Panels, Regional Studies

Football and the State in the Middle East

Panelists feature

This panel discussion was the second event being hosted to highlight the research conducted under CIRS project Football in the Middle East, the outcome of which is a new book edited by Professor Abdullah Al-Arian published by Hurst/Oxford University Press. The panel looks at how football is affecting states, governments, and societies across the region. 

Moderator:  Suzi Mirgani, Assistant Director for Publications at CIRS

Panelists: Niki Akhavan (The Catholic University of America), Craig LaMay (NUQ), and Abdullah Al-Arian (GUQ)

Location: CIRS Conference Room, Georgetown University in Qatar (Ground Floor).