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

Introducing Marijn Nieuwenhuis

Marijn NieuwenhuisMarijn 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 China. Marijn is currently in the process of converting his PhD into a book. Marijn has since the completion of his PhD become increasingly interested in non-terrestrial understandings of territory. His recent work looks at the idea, medium and concept of air and its relationship to geography. Read more

Gérard Dussouy: Opposed to a Europe Dominated by Brussels – In Favour of a Federal European State

Introducing Gérard Dussouy

Gérard DussouyGerard Dussouy is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bordeaux, where he taught various fields of political sciences. His current research concerns Geopolitics, International Relations and Globalization. Next to writing the book that is subject of this interview, Professor Dussouy recently also contributed to two other books. These books are “Traité des relations internationals” (edited by Thierry Balzacq et Frédéric Ramel and published by Presses De Sciences Po, 2013) and “Relations internationals: Bilan et perspectives” (edited by Dario Battistella, Editions Ellipses). Read more

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

Introducing Pierre Verluise

Verluise_smallDr 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 Relations Internationales et Action à l’Étranger (MRIAE) of Université Paris I, Sorbonne.

Patrice Gourdin: Geopolitics – A Practical Handbook

Introducing Patrice Gourdin

picture Patrice GourdinBorn 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 part-time at the Institute of Political Science of Aix-en-Provence since 2003. Read more

Jean-Marc Huissoud: Geopolitical Festival, Middle East, world governance, ‘reality’

Introducing Jean-Marc Huissoud

Jean-Marc HuissoudJean-Marc Huissoud is Professor of Geopolitics at Grenoble École de Management (France). Moreover, he is Director of the Center for Governance and Geopolitical Studies. Professor Huissoud is also Director of the Festival de Géopolitique that takes place annually in Grenoble. Read more

Philippe Moreau Defarges: Overpopulation, geopolitical actors, world governance, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IFRI

Introducing Philippe Moreau Defarges

Philippe Moreau DefargesPhilippe Moreau Defarges (1943) is Editor of the think-tank French Institute of International Relations (IFRI, Paris). Furthermore, he teaches at Sciences Po Paris. Mr Moreau Defarges is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and has studied at the French Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA). In the past, he worked for the French Foreign Office, mostly on European issues. Read more

Gérard Dussouy: Systemic geopolitics, physical geography, reductionist theories

Introducing Gérard Dussouy

picture Gerard DussouyDr Gérard Dussouy (1945, Saint Jean de Luz) has studied economics, geography and political science.

Currently, Mr Dussouy -who holds the French nationality- is professor in Geopolitics at the University of Bordeaux.

His third book in the series “Traité de Relations Internationales” -about globalisation- appeared in 2009. Read more

Olivier Kempf: NATO – position of France, its cohesion and future enlargement

Introducing Olivier Kempf

KempfOlivier Kempf (Paris, 1963) obtained a Master in Economy at Sciences-Po Paris.

Currently, he teaches the subject “L’OTAN au XXIe siècle” at this university. Read more

Michel Foucher: Borders, security and identity

Introducing Michel Foucher

Michel FoucherMichel Foucher (Montrouge, 1946) obtained his PhD at Sorbonne University in 1986.

He is currently Professor of geography and geopolitics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris Ulm). Moreover, Mr Foucher is member of the Council of Foreign Affairs (Paris). Read more

Gérard Dussouy: International Relations, realism and liberalism

Introducing Gérard Dussouy

picture Gerard DussouyDr Gérard Dussouy (1945, Saint Jean de Luz) has studied economics, geography and political science.

Currently, he is professor in Geopolitics at the University of Bordeaux. His third book in the series “Traité de Relations Internationales” appears in Spring 2009. This book will be about globalisation, the other dealt with geopolitics and international relations. Read more