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From women’s education, labor, and feminist movements; to transnational mobilities and contested urban spaces; to democratization and demographic changes in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean; and to international law and policy the International Affairs faculty engage in a variety of research projects spanning the globe. To read about the research activities and expertise of our faculty members, please select from the buttons below.
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Paris, 7-9 January 2015: 17 people are killed in armed attacks on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine, at a kosher supermarket, and on the streets. The attacks raise many questions germane to our teaching, research, and learning at Northeastern University, and to our concerns as citizens: free speech versus hate speech; multiculturalism versus marginalization and extremism; Islamophobia and anti-Semitism; terrorism and the fallout from foreign policy; religion and international affairs.
On the 25th of February, 2015, the International Affairs Program, along with the Center for International Affairs and World Cultures and the Northeastern Humanities Center, organized a panel discussion examining various aspects and implications of the attacks in Paris. The speakers were Professor Moghadam (panel organizer), Dr. Max Abrahms, Dr. Shakir Mustafa, Dr. Gordana Rabrenovic, and Professor Dov Waxman. A lively and wide-ranging discussion followed. The panel discussion presentations are posted here. Dr. Mustafa’s slides may be viewed here.
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Emily Izzo, International Affairs and Cultural Anthropology Major, was the commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2014. With interests in climate and energy research, she is seeking to gain a better understanding of the role of economics in clean energy implementation.
Sarah was the Class of '15 recipient of our Academic Achievement and Civic Engagement Award in International Affairs. She was awarded the prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, which will fund her Master's Degree in Law and Diplomacy before she goes into the Foreign Service.