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

Mon Oct 4, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Mary Ann Tétreault, the 2010-2011 CIRS Visiting Scholar and the Una Chapman Cox Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at Trinity University in San Antonio, was invited to deliver the...
Mon Aug 30, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On August 30, 2010, Daniel Westbrook , an economics professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered the August CIRS Monthly Dialogue lecture on the topic of “...
Tue Aug 24, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, a prominent Muslim leader in the United States and Chairman of the Cordoba Initiative, visited Qatar during a trip to the region sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. He...
Sun May 23, 2010 - Mon May 24, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On May 23–24, 2010, a two-day working group meeting in Doha, Qatar took place, CIRS invited a group of scholars to discuss the “Nuclear Question in the Middle East.” The presentations took several...
Thu May 13, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On May 13, 2010, Fred Lawson, Professor of Government at Mills College and the 2009-2010 CIRS Senior Fellow, gave a CIRSFocused Discussion on the topic of “Alternative Explanations for U.S. Policy in...
Mon May 3, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Herb Howe, Visiting Associate Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and expert in African military conflicts, presented his lecture, “Boots on the Ground, Eyes on...
Mon Apr 26, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Dean Mehran Kamrava speaks about "A 2020 vision of the Middle East" Click here to download an MP3 of Kamrava's speech In its inaugural...
Tue Apr 20, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Robert Fisk, award-winning journalist and Middle East Correspondent for The Independent newspaper, gave the annual faculty-appointed Distinguished Lecture on April 20, 2010 on the subject of “State...
Mon Apr 12, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
In partnership with ictQatar, on April 12, 2010, CIRS organized a Distinguished Lecture featuring Michael Nelson, Visiting Professor of Internet Studies in Georgetown University’s Communication,...
Wed Apr 7, 2010 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Judith Tucker, Professor of History at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and former editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies, gave the April 7, 2010...