Research Initiatives

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Background and Scope The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University Qatar has launched a new research initiative titled Global Histories and Practices of Islamophobia. Led by…
Energy Humanities

Energy Humanities

Amin Roshan, Wandering, 2019. Acrylic and crude oil, silk screen on canvas, 80×110 cm. (Courtesy of Amin Roshan) Background and Scope The Energy Humanities initiative is part of the Environmental Studies…
The COVID Project

The COVID Project

Since March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the COVID-19 virus a global pandemic, countries around the world have adopted various measures in order to limit…
Economic Migration to the United States

Economic Migration to the United States

To study the challenges and opportunities of skilled immigration flows to the United States, in 2020, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University Qatar launched a new project…
Big Data in the Middle East

Big Data in the Middle East

Big data is tied to the growth in computing power and is better understood by the four Vs: the volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. Big data and the interconnection of…

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