13/05/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Brendan Clifford: How Media Attribute Responsibility – The MH17 Disaster Coverage as Telling Example

Brendan Clifford, Cambridge University (Bachelor student in History, next academic year Master student in International Relations). “The way I see it… is that the way in which media report on an event always reflects a particular geopolitical perspective.” Editor’s note … Continue reading

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

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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Territorial Integrity: Modern States and the International System

Article by Jamie Scudder called Jamie Scudder: Territorial integrity 1 – modern states and the international system (political, jurisdiction, Peace of Westphalia, Lebanon, Somalia) 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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Lebanon’s sovereignty – The military, social and political rise of Hezbollah

Article by Leonhardt van Efferink about Lebanon’s sovereignty. Part 2 is about the military, social and political rise of Hezbollah (roles, Shias, Islamic Rule, Iranian Revolution, Syrian influence, Israel, AMAL, Musa al Sadr) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Michael Strauss: Territorial leasing and boundary conflicts

Interview with Michael Strauss about Territorial Leasing (Boundary Conflicts, Border Disputes, Guantanamo Bay) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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David Storey: Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world

Interview with David Storey about Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world (Territorialisation, territoriality, claims, independence, legitimate government, Transnistria, Libya, Kosovo) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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
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Patri Friedman: Permanent autonomous ocean communities, Seasteading Institute

Interview with Patri Friedman about Permanent autonomous ocean communities (Seasteading Institute, City States) 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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Juliet Fall: Boundaries – processes, practices and typologies

Interview with Juliet Fall about Boundaries – processes, practices and typologies (allocation, delimitation, demarcation, reification, naturalisation, fetishisation, artificial, good, bad, Lord Curzon) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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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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Stuart Elden: Territory, terror and sovereignty

Interview with Stuart Elden on Territory, terror and sovereignty (Spatial Extent Contingent Territorial Integrity United States Robert Kaplan Thomas Barnett Al Qaeda Radical Islamism) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Gideon Biger: Palestine’s history and origin of the borders

Interview with Gideon Biger about borders of Palestine (Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, boundaries, frontiers) Continue reading

05/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Emel Akçali: Ethnic-territorial conflicts, Environmental Peacemaking, Mental Maps

Interview with Emel Akçali about Ethnic-territorial conflicts, Environmental Peacemaking, Mental Maps (Globalisation, World Systems Theory, Eurasianism) 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

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