Sicherheitskultur im Wandel

Events: Talks 



From time to time we invite colleagues and other scholars to present their work in Frankfurt.

Talk, July 18th, 2011

Vortrag Masius

Dr. Patrick Masius, Göttingen University talks about

Naturgefahren und die Natur der Gefahr im Wandel der Zeit

Monday, July 18th, 2011, 16h

Juridicum, R. 404


Presentation and discussion

Talk, July 12th, 2011      cancelled

Andrej Zwitter

Dr. Andrej Zwitter from Groningen University talks about

Prismatic Security

Expanding the Copenhagen School to the Local Level

Thursday, July 12th, 2011, 16h

Varrentrappstr. 40-42, R. 039


Presentation and discussion

Screening and Talk, May 30th 2011

James Der Derian in Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. James Der Derian (Brown University) presents his movie

Human Terrain - War Becomes Academic

Monday, May 30th 2011, 18h

HZ 3, Hörsaalzentrum, Campus Westend


After showing the movie, Prof. Der Derian will be there for a Q&A session.

More Information

Human Terrain Seeking to understand 'why they hate us', the US military adopts a new strategy of cultural awareness to win over the hearts and minds of the Iraqi and Afghan people. Controversy erupts when academics embed with combat troops and the war comes home to the university.

Visit the films website for more information, a trailer etc:

Professor Dr. James Der Derian is research professor at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University (USA) (link). He has been a visiting scholar at MIT, Harvard, Oxford, and Princeton. His research focus is on global security and media studies. Professor Der Derian is author and editor of several seminal works in this field, for example "Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment Network" (2009), "Critical Practices in International Theory" (2009) and "Sustainable Diplomacies" (2010). Furthermore, he has become known as a producer of film documentaries such as "Virtual Y2K", "After 9/11" and most recently "Human Terrain".




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