dean

Ahmad S. Dallal, a history professor at the American University of Beirut, will serve as the new dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar starting Sept. 1. Dallal previously served as provost of the American University in Beirut from 2009 to 2015, after serving as chair of Georgetown’s Arabic[Read More…]

by June 27, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

Brazil and South Africa all stood to benefit from the immense expansion of infrastructure that came with hosting the World Cup. In Brazil and South Africa there was an increase in gross domestic product following the competition. Qatar, which is slated to host the next World Cup, there is a[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

SFS-Qatar Graduates Eighth Cohort

In a commencement ceremony featuring the Qatari royal family and main campus officials, the School of Foreign Service in Qatar graduated its eighth and largest cohort May 5. The graduating class numbered 68 students, with 44 women and 24 men receiving the same Bachelor of Science in foreign service degrees[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

SFS-Q Appoints New Dean

Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar Gerd Nonneman will step down as dean at the end of his term in June, as announced by University President John DeGioia in an email to the Georgetown community sent Jan. 29. Senior Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Service[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the emir of Qatar, spoke at Gaston Hall on Thursday. Student protests against labor practices followed his appearance.

Emir Outlines Qatari Role in Middle East

His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, emir of the State of Qatar, discussed the Arab Spring, education reform and Qatar’s political role in the Middle East with University President John J. DeGioia on Thursday in Gaston Hall. The event was met with protest from a group of seven students[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

IPPOLITO: FIFA Must Reconsider Russia, Qatar Decision

It is fair to say that American sports fans are used to scandals and, at times, incompetency within the major sports leagues. From baseball’s handling of the steroid narrative to football’s objectively poor handling of labor, concussion and domestic violence issues, we have become accustomed to and nearly desensitized by[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns