Panels

CIRS organizes panels throughout the year where small groups of scholars gather and discuss current issues in global affairs.

Past Events

Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Mehran Kamrava and Gerd Nonneman, both Professors of Government at Georgetown University in Qatar and experts on Middle East politics, gave a talk entitled “Tensions in the Middle East: A Tentative...
Sun Sep 17, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
“Crisis in the GCC: Causes, Consequences, and Prospects” was the topic of a panel discussion hosted by the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University in Qatar (GUQ...
Tue Oct 18, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
On October 18, 2016, CIRS hosted a Panel discussion on “The 2016 US Presidential Elections,” featuring Joshua Mitchell and Clyde Wilcox, professors in the Government Department at Georgetown...
Sun Nov 17, 2013 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
In order to enhance local research productivity, and build upon its established collegial ‎relationships with other research entities in Qatar, CIRS hosted a "Research Roundtable" on November 17,...
Thu Sep 12, 2013 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
The Consortium of Arab Policy Research Institutes (CAPRI) at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) and the Center on Knowledge-to-Policy for Health at AUB...
Tue Mar 12, 2013 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On March 12, 2013, CIRS organized a panel discussion on the topic of “War by Other Means? Iran under Sanctions,” featuring Mehran Kamrava, Director of CIRS; Mansoor Moaddel, CIRS ‎Visiting Scholar;...
Mon Dec 3, 2012 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
The Center for International and Regional Studies and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy ‎and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, held a Panel discussion on “Who or...
Wed Nov 14, 2012 - Thu Nov 15, 2012 06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
In collaboration with partner organizations, Qatar’s National Food Security Program hosted the ‎‎“International Conference on Food Security in Dry Lands” in Doha on November 14th and 15th, ‎‎2012...
Sun Mar 21, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On March 21, 2010, CIRS convened a Panel presentation on the topic of “Open-Sea Piracy in the Modern World: Perils and Prospects.” The panel was made up of Pottengal Mukundan, Director of the...
Mon Nov 2, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
CIRS organized a panel presentation on the issues of “Water, Energy, and Climate Change in the Gulf.” The panel, chaired by the Interim Dean of GU-Q Mehran Kamrava, was made up of Professor Tim Beach...