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Valentine Moghadam

Director of International Affairs Program, Professor of Sociology

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v.moghadam@neu.edu
617.373.6163

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3Qs: Growing tensions between Saudi Arabia, Iran

The two Middle East nations are in the midst of a height­ened diplo­matic con­fronta­tion that has gar­nered the atten­tion of the global com­mu­nity. Pro­fessor Valen­tine Moghadam, an inter­na­tional affairs expert, explains why rela­tions between these coun­tries have been strained for some time.

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Northeastern experts analyze recent terror attacks abroad

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary group of five North­eastern fac­ulty experts reacted to and exam­ined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel dis­cus­sion Tuesday night.

11/17/15 - BOSTON, MA. - Steve Flynn speaks during a lecture on the aftermath of the Paris attacks in Renaissance Park on Nov. 17, 2015. Photo by: Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

The pressing issues facing Europe

Hours after a divided Euro­pean Union voted Tuesday to dis­tribute 120,000 asylum-​​seekers among its member states, North­eastern con­vened a panel of experts to dis­cuss the migrant crisis as well as other pressing issues facing Europe.

09/22/15 - BOSTON, MA. -  Valentine Moghadam moderates a panel on Europe in Crisis in Renaissance Park 909 on Sept. 22, 2015.  Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

3Qs: The winners and losers of the nuclear deal with Iran

Valen­tine Moghadam, director of Northeastern’s Inter­na­tional Affairs and Middle East Studies pro­grams, holds forth on the deal’s biggest win­ners, Israel’s response, and Con­gress’ forth­coming review of the accord.

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Campus forum analyzes Paris attacks

Five North­eastern fac­ulty mem­bers par­tic­i­pated in an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary forum exam­ining January’s attacks in Paris and their place in the larger con­text of con­flicts, ter­rorism, free speech, and inequality.

The Paris Attacks: A Northeastern University Forum

Britain’s home secretary: combating human trafficking requires global effort

On Monday at North­eastern, Britain’s Home Sec­re­tary Theresa May served as the keynote speaker during a panel dis­cus­sion focusing on com­bating human traf­ficking and modern slavery.

UK Home Secretary Visits the Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) Lab

Experts tackle Syria conflict and its global impact

At the panel dis­cus­sion, experts agreed that the type of solu­tion that ends the con­flict in Syria will play a major role in deter­mining the Middle East’s future.

Syria and the World

3Qs: What we can expect from Iran’s new president

Val Moghadam, director of the inter­na­tional affairs depart­ment, explains how Iran’s new pres­i­dent might trans­form the rela­tion­ship between his country and the United States.

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3Qs: WikiLeaks founder Assange in legal limbo

Valen­tine Moghadam, director of the inter­na­tional affairs pro­gram, dis­cusses the fate of Wik­iLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now seeking refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy.

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Identifying the ‘engines of change’ in the Middle East

Since the Arab Spring began in late 2010, rulers in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia have been ousted while other upris­ings have spread throughout the Arab world — cap­ti­vating the globe’s […]

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3Qs: Violence in Syria a global concern

Valen­tine Moghadam, director of Northeastern’s inter­na­tional affairs pro­gram and a pro­fessor of soci­ology and anthro­pology, says the Syrian government’s crack­down of oppo­si­tion is drawing a watchful eye from nations worldwide.

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.

Book

Globalizing Women: Transnational Feminist Networks

The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005

Book

Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East

Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993

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