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Professor James Der Derian

Professor James Der Derian

Professor James Der Derian

Professor James Der Derian is Michael Hintze Chair of International Security Studies and Director of the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney. His research and teaching interests are in international security, information technology, international theory, and documentary film.

He has produced three film documentaries with Udris Film, Virtual Y2K, After 9/11, and Human Terrain, which won the Audience Award at the 2009 Festival dei Popoli in Florence and has been an official selection at numerous international film festivals. His most recent documentary, Project Z: The Final Global Event (co-produced with Phillip Gara), premiered at the 2012 DOK Leipzig Film Festival.

He is author of such recent books as Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment Network (2nd ed., 2009) and Critical Practices in International Theory (2009), and was co-editor with Costas Constantinou of Sustainable Diplomacies (2010).

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