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 Oct 25, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Mehran Kamrava, CIRS Director and Interim Dean of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, lectured to a group of French scholars from the HEC on the Geopolitics of the Gulf...
Sun Oct 11, 2009 - Wed Oct 14, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 11–14, 2009, the Al-Jisr working group participants were invited to Doha by CIRS and the Gulf Research Center (GRC) to conduct the project’s second meeting. Supported by the European...
Mon Oct 12, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Carol Lancaster, Interim Dean of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, was invited to Doha to give a CIRS Distinguished Lecture on the topic of “Wealth and...
Mon Oct 5, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Robert Wirsing, Visiting Professor of International Relations at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered the October CIRS Monthly Dialogue on the topic of “The Af-Pak...
Tue Sep 8, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Resuming its annual Public Affairs Programming series after the summer break, CIRS kicked off the 2009-2010 academic year with a Monthly Dialogue lecture by Alexis Antoniades, professor of economics...
Sun Jun 14, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
CIRS hosted a discussion on the Iranian presidential elections on June 14, 2009, featuring Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and...
Sat May 16, 2009 - Sun May 17, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On May 16–17, 2009, CIRS convened the first of its working group meetings with its research grant program dedicated to the study of migrant labor issues in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council...
Sun May 3, 2009 - Mon May 4, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
on May 3–4, 2009, the "Comparative Ethics of War" working group meeting was co-sponsored by the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) and the International Peace Research Institute,...
Mon May 4, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
James Onley , the 2008–2009 CIRS Senior Fellow and Director of the Gulf Studies program at the University of Exeter, delivered the May Monthly Dialogue lecture entitled “Agents of Empire: Britain’s...
Wed Apr 29, 2009 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Former Egyptian Ambassador to the United States Nabil Fahmy gave his analysis and insight into the foreign policy challenges facing the United States and the Arab world in a speech at the Diplomatic...