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 Mar 10, 2015 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Amira El-Zein, Associate Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and the 2014-2015 CIRS SFS-Q Faculty Fellow, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion on “Victimization...
Sun Mar 8, 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The research of Jeremy Koons, associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (GU-Q), was featured recently in a CIRS Faculty Research Workshop about his...
Sun Feb 8, 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On February 8, 2015, CIRS held its second working group on the Healthcare Policy and Politics in the Gulf research initiative in Doha. Participants gathered for the second time to discuss their...
Mon Jan 19, 2015 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
On January 19, 2015, CIRS , held a book launch and signing for the recently released volume on Food Security in the Middle East (Oxford University Press, 2014) edited by Zahra Babar , Associate...
Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
On January 15, 2015, Suzi Mirgani , Manager and Editor for CIRS Publications, delivered a Focused Discussion and film screening of her short film " Hind's Dream ." The screening was followed by a...
Tue Jan 13, 2015 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, CIRS hosted a book launch and reading by Abdullah Al-Arian , Assistant Professor of History at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Answering...
Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sun Jan 11, 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On January 10-11, 2015, CIRS held the first Working Group under its research initiative on “ Re-Emerging West Asia .” Included in the meeting were academics representing the South Caucasus states of...
Mon Dec 1, 2014 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
On December 1, 2014, Neha Vora, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Lafayette College, delivered a CIRS Monthly Dialogue on the topic “Impossible Citizens: Dubai’s Indian Diaspora.” Much of the...
Thu Nov 20, 2014 - Fri Nov 21, 2014 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On November 20-21, 2014, in partnership with the youth-oriented social initiative organization, Silatech , CIRS launched the “ Youth in the Middle East ” research initiative with a two day working...
Mon Nov 17, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Buthaina Al Ansari , founder and Chairperson of Qatariat T&D Holding Company and Senior Human Resources Director at Ooredoo, delivered a CIRS Monthly Dialogue on the topic of “Sheroes—How Female...