Jonathan Armstrong: State terrorism – Definition, geographic spaces and place destruction

Introducing Jonathan Armstrong

Jonathan ArmstrongJonathon Armstrong is currently studying for an MA in Geopolitics, Territory and Security at Kings College London after obtaining a BA in Government at the London School of Economics. Read more

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

Introducing Alex Chitty

picture Alex ChittyAlex Chitty holds a BA in Geography from the University of Brighton and is a master’s Student of Geopolitics, Territory and Security at King’s College London. A sample of Alex’s recent academic work is available here: Personal website of Alex Chitty Read more

William Worster: Sovereignty – Two Competing Theories of State Recognition – William Worster

Introducing William Worster

William WorsterWilliam Worster (1972, Boston, USA) currently serves as a lecturer at the Hague University, in the Hague, Netherlands; Research Director International Law of the Bynkershoek Institute at the Hague University; and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Read more

David Criekemans: North-Korea – Model UN Simulation Exercise (2009)

Introducing David Criekemans

David CriekemansDavid Criekemans is Associate Professor in ‘Belgian and Comparative Foreign Policy’ at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and in ‘Geopolitics’ at both the Royal Military Academy in Brussels (Belgium) and the International Centre for Geopolitical Studies (ICGS) in Geneva (Switzerland). He also works at the Flemish Centre for International Policy (FCIP) in Antwerp (Belgium). Read more

Virginie Mamadouh: Geopolitics in the 2000s

Introducing Virginie Mamadouh

Virginie MamadouhDr Virginie Mamadouh is Associate Professor in Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam. Dr Mamadouh is further involved with a number of journals such as Geopolitics and Political Geography. Her research interests include geopolitics and globalisation; transnationalism and ‘new media’; (transnational) migration and territorial identities; electoral geography and urban social movements. Read more

Martin Müller: The inevitable flaws in Russia’s great power project

Introducing Martin Müller

picture MüllerMartin Müller is Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

He is a political geographer with an interest in critical geopolitics and Russia. Read more

Claude Rakisits: The Afghanistan–Pakistan vortex – Taliban, Al Qaida and Swat Valley

Introduction

picture RakisitsDr Claude Rakisits (1956) was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo and holds the Australian and Swiss nationality. He holds a PhD in Political Science and a B.A (Hons) in International Relations.Dr. Rakisits is specialized in Pakistan and Africa and currently works as Adjunct Professor in International Relations at Webster University (Geneva). Read more

Federico Bordonaro: Rediscovering Spykman – the Rimland, Geography of Peace and Foreign Policy

Introducing Federico Bordonaro

BordonaroDr. Federico Bordonaro is associate professor of geopolitics at the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (COESPU, Italy) and lecturer at Rome’s university “La Sapienza”.He is senior analyst with the Power and Interest News Report and Equilibri.net, two organizations that collect open sources to provide conflict analysis. Read more

Elmar Hellendoorn: External problems for Europe’s energy policy – A brief geopolitical analysis

Introduction

Elmar HellendoornElmar Hellendoorn is Postgraduate student at College of Europe. Before, he studied History (BA) and International Relations (MA) at the University of Utrecht. Read more

David Criekemans: Georgia-Russia – Model UN Simulation Exercise (2008)

Introducing David Criekemans

David CriekemansDavid Criekemans is Associate Professor in ‘Belgian and Comparative Foreign Policy’ at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and in ‘Geopolitics’ at both the Royal Military Academy in Brussels (Belgium) and the International Centre for Geopolitical Studies (ICGS) in Geneva (Switzerland). He also works at the Flemish Centre for International Policy (FCIP) in Antwerp (Belgium). Read more