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 Feb 11, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On February 11, 2008, students and guests of CIRS were treated to a lecture by Gary Wasserman, Professor of Government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Wasserman’s...
Thu Jan 24, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On January 24, 2008, CIRS sponsored a Distinguished Lecture by Andrew Natsios, Professor on the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University and former U.S. Special Envoy to Darfur. The lecture was...
Mon Dec 17, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
As part of a Working Group Symposium on Global Development, Organizations, and Faith in the Muslim World, on December 17, 2007, CIRS hosted a Distinguished Lecture by Hany El Banna, co-founder and...
Mon Dec 17, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On December 17, 2007, the Working Group symposium on Global Development, Organizations, and Faith in the Muslim World was held at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. The...
Mon Dec 10, 2007 06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
As part of the Monthly Dialogue Series , Dr. Sherene Seikaly, the 2007-2008 Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellow at Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in Washington, DC, gave a...
Wed Nov 28, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On November 28, 2007, forty invited guests gathered in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar Library to listen to Professor Patrick Laude speak about "The Ambassadors of Inner...
Mon Nov 12, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Experts from Education City and around the world came together on Monday, 12 November 2007, to discuss the environmental consequences of Qatar’s rapid industrialization. Panelists from each of the...
Thu Nov 8, 2007 12:00 AM - 01:00 PM
On November 8, 2007, CIRS hosted a lecture by Stephen Day, British career diplomat and former Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Tunisia and Qatar. Day delivered a lecture on "The Evolution of...
Tue Oct 30, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 30, 2007, CIRS hosted its inaugural Monthly Dialogue Series event with a presentation by Professor Amira Sonbol. Professor Sonbol discussed her research on Cairo women's lives with an...
Wed Oct 24, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 24, 2007, in conjunction with Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of Democracy , CIRS hosted a conference involving key members of the America's Role in the World Working Group...