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

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

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

Introducing Gérard Dussouy Gerard 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

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

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

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

Interview with Philippe Moreau Defarges as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (overpopulation, geopolitical actors, world governance, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IFRI)

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

Interview with Olivier Kempf about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO): position of France, cohesion and future enlargement (Georgia, Ukraine, role)

Michel Foucher: Borders, security and identity

Interview with Michel Foucher about borders, boundaries and frontiers (conflicts, security, identity, Europe, Central Asia)

Alexandre Vautravers: Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy

Interview with Alexandre Vautravers as part of the Geopolitical Passport series Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy, technology, equipment)

Emmanuel Dupuy: Military sociology, strategic thinking, threats, intelligence

Interview with Emmanuel Dupuy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Military Sociology, Strategic Thinking, Threats, Intelligence, Mediterranean Union)