Spreading the Faith: American Missionaries, ARAMCO and the Birth of the US-Saudi Special Relationship, 1889-1955

CIRS Dialogue Series

Featuring

Dr. Karine Walther

Wednesday September 18, 2019
6:00 p.m.

CIRS Conference Room
Georgetown University in Qatar
Education City

 

The lecture will be followed by a reception

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Karine Walther is an Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University in Qatar. She holds a PhD in history from Columbia University, a Maîtrise and Licence in sociology from the University of Paris VIII, and a BA from the American Studies Honors Program at the University of Texas, Austin. She is currently working on her second book, Spreading the Faith: American Missionaries, ARAMCO and the Birth of the US-Saudi Special Relationship, 1889-1955, forthcoming with University of North Carolina Press in 2020. Her first book, Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921 was published by UNC Press in August of 2015. For the 2019/2020 academic year, Dr. Walther is also a CIRS Faculty Fellow.