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Georgetown Welcomes Incoming Class of New Students

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Georgetown Welcomes Incoming Class of New Students

New Student Orientation at QF partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) kicked off, this week, welcoming the newest cohort of first year students and ensuring a successful start to their higher education journey. The virtual program, held over three days, connected more than 110 new students from Qatar and around the world with the resources, guidance, and strategies needed to thrive at GU-Q.
Georgetown Scholar at QF Co-edits New Book on Citizenship in the Middle East

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Georgetown Scholar at QF Co-edits New Book on Citizenship in the Middle East

The Arab Spring uprisings of a decade ago were rooted in demands for dignity and economic opportunity, complex notions tied to the relationship between citizens and the state. A new book titled the Routledge Handbook of Citizenship in the Middle East and North Africa (Routledge 2021) co-edited and co-written by QF partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) researcher Zahra Babar highlights how various conceptions of citizenship played critical roles in these events as well as other contemporary issues in the region, knowledge which makes an important contribution to an understudied field.
Georgetown Student Leaders Host Inspirational Workshops at Qatar Youth Power Conference

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Georgetown Student Leaders Host Inspirational Workshops at Qatar Youth Power Conference

Demonstrating the Georgetown values of Cura Personalis and Contemplation in Action, students at QF partner GU-Q Iman Ismail (SFS’22), Jawaher Al-Shamari (SFS’22), and Mae Al Shebani (SFS’22), served as inspiring role models by hosting workshops during the 2021 Qatar Youth Power (QYP) Conference that took place virtually in partnership with Maker Majlis, a platform under the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). 
Sports Scholars Host Global Discussion on the Politics of the Tokyo Olympics

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Sports Scholars Host Global Discussion on the Politics of the Tokyo Olympics

Only days before the start of the summer Olympic games in Japan, Visiting Associate Professor at GU-Q Dr. Danyel Reiche hosted a webinar on “The Politics of the Tokyo Olympics”, presented by The Political Studies Association (PSA) Sport and Politics Working Group. Dr. Reiche,  who heads GU-Q’s Building a Legacy: Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 research  initiative at GU-Q’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS), is also the chair of the PSA working group.
Georgetown Scholar Publishes Research on the Historical Roots of Islamic Responses to COVID-19

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Georgetown Scholar Publishes Research on the Historical Roots of Islamic Responses to COVID-19

When the pandemic swept across the globe, impacting the lives of millions, one of the topmost priorities was to develop health protection measures to curb the spread of the virus and manage its impact. The historical background of these measures within the Muslim context is the focus of a newly published research article by Dr. Ayman Shabana, Associate Research Professor of Theology at QF partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q).

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