Annual Reports

CIRS Annual Report 2015-2016

The 2015-2016 CIRS Annual Report contains information about all the activities, research initiatives, publications, lectures, and events that CIRS organized throughout the year. Highlights include the publication of three new CIRS books, as well as a new publication series titled the Asia Papers. 

CIRS Annual Report 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 CIRS Annual Report contains information about all the activities, research initiatives, publications, lectures, and events that CIRS organized throughout the year. Highlights include the publication of two new CIRS books, as well as the initiation of new research initiatives and grant awards.

CIRS Annual Reports 2013-2014

CIRS published its 2013-2014 Annual Report documenting all its activities and achievements over the past academic year. The Report includes summaries and full listings of all conferences, events, publications, and research initiatives undertaken as part of CIRS efforts to promote cross-cultural understanding and dialogue, encourage in-depth scholarship, and provide the forum for thought-provoking public lectures and events.

CIRS Annual Reports 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 CIRS Annual Report contains information about all the activities, research initiatives, publications, lectures, and events that CIRS organized throughout the year. Highlights include the publication of a new CIRS book, as well as the initiation of new research initiatives and grant awards.

CIRS Annual Reports 2011-2012

The 2011-2012 CIRS Annual Report contains information about all the academic year's activities. The report details several research initiatives and working group meetings organized by CIRS, as well as lectures, publications, and events. Highlights include the publication of three new CIRS books resulting from concluded projects, new research initiatives and grant awards, and Distinguished Lectures by Peter Bergen and Fouad Ajami.

CIRS Annual Reports 2010-2011

The 2010-2011 CIRS Annual Report contains information about all the activities, research initiatives, publications, lectures, and events that CIRS organized throughout the year. Highlights include Distinguished Lectures by Seymour Hersh, Zalmay Khalilzad, Rashid Khalidi, and Karen Armstrong; the conclusion of several research initiatives; and the publication of two books resulting from CIRS research initiatives.

CIRS Annual Reports 2009-2010

The 2009-2010 Annual Report contains information on all the year's Public Affairs events, including Thomas Friedman and Robert Fisk's Distinguished Lectures and CIRS's inaugural International Lecture, delivered by Dean Mehran Kamrava. The Report features CIRS's research initiatives on Migrant Labor in the Gulf, The Nuclear Question in the Middle East, and The Political Economy of the Gulf. The Report also highlights the latest CIRS Occasional Paper publications and its inaugural Arabic-language publications.

CIRS Annual Reports 2008-2009

The 2008-2009 Annual Report details all the activities and research initiatives conducted by CIRS over the past academic year. Some of the research highlights include features on the inaugural Post-Doctoral and Senior Fellows, the Migrant Labor in the Gulf working group, and the forthcoming release of Innovation in Islam: Traditions and Contributions, edited by Mehran Kamrava and published by University of California Press. Other highlights include an exciting Public Affairs Program and lectures by Hanan Ashrawi, Nabih Berri, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr.

CIRS Annual Reports 2007-2008

CIRS published its 2007-2008 Annual Report documenting all its activities and achievements over the past academic year. The Report includes summaries and full listings of all conferences, events, publications, and research initiatives undertaken as part of CIRS efforts to promote cross-cultural understanding and dialogue, encourage in-depth scholarship, and provide the forum for thought-provoking public lectures and events.