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 13, 2008 - Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
As part of its ongoing outreach efforts, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) hosted B.Z. Goldberg and Justine Shapiro, creators of the multiple award-winning documentary film...
Sat Apr 5, 2008 - Sun Apr 6, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On April 5–6, 2008, the Center for International and Regional Studies hosted the "Innovation in Islam" Conference. Innovation in Islam explored topics such as the idea and reality of innovation in...
Tue Mar 4, 2008 12:00 AM - 01:00 PM
On March 4, 2008, Ed Husain visited SFS-Q to meet with Georgetown University students and to engage with them in an informal group discussion. Husain was in Qatar as a guest on the Doha Debates show...
Sun Mar 2, 2008 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Elzbieta M. Gozdziak, a prominent scholar of migration issues at the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) at Georgetown University was invited by CIRS to visit the SFS-Qatar...
Tue Feb 26, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On Tuesday February 26, 2008, CIRS hosted a one-day conference with the Italian organization Reset - Dialogues on Civilizations at Weill Cornell Lecture Hall 2. This symposium featured an intensive...
Sun Feb 17, 2008 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
World-renowned scholar and prolific author John L. Esposito spoke to an audience of nearly 400 guests on February 17, 2008 at the Diplomatic Club in Doha. In his remarks, the Georgetown University...
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
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 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...