Geopolitics of Kurdistan: A Telling Example of the Territorial Trap – Fabrizio Eva (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Fabrizio Eva Fabrizio Eva (Carrara, 1949) is professor on contract 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

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

Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability – Simon Dalby (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Simon Dalby Simon Dalby is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. His published research deals with climate change, environmental security and geopolitics. He is co-editor of Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Routledge 2019), Reframing

Geopolitics of Indian Ocean and China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Claude Rakisits (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Claude Rakisits Claude Rakisits is a Honorary Associate Professor at both the Australian National University (Canberra) and Deakin University (Melbourne). He is an Associate with the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington DC as well. Dr

Geopolitics of US Hegemonic Decline and China’s Rising Power – Colin Flint (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Colin Flint Colin Flint is a Distinguished Professor of Political Geography in the Department of Political Science at Utah State University. He has published research in leading international journals on the topics of geopolitics, war and peace, world-systems analysis,

From the Material Turn to the Emergence of Algorithmic Geopolitics – Virginie Mamadouh (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Virginie Mamadouh Dr Virginie Mamadouh is Associate Professor in Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include geopolitics and globalisation; transnationalism and ‘new media’; (transnational) migration and territorial identities; electoral geography and urban social

L.H.M. Ling: The Dao of World Politics – Towards a Post- Westphalian, Worldist International Relations

Introducing L.H.M. Ling L.H.M. Ling was Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the New School for Public Engagement (NSPE) at the time of the interview. Moreover, she was Professor at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy

Nathalène Reynolds: Pakistan and the West’s Construction of the Malala Yousafzai Phenomenon

Introducing Nathalène Reynolds Dr Nathalène Reynolds is Associate at the Pakistan Security Research Unit of Durham University, Visiting Fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and member of the Banque d’Experts at the Réseau de recherche sur les opérations

Charalampos Efstathopoulos: Middle Powers in World Trade Diplomacy – India, South Africa and the Doha Development Agenda

Introducing Charalampos Efstathopoulos Charalampos Efstathopoulos is a Lecturer in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK. Charalampos’ research interests focus on the diplomacy of Southern powers in global governance. He specialises in the foreign policy of India

Stephen Saideman: NATO in Afghanistan – Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Introducing Stephen Saideman Stephen M. Saideman is the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University. His research interests focus on the causes and consequences of intervention into intra-state conflicts. His current work focuses on Canadian and NATO’s efforts in

Pádraig Carmody: A Spectre is Haunting Europe – Ghost Geopolitics in Russia and Ukraine

Introducing Pádraig Carmody Pádraig Carmody lectures in Development Geography at TCD, from which he holds both a B.A. in Geography and History and M.Sc in Geography. He completed his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Minnesota in 1998, where

Sören Scholvin: The Geopolitics of Regional Power – Geography, Economics and Politics in Southern Africa

Introducing Sören Scholvin Sören Scholvin is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography at the University of Hanover, Germany. Dr Scholvin is also an associated researcher at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies. His

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

Jennifer Hazen: What Rebels Want – Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime

Introducing Jennifer Hazen Dr. Jennifer M. Hazen has spent the past 12 years working on security issues in Africa. Her research focuses on armed groups, intrastate conflict, transnational threats, and post-conflict peacebuilding. Dr. Hazen has served as a Research Fellow

Iver Neumann: Diplomatic Sites – A Critical Enquiry

Introducing Iver Neumann Iver B. Neumann is Montague Burton Professor at London School of Economics and also does research at NUPI. He is also adjunct professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and a visiting professor at Belgrade University.

Barney Warf: Global Geographies of the Internet

Introducing Barney Warf Barney Warf is a professor of Geography at the University of Kansas. His research and teaching interests lie within the broad domain of human geography. Much of his research concerns economic geography, emphasizing services and telecommunications. His

Nazli Choucri: CyberPolitics in International Relations

Introducing Nazli Choucri Nazli Choucri is Professor of Political Science, and serves as Associate Director of MIT’s Technology and Development Program (TDP). She is the architect and Director of the Global System for Sustainable Development (GSSD), a multi-lingual web-based knowledge networking

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

Joël Plouffe: Arctic Claims of EU, China and India; Resource Exploration/Exploitation

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic claims of EU, China and India; Resource Exploration/Exploitation

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)