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

Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
On March 19, 2020, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held a CURA seminar under its Undergraduate Research Advancement program. This is an opportunity for CURA Fellows to...
Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Uday Chandra, Assistant Professor of Government at GU-Q, presented on "Fascism 2.0: Lessons from Democracy in India" at a CIRS event on February 25, 2020. The talk drew on his book in progress,...
Sat Feb 15, 2020 - Sun Feb 16, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
On February 15-16, 2020, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held a Research Roundtable on the topic of Economic Migration to the United States with the purpose to deepen our...
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
On January 23, 2020, CIRS hosted a CURA workshop titled, “Evaluating Credibility: Sources for Academic Research,” with GU-Q Professor Jim Reardon-Anderson and Librarian Paschalia Terzi. The workshop...
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 (CIRS) hosted a Research Roundtable on Big Data in the Middle East. The meeting was held in order to generate an initial...
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
On January 14, 2020, CIRS hosted its first open house event for GU-Q students to learn more about CIRS and the CURA program for undergraduate research advancement. The CIRS Undergraduate Research...
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...