08/05/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Roland Bleiker: Aesthetics and World Politics

Roland Bleiker is Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland. He grew up in Zürich, Switzerland, where he was educated and worked as a lawyer. He then studied international relations in Paris, Toronto, Vancouver and Canberra. Professor Bleiker … 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

18/03/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Nathalène Reynolds: Pakistan and the West’s Construction of the Malala Yousafzai Phenomenon

Dr Nathalène Reynolds, Pakistan Security Research Unit of Durham University: “The way I see it… …is that Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Prize for Peace has been instrumentalised both in Pakistan and in the West, to the detriment of a genuine examination … 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

12/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Stephen Saideman: NATO in Afghanistan – Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Stephen M. Saideman is the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University. His research interests focus on the causes and consequences of intervention into intra-state conflicts. His current work focuses on Canadian and NATO’s efforts in Afghanistan and also … Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Pádraig Carmody: A Spectre is Haunting Europe – Ghost Geopolitics in Russia and Ukraine

Dr Pádraig Carmody, Trinity College Dublin: “The way I see it… is that either the current model of global economic integration for Russia or Putin’s expansionist/reactive foreign policy will have to give.” Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels famously wrote that … Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sovereignty: two Competing Theories of State Recognition – William Worster

Article by William Worster called Sovereignty: two Competing Theories of State Recognition (Constitutive, Declatory, Legal View, Statehood, International Law, Court, Justice, Montevideo, Genocide Convention) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Arne Westad: Restless Empire – China and the World since 1750

Interview with Arne Westad about his book Restless Empire – China and the World since 1750 Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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US-China relationship, Great Powers, non-state actors, 21st century

Interview with Dale Walton about US-China relationship, Great Powers, non-state actors, 21st century (Sino-Russian alliance, Third World War, prediction, United Nations Security Council) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Matthew Sparke: Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization

Interview with Matthew Sparke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization, Washington Consensus, Global Health, Education, Philanthrocapitalism) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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David Slater: North-South relations, ethnocentric thinking, postcolonial thought

Interview with David Slater as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (North-South relations, ethnocentric thinking, postcolonial thought, Marxist Gramscian perspectives) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Stéphane Rosière: Third World, globalisation, imperialism, migration, walls, barriers

Interview with Stéphane Rosière as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Third World, globalisation, imperialism, migration, walls, barriers, social and political violence) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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
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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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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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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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Jennifer Hyndman: Unilateralism, Torture, Detention, Tsunamis, Humanitarian Aid

Interview with Jennifer Hyndman as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (American unilateralism, torture, detention, Tsunamis, humanitarian aid, Dual Disasters) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Jakub Grygiel: Great Powers, Geopolitical Change, Historical Context, Technology

Interview with Jakub Grygiel as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Great Powers, Geopolitical Change, Historical Context, Technology, Geography) 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
Comments Off on Stuart Elden: Political Geography, International Relations theory, UN Charter

Stuart Elden: Political Geography, International Relations theory, UN Charter

Interview with Stuart Elden as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Political Geography, International Relations theory, UN Charter (United Nations, Law, Territoriality, Land, Terrain, Space) 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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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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Veit Bachmann: African-European relations, Perceptions, Images, Identity

Interview with Veit Bachmann about relationship between EU and Africa, Perceptions, Images, Identity, Visions, Concepts, Methodologies, Union) Continue reading