CIRS Faculty Lectures

The Center for International and Regional Studies invites faculty members from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar to deliver a variety of public lectures on topics of their expertise.

Past Events

Trump’s Election and the Need for a Mass Movement for Constitutional Reform
November 23 2016 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
In his November 23, 2016 talk, “Trump’s Election and the Need for a Mass Movement for Constitutional Reform,” Anatol Lieven , Professor of International Politics at Georgetown University in Qatar,...
The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
October 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...
The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography and the Road Ahead
April 05 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...
Uday Chandra Faculty Research Workshop
March 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...
The Pedagogic State: Translation and the Cultural Revolution in the Early Republican Turkey
February 03 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...
Robert Wirsing Focused Discussion and Farewell
November 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...
Afghanistan: War Without End?
November 09 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...
Harry Verhoeven Faculty Workshop
June 08 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
CIRS held a Faculty Research Workshop on June 8, 2015, for Harry Verhoeven, Assistant Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, to discuss his forthcoming book Why...
Amira El-Zein
March 10 2015 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Amira El-Zein, Associate Professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and the 2014-2015 CIRS SFS-Q Faculty Fellow, delivered a CIRS Focused Discussion on “Victimization...
Jeremy Koons
March 08 2015 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The research of Jeremy Koons, associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (GU-Q), was featured recently in a CIRS Faculty Research Workshop about his...