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

Tue Oct 18, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
On October 18, 2016, CIRS hosted a Panel discussion on “The 2016 US Presidential Elections,” featuring Joshua Mitchell and Clyde Wilcox, professors in the Government Department at Georgetown...
Sun Oct 9, 2016 - Mon Oct 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
On October 9 and 10, 2016, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held a working group under a research initiative on “The ‘Resource Curse’ in the Gulf.” During the course of two...
Mon Sep 26, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah, renowned Qatari Architect and Group CEO & Chief Architect of the Arab Engineering Bureau, was invited to deliver the inaugural CIRS Monthly Dialogue of the 2016-2017...
Sun Sep 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On September 25, 2016, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University in Qatar in collaboration with the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) at...
Sun Sep 18, 2016 - Mon Sep 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
In September 2016, CIRS held a second working group under its research initiative on “Pluralism and Community in the Middle East.” Over the course of two days, working group participants presented...
Mon Aug 22, 2016 - Tue Aug 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
On August 22 and 23, 2016, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) held the first working group meeting under its research initiative on the topic of “Leading the Faithful: The Role...
Wed Jun 1, 2016 - Thu Jun 2, 2016 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) hosted a working group on June 1 and 2, 2016 on “Highly Skilled Migrants: The Gulf and Global Perspectives.” This working group is an outcome...
Mon Apr 18, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
CIRS hosted a reception for Gerd Nonneman, dean of Georgetown University in Qatar, on April 18, 2016. The reception was attended by Georgetown University in Qatar faculty, students, and staff, as...
Tue Apr 5, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Mehran Kamrava, Professor and Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered a CIRS Monthly Dialogue lecture...
Sun Apr 3, 2016 - Mon Apr 4, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
In April 2016, CIRS held a second working group under its research initiative on “Geopolitics of Natural Resources in the Middle East.” On the course of two days, working group participants presented...