Professor Ori Z. Soltes discussed his latest book, God and the Goalposts: A Brief History of Sports, Religion, Politics, War, and Art at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Jewish Civilization.
Professor Chris Taylor discusses a new Department of Defense initiative that gives students at SFS and other universities the chance to invent products designed to solve unclassified versions of problems faced by military and intelligence agencies.
Sultan Mahmoud Amerie, of modern-day Iran, was the first international student to receive a scholarship from the School of Foreign Service.
The Georgetown University Lecture Fund welcomed alumnus Alexander Marquardt (SFS’04) back to campus on February 13 to speak about the evolving world of journalism and his personal experience in Syria as a foreign correspondent for ABC News.
On his recent trip to Washington, D.C., Canadian Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, visited SFS to speak about the economic partnership between Canada and the United States.
The Hoya reports on plans to modify the SFS undergraduate degree program affecting the Class of 2020 and beyond. Plans include adding a science requirement and reducing the number of major course requirements. Details have yet to be announced.
SFS history professor John Tutino recently published New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870, a volume focusing on independence and associated political economic development in the Americas.
Professor Mohammad AlAhmad was interviewed for an article in the Hoya discussing campus reactions to the executive order on immigration. AlAhmad, who himself fled from Syria, questions Trump’s decision to ban refugees.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of Charter 77, three centers in the SFS hosted Ambassador Martin Palouš, one of the original signatories of Charter 77, to discuss the impact of Charter 77 and its relevance for human rights campaigns today.