Gardening in Arabia is primarily a comprehensive guide – available in both English and Arabic editions – to creating beautiful gardens in the Gulf region, and comes with a handy pullout supplement aimed at helping buyers browse for plants in nurseries. However, given the academic attention to such details as botanical classification, height and spread, leaf shape and type, varieties available in the region, plant origins, care and benefits, the book is truly encyclopaedic in its approach to annuals.
On the Ground features the work of ten faculty members working in the field of Middle East and North African studies at Northwestern University’s campuses in Doha, Qatar and Evanston, Illinois. Together, they challenge received wisdom by extending the debate through a narrative that is informed by a deep awareness of the conflicting ideologies and historical currents that have been at the heart of the region since time immemorial.
Since its founding, Georgetown has been a university marked by its international character. The establishment of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar in 2005 built upon this tradition to become a truly global university. The Story of a Decade (in English and Arabic) takes stock of the needs of this diverse global community, shedding light on the bridges among individuals, countries and cultures, as the young graduates bring their understanding to every field of inquiry.