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 Oct 28, 2019 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
­ CIRS Dialogue Series Book Launch Sport, Politics, and Society in the Middle East By Danyel Reiche Monday October 28, 2019 6:00 p.m. Executive Program Suite (EPS) – 1st Floor Georgetown University...
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...
Sun Sep 29, 2019 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
On September 29, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies held the second working group under its research initiative on “ Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East .” During...
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
On September 26, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held a CURA Seminar under its CIRS Undergraduate Research Advancement initiative. During the seminar, CURA Fellows came...
Wed Sep 18, 2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Karine Walther is Associate Professor of History at GU-Q, and a 2019–2020 CIRS Faculty Fellow. During her fellowship at CIRS, Walther is completing research on American missions in Saudi Arabia at...
Sun Aug 25, 2019 - Mon Aug 26, 2019 09:30 PM - 05:00 PM
On August 25-26 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies held the second working group under its research initiative on “Russia and the Middle East.” Over the course of two days, the...
Mon Jun 10, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On June 10, 2019, CIRS hosted a Faculty Publication Workshop for Firat Oruc, Assistant Professor of English and Humanities at Georgetown University in Qatar, to discuss his forthcoming book...
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:45 PM - 02:00 PM
GU-Qatar senior Ritica Ramesh presented her thesis research at a CURA Focused Discussion on April 3, 2019, in a talk entitled “History and Evolution of American Torture and Black Sites (1898–2008).”...
Sun Apr 7, 2019 - Mon Apr 8, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On April 7-8, 2019, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held the first working group under its research initiative “The GCC Crisis: Qatar and its Neighbors.” The two day meeting...
Wed Apr 3, 2019 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Mohammed Al-Jaberi, a GU-Q senior majoring in Foreign Service and Arab Studies, and a CURA Publications Fellow, presented his research on “The Marib Puzzle: A Case of Stability and Economic Activity...