Current Projects

The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University Qatar has launched a new research initiative titled Global Histories and Practices of Islamophobia. Led by Georgetown University Qatar Professors Abdullah Al-Arian and Karine Walther, this project aims to contribute to important scholarly conversations on Islamophobia by examining its historical roots in diverse global contexts.

The Gospel of Work and Money: Global Histories of Industrial Education

The industrial education movement is understudied as a global phenomenon beyond individual empires and nations. Under the leadership of Professor Karine Walther and Dr. Oliver Charbonneau, CIRS has launched this project with the aim to build on emerging scholarly work in global and imperial history.