December 2023

Stories: Asma Shakeel wins Rhodes Scholarship, Rogaia Abusharaf named Sonneborn Chair, distinguished faculty from DC, students to compete in competition in Belgium, interfaith discovery class trip, EAA framework agreement signing, participation in WISE, Global Energy Conference coverage, plus social media, and website statistics for December 2023.

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Student Stories

Students Embark on a Journey of Interfaith Discovery

In the spirit of Georgetown University’s dedication to interreligious understanding, a group of thirty GU-Q students, led by Visiting Associate Professor Dr. Josef Meri, embarked on an insightful study trip to the Religious Complex in Abu Hamour.

GU-Q and HBKU team Set to Compete in the 43rd Jean-Pictet Competition in Belgium

Two undergraduate students from GU-Q, Anam Fatima (SFS’24) and Felicia Masferrer (SFS’24), both majoring in International Politics, will be joined by teammate Safaa Jaber, an SJD student candidate at HBKU College of Law at the Jean-Pictet Competition in International Humanitarian Law.

Global Collaboration and Engagement


Doha Forum Calls on GU-Q Experts to Build a Shared Future

The annual gathering of global policy leaders at the Doha Forum engaged several members of the GU-Q Community, who helped to convene panels, and shared their insights on the theme “Building Shared Futures.” Read more.

GU-Q and Education Above All Sign Framework Agreement

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) and the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) are pleased to announce the signing of a Framework Agreement to enhance their partnership in promoting education and research. The agreement solidifies the joint commitment to working collaboratively in order to address critical barriers to education across the globe.

Georgetown Leaders, Students, and Alumni Play Key Role at WISE 2023

The 2023 World Innovation Summit for Education, featuring leaders, alumni, and students from Georgetown University, called attention to the urgent need for creativity, policy, and innovation in redefining learning for the Artificial Intelligence era. This significant gathering of global experts provided valuable insights, outlining a path forward for educational transformation.

GU-Q Welcomes Distinguished Georgetown Faculty from Washington, DC

GU-Q is set to host three eminent faculty members from Georgetown’s campus in Washington, DC, as part of its continuous efforts to foster academic exchanges and collaborative opportunities.

Conference Coverage

Forum Illuminates Intersections of Art, Academia, and Social Dynamics

The interconnections between energy, culture, and society in the pursuit of equity and sustainability was one of the themes on the first day of GU-Q’s engaging public forum on “Global Energy Cultures” being held in collaboration with Msheireb Museums. Media clippings.

Conference at Msheireb Museums Set to Explore Everyday Energy Experiences

The Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is partnering with Msheireb Museums to host an international forum under the theme “Global Energy Cultures: How Energy Shapes Our Everyday Lives,” from December 9-10. Media clippings.

Conference to Highlight Creative Perspectives on Energy and Diverse Global Cultures

Exploring the unique relationship between energy and cultures, Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), in collaboration with Msheireb Museums, will bring together academic and artistic perspectives as it opens a public, two-day conference titled “Global Energy Cultures: How Energy Shapes Our Everyday Lives.”

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