The Geopolitics and Geography section looks into geopolitical ideas, theories, schools of thought and timely developments. The 35 contributions to this section answer questions such as:
Some of our contributors share their views on the most significant geopolitical developments of the year.
Colin Flint is Professor of Geography and Associate Head. In this interview about the second edition of "Introduction to Geopolitics", he elaborates on the book, the definition of geopolitics, geopolitical codes and more:
Professor Frédéric Lasserre of Laval University Quebec is an expert in the geopolitics of water and co-author of "Eaux et territoires". In an interview with ExploringGeopolitics, he shares his views on topics such as water conflicts, international law, water demand and supply and climate change:
Timothy Boon von Ochssée (researcher at Clingendael International Energy Programme and PhD candidate) published two articles about the new energy world order. One discusses the relationship between Russia and the US:
Professor Simon Dalby works at Carleton University in Ottawa and is co-editor of the Geopolitics journal.
In this interview, he talks about the Cold War, global warming and so on:
Virginie Mamadouh (Associate Professor at University of Amsterdam) takes a fresh look at her 1998 article "Geopolitics in the nineties: one flag, many meanings." She further writes about the research agenda of contemporary geopolitics:
Dr Federico Bordonaro of the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (Italy) discusses the theoretical and analytical work of Nicholas Spykman:
What role do space, identity, vision and state play in geopolitical concepts? Ian Klinke (University College London) explains the difference between critical and classical geopolitics:
Wondering what geopolitics is about? The editor interprets ten definitions of geopolitics from respected sources, looking for similarities and differences:
Leonhardt van Efferink, editor of EG, will be convening a Country Risk Analysis Summer School at Maastricht University in July/August:
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