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

Sun Apr 27, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Gary Wasserman, professor of Government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussionlecture titled, “Why Are We Here (in Doha)?” on April 27,...
Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sam Bahour, Managing Partner at Applied Information Management (AIM), Director at the Arab Islamic Bank and a policy adviser to the Al-Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network, delivered a CIRS Monthly...
Tue Apr 15, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Mohamed Zayani, Associate Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion lecture on “Networked Arab Publics and Contention in the...
Sat Apr 12, 2014 - Sun Apr 13, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On April 12-13, 2014, CIRS held the final Working Group of " The Evolution of Gulf Global Cities " research initiative. Academics from various disciplinary backgrounds as well as architects, urban...
Mon Apr 7, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
CIRS held its inaugural Faculty Research Workshop on April 7, 2014, led by Karl Widerquist, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar...
Mon Mar 24, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Worldwide gas and energy exploration and production trends were the focus of a Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) Monthly Dialogue Series public lecture at Georgetown University in...
Sat Mar 15, 2014 - Sun Mar 16, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On March 15, 16 2014, The final working group of CIRS’ research project Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC was held in Doha. Grant recipients of this research grant cycle gathered with an additional...
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Matt Buehler , the 2013-2014 Post-Doctoral Fellow at CIRS, delivered aMonthly Dialogue lecture on “Why did the Arab Spring miss the Maghreb? Continuity through Co-optation in Morocco and Mauritania...
Sat Feb 15, 2014 - Sun Feb 16, 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On February 15-16, 2014, Regional and international experts gathered for the inaugural meeting of the CIRS " Transitional Justice in the Middle East " research initiative. While much of the...
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Omran Al-Kuwari, co-founder and CEO of GreenGulf , delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion lecture on “The Paradox of Renewable Energy in Qatar” on February 12, 2014. The talk was centered on the drivers...