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

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

17/10/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Stuart Elden: The Birth of Territory

Stuart Elden is Professor of Political Theory and Geography at the University of Warwick, and one of the editors of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. “The Birth of Territory” is his fifth authored book, along with seven edited or … Continue reading

01/09/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Peter Taylor: Extraordinary Cities – Millennia of Moral Syndromes, World-Systems and City/State Relations

Peter Taylor is Professor of Human Geography at Northumbria University (UK), has previously been at Loughborough and Newcastle universities, and has held nine visiting positions in universities in North America and Europe. He was a founding editor of Political Geography … Continue reading

03/05/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Barney Warf: Global Geographies of the Internet

Barney Warf is a professor of Geography at the University of Kansas. His research and teaching interests lie within the broad domain of human geography. Much of his research concerns economic geography, emphasizing services and telecommunications. His work straddles contemporary … Continue reading

18/03/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Allen Scott: A World in Emergence – Cities and Regions in the 21st Century

Allen J Scott is distinguished research professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Policy Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize in 2003 and the Anders Retzius Gold Medal … 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

28/01/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Jason Dittmer: Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero – Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Jason Dittmer received a BA in political science at Jacksonville University before moving to Florida State University for an MA in international affairs and a PhD in geography. He is currently Reader in Human Geography at University College London. For … Continue reading

21/01/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Klaus Dodds: The Antarctic – A Very Short Introduction

Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London and Editor of The Geographical Journal. He has visited the Antarctic on four separate occasions and worked in sub-Antarctic islands such as South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. … Continue reading