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Feminism in International Relations: Peace, Action and U.S.-Iran Relations

Feminism in International Relations: Peace, Action and U.S.-Iran Relations

Date(s) - 02/24/2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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USC Global Policy Institute

About this Event

The USC Global Policy Institute is excited to welcome Valentine M. Moghadam, professor of sociology and international affairs at Northeastern University. Read more about our speaker below.

Professor Moghadam will be discussing feminist foreign policy approaches to the U.S.-Iranian relationship with GPI on Wednesday, February 24th from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. PST over Zoom. All members of the USC community are invited to this virtual discussion.

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Meet Our Speaker

Valentine M. Moghadam is Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Northeastern University, Boston. Born in Tehran, Iran, Professor Moghadam received her higher education in Canada and the U.S. In addition to her academic career, Prof. Moghadam has been Coordinator of the Research Program on Women and Development at the UNU’s WIDER Institute (Helsinki, 1990-1995) and a section chief on gender equality and development, at UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector (Paris, 2004-2006).

Her areas of research include globalization, transnational social movements and feminist networks, economic citizenship, and gender and development in the Middle East and North Africa. Among her many publications, Prof. Moghadam is author of Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East; Globalizing Women: Transnational Feminist Networks, which won the American Political Science Association’s Victoria Schuck award for best book on women and politics for 2005; and Globalization and Social Movements: The Populist Challenge and Democratic Alternatives. She has edited seven books, including Empowering Women after the Arab Spring. A forthcoming co-authored book is After the Arab Spring: Progress and Stagnation in the Middle East and North Africa.

Prof. Moghadam is a board of member of Peace Action, Massachusetts Peace Action, and the Feminist Foreign Policy Project.

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