Jennifer Hazen: What Rebels Want – Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime

Introducing Jennifer Hazen Dr. Jennifer M. Hazen has spent the past 12 years working on security issues in Africa. Her research focuses on armed groups, intrastate conflict, transnational threats, and post-conflict peacebuilding. Dr. Hazen has served as a Research Fellow

Arthur Asa Berger: Theorizing Tourism – Analyzing Iconic Destinations

Introducing Arthur Asa Berger Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1965 to 2003. He has published more than 100 articles and close to 70 books on

Pierre Verluise: Geopolitics of the EU Borders – Enlargement, how far?

Introducing Pierre Verluise Dr Pierre Verluise is Director of the French geopolitical magazine Diploweb.com. Moreover, he is Research Supervisor at Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS). Dr Verluise further works as Lecturer in Political Geography at the Magistère des

Jonathan Charteris-Black: Politicians and Rhetoric – The Persuasive Power of Metaphor

Introducing Jonathan Charteris-Black Jonathan Charteris-Black is Professor of Linguistics at the University of the West of England, where he has developed a range of new courses relating to Critical Discourse Analysis and Metaphor. He obtained his PhD at the University

Ruth Wodak and John Richardson: Analysing Fascist Discourse – European Fascism in Talk and Text

Introducing Ruth Wodak Ruth Wodak is Distinguished Professor of Discourse Studies at Lancaster University, UK. Besides various other prizes, she was awarded the Wittgenstein Prize for Elite Researchers in 1996 and an Honorary Doctorate from University Örebro in 2010. Research

Peter Taylor: Extraordinary Cities – Millennia of Moral Syndromes, World-Systems and City/State Relations

Introducing Peter Taylor Peter Taylor is Professor of Human Geography at Northumbria University (UK), has previously been at Loughborough and Newcastle universities, and has held nine visiting positions in universities in North America and Europe. He was a founding editor

Alan Ingram: Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy

Interview with Alan Ingram as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy)

Jakub Grygiel: Great Powers, Geopolitical Change, Historical Context, Technology

Interview with Jakub Grygiel as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Great Powers, Geopolitical Change, Historical Context, Technology, Geography)

Iver Neumann: Diplomatic Sites – A Critical Enquiry

Introducing Iver Neumann Iver B. Neumann is Montague Burton Professor at London School of Economics and also does research at NUPI. He is also adjunct professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and a visiting professor at Belgrade University.

Jonathan Charteris-Black: Analysing Political Speeches – Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor

Introducing Jonathan Charteris-Black Jonathan Charteris-Black is Professor of Linguistics at the University of the West of England, where he has developed a range of new courses relating to Critical Discourse Analysis and Metaphor. He obtained his PhD at the University

Barney Warf: Global Geographies of the Internet

Introducing Barney Warf Barney Warf is a professor of Geography at the University of Kansas. His research and teaching interests lie within the broad domain of human geography. Much of his research concerns economic geography, emphasizing services and telecommunications. His

Sabina Mihelj: Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

Sabina Mihelj: Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

Introducing Sabina Mihelj Dr Sabina Mihelj is Senior Lecturer in Media, Communication and Culture in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University, UK. She studied in Slovenia, Germany and Hungary and holds a PhD from the Ljubljana Graduate School

Nazli Choucri: CyberPolitics in International Relations

Introducing Nazli Choucri Nazli Choucri is Professor of Political Science, and serves as Associate Director of MIT’s Technology and Development Program (TDP). She is the architect and Director of the Global System for Sustainable Development (GSSD), a multi-lingual web-based knowledge networking

Allen Scott: A World in Emergence – Cities and Regions in the 21st Century

Introducing Allen Scott Allen J Scott is distinguished research professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Policy Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize in 2003 and the Anders

Arthur Asa Berger: Understanding American Icons – An Introduction to Semiotics

Introducing Arthur Asa Berger Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1965 to 2003. He has published more than 100 articles and close to 70 books on

Julien Mercille: Cruel Harvest – US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade

Introducing Julien Mercille Julien Mercille is Lecturer at the School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy of the University College Dublin. Before receiving his PhD in geography from UCLA (Los Angeles, USA) in 2007, he obtained an MA in geography

Andrea Teti: Geopolitical Review 2012 – The Arab Spring in Egypt: From Uprising to Revolution?

This essay by Andrea Teti is part of the Geopolitical Review 2012 and discusses the aftermatch of the Arab Spring in Egypt

Patrice Gourdin: Geopolitics – A Practical Handbook

Introducing Patrice Gourdin Born in 1954, Patrice Gourdin is a French historian (agrégé de l’université, PhD), who lectures History at Université Louis Lumière-Lyon II.Furthermore, he is a Professor at the French Air Force Academy (appointed in 1985) and has lectured

Harm de Blij: Why Geography Matters, More Than Ever

Introducing Harm de Blij Born in the Netherlands, Harm de Blij went to primary and high school in Europe, received his B.Sc. from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and his Ph.D. in geography from Northwestern University in