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

Virginie MamadouhIntroducing 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 movements.

As an appetizer, a key observation in “From the Material Turn to the Emergence of Algorithmic Geopolitics”:

“In the age of algorithm, when we hardly grasp the consequences of the algorithms we have created so far, AI presents a dangerous litmus test of geographical imaginations and geopolitical representations are encoded for machine use.”

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Geopolitics Summer School



Are you looking for an inspiring, engaging and inclusive Geopolitics Summer School in 2020?

Dr Leonhardt van Efferink, Founding Editor of ExploringGeopolitics, will organize this at Maastricht University for the seventh time in 2020. His Geopolitics Summer School will consist of two modules in 2020:

These one-week courses seek to raise your geopolitical skills level and provide you with a clearer perspective on the world. Read more