Geopolitics of Kurdistan: A Telling Example of the Territorial Trap – Fabrizio Eva (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Fabrizio Eva Fabrizio Eva (Carrara, 1949) is professor on contract in Political and Economic Geography at the University of Cà Foscari Venice, Treviso Campus. He is specialised in East Asia, dynamic geopolitics and geopolitical crisis. Professor Eva holds a

Geopolitics Summer School

Introduction Are you looking for an inspiring, engaging and inclusive Geopolitics Summer School? Unfortunately, Editor Leonhardt cannot organize it at Maastricht University in 2020. This is due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Leonhardt’s Geopolitics Summer School normally consists of two modules: [CANCELLED

Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability – Simon Dalby (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Simon Dalby Simon Dalby is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. His published research deals with climate change, environmental security and geopolitics. He is co-editor of Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Routledge 2019), Reframing

Geopolitics of Indian Ocean and China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Claude Rakisits (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Claude Rakisits Claude Rakisits is a Honorary Associate Professor at both the Australian National University (Canberra) and Deakin University (Melbourne). He is an Associate with the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington DC as well. Dr

Geopolitics of US Hegemonic Decline and China’s Rising Power – Colin Flint (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Colin Flint Colin Flint is a Distinguished Professor of Political Geography in the Department of Political Science at Utah State University. He has published research in leading international journals on the topics of geopolitics, war and peace, world-systems analysis,

From the Material Turn to the Emergence of Algorithmic Geopolitics – Virginie Mamadouh (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Virginie Mamadouh Dr Virginie Mamadouh is Associate Professor in Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include geopolitics and globalisation; transnationalism and ‘new media’; (transnational) migration and territorial identities; electoral geography and urban social

L.H.M. Ling: The Dao of World Politics – Towards a Post- Westphalian, Worldist International Relations

Introducing L.H.M. Ling L.H.M. Ling was Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the New School for Public Engagement (NSPE) at the time of the interview. Moreover, she was Professor at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy

Nathalène Reynolds: Pakistan and the West’s Construction of the Malala Yousafzai Phenomenon

Introducing Nathalène Reynolds Dr Nathalène Reynolds is Associate at the Pakistan Security Research Unit of Durham University, Visiting Fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and member of the Banque d’Experts at the Réseau de recherche sur les opérations

Charalampos Efstathopoulos: Middle Powers in World Trade Diplomacy – India, South Africa and the Doha Development Agenda

Introducing Charalampos Efstathopoulos Charalampos Efstathopoulos is a Lecturer in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK. Charalampos’ research interests focus on the diplomacy of Southern powers in global governance. He specialises in the foreign policy of India

Marijn Nieuwenhuis: Spatial Sensitivity, Terrestrial Fixity and China’s Territory

Introducing Marijn Nieuwenhuis Marijn Nieuwenhuis teaches International Relations and Political Geography at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. He finished his PhD in late 2013 on the emergence and evolution of modern territory in

Stephen Saideman: NATO in Afghanistan – Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Introducing Stephen Saideman Stephen M. Saideman is the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University. His research interests focus on the causes and consequences of intervention into intra-state conflicts. His current work focuses on Canadian and NATO’s efforts in

Pádraig Carmody: A Spectre is Haunting Europe – Ghost Geopolitics in Russia and Ukraine

Introducing Pádraig Carmody Pádraig Carmody lectures in Development Geography at TCD, from which he holds both a B.A. in Geography and History and M.Sc in Geography. He completed his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Minnesota in 1998, where

Sören Scholvin: The Geopolitics of Regional Power – Geography, Economics and Politics in Southern Africa

Introducing Sören Scholvin Sören Scholvin is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography at the University of Hanover, Germany. Dr Scholvin is also an associated researcher at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies. His

Béatrice Giblin: The Conflicts in the World – A Geopolitical Approach

Introducing Béatrice Giblin Béatrice Giblin is a geographer and Professor of Geopolitics. She is teaching at Paris 8 University (former experimental center of Vincennes). Professor Giblin is the founder of the French Institute of Geopolitics (2002) that she headed for

Verica Rupar: Journalism and Meaning-making – Reading the Newspaper

Introducing Verica Rupar Verica Rupar is an Associate Professor at the School of Communication Studies, AUT, New Zealand. Her most recent publications include “Getting the facts right: reporting ethnicity and religion in Europe” (IFJ, 2012) and “Scooped: Politics and power

Ian Klinke: German Energy Security, Belarus, Marxism-Leninism, Post-Cold War Europe

Interview with Ian Klinke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (German Energy Security, Belarus, Marxism-Leninism, Post-Cold War Europe)

Joseph Cerami: International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army

Interview with Joseph Cerami as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army)

Veit Bachmann: European Union, External Relations, Immigration, Development Policy

Interview with Veit Bachmann as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (European Union, External Relations, Immigration, Development Policy )

Andreas Behnke: NATO’s Security Discourse after the Cold War – Representing the West

Introducing Andreas Behnke Andreas Behnke is Lecturer in Political Theory at the Department of Politics and IR at the University of Reading. He obtained his MSc and his doctorate from Stockholm University. His current research projects include visuality as epistemology,

Paula Sabloff: Does Everyone Want Democracy? Insights from Mongolia

Introducing Paula Sabloff Paula L.W. Sabloff, Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, holds a B.A. from Vassar and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University, with a year at the University of Pennsylvania in-between. A political anthropologist, her master’s and