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

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

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

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

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

Martin Müller: Discourse, socio-material practices, bottom-up research, Russia

Interview with Martin Müller as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Discourse, socio-material practices, bottom-up research, Russia, actor network theory, language, manifestations, localisations)

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)

Fiona McConnell: Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government

Interview with Fiona McConnell as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government, states, politics, exile, legitimacy, territoriality)

John Morrissey: subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, strategic studies

Interview with John Morrissey as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, defense and strategic studies, geopolitical statecraft, Gaelic Ireland, imperialism, interventionism, superiority)

David Storey: Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world

Interview with David Storey about Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world (Territorialisation, territoriality, claims, independence, legitimate government, Transnistria, Libya, Kosovo)

Melanie Hanif: India’s regional interests, identities, instability and integration

Interview with Melanie Hanif about India: regional interests, identities, instability and integration (Insecurity, Threats, Terrorism, Fundamentalism, National Cohesion, Territory, South Asia)

Jason Dittmer: cultural perceptions, comic books, nationalist superheroes, Captain America

Interview with Jason Dittmer as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (cultural perceptions, comic books, nationalist superheroes, Captain America)

Alex Chitty: Western Sahara – Territorial dispute, self-determination and the UN

Publication by Alex Chitty about Western Sahara: territorial dispute, self-determination and the UN (Polisario, Sahrawi, Plebiscite, MINURSO, Morocco, Río de Oro, Algeria, Mauritania