13/05/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Karin Fierke: Critical Approaches to International Security

Karin Marie Fierke has both American and British citizenship. She completed her Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Minnesota in 1995 and has since been a Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, a Reader at Queen’s University … Continue reading

06/05/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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L.H.M. Ling: The Dao of World Politics – Towards a Post- Westphalian, Worldist International Relations

L.H.M. Ling is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the New School for Public Engagement (NSPE). Moreover, she is Professor at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy of the New School. Dr Ling obtained a BA … Continue reading

01/03/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Charalampos Efstathopoulos: Middle Powers in World Trade Diplomacy – India, South Africa and the Doha Development Agenda

Charalampos Efstathopoulos is a Lecturer in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK. Charalampos’ research interests focus on the diplomacy of Southern powers in global governance. He specialises in the foreign policy of India and South Africa, … 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

07/01/2014
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Verica Rupar: Journalism and Meaning-making – Reading the Newspaper

Verica Rupar is an Associate Professor at the School of Communication Studies, AUT, New Zealand. Her most recent publications include “Getting the facts right: reporting ethnicity and religion in Europe” (IFJ, 2012) and “Scooped: Politics and power of journalism in … 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

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

05/07/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Iver Neumann: Diplomatic Sites – A Critical Enquiry

Iver B. Neumann is Montague Burton Professor at London School of Economics and also does research at NUPI. He is also adjunct professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and a visiting professor at Belgrade University. His current research … 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

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

15/02/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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David Giles: Psychology of the Media

Dr David Giles is Reader in Media Psychology at The University of Winchester. He received his PhD in 1997 and has taught in a variety of UK Psychology departments since then. He has published 5 books, 4 as sole author, … Continue reading