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 Dec 1, 2008 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Professor and Palestinian political activist Hanan Ashrawi shared her insights on the Palestinian struggle when she lectured on “The Future of Palestine” in Doha, Qatar. The lecture was hosted by the...
Wed Nov 19, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
The Center for International and Regional Studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar hosted a luncheon talk for the visiting Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih...
Mon Nov 3, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On November 3, 2008, James Reardon-Anderson, Dean of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, gave a lecture at CIRS’s Monthly Dialogue Series on the connection between “Rainfall...
Wed Oct 22, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
In honor of the memory of Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Darwish, CIRS hosted a literary evening to recall his life and his legacy. His Excellency, the Palestinian Ambassador to Qatar, Munir Ghannam, and...
Sun Oct 19, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
CIRS hosted a luncheon discussion on October 19, 2008, featuring Cynthia Schneider, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, nonresident Fellow at the Brookings...
Sun Oct 12, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
In order to gauge local public opinion regarding the United States Presidential elections and to bring the nuances of the American debate to the Gulf region, CIRS hosted its own Democratic vs...
Mon Sep 15, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
"Beauty and the Beast: Environment and Industry in Qatar" CIRS kicked off its Monthly Dialogue Series on September 15, 2008, with a lecture by Renee Richer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at...
Sun Aug 24, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
CIRS kicked off its Distinguished Lecture Series for the 2008-2009 academic year with a lecture by Rami Khouri, editor-at-large of the Daily Star newspaper in Beirut and Director of the Issam Fares...
Wed Jun 18, 2008 - Thu Jun 19, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On June 18 and 19, 2008, CIRS hosted a working group to discuss various aspects of the "International Relations of the Gulf." This initial round of talks consisted of preliminary thoughts on chosen...
Tue Jun 17, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On June 17, 2008, The Center for International and Regional Studies hosted a lecture by John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture, attended by a...