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

Tue Oct 6, 2020 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ breaks new ground—the first World Cup to be held in the Middle East, the first in a Muslim majority society, and the first to be held in November. David Goldblatt, a...
Mon Jun 22, 2020 - Mon Jun 29, 2020 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Between June 22 and 29 2020, the Center for International and Regional Studies held the second working group for its faculty research initiative on “Tunisia in the Aftermath of the Arab Uprisings.”...
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
On April 23, 2020, CIRS hosted an online CURA workshop titled, “CURA Spotlight on Undergraduate Publishing,” featuring presentations by Suzi Mirgani, Assistant Director for CIRS Publications, Jackie...
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Irene Promodh, a Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) junior majoring in International Politics and a CURA Research Fellow, presented her research titled, “FM Radio and the Malayali Diaspora in...
Mon Apr 6, 2020 - Mon Apr 13, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Between April 6 and 13 2020, the Center for International and Regional Studies held the second working group for its research initiative on “Football in the Middle East.” In light of the rapidly...
Thu Apr 9, 2020 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
On April 9, 2020, CIRS held the CURA Paper Series Seminar with a presentation by Adithi Sanjay, a GU-Q junior majoring in International Politics, and the winner of the Spring 2020 CURA Paper Series...
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...