CIRS Faculty Lectures

The Center for International and Regional Studies invites faculty members from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar to deliver a variety of public lectures on topics of their expertise.

Past Events

Wed Oct 22, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
In honor of the memory of Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Darwish, CIRS hosted a literary evening to recall his life and his legacy. His Excellency, the Palestinian Ambassador to Qatar, Munir Ghannam, and...
Sun Oct 12, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
In order to gauge local public opinion regarding the United States Presidential elections and to bring the nuances of the American debate to the Gulf region, CIRS hosted its own Democratic vs...
Tue Apr 22, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Victoria Pedrick, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Classics at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Qatar), wrapped up CIRS events for the academic year 2007-...
Sat Apr 5, 2008 - Sun Apr 6, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On April 5-6, 2008 , the Center for International and Regional Studies hosted the Innovation in Islam-conference. Innovation in Islam explored topics such as the idea and reality of innovation in...
Mon Feb 11, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On February 11, 2008, students and guests of CIRS were treated to a lecture by Gary Wasserman, Professor of Government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Wasserman’s...
Wed Nov 28, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On November 28, 2007, forty invited guests gathered in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar Library to listen to Professor Patrick Laude speak about "The Ambassadors of Inner...
Tue Oct 30, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 30, 2007, CIRS hosted its inaugural Monthly Dialogue Series event with a presentation by Professor Amira Sonbol. Professor Sonbol discussed her research on Cairo women's lives with an...
Fri Oct 5, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 5th 2007, CIRS hosted a luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha in which Dr. Gary Wasserman discussed the 2008 presidential elections in the United States. Wasserman, who is professor...
Sat Apr 21, 2007 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Conference Abstracts Saturday 21 April Panel A: Classical Muslim Education 1. Sebastian Günther: The Principles of Instruction are the Grounds of our Knowledge: Al-Farabi’s Philosophical and al-...
Sun Feb 25, 2007 - Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
From 16 February to 8 March 2007, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) in Doha sponsored a series of programs on the American arts, entitled the American Arts Festival. The Center...