Read about the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) activities, conference attendence, book exhibits, interviews, and regional and international media stories.

Buthaina Al Ansari
Dec 13, 2014
Buthaina Al Ansari, founder and Chairperson of Qatariat T&D Holding Company and Senior Human Resources Director at Ooredoo, delivered a...
Beyond the Arab Spring
Dec 9, 2014
CIRS launched a new book titled, Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East . The...
Food Security in the Middle East
Dec 8, 2014
Food Security in the Middle East (Oxford University Press, 2014) is edited by Zahra Babar and Suzi Mirgani. The book...
CIRS Booth at MESA 2014
Nov 21, 2014
Members of CIRS traveled to attend the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Conference in Washington, DC on November 22-25, 2014...
Mehran Kamrava
Nov 16, 2014
Listen to Mehran Kamrava, Director of CIRS, talk about Russia-Iran relations on Sputnik Radio
Justin Gengler
Nov 12, 2014
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (GU-Q) recently hosted Justin Gengler, research program manager and senior researcher at...
The Narrow Path to Qatari Citizenship
Oct 9, 2014
A recent article written by Zahra Babar, the Associate Director for Research at the Center for International and Regional Studies...
Mehran Kamrava
Aug 25, 2014
Northwestern University in Qatar welcomed its largest class to date at a colorful ceremony at the Opera House at Katara...
Mehran Kamrava
Jul 8, 2014
An interview with Mehran Kamrava, Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies.