Billy Wilder as a Critic of Humanitarian Intervention

  • Akis Gavriilidis Independent Researcher
  • Paul Edwards Independent Researcher
Keywords: Hollywood, humanitarianism, journalism, thanatopolitics, exodus, state formation, camps

Abstract

What follows is a chapter from a book originally published by the author in Greek, under the title Μπίλι Ουάιλντερ. Η (αυτο)κριτική του χολιγουντιανού θεάματος [Billy Wilder: The (Self-)Criticism of the Hollywood Spectacle] (Athens: Aigokeros, 2009). The book was translated into English but was never published. The version published here contains some inevitable additions and adaptations.

Author(s): Akis Gavriilidis    

Title (English): Billy Wilder as a Critic of Humanitarian Intervention

Translated by (Greek to English): Paul Edwards

Journal Reference: Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 1-2 (Summer - Winter 2019)

Publisher: Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje

Page Range: 22-30

Page Count: 9

Citation (English): Akis Gavriilidis, “Billy Wilder as a Critic of Humanitarian Intervention,” translated by Paul Edwards, Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 1-2 (Summer - Winter 2019): 22-30.

Author Biography

Akis Gavriilidis, Independent Researcher

Akis Gavriilidis is a translator and independent researcher (PhD from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in legal philosophy, post-doctoral research in political anthropology). He has published several books and articles for journals and collective volumes in Greek, English, and French, inter alia on Spinoza, Greek nationalism, popular music and culture, censorship, and the management of the traumatic memory of the Greek civil war and the 1922 population exchange, as well as translations of books and articles by others.

Published
2019-12-28
How to Cite
Gavriilidis, A., & Edwards, P. (2019). Billy Wilder as a Critic of Humanitarian Intervention. Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, 16(1-2), 22-30. Retrieved from http://www.identitiesjournal.edu.mk/index.php/IJPGC/article/view/369