Lecture

World War and Local Politics in the Middle East

A lecture by historian Dr. Benjamin Reilly from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

Public Lecture

VCUQatar Atrium, Education City, Doha
Wednesday, 10 November, 2010
2:00 PM - Light lunch
2.15 PM - Lecture followed by Q&A session

This presentation is open to the public and no reservations are required.

Sponsored by the VCUQatar School-wide reading program.

About Dr Reilly

Benjamin Reilly, Ph.D., is an Associate Teaching Professor of History. Dr. Reilly teaches a number of courses at CMUQ, including World History, Europe and the Islamic World, 18th Century Europe and Disastrous Encounters, and Inward Odyssey, which he often teaches as a teleconferencing course linking the Pittsburgh and Qatar Campuses.

Dr. Reilly currently works in the field of Environmental History, having published Disaster and Human History: Case Studies in Nature Society, and Catastrophe in 2009 and Tropical Surge: A History of Ambition and Disaster on the Florida Shore in 2005.

His past work on the French Revolution has appeared in several journals, including Social Science History and French History. In addition, Dr. Reilly also has numerous publications dealing with the current overseas branch campus phenomenon and technological solutions to bridge the gap between main and overseas branch campuses.

Lecture Dates

10 Nov – 10 Nov 2010

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Aturim