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 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
On September 18–19, 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...
Mon Aug 22, 2016 - Tue Aug 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
On August 22-23, 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 of...
Wed Jun 1, 2016 - Thu Jun 2, 2016 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
On June 1-2, 2016, The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) hosted a working group on “Highly Skilled Migrants: The Gulf and Global Perspectives.” This working group is an outcome of...
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
On April 3-4, 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...
Mon Mar 28, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On March 28, 2016, CIRS hosted a Faculty Research Workshop on Uday Chandra’s book manuscript Negotiating Leviathan: State and Tribe in Modern India . The manuscript explores how and why certain...
Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Shantayanan Devarajan , Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion on “How the Arab World Can Benefit from Low Oil Prices” on March...