Monthly Dialogue Series

CIRS's Monthly Dialogue Series is designed to present interested community members with a forum for quiet, thoughtful dialogue with scholars about their latest academic endeavors and their research agendas. Each month, a leading scholar discusses his or her latest work and research interests with community members. 

Past Events

Tue Apr 7, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On April 7, 2009, Mark Farha, Visiting Assistant Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, was invited by CIRS to give the April Monthly Dialogue on the subject of “...
Tue Mar 10, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On March 10, 2009, a Monthly Dialogue entitled “International Power Realignment in the Gulf” was given by Mehran Kamrava, Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies and an expert...
Tue Feb 10, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Ibrahim M. Oweiss, Professor of Economics at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, gave the February CIRS Monthly Dialogue lecture on the subject of “Current Economic Global...
Sun Jan 18, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On January 18, 2009, CIRS began the 2008-2009 spring semester with a Monthly Dialogue lecture entitled “Democrats and Autocrats, Shi’ites and Sunnis: Political Reform and Confessional Identities in...
Wed Dec 3, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Georgetown University professors Jo Ann Moran Cruz and Haifaa Khalafallah gave the December 3, 2008, Monthly Dialogue lecture entitled “Religion and Legitimization of Political Rule in the Islamic...
Mon Nov 3, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On November 3, 2008, James Reardon-Anderson, Dean of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, gave a lecture at CIRS’s Monthly Dialogue Series on the connection between “Rainfall...
Mon Sep 15, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
"Beauty and the Beast: Environment and Industry in Qatar" CIRS kicked off its Monthly Dialogue Series on September 15, 2008, with a lecture by Renee Richer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at...
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-...
Sun Mar 2, 2008 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Elzbieta M. Gozdziak, a prominent scholar of migration issues at the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) at Georgetown University was invited by CIRS to visit the SFS-Qatar...
Tue Feb 26, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On Tuesday February 26, 2008, CIRS hosted a one-day conference with the Italian organization Reset - Dialogues on Civilizations at Weill Cornell Lecture Hall 2. This symposium featured an intensive...