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 Feb 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
On February 7, 2016, the Center for International and Regional Studies held its second working group meeting on “ Art and Cultural Production in the GCC .” Project participants, as well as other...
Wed Feb 3, 2016 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Firat Oruc , Assistant Professor of English and Humanities at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and the 2015-2016 CIRS-SFSQ Faculty Fellow, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion...
Tue Feb 2, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
H.E. Emine Çolak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Northern Cyprus, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion on February 2, 2016, titled “The Negotiating Process and Recent Developments in Cyprus.” The talk...
Tue Jan 19, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Michael C. Hudson , the Seif Ghobash Professor of International Relations and Arab Studies, Emeritus, at Georgetown University, delivered the first CIRS Monthly Dialogue of the Spring 2016 semester...
Sun Jan 17, 2016 - Mon Jan 18, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) convened the first Working Group under its new research initiative, “Re-Envisioning the Arab State,” on January 17-18, 2016. The working group...
Wed Jan 13, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS), Georgetown University in Qatar’s flagship research institution, recently hosted a roundtable on Iran-GCC Dialogue. The day-long meeting...
Wed Nov 18, 2015 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
CIRS hosted a Focused Discussion and farewell gathering for Robert Wirsing , Professor of Government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Mehran Kamrava, Director of CIRS...
Sun Nov 15, 2015 - Mon Nov 16, 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On November 15 and 16, 2015, the Center of International and Regional Studies (CIRS) hosted the second working group meeting under its research initiative on “the Gulf Family” at Georgetown...
Mon Nov 9, 2015 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Anatol Lieven , Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, delivered a CIRS Monthly Dialogue titled, “Afghanistan: War Without End?” on November 9, 2015. Lieven...
Sun Nov 8, 2015 - Mon Nov 9, 2015 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On November 8 and 9, 2015, the Center of International and Regional Studies (CIRS), in collaboration with Silatech, hosted the second working group meeting as part of their research project on “...