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 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 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...
Tue Oct 23, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 23, 2007, the Center for International and Regional Studies and the Institute for the Study of Democracy hosted a private seminar of the working group members and prominent scholars and...
Fri Oct 5, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On October 5th 2007, CIRS hosted a luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha in which Dr. Gary Wasserman discussed the 2008 presidential elections in the United States. Wasserman, who is professor...
Mon Sep 10, 2007 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
On September 10, 2007, Dr. Mehran Kamrava, head of the Center for International and Regional Studies housed at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar, spoke to an overflow crowd at the...