Category Archives: maps

Just published: our co-authored study of grid planning practices in Senegal

I am delighted to announce the publication of Grid Planning in the Urban Practices of Senegal. This book is the fruit of years of collaboration between Dr. Liora Bigon and myself. In truth, Liora did all the tedious work: submitting … Continue reading

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Of heartlands and pan-regions: mapping the spheres of influence of the great powers in the age of world wars

The second map display in my Geopolitics class this semester (for the first, see this post on geopolitical zoology) dealt with the core geopolitical theories of the 1900-1945 period. This was an era of intense rivalry between what were then … Continue reading

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Discursively mapping the geopolitical menagerie

Another course I am enjoying teaching this semester is Geopolitics, a graduate course in our International Studies program. The course should really be called “Critical Geopolitics” as it mostly brings the tools of discourse analysis to bear on key texts … Continue reading

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