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

Verica Rupar: Journalism and Meaning-making – Reading the Newspaper

Introducing Verica Rupar Verica Rupar is an Associate Professor at the School of Communication Studies, AUT, New Zealand. Her most recent publications include “Getting the facts right: reporting ethnicity and religion in Europe” (IFJ, 2012) and “Scooped: Politics and power

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

Arthur Asa Berger: Theorizing Tourism – Analyzing Iconic Destinations

Introducing Arthur Asa Berger Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1965 to 2003. He has published more than 100 articles and close to 70 books on

Jonathan Charteris-Black: Politicians and Rhetoric – The Persuasive Power of Metaphor

Introducing Jonathan Charteris-Black Jonathan Charteris-Black is Professor of Linguistics at the University of the West of England, where he has developed a range of new courses relating to Critical Discourse Analysis and Metaphor. He obtained his PhD at the University

Ruth Wodak and John Richardson: Analysing Fascist Discourse – European Fascism in Talk and Text

Introducing Ruth Wodak Ruth Wodak is Distinguished Professor of Discourse Studies at Lancaster University, UK. Besides various other prizes, she was awarded the Wittgenstein Prize for Elite Researchers in 1996 and an Honorary Doctorate from University Örebro in 2010. Research

Alan Ingram: Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy

Interview with Alan Ingram as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy)

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.

Sabina Mihelj: Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

Sabina Mihelj: Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

Introducing Sabina Mihelj Dr Sabina Mihelj is Senior Lecturer in Media, Communication and Culture in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University, UK. She studied in Slovenia, Germany and Hungary and holds a PhD from the Ljubljana Graduate School

Arthur Asa Berger: Understanding American Icons – An Introduction to Semiotics

Introducing Arthur Asa Berger Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1965 to 2003. He has published more than 100 articles and close to 70 books on

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

Julien Zarifian: US Foreign Policy Towards Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Introducing Julien Zarifian Julien Zarifian is Associate Professor (“Maître de conferences”) in American Studies at the University of Cergy-Pontoise, France, and Researcher with the CICC (“Civilisations et Identités Culturelles Comparées”), University of Cergy-Pontoise. He received his Ph.D. in Geopolitics from

Jason Dittmer: Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero – Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Introducing Jason Dittmer Jason Dittmer received a BA in political science at Jacksonville University before moving to Florida State University for an MA in international affairs and a PhD in geography. He is currently Reader in Human Geography at University

Klaus Dodds: The Antarctic – A Very Short Introduction

Introducing Klaus Dodds Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London and Editor of The Geographical Journal. He has visited the Antarctic on four separate occasions and worked in sub-Antarctic islands such as South Georgia and

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

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)

Alasdair Pinkerton: Media geopolitics, BBC Radio, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter

Interview with Alasdair Pinkerton as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Media geopolitics, BBC Radio, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, World Service, Social Platforms, Technologies)

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)

Daniel Hammett: Global South, resistance, growing power of BRICs, Twitter, Zapiro

Interview with Daniel Hammett as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Global South, resistance, growing power of BRICs, Twitter, Jonathan Zapiro, cartoons, international interest, African resources, dissent, citizenship)