Posted on August 26, 2017

Qatar University (QU) will hold a seminar titled “The Gulf Crisis” on August 28 at the Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Salwa Banquet Hall.

Organized in collaboration with Brookings Doha Center, the event aims to discuss the impact of the blockade imposed on Qatar by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the Gulf region’s security and stability and its socio-economic growth. The seminar will start at 6:30 pm and is open for the public. The event draws the participation of many experts and researchers from Qatar and Kuwait. They are QU College of Sharia and Islamic Studies Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Dr Nayef bin Nahar, Director of Research at Brookings Doha Center Dr Nader Kabbani, Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University Dr Shafeeq Ghabra, and Associate Professor at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Dr Ibrahim Fraihat.

The seminar is moderated by QU Gulf Studies Center (GSC) Director Dr Abdullah Baabood. The program agenda features four sessions on the impact of the Gulf crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council’s system, the economic impact of the Gulf crisis on the region, the impact of the Gulf crisis on the Gulf region’s system, and the impact of the crisis on the Gulf region’s stability and security.