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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EU-Russian Gas Trade: Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco Pipelines

This publication by Leonhardt van Efferink addresses the geopolitics of Russian gas. Part 3: Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco pipelines (ENI, EDF, EON Ruhrgas, Wintershall, Gasunie, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Arctic Geopolitics – Russia’s territorial claims, UNCLOS, the Lomonosov Ridge

Publication by Leonhardt van Efferink: Arctic Geopolitics 2 – Russia’s territorial claims, UNCLOS, the Lomonosov Ridge (Exclusive Economic Zones, Baselines, Flag Planting, North Pole, Navy) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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The geopolitics of renewable energy: different or similar to conventional energy?

David Criekemans publishes his paper The geopolitics of renewable energy: different or similar to the geopolitics of conventional energy? (Technology, Desertec, North Seas Countries Offshore Grid Initiative, CO2 Emissions, Investments, Germany) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Geopolitical Review 2012 – trends, events and risks

Geopolitical Review 2012 – trends, events and risks

This contribution is part of the Geopolitical Review of 2010 that covers global, regional and local trends, events and risks. The contributors are Simon Dalby, Stuart Elden, Virginie Mamadouh and Gerard Toal Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2011 – Egyptian Uprising, Regime Change, Muslim Brotherhood

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Andrea Teti, about Egyptian Uprising, Regime Change, Muslim Brotherhood (Reform, Democracy, Islamists, Salafi Parties, Human Rights, Hosni, Mubarak, NDP, NGOs, Crackdown) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Review 2011 – global events and US foreign policy

Another part of the Geopolitical Review of 2011, written by Saul Cohen, about global events and US foreign policy (Arab Spring, Chinese, American, Global Century, Pacific Rim, Great, Regional, Soft, World Powers, Leaders, Republican Presidential Candidates) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Gerard Toal: Ireland, Bosnia, Russia-Georgia, Global Crash, Pandemic, Nuclear War

Gerard Toal: Ireland, Bosnia, Russia-Georgia, Global Crash, Pandemic, Nuclear War

Interview with Gerard Toal as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Ireland, Bosnia, Russia-Georgia, Global Crash, Pandemic, Nuclear War, State Failure, Belfast, Critical Geopolitics) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Andrea Teti: Middle East – political reforms, regional powers and external actors

Andrea Teti: Middle East – political reforms, regional powers and external actors

Interview with Andrea Teti about Middle East: political reforms, regional powers and external actors (human rights, China, Russia, West) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Phil Steinberg: ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time

Phil Steinberg: ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time

Interview with Phil Steinberg as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (ocean, city, art, performance of identity, dynamism of space and time, electronic communications, infosphere, non-populated, non-possessed spaces) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Paul Routledge: Alter-Geopolitics, nuclear disarmament, civil disobedience

Paul Routledge: Alter-Geopolitics, nuclear disarmament, civil disobedience

Interview with Paul Routledge as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Alter-Geopolitics, nuclear disarmament, civil disobedience, resistance practices, social movements, solidarity) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Simon Reid-Henry: Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo

Simon Reid-Henry: Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo

Interview with Simon Reid-Henry as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Global Science, Development Ethics, Humanitarianism, Guantanamo (Public Memory, Cuba, National Security Archive) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Claude Rakisits: Religion, ethnicity, rise of China, global energy competition

Claude Rakisits: Religion, ethnicity, rise of China, global energy competition

Interview with Claude Rakisits as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (religion, ethnicity, rise of China, global energy competition, Zbigniew Brezezinski) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Joël Plouffe: Arctic Disputed Maritime Boundaries, Norway-Russia Border Treaty

Joël Plouffe: Arctic Disputed Maritime Boundaries, Norway-Russia Border Treaty

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic Disputed Maritime Boundaries, Norway-Russia Border Treaty Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joël Plouffe: Arctic Council, Circumpolar Governance, Environmental Cooperation

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic Council, Circumpolar Governance, Environmental Cooperation Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Joël Plouffe: Arctic Claims of EU, China and India; Resource Exploration/Exploitation

Interview with Joël Plouffe about Arctic claims of EU, China and India; Resource Exploration/Exploitation Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Alasdair Pinkerton: Media geopolitics, BBC Radio, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter

Alasdair Pinkerton: Media geopolitics, BBC Radio, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter

Interview with Alasdair Pinkerton as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Media geopolitics, BBC Radio, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, World Service, Social Platforms, Technologies) Continue reading

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

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
Comments Off on David Nally: Great Irish Famine, Food Security, Natural Disasters, Land Grabs, Africa

David Nally: Great Irish Famine, Food Security, Natural Disasters, Land Grabs, Africa

Interview with David Nally as part of the Geopolitical Passport series about Great Irish Famine, Food Security, Natural Disasters, Land Grabs, Horn of Africa (Subsistence Crises, Confiscations, Foreign Acquisitions, Private Investors) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Alexander Murphy: Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights

Alexander Murphy: Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights

Interview with Alexander Murphy as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights, geopolitical concepts, ideas, imagination) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on John Morrissey: subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, strategic studies

John Morrissey: subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, strategic studies

Interview with John Morrissey as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (subaltern narratives, biopolitical violence, defense and strategic studies, geopolitical statecraft, Gaelic Ireland, imperialism, interventionism, superiority) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Sami Moisio: Neoliberal hegemony, political economy, capitalism, world systems

Sami Moisio: Neoliberal hegemony, political economy, capitalism, world systems

Interview with Sami Moisio as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Neoliberal Hegemony, Political Economy, Capitalism, World Systems Analysis Methodology) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Katharyne Mitchell: Geoeconomics, Micro/Macro Scales, Fascism, Feminist Theory

Interview with Katharyne Mitchell as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Geoeconomics, Micro/Macro Scales, Fascism, Feminist Theory, Citizenship Formation) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Julien Mercille: Afghanistan’s politics, security and drugs

Julien Mercille: Afghanistan’s politics, security and drugs

Interview with Julien Mercille about Afghanistan: Politics, Security and Drugs (Corruption, Democracy, Warlords, Opium Production) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
Comments Off on Fiona McConnell: Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation, Tibetan government

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