The Center for International and Regional Studies sponsors public lectures by leading experts in international affairs as well as research-focused Working Group meetings, among other scholarly events.

Past Events

Mon Jan 27, 2020 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
On January 27, 2020, Mohammed Abdulaziz Al-Khulaifi, Dean of the College of Law at Qatar University, presented a talk at CIRS, Qatari Cases before International Dispute Settlement Fora , concerning...
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM
“Evaluating Credibility: Sources for Academic Research” With Professor Jim Reardon-Anderson and Paschalia Terzi, GU-Q Librarian, Instructional Services Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:30 PM – 04:00 PM CIRS...
Sun Jan 19, 2020 - Mon Jan 20, 2020 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On January 19-20, 2020, the Center for International and Regional Studies hosted a Research Roundtable on Big Data in the Middle East. The meeting was held in order to generate an initial...
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Dana El Kurd, Assistant Professor at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, delivered a CIRS talk on January 13, 2020, on the effects that authoritarian strategies have had on polarization and...
Sun Dec 1, 2019 - Mon Dec 2, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On December 1-2, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies held the second working group for its research initiative on “The GCC Crisis: Qatar and its Neighbors.” Over two days, the...
Wed Nov 27, 2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
On November 27, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) invited H.E. Dr. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, State Minister of Qatar with rank of Deputy Prime-Minister and...
Sun Nov 10, 2019 - Mon Nov 11, 2019 09:00 PM - 05:00 PM
On November 10-11, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held the first working group under its research initiative, "Tunisia in the Aftermath of the Arab Uprisings." This...
Mon Oct 28, 2019 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
The Center for International and Regional Studies launched Sport, Politics, and Society in the Middle East at a CIRS Dialogue Series event on October 28, 2019. The edited volume examines the role...
Sun Oct 27, 2019 - Mon Oct 28, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On October 27-28, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies held the inaugural working group for its research initiative on “Football in the Middle East.” The meeting brought together...
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
On October 10, 2019, CIRS hosted a CURA workshop titled, "The Art of Hearing and Seeing Data: Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods," by Assistant Professor of Government at GU-Q, Dr. Uday...