11/02/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Marijn Nieuwenhuis: Spatial Sensitivity, Terrestrial Fixity and China’s Territory

Marijn Nieuwenhuis teaches International Relations and Political Geography at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. He finished his PhD in late 2013 on the emergence and evolution of modern territory in China. Marijn is … Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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The Definition of Geopolitics – The Classical, French and Critical Traditions

Leonhardt van Efferink dicusses ten definitions of geopolitics including those of Classical, French and Critical traditions Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Alexandre Vautravers: Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy

Interview with Alexandre Vautravers as part of the Geopolitical Passport series Sea/air routes, arms industry/trade, military strategy, technology, equipment) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Philippe Moreau Defarges: Overpopulation, geopolitical actors, world governance, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IFRI

Interview with Philippe Moreau Defarges as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (overpopulation, geopolitical actors, world governance, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IFRI) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Olivier Kempf: NATO – position of France, its cohesion and future enlargement

Interview with Olivier Kempf about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO): position of France, cohesion and future enlargement (Georgia, Ukraine, role) 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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Gérard Dussouy: International Relations, realism and liberalism

Interview with Gérard Dussouy about International Relations, realism and liberalism (Realist, Idealist School, liberalism, constructivist approach, pragmatic holism) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Gérard Dussouy: Systemic geopolitics, physical geography, reductionist theories

Interview with Gerard Dussouy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Systemic geopolitics, physical geography, reductionist theories, spatial ontology) 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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Gyula Csurgai: Representations, power rivalries, non-state actors, géopolitique

Interview with Gyula Csurgai as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Representations, power rivalries, non-state actors, géopolitique, Francois Thual) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Gyula Csurgai: Kosovo – self determination, secession and multi-ethnic regions

Interview with Gyula Csurgai about Kosovo: self determination, secession and multi-ethnic regions 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

05/09/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Pierre Verluise: Geopolitics of the EU Borders – Enlargement, how far?

Dr Pierre Verluise is Director of the French geopolitical magazine Diploweb.com. Moreover, he is Research Supervisor at Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS). Dr Verluise further works as Lecturer in Political Geography at the Magistère des Relations Internationales et … Continue reading

22/02/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Patrice Gourdin: Geopolitics – A Practical Handbook

Born in 1954, Patrice Gourdin is a French historian (agrégé de l’université, PhD). He read History at Université Louis Lumière-Lyon II. Now a Professor at the French Air Force Academy where he was appointed in 1985, he has also lectured … Continue reading