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
On January 17-18, 2016, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) convened the first Working Group under its new research initiative, “Re-Envisioning the Arab State.” The working group...
Wed Jan 13, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On January 13, 2016, 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...
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 15-16, 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 University...
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 8-9, 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 “ Youth in...