05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joe Painter: Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology

Interview with Joe Painter as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Cold War, state-centrism, world hunger, rich-poor, anthropology, humanities, social sciences) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Igor Okunev: Federalism, autonomy and conflict resolution

Interview with Igor Okunev about Federalism, autonomy and conflict resolution (Sub National Autonomy, Authority) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Heinz Nissel: Human geography, politics, power, space, future of mankind, Geopolitik

Interview with Heinz Nissel as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Human geography, politics, power, space, future of mankind, Kritische Geopolitik, Politische Geographie) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Martin Lewis: Metageographies, postmodernism and fallacy of unit comparability

Interview with Martin Lewis about Metageographies, postmodernism and fallacy of unit comparability (Historical, Spatial, Ideological, Development, Constructs, Taxonomy, Ideas, Systems) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Frédéric Lasserre: Water scarcity, conflicts and global warming

Interview with Frederic Lasserre about Water Scarcity and Conflicts (Wars, Transboundary Resources, Hydropolitics, Global Warming, Middle East, Aral Sea, China, Nile, Euphrates, Tigris) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Linda Johnston: Water Resources Management and Conflict Transformation

Interview with Linda M. Johnston about Integrated Water Resources Management and Conflict Transformation (contextual power relationships, bilateral, basin, Israel, Palestinians) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Melanie Hanif: India’s foreign policy, energy security and the nuclear deal

Interview with Melanie Hanif about India: foreign policy, energy security and the nuclear deal (US, international cooperation, negotiations, IBSA forum, BRIC summit, global position, economic growth, development, Cold War) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Daniel Hammett: Global South, resistance, growing power of BRICs, Twitter, Zapiro

Interview with Daniel Hammett as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Global South, resistance, growing power of BRICs, Twitter, Jonathan Zapiro, cartoons, international interest, African resources, dissent, citizenship) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Patri Friedman: Permanent autonomous ocean communities, Seasteading Institute

Interview with Patri Friedman about Permanent autonomous ocean communities (Seasteading Institute, City States) 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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Colin Flint: Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation

Interview with Colin Flint as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation, Immanuel Wallerstein) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Elena dell’Agnese: Power-knowledge, poststructural approach, Catholic Church

Interview with Elena dell’Agnese as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Power-knowledge, poststructural approach, Catholic Church, Claude Raffestin) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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David Criekemans: Geopolitiek, Vlaanderen, Mackinder, Heartland, Spykman, Rimland

Interview met David Criekemans over in de Geopolitieke Paspoort series (Geopolitiek, Vlaanderen, Halford Mackinder, Heartland, Nicholas Spykman, Rimland, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Landmacht, Zeemacht, België, Nederland) 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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Gideon Biger: Palestine’s history and origin of the borders

Interview with Gideon Biger about borders of Palestine (Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, boundaries, frontiers) 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

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s nuclear program, Bushehr, Non Proliferation Treaty

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: nuclear program, Bushehr, Non Proliferation Treaty (power plant, reactor, International Atomic Energy Agency, highly enriched uranium) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s geographic complexity, defensive capacity, US military invasion

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: US military invasion, geographic complexity, defensive capacity (land attack, containment, incentives based approach, domestic resistance) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Mahdi Ahouie: Iran’s relationship with China, India and Russia

Interview with Mahdi Ahouie about Iran: its relationship with China, India and Russia (oil and gas industry, foreign direct investments, economic, technological cooperation, ties, trade balance) 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

16/10/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Gérard Dussouy: Opposed to a Europe Dominated by Brussels – In Favour of a Federal European State

Gerard Dussouy is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bordeaux, where he taught various fields of political sciences. His current research concerns Geopolitics, International Relations and Globalization. Next to writing the book that is subject of this interview, Professor Dussouy … Continue reading