Béatrice Giblin: The Conflicts in the World – A Geopolitical Approach

Introducing Béatrice Giblin Béatrice Giblin is a geographer and Professor of Geopolitics. She is teaching at Paris 8 University (former experimental center of Vincennes). Professor Giblin is the founder of the French Institute of Geopolitics (2002) that she headed for

Paula Sabloff: Does Everyone Want Democracy? Insights from Mongolia

Introducing Paula Sabloff Paula L.W. Sabloff, Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, holds a B.A. from Vassar and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University, with a year at the University of Pennsylvania in-between. A political anthropologist, her master’s and

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

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

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

Matthew Sparke: Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization

Interview with Matthew Sparke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization, Washington Consensus, Global Health, Education, Philanthrocapitalism)

Simon Reid-Henry: Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo

Interview with Simon Reid-Henry as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo (Public Memory, Cuba, National Security Archive)

Sara Fregonese: Urban Geopolitics, Hybrid Sovereignty, international diplomacy

Interview with Sara Fregonese as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Urban Geopolitics, Hybrid Sovereignty, international diplomacy, Radicals’ City, Polarisation, Illegimate non state actors)

Phil Steinberg: ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time

Interview with Phil Steinberg as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time, electronic communications, infosphere, non-populated, non-possessed spaces)

Colin Flint: structure-agency, identity, peace networks, geopolitical codes/visions

Interview with Colin Flint about structure-agency, identity, peace networks, geopolitical codes/visions (agents, actors, representations, practices, spaces, powers, environmental geopolitics)

Alistair Fraser: Land reform, South Africa, urban slums, industrial farmers

Interview with Alistair Fraser as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (land reform, South Africa, urban slums, industrial farmers, peasants, class power, peace, justice, equality, socio-spatial processes, development)

Andrea Teti: Geopolitical Review 2011 – Egyptian Uprising, Regime Change, Muslim Brotherhood

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Andrea Teti, about Egyptian Uprising, Regime Change, Muslim Brotherhood (Reform, Democracy, Islamists, Salafi Parties, Human Rights, Hosni, Mubarak, NDP, NGOs, Crackdown)

Simon Dalby: 3-Climate change, humanity, capitalism, modernity, geographers

Interview with Simon Dalby about Climate change, humanity, capitalism, modernity, geographers (agricultural population, industrial society, urban ecologies, biosphere, bio-diversity reduction)

Simon Dalby: 2-Discourses, Threats, Dichotomies, USSR Communism, Al-Qaida Terrorism

Interview with Simon Dalby about Political Discourses, Threats, Dichotomies, USSR Communism, Al-Qaida Terrorism (Barack Obama, George Bush, Military Containment of China)

Simon Dalby: 1-Security Definition, Otherness, Cold War, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke

Interview with Simon Dalby about Security Definition, Otherness, Cold War, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke (Leviathan, Geographical Representations, Imaginations, Identity)

Pádraig Carmody: New Scramble for Africa, Fortune Global 500, China’s flexigemony

Interview with Pádraig Carmody about New Scramble for Africa, Fortune Global 500, China’s flexigemony (Transnational Corporations, TNCs, South, Chinese State Owned Companies)

Saul Cohen: Geopolitical Review 2011 – Global events and US foreign policy

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Saul Cohen, about global events and US foreign policy (Arab Spring, Chinese, American, Global Century, Pacific Rim, Great, Regional, Soft, World Powers, Leaders, Republican Presidential Candidates)

Mahdi Ahouie: 3-Iran’s geographic complexity, defensive capacity, US military invasion

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: US military invasion, geographic complexity, defensive capacity (land attack, containment, incentives based approach, domestic resistance)

Jason Dittmer: Popular Geopolitics, Culture and Representations

Interview with Jason Dittmer about Popular Geopolitics, Culture and Representations (Identity, Affect, Postcolonialism, Social Constructivism, New Media, Americanisation, James Bond)

Colin Flint: Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation

Interview with Colin Flint as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation, Immanuel Wallerstein)

Joe Painter: Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology

Interview with Joe Painter as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology, humanities, social sciences)

Virginie Mamadouh: Media studies, inclusion-exclusion, geoinformational technology

Interview with Virginie Mamadouh as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (media studies, inclusion-exclusion, geoinformational technology, feminist movements)