April 2024

Stories: Graduates Champion Social Justice and Understanding, Debate Union Wins National Championship, Hiwaraat “Gender in Foreign Policy,” GU Scholars in Qatar, Ramadan at GU-Q, plus statistics and social media feed for April 2024

Student Achievements

Graduates Champion Social Justice and Understanding

GU-Q will honor the personal triumphs of its newest graduating class in May. The unique stories of Moza Al-Kaabi, Renee Vongai Mutare, and Pragyan Acharya are a testament to how GU-Q’s holistic education enriched their sense of purpose. Read more.

Debate Union Wins National Championship…Again

The GU-Q Debating Union secured its fourth consecutive victory in the competitive Qatar Universities Debate League Nationals. The achievement underscores GU-Q’s continued excellence in the field of debate. Read more.

Conferences and Events

More Women Needed at the Policy Table, Say Experts at GU-Q Conference

A global dialogue hosted by GU-Q emphasized the role of gender-informed strategies and gender diversity within international institutions to drive better and more equitable foreign policy and outcomes. Read more.

Hiwaraat Conference on Gender in Foreign Policy

“Gender in Foreign Policy,” GU-Q’s Hiwaraat conference on April 18 on campus, is timely and topical. The conference will consider how to improve foreign policy and practice by gender-informed approaches across a multiplicity of contexts. Read more.

GU Scholars Deconstruct Caste Systems and Latin American Identity During Week of Scholarly Exchange

GU Scholars in Qatar During Week of Scholarly Exchange

Two visiting scholars from the Georgetown campus in Washington, DC, brought a global perspective to contemporary identity issues at GU-Q’s Faculty Seminar Series, covering global caste systems and representations of Latin American identity. Read more.

Research and Scholarship

Journal Launched by Georgetown Scholars offers Groundbreaking Research on Indian Ocean World

Scholars at GU-Q helped launch a new interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal titled Monsoon: Journal of the Indian Ocean Rim, a collaborative effort between The Africa Institute and Duke University Press. Read more.

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