Mark Bassin: Naturalistic principles, Eurasian civilisation, ideological discourses

Introducing

Mark Bassin (Chicago, 1953) obtained his PhD at the University of California-Berkeley. He is currently Professor of Human Geography at the University of Birmingham. Professor Bassin’s research interests are related to political, cultural and historical geography. Geographies of nationhood and national identity are among his key interests. Read more

Luiza Bialasiewicz: European Union – Geographical imaginations

Introducing Luiza Bialasiewicz

Dr. Luiza Bialasiewicz is Senior Lecturer in Political Geography at Royal Holloway (University of London, UK).Luiza BialasiewiczDr. Luiza Bialasiewicz is Senior Lecturer in Political Geography at Royal Holloway (University of London, UK).

In this interview, dr Bialasiewicz interprets self images of the European Union. Read more

Andrea Teti: Middle East – resource scarcity, hydrocarbons and hydropolitics

Introducing Andrea Teti

Andrea TetiDr Andrea Teti (Naples, 1973) is Lecturer in International Relations at University of Aberdeen. His teaching focuses on Middle Eastern history and politics, and on political theory (particularly post-structuralism). Dr Teti studied for his MA (Hons.) and PhD at the University of St Andrews. Read more

Sherif Elgebeily: Kurdistan – Armed conflict or peaceful settlement?

Introducing Sherif Elgebeily

Sherif ElgebeilySherif Elgebeily (Washington DC, 1982) studies for a Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law at the American University of Cairo.

Moreover, he is political reporter at Nile TV. Read more

Sherif Elgebeily: Kurdistan – Federalism, sovereignty and independence

Introducing Sherif Elgebeily

Sherif ElgebeilySherif Elgebeily (Washington DC, 1982) studies for a Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law at the American University of Cairo.

Moreover, he is political reporter at Nile TV. Read more

Luiza Bialasiewicz: European Union – Geopolitical visions

Introducing Luiza Bialasiewicz

Dr. Luiza Bialasiewicz is Senior Lecturer in Political Geography at Royal Holloway (University of London, UK).Luiza BialasiewiczDr. Luiza Bialasiewicz is Senior Lecturer in Political Geography at Royal Holloway (University of London, UK).

In this interview, dr Bialasiewicz explains the meaning of geopolitical visions and applies this concept to the European Union. Read more

Pádraig Carmody: Africa’s natural resources, climate change and security

Introducing Pádraig Carmody

picture Pádraig CarmodyPádraig Carmody (Dublin, 1968) holds a BA and MSc from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from the University of Minnesota. His recent research centred on the political economy of globalization in Africa. He is Lecturer in Geography at Trinity College in Dublin. Moreover, he works as Research Associate at the Institute for International Integration Studies. 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

Patri Friedman: Permanent autonomous ocean communities, Seasteading Institute

Introducing Patri Friedman

picture Patri FriedmanPatri Friedman (1976) holds a bachelor’s degree in math (HMC), MS in Computer Science (Stanford University) and an MBA (Cardean University).

Mr Friedman is Executive Director and Board Member of The Seasteading Institute and Board Member of Humanity+. Read more

Federico Bordonaro: 3-Russia’s global position, Eastern Europe and energy policy

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