05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Martin Geiger: International Migration – Management, Organization and Policy

Interview with Martin Geiger about International Migration: Management, Organization and Policy (Politics, Europe, Schengen Treaty, Illegal Immigration, Human Women Trafficking, Minorities, Citizenship) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Alistair Fraser: Land reform, South Africa, urban slums, industrial farmers

Interview with Alistair Fraser as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (land reform, South Africa, urban slums, industrial farmers, peasants, class power, peace, justice, equality, socio-spatial processes, development) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Michel Foucher: Borders, security and identity

Interview with Michel Foucher about borders, boundaries and frontiers (conflicts, security, identity, Europe, Central Asia) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Kate Edwards: Cartography, geocultural risk assessment, geoliteracy, games

Interview with Kate Edwards about Cartography, geocultural risk assessment, geoliteracy, games (information, assessment Englobe) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Emmanuel Dupuy: Military sociology, strategic thinking, threats, intelligence

Interview with Emmanuel Dupuy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Military Sociology, Strategic Thinking, Threats, Intelligence, Mediterranean Union) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Simon Dalby 3: Climate change, humanity, capitalism, modernity, geographers

Interview with Simon Dalby about Climate change, humanity, capitalism, modernity, geographers (agricultural population, industrial society, urban ecologies, biosphere, bio-diversity reduction) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joseph Cerami: International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army

Interview with Joseph Cerami as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Saul Cohen: Great powers, shatterbelts, gateways, geostrategic regions

Interview with Saul Cohen as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Great powers, shatterbelts, gateways, geostrategic regions, Derwent Whittlesey) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Pádraig Carmody: Africa’s natural resources, climate change and security

Interview with Pádraig Carmody about security, natural resources and climate change in Africa (conflicts, geoeconomic competition, AFRICOM, United States, China) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Pádraig Carmody: New Scramble for Africa, Fortune Global 500, China’s flexigemony

Interview with Pádraig Carmody about New Scramble for Africa, Fortune Global 500, China’s flexigemony (Transnational Corporations, TNCs, South, Chinese State Owned Companies) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Pádraig Carmody: Africa’s economic development and globalisation

Interview with Pádraig Carmody about economic development in Africa (Economic Liberalisation, Globalisation, Aid Effectiveness, Economic Legacy of Colonialism, Neoliberalism) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Federico Bordonaro: demography, Black Sea-Caspian region, strategic territories

Interview with Federico Bordonaro as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (demography, Black Sea-Caspian region, strategic territories, communication routes) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Luiza Bialasiewicz: European Union – geographical imaginations

Interview with Luiza Bialasiewicz about European Union: Geographical imaginations (Self Representation, Border Security, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Global South) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Veit Bachmann: European Union, External Relations, Immigration, Development Policy

Interview with Veit Bachmann as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (European Union, External Relations, Immigration, Development Policy ) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Veit Bachmann: African-European relations, Perceptions, Images, Identity

Interview with Veit Bachmann about relationship between EU and Africa, Perceptions, Images, Identity, Visions, Concepts, Methodologies, Union) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s foreign policy objectives, security concerns, global position

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: foreign policy objectives, security concerns, global position (Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, Mohammad Mossadeq, Reza Shah, Iraq, Arab) Continue reading

21/11/2014
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sören Scholvin: The Geopolitics of Regional Power – Geography, Economics and Politics in Southern Africa

Sören Scholvin is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography at the University of Hanover, Germany. He is also an associated researcher at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies. His research is focussed on … Continue reading

17/01/2014
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Béatrice Giblin: The Conflicts in the World – A Geopolitical Approach

Béatrice Giblin is a geographer and Professor of Geopolitics. She is teaching at Paris 8 University (former experimental center of Vincennes). Professor Giblin is the founder of the French Institute of Geopolitics (2002) that she headed for ten years. Moreover, … Continue reading

13/10/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Jennifer Hazen: What Rebels Want – Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime

Dr. Jennifer M. Hazen has spent the past 12 years working on security issues in Africa. Her research focuses on armed groups, intrastate conflict, transnational threats, and post-conflict peacebuilding. Dr. Hazen has served as a Research Fellow at the University … Continue reading

01/05/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sabina Mihelj: Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

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 of the Humanities. … Continue reading

07/03/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Julien Mercille: Cruel Harvest – US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade

Julien Mercille is Lecturer at the School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy of the University College Dublin. Before receiving his PhD in geography from UCLA (Los Angeles, USA) in 2007, he obtained an MA in geography from the University … Continue reading

10/02/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Harm de Blij: Why Geography Matters, More Than Ever

Born in the Netherlands, Harm de Blij went to primary and high school in Europe, received his B.Sc. from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and his Ph.D. in geography from Northwestern University in the United States. Specializing … Continue reading