Mary Zournazi

Associate Professor
Associate Director

Mary Zournazi is Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.

Mary has published numerous books including Inventing Peace with the German Film director Wim Wenders, and recently she completed the film documentary Dogs of Democracy

She currently teaches and researches in areas of visual sociology, cinema, culture and emotions, social justice, digital cultures, ideas of hope, peace, political love, the body and self, and issues of communal belonging. Her previous research has explored issues of war, terror, language, hope, and the impacts of migration and displacement on the self and familial life. She is currently interested in creative responses to social and economic crisis, care, justice and peace. She has a passion for writing and directing essay style documentaries.

Her work traverses both traditional academic practices and creative research in film, theatre and radio.

Research Areas

Visual sociology, cinema, politics, culture, emotion, migration, belonging, identity, peace, psychoanalysis, philosophies of hope, postcolonial theory.

    Subject areas

    Publications

    Books
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    Zournazi M; Wenders W, 2014, Inventare La Pace, Bompiani, Italy,
    2014
    Zournazi M, 2013, Tutto sulla speranza. Nuove filosofie per il cambiamento,
    2013
    Zournazi M; Wenders W, 2013, Inventing Peace - a dialogue on perception, first, I.B Tauris, London,
    2013
    Zournazi M, 2007, Keywords to war : reviving language in an age of terror, Original, Scribe, Melbourne
    2007
    Lechte J; Zournazi M, 2003, The Kristeva critical reader, Edinburgh Univ Pr
    2003
    Zournazi M, 2003, Hope: new philosophies for change, 2, Routledge, New York
    2003
    2003, Hope: new philosophies for change, 2, Routledge, New York,
    2003
    Zournazi M, (ed.), 1998, After the Revolution - On Julia Kristeva, ARTSPACE, Sydney
    1998
    Zournazi M, 1998, Foreign dialogues, Pluto Press (UK)
    1998
    1998, After the Revolution - On Julia Kristeva, ARTSPACE, Sydney
    1998
    1995, Out/Post — New Perspectives in Contemporary Thought, University of Western Sydney, Sydney
    1995
    Zournazi M, (ed.), 1995, Out/Post — New Perspectives in Contemporary Thought, University of Western Sydney, Sydney
    1995
    Book Chapters
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    Zournazi M, 2018, 'Introduction to the Arts', in Leiner M; Schliesser C (ed.), ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES IN CONFICT RESOLUTION, edn. Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies, PALGRAVE, pp. 149 - 152,
    2018
    Zournazi M, 2018, 'A Notebook on Peace: Reflections on Cinema and Perception', in Leiner M; Schliesser C (ed.), ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES IN CONFICT RESOLUTION, edn. Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies, PALGRAVE, pp. 165 - 172,
    2018
    Zournazi M; Massumi B, 2016, 'Hope and Affect', in Daricioglu Lemin (ed.), Queer Temasa, Turkey,
    2016
    Zournazi M, 2015, 'Brian Massumi en conversacion con Mary Zournazi', in Ejercicios de ocupacion, Cuerpo de Letra-Mercat de les flors, Barcelona, pp. 21 - 55,
    2015
    Zournazi M; Massumi B, 2015, 'Navigating Movements', in Politics of Affect, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 1 - 46
    2015
    Zournazi M; Bennett J, 2015, 'To See and be Seen', in Zournazi M; Bennett J (ed.), Eyes, edn. Thinking in the World, Bloomsbury Academic, Paris, pp. 1 - 2
    2015
    Zournazi M, 2013, 'Antigone Kefala: By the Roadside', in NIckas H (ed.), Antigone Kefala: A writer's journey, Owl Publishing
    2013
    Zournazi M, 2013, 'Critical Hopes – Gratitude and the Magic of Encounter', in Bozalek V (ed.), Discerning Critical Hope in Educational Practices, Routledge, pp. 157 - 163,
    2013
    Zournazi M, 2013, 'Afterword: Critical hopes – gratitude and the magic of encounter', in Discerning Critical Hope in Educational Practices, pp. 157 - 163,
    2013
    Zournazi M, 2012, 'Acts of Kindness', in Murpett J; Stevens M (ed.), Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy's The Road, edn. Original, Continuum, UK, pp. 145 - 156
    2012
    Zournazi M, 2011, ''Love on the Streets'', in Malpas J; Jacobs K (ed.), Ocean to Outback: Cosmopolitanism Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia, edn. Original, University of Queensland Press, Queensland, pp. 225 - 234
    2011
    Zournazi M; Massumi B, 2010, 'Bewegungen navigieren', in Massumi B (ed.), Ontomatch, edn. Original, Merve Verla Berlin, Germany, pp. 25 - 67
    2010
    Zournazi M, 2004, 'Hope and Politics’', in City, Democracy and Art, edn. Original, Istanbul Cultural Foundation, Turkey, pp. 51 - 70
    2004
    Zournazi M, 2003, 'Foreign Bodies: Interview with Alphonso Lingis 1996', in Hooke A; Fuchs W (ed.), Encounters with Alphonso Lingis, edn. Original, Lexington Books, US, pp. 82 - 100,
    2003
    Zournazi M, 1999, '1999 'Scent, Sound and Cinema' i', in Cinema Interval,, pp. 247 - 266
    1999
    1999, '1999 'Scent, Sound and Cinema' i', in , pp. 247 - 266
    1999
    Zournazi M, 1998, ''Historical Fictions, Uncanny Homes'', in Zournazi M; Lechte J (ed.), After the Revolution, pp. 63 - 76
    1998
    1998, ''Historical Fictions, Uncanny Homes'', in Zournazi M; Lechte J (ed.), , pp. 63 - 76
    1998
    Zournazi M, 1994, 'Travelling Stories: Exiles, Foreignness and Communal Life'', in Zournazi M (ed.), Out/Post — New Perspectives in Contemporary Though, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, pp. 13 - 26
    1994
    1994, 'Travelling Stories: Exiles, Foreignness and Communal Life'', in Zournazi M (ed.), , University of Western Sydney, Sydney, pp. 13 - 26
    1994
    Creative Works (non-textual)
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    Zournazi M; Zournazi M, 2016, Dogs of Democracy - Essay style documentary film, Dogs of Democracy, - , medium: Film
    2016
    Creative Written Works
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    Zournazi M, 2011, Everyday the Possible, Everyday the Possible, Knights M, (ed.), SASA Gallery
    2011
    Zournazi M, 2011, 'small Moments are Beautiful', Everyday the possible, Knights M, (ed.), SASS
    2011
    Curbera P; Papazoglou M; Benatallah B; Casati F; Traverso P; Dubray JJ, 2005, Preface, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
    2005
    Journal articles
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    Zournazi M, 2018, 'Approaching Reality - Some Reflections on Documenting Social Crisis', Revue Française des Méthodes Visuelles,
    2018
    Zournazi M; Vanier J, 2016, 'On Communion: Reflections on Dementia, Tenderness, and Belonging', Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, vol. 18, pp. 108 - 123,
    2016
    Zournazi M, 2012, 'Cosmocracy: A Hymn for the World?', PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, vol. 9
    2012
    Zournazi M, 2010, 'Hope', Indigo, vol. volume 2, pp. 139 - 141
    2010
    Barker C; Martin B; Zournazi M, 2008, 'Emotional self-management for activists', REFLECTIVE PRACTICE, vol. 9, pp. 423 - 435,
    2008
    Zournazi M, 2008, 'Emotional Management', Reflective Practice, vol. 9, pp. 423 - 435
    2008
    Zournazi M, 2006, 'Blush: Faces of Shame', CULTURAL STUDIES REVIEW, vol. 12, pp. 211 - 214,
    2006
    Zournazi M, 2005, ''kairos or the foreignness of my tongue'', Life Writing, vol. 2, pp. 141 - 148
    2005
    Zournazi M, 2005, 'A reflection: Kairos or the foreignness of my tongue', Life Writing, vol. 2, pp. 141 - 143,
    2005
    Zournazi M, 2003, 'Hope, Passion, Politics', Soundings: a journal of politics and culture, vol. 22, pp. 70 - 85
    2003
    Zournazi M, 1995, 'The Queen Victoria of Bush Cuisine”: Foreign incorporation and oral consumption within the nation'', Communal/Plural
    1995
    1995, 'The Queen Victoria of Bush Cuisine”: Foreign incorporation and oral consumption within the nation'', Communal/Plural
    1995
    1993, ''Strangers to Ourselves'', Australian Feminist Studies, pp. 269 - 271
    1993
    Zournazi M, 1993, ''Strangers to Ourselves'', Australian Feminist Studies, pp. 269 - 271
    1993
    Other
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    Zournazi M, 2000, Hope. Radio Eye (Radio documentary)
    2000
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
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    Zournazi M, 2016, Dogs of Democracy, International Festivals, https://www.roninfilms.com.au/feature/13955/dogs-of-democracy.html, Film, Published: 2016, Duration: 58 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works,
    2016
    Zournazi M, 2015, In Search of Loukanikos, In Search of Loukanikos, Published: 2015, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works,
    2015
    Zournazi M, 2014, Inventing Peace, Inventing Peace, Radio, Published: 2014, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works,
    2014
    Zournazi M, 2010, Walking with the Surrealists, ABC Radio National, Sydney, Published: 2010, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works,
    2010
    Zournazi M, 2010, Walking with the Surrealists, Published: 2010, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    2010
    Zournazi M, 2007, Keywords to War- Radio Documentary, Radio National, ABC Radio, Sydney, Published: 2007, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    2007
    2003, Mad Love Radio Feature, Editor(s): Zournazi M, Published: 2003, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    2003
    Zournazi M, 2003, Mad Love Radio Feature, ABC Classic FM Listening Room, Editor(s): Zournazi M, Published: 01 January 2003, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    2003
    1999, ‘Spectres of Place’, Editor(s): Zournazi M, Published: 1999, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    1999
    Zournazi M, 1999, Foreign dialogues: Radio-eye (Radio documentary), Published: 01 May 1999, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    1999
    Zournazi M, 1999, ‘Spectres of Place’, ABC RAdio National, Editor(s): Zournazi M, Published: 01 January 1999, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    1999
    Working Papers
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    1997, 'Love and Betrayal — Feminist Generations and (M)other Tongues', Macquarie University, Sydney, 13,
    1997
    Zournazi M, 1997, 'Love and Betrayal — Feminist Generations and (M)other Tongues', Macquarie University, Sydney, 13,
    1997
    Zournazi M, 1994, 'Strange Others: Kristeva on Foreignness, Monash University, Melbourne, Women's Studies Working Papers, 20,
    1994
    1994, 'Strange Others: Kristeva on Foreignness, Monash University, Melbourne, 20,
    1994