Curriculum Vitae


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Ian Douglas, MA, D.Phil

Contact details

Houseboat 65 Kit Kat, Cairo, EGYPT
+20.12.167.1660 (Cairo)
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Experience

Editor, Ahram Online & Al-Ahram Weekly, Egypt — 2003-12
Special focus on political content.
Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, An-Najah National University, Palestine — 2005-08
Taught courses: Introduction to International Politics, Political Development & Political Change, Seminar: Eduardo Galeano—Ethics and Resistance.
Visiting Fellow, Department of Philosophy, The University of New South Wales, Australia — 2003
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The American University in Cairo, Egypt — 2001-2003
Regular courses: International Relations, Global Political Economy, The History & Theory of Political Economy, Topics in Political Philosophy and the Core Curriculum Program. Specialist courses (graduate and undergraduate level): Security, Power & Population, The Rise and Decline of the State, The Joyous Philosophy of Michel Foucault.
Teaching Fellow, Department of Media & Modern Culture / Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, USA — 1997-1999
Specialist courses (graduate and undergraduate level): Theories of Security, Prisons, Asylums & Other (Extra)Ordinary Institutions, The Politics of Technoculture. Fulbright Scholar, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, USA — 1997-1999

A selection of course syllabi is available here

Education

Ph.D., 2004 — University of Bristol, UK
Focused on the discourse and historical conditions for the evolution of globalization. Dissertation title: “On the Genealogy of Globalism”.
MA International Political Economy, 1994 — University of Newcastle, UK — Pass with Distinction
Areas of specialization: international relations theory, the political economy of development and underdevelopment, international financial institutions.
BA Government & Public Policy, 1993 — University of Northumbria, UK — Pass with First Class Honors
Areas of concentration: international relations, political theory, political economy.

Selected writings

‘Full Narration of Facts: Legal case for Iraq on US genocide’, with Hana Al Bayaty, Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Serene Assir, 11 November 2013. Read Article
‘Iraq: State terrorism in Hawija’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 23 April 2013. Read Article
‘The curve of the Arab struggle’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 22 March 2012, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘Egypt’s revolution searching for its path’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 28 January 2012, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘Arab intellectuals in doubt’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 20 October 2011, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘Tasks and difficulties of the Arab revolution’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 1 May 2011, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘Using Libya to abort the Arab Spring’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 16 April 2011, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘Support Iraqi Protests!’, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq, 20 February 2011. Read Article
‘Egypt: Only democracy is legitimate’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 10 February 2011, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘The Arab Spring of Democracy’, with Abdul Ilah Albayaty and Hana Al Bayaty, 18 January 2011, Ahram Online. Read Article
‘Wikileaks Iraq War Logs: Legal action is unavoidable’, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq, 30 October 2010. Read Article
‘US Presidents Charged with Crimes Against Humanity as Universal Jurisdiction Dies in Spain’, in Mickey Huff, Peter Phillips and Project Censored (eds), Censored 2011: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-10, Seven Stories Press, 12 October 2010 (contributor).
‘Partition by Census’, BRussells Tribunal, 10 October 2010. Read Article
‘Yet Another Israeli Massacre: Interview with Ian Douglas by Victor Thorn of the America Free Press’, BRussells Tribunal, 6 June 2010. Read Article
‘Dead: 19. Injured: 60. This is Israel’, BRussells Tribunal, 6 June 2010. Read Article
‘Why Judicial Action? Iraq: 19 years of intended destruction’, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq, 14 February 2010. Read Article
‘Statement on the Closure of the Legal Case Filed Against US/UK for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide’, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq, 07 February 2010. Read Article
‘Maliki’s Election Platform: 900 Iraqi prisoners face summary execution’, BRussells Tribunal, 12 December 2009. Read Article
‘Case introduction: Legal Case Filed Against US/UK for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide’, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq, 20 November 2009. Read Article
‘Legal Case Filed Against US/UK for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide’, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq, 07 October 2009. Read Article
‘Who is in Resistance?’, with Hana Abdul Ilah Al Bayaty, 15 February 2009. Read Article
‘Renewed call for UNGA to act under Resolution 377’, BRussells Tribunal, 9 January 2009. Read Article
‘Bush Claims Victory, He Gets Shoes’, BRussells Tribunal, 15 December 2008. Read Article
‘Le Feyt Declaration: Peace in Iraq is an option’, International Anti-0ccupation Network, 27 August 2008. Read Article
‘No Attack on Mosul!’, BRussells Tribunal, 5 February 2008. Read Article
‘This Wall is their Grave’, BRussells Tribunal, 25 April 2007. Read Article
‘This Defeated Occupation’, BRussells Tribunal, 07 March 2007. Read Article
‘Hanging the Womb of Iraq’, BRussells Tribunal, 14 February 2007. Read Article
‘What this Murder Demands’, BRussells Tribunal, 06 January 2007. Read Article
‘The Execution of the President’, BRussells Tribunal, 29 December 2006. Read Article
‘Fighting Empire: An Interview with Ramsey Clark’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #819, 09-15 November 2006. Read Article
‘Their Next Massacre’, BRussells Tribunal, 28 November 2006. Read Article
‘Only Resistance is Legal’, BRussells Tribunal, 05 October 2006. Read Article
‘Censure Israel Now!’ BRussells Tribunal, 01 August 2006. Read Article
‘Uniting for Peace’, BRussells Tribunal, 23 July 2006. Read Article
‘Final Resolution of the Madrid International Seminar on the Assassination of Iraqi Academics and Health Professionals’, 22-23 April 2006. Read Article
‘US Illegalities in Iraq: Where is the limit?’ BRussells Tribunal, 12 March 2006. Read Article
‘Statement on Events in Samarra and Across Iraq’, BRussells Tribunal, 23 February 2006. Read Article
‘Why Saddam is Important’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #773, 15-22 December 2005. Read Article
‘Who Will Have Courage to Stand Up?’ Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #765, 20-26 October 2005. Read Article
‘Inside the Machine: An interview with Mordechai Vanunu’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #757, 25-31 August 2005. Read Article
‘We are Stronger than Israel: An interview with Mohammed Aside’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #747, 16-23 June 2005. Read Article
‘Outspoken: An Interview with Abdel Sattar Kassem’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #744, 26 May-01 June 2005. Read Article
‘From the Heart of the Struggle: An interview with Nasser Juma’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #738, 14-20 April 2005. Read Article
‘Horizons Rising: An interview with Mohamed Ghazal’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #736, 31 March-06 April 2005. Read Article
‘They Kill Them Anyway’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #730, 17-23 February 2005. Read Article
‘Is it Legal?’ Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #698, 8-14 July 2004. Read Article
‘No, thank you’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #678, 19-25 February 2004, Books Supplement. Read Article
‘Voices of Mumbai’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #676, 5-11 February 2004. Read Article
‘Another World’, Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue #674, 22-28 January 2004. Read Article

Academic publications

‘US Genocide in Iraq’, with Hana Al Bayaty and Abdul Ilah Albayaty, in Christian Scherrer (ed), Iraq: Genocide by Sanctions (Pulau Pinang: Penerbit, USM, 2011), pp. 330-390. Read Article
‘The Cinema Dream of War; Or, the artist’s violence’, in Seo Dong-Jin (ed.), Cine-Agora (Seoul: JIFF, 2002). Read Article
‘Reflexive Modernization’, in R. J. Barry Jones (ed.), Routledge Encyclopaedia of International Political Economy (London: Routledge, June 2001). Read Article
‘Poststructuralism’, in R. J. Barry Jones (ed.), Routledge Encyclopaedia of International Political Economy (London: Routledge, June 2001). Read Article
‘The Politics of the Retreat of the State’, in Barry K. Gills (ed.), Globalization and the Politics of Resistance (New York: St. Martin’s Press / Macmillan, 2000), pp. 110-31.
‘Globalization as Governance: Towards an archaeology of contemporary political reason’, in Jeffrey A. Hart and Aseem Prakash (Eds.), Globalization and Governance (London: Routledge, 1999, paperback 2000), pp. 134-160. Read Article
‘The New Seclusion’, New Formations, 34 (1998), pp. 177-81. Read Article
‘Ecology to the New Pollution’, Theory and Event (e-journal), Vol. 2, No. 2 (1998). Read Article
‘Globalization and the End of the State?’ New Political Economy, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1997), pp. 165-77. Read Article

Academic (unpublished)

‘Slowness and infinity’, 10 July 2002.
‘”Belief in the World”: The everyday politics of globalism’, 14 June 2002. Read Article
‘Gulag informatico’, 24 April 1999.
‘Private authorship’, 14 February 1999. Read Article
‘The fatality of globalization’, 01 December 1998.
‘Motor-ethics’, 16 September 1998. Read Article
‘The globalization plague’, 04 December 1997.
‘The illusion of liberation’, 20 November 1997. Read Article
‘Police science and the genealogy of automotion’, 14 July 1997. Read Article
‘Calm before the storm: Virilio’s debt to Foucault and some notes on contemporary global capital’, 22 April 1997. Read Article
‘Globalism, Identity, Acceleration: Paul Virilio’s Reflective Ethics of Emancipation’, 29 November 1996.
‘Forget globalization’, 04 June 1996.
‘Time and disappearance’, 17 April 1996.
‘The myth of globalization’, 16 April 1996. Read Article

Awards

Project Censored. No 16 in Top 25 Censored Stories of 2011: “US Presidents Charged with Crimes Against Humanity as Universal Jurisdiction Dies in Spain.” Read More
The American University in Cairo, Research Award, 2003; for research in the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon.
William J. Fulbright Scholarship, Brown University, Providence, USA, 1997-9.
European Commission scholarships for the European Association of Evolutionary Political Economy meetings in Kenmare, Ireland (1998), Hania, Crete (1997) and Ribadesella, Spain (1996).
Faculty of Social Science Scholarship, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 1995.
Strang Scholarship, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 1995 (declined).
British Academy Award, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 1995 (declined).
Hugh Berrington Award, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 1994.
Economic and Social Research Council Scholarship, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 1994.

Memberships

Initiator-Coordinator, International Initiative to Prosecute US Genocide in Iraq / Ad Hoc Committee for Justice for Iraq. http://USgenocide.org
Member, The BRussells Tribunal Executive Committee. http://brusselstribunal.org
Founding Member, Centre for Global Geostrategic Analysis. http://cgga.org
First Endorser, Iraqi International Initative on refugees. http://3iii.org
Past Memberships: International Studies Association, British International Studies Association, European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy, Society for European Philosophy
Director, Notorious Design Studio. http://notorious-design.com

We negate and we must negate because something in us wants to live and affirm — Friedrich Nietzsche