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Great Decisions - Iran

Domestic political developments are changing Iran's foreign policy. What will be the impact of these changes within the region and on Iran's relations with the West? Dr. Homeira Moshir-Zadeh is an assistant professor in the Department of International Relations and an associate faculty at the Center for Women's Studies, University of Tehran.

 


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Dr. Homeira Moshir-Zadeh
Assistant Professor, International Relations, University of Tehran

Homeira Moshirzadeh (PhD, University of Tehran, Iran, 1999) is an assistant professor in the Department of International Relations and an associate faculty at the Center for Women's Studies, University of Tehran . Her main scholarly interests are international relations theory, theories of social movements, and women's studies.

Dr. Moshirzadeh has published many books in Persian. She is the author of Social Movements: A Theoretical Introduction (2001), From a Social Movement to a Social Theory: History of Feminism (2002), An Introduction to Women's Studies (2005), and Theories of International Relations (forthcoming). She has edited the books Caspian Sea: An Overview (2002) and Dialogue of Civilizations (2005), and has translated some of the major IR texts into Persian, including Hans Morgenthau's Politics among Nations and Alexander Wendt's Social Theory of International Politics.

Her articles on international relations, Feminism, Iran 's foreign policy, dialogue of civilizations, etc. have been published in Persian and English journals, including Siasat Khareji ( Foreign Policy ), Majalleh Daneshkadeh Hoghoogh va Olum Siasi ( Journal of the Faculty of Law and Political Science ) and The Iranian Journal of International Affairs . Some of her articles on dialogue of civilizations, cultural studies, and women's studies have appeared in edited volumes in Persian and English.

Dr. Moshirzadeh's From a Social Movement to a Social Theory: History of Feminism won the Women's Library Prize in 2005.


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Date/Time
February 14, 2006
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location
UWM Union Ballroom
2200 E Kenwood
Milwaukee ,WI 53211
Cost (single lecture/series)
Basic Members: $4.00 / $35.00
Premium & Above Members: $0 / $0
Non-Members: $8.00 / $70.00
Students: $0 / $0