Shiva Alinaqian, Research Deputy

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Educational Experiences

B.A, Social Research, University of Isfahan, Iran (2004-2008)

M.A, Cultural Studies, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran (2009-2012) 



  1. Alinaqian, Shiva, 2012, Iranian Muslim Women negotiate modern Islamic context through beauty culture, Tisa publication, Tehran, Iran.
  2. Alinaqian, Shiva, Feminism in the Middle East: the new discourse for understanding Muslim women (Forthcoming) .



  1. Alinaqian, Shiva, 2011, Female Decoding of Foreign Soap Operas in Iran: A Study on How Iranian Women Interpret “Victoria”, the Soap Opera, Pleasurable. Cultural Studies and Communication Journal, Vol 7, No 24.
  2. Alinaqian, Shiva, Shahabi, Mahmood and Javaheri, Fatemeh, 2013, How Muslim Women Negotiate Urban Space Applying Beauty Culture, Social Studies Journal, Vol 11, No. 3.
  3. Diamond, Sarah, et al., June 2010, what’s the Rap about Ecstasy? Popular music lyrics and Drug trends among American youth, Translated by Shiva Alinaqian, Quarterly Journal of Addiction, Volume 3, Issue 9.