Fabrizio Eva: Territorial trap, shared and divided spaces, Clash of Civilizations

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Introducing Fabrizio Eva

Fabrizio Eva (Carrara, 1949) is professor 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 degree in Italian Modern Literature, specialization Geography and History. Read more

Saul Cohen: Great powers, shatterbelts, gateways, geostrategic regions

Introducing Saul Cohen

Saul CohenProfessor Saul Cohen is University Professor Emeritus at Hunter College and the City University of New York. He is also Editor of the Oxford World Atlas, among other positions. Professor Cohen obtained his PhD at Harvard University and is specialised in geopolitical theory and political geography. He has written extensively about political and economic geography, Israel and Middle East geography, education and environmental perception. Read more

Virginie Mamadouh: Geopolitics in the 2000s

Introducing Virginie Mamadouh

Virginie MamadouhDr Virginie Mamadouh is Associate Professor in Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam. Dr Mamadouh is further involved with a number of journals such as Geopolitics and Political Geography. Her research interests include geopolitics and globalisation; transnationalism and ‘new media’; (transnational) migration and territorial identities; electoral geography and urban social movements. Read more

Federico Bordonaro: Rediscovering Spykman – the Rimland, Geography of Peace and Foreign Policy

Introducing Federico Bordonaro

BordonaroDr. Federico Bordonaro is associate professor of geopolitics at the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (COESPU, Italy) and lecturer at Rome’s university “La Sapienza”.He is senior analyst with the Power and Interest News Report and Equilibri.net, two organizations that collect open sources to provide conflict analysis. Read more

Federico Bordonaro: 2-Europe, the global recession and dividing lines

Introducing Federico Bordonaro

Federico BordonaroDr Federico Bordonaro (1972) has studied in Rome and Paris, where he achieved his Ph.D. in European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP).

He is professor of geopolitics at COESPU (Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units, Italy) and at various Master courses in Italian universities. Read more

Leonhardt van Efferink: The Definition of Geopolitics – The Classical, French and Critical Traditions


Leonhardt van EfferinkLeonhardt van Efferink is Editor of ExploringGeopolitics, Founding Director of GeoMeans Strategic Environment Analysis and PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. He holds Master’s degrees in Geopolitics, Territory and Security (King’s College London) and Financial Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam). Read more

Leonhardt van Efferink: De definitie van geopolitiek – De klassieke, Franse en kritische benaderingen

Inleiding: Leonhardt van Efferink

Leonhardt van Efferink is hoofdredacteur van ExploringGeopolitics. Daarnaast is hij als onafhankelijk Trainer-Consultant werkzaam voor GeoMeans Strategic Environment Analysis. Begin 2019 rondt Leonhardt ook zijn proefschrift over geopolitieke framing in Duitsland af. Hij promoveert aan Royal Holloway (University of London). Leonhardt behaalde eerder Master-diploma’s in Economie (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam) en Geopolitiek (King’s College London). Read more

Nathalène Reynolds: Gender studies, eurocentric approach, communism in India

Introducing Nathalène Reynolds

foto ReynoldsDr Nathalène Reynolds obtained a doctorate in the History of International Relations (Panthéon-Sorbonne, Université of Paris I), after finishing her masters in International Relations (Paris I) and Political Science (Paris II). She currently works as Research Associate at the Centre for Asian Studies in Geneva. Furthermore, Ms Reynolds works as Visiting Fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad. Read more