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A Lecture featuring HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal

SFS Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

A Lecture featuring HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal

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The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies cordially invites you to 

a lecture on education featuring

His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. 

CCAS Boardroom, ICC 241 

 

His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal was born on February 15, 1945 in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. HRH began his schooling at the Taif Model School and then went on to complete his high school diploma at the Lawrenceville School in Princeton. HRH went on to study at several universities including Georgetown University, class of 1968.

His Royal Highness was appointed as an Adviser at the Royal Court in 1973. In 1977, HRH was appointed Director General (with a rank of Minister) of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), Saudi Arabia’s main foreign intelligence service. HRH served as the head of the GID until August 2001.

In October 2002, HRH was appointed as the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. HRH served in that position until July 2005 when he was appointed Ambassador to the United States. He retired in February 2007.

His Royal Highness is a founder and trustee of the King Faisal Foundation as well as the Chairman of the King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies.

HRH is also a Trustee of the Oxford Islamic Center at Oxford University and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University. HRH is also a commissioner at the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. HRH received an honorary PhD. in Philosophy from the University of Ulster in 2010 and is a visiting Distinguished Professor at Georgetown University.


Lunch will be served following the lecture. 


Contact: 

Elisabeth Sexton, CCAS Public Affairs Coordinator

ccasevents@georgetown.edu

(202) 687-6215


For directions and information on parking, please visit our website: http://ccas.georgetown.edu

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Intercultural Center 241, CCAS Boardroom
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)


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