Tag archives for Geopolitics

Daniella McCahey

Daniella McCahey, University of Idaho Daniella McCahey is a Lecturer in the History Department at the University of Idaho, where she teaches courses on the history of science and the history of modern Europe. She received her PhD from the University of California, Irvine in 2018 for research on the history of science in the […]

Patrick Flamm

Patrick Flamm, Victoria University of Wellington Patrick Flamm is Lecturer in International Relations at the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington. His research interests are identity and foreign policy, South Korean foreign policy, territorial disputes, Antarctic politics as well as global environmental politics and the Anthropocene in […]

Raul Kleber de Souza Boeno

Raul Kleber de Souza Boeno, Brazilian Army Ph.D in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies Researcher (University of Lisbon), Political and Social Management of Risks and Emergency Situations (ENPC/Espanha) and Strategic Intelligence (ESG/Argentina). Researcher at the Laboratory of Defense Studies (ECEME) (http://dgp.cnpq.br/dgp/espelhogrupo/6027366679937474). Research the securitization of climate change and the militarization of disasters. He is […]

Waldemar Fontes

Waldemar Fontes, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute & Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” Center of Studies Waldemar Fontes has been working in Antarctic related fields since 1999. He was the Commander of the Uruguayan Scientific Base Artigas in the winters of 2000, 2007 and also 2009, and was a Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute […]

Paolo Botta

Paolo Botta, Universidad Católica Argentina Paulo Botta obtained a degree on International Relations at Cordoba Catholic University (Córdoba, Argentina). After that he studied at the Arabic Language Centre in Cairo (Egypt) and obtained his Ph.D. at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Carolina Foundation, Doctorate Fellowships Programme). In 2007 he joined FRIDE (Madrid, Spain), before that he […]

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca, Instituto Universidad de Los Andes/ Colombian Antarctic Program Natalia is a Historian from the National University of Colombia (2011), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and aircraft pilot, and is finishing a Master´s degree in Geography at the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia). She has been part of four of the five expeditions from […]

Pablo Fontana

Pablo Fontana, Instituto Antártico Argentino Pablo Fontana has a PhD in History from the University of Buenos Aires. He is a researcher at the Argentine Antarctic Institute, where he leads the Humanities and Social Sciences Department. In this area his research is focused on the XX Century antarctic history. In addition, he is organizing a […]

Julián Kelly

Julián Kelly, Universidad Nacional de Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur (Argentina)   Julián Kelly is a PhD candidate at Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO Argentina Campus). He also is a Lecturer and researcher at the Institute of Culture, Society and State, at the National University of Tierra del Fuego. Research projects/ […]

Fernando Estenssoro

Fernando Estenssoro, Universidad de Santiago de Chile Fernando Estenssoro Saavedra is the Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies (IDEA) of the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH). He has a PhD in American Studies from the University of Santiago de Chile (2006), a Magister in Political Science from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1998), a […]

Simon Lesenechal

Simon Lesenechal, University of Toulouse Simon Lesenechal is currently studying in second year of master degree, in the University of Toulouse. His research is focused on the Arctic region and its geopolitics, as well as the dynamics of cooperation. He is interested in both poles, and is interested as well in the Antarctic for a doctoral project. […]

Jiangtian Xu

Jiangtian Xu, University of East Anglia     Jiangtian Xu, who has a Master of Public Policy from the Korea Development Institute School and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Macau, is currently a PhD student at the University of East Anglia undertaking research on the EU’s External Civil Aviation Policy.  He is one […]

Daniela Cajiao

Daniela Cajiao, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Daniela Cajiao obtained a Master’s degree in Environmental Management at the San Francisco de Quito University in 2010. She has been involved in conservation and sustainable tourism planning within protected areas, particularly in the Galapagos Archipelago and in other coastal and marine protected areas. Her main Antarctic research interests revolve around tourism management and decision-making […]

Iqra Choudhry

Iqra Choudhry, University of Manchester& Scott Polar Research Institute Iqra Choudhry is a current PhD student at The University of Manchester (UK). Her PhD revolves around the study of the previously unseen SCAR Archive at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, and its revelations regarding the histories of science policy, governance, scientific collaboration and diplomacy […]

Cristian Lorenzo

Cristian Lorenzo, CONICET Cristian Lorenzo is a researcher at CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research) based in Ushuaia, Argentina. He also is a Lecturer at the Institute of Polar Sciences, Natural Resources and Environment at the National University of Tierra del Fuego. In 2017, Cristian was a Visiting Researcher at Gateway Antarctica, the University […]

Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister

Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister, University of Magallanes Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister teaches Legal History and International Law at the University of Magallanes (UMAG) in Punta Arenas (Chile), only 1300 Km away from Antarctica. He received his Law Degree from Universidad de los Andes (Santiago de Chile) and is currently a Master of Education candidate at UMAG; his thesis […]

Lize-Marié van der Watt

Lize-Marié van der Watt, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Lize-Marié van der Watt researches histories of polar pasts and polar futures, with a focus on the intersection between the environment, science and critical geopolitics in the Arctic and Antarctica. Her Antarctic research has focused on South Africa’s involvement in Antarctica, as well as the interplay between environmental […]

Mikå Mered

Mikå Mered, Cluster Polaire Mr. Mikå Mered is an adjunct lecturer at the Lapland University of Applied Sciences (Finland) on Arctic geo-economics, CEO of the French Polar Cluster, and external expert to the European Commission’s Research Executive Agency on the Arctic. Mikå’s research is dedicated to Arctic and Antarctic governance, political economy, market and security scenario-planning. […]

Maozeng Jiang

Maozeng Jiang, University of New South Wales     Maozeng Jiang is a PhD student at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, he is based in the UNSW Canberra campus. He received a Master’s Degree in Environmental Law from the Ocean University of China in 2014. His particular interests are to investigate the […]

Brenda Segurel

Brenda Segurel, Independent Scholar Brenda Ailin Segurel earned her BA in International Relations from Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, with a thesis on geopolitics and Antarctic history. Her interest in Patagonia and Antarctica have led her studies and work in different areas such as risk management and communication, history and geopolitics, environment and conservation, conflict […]

Morgan Seag

Morgan Seag, University of Cambridge Morgan Seag is working toward a PhD in Geography / Polar Studies at the University of Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute. Her research looks at institutional change in remote spaces, focusing on the integration of women into national Antarctic programs in the mid- to late-twentieth century. She also holds an […]

Luis Valentín Ferrada-Walker

Luis Valentín Ferrada-Walker, University of Chile (Santiago) Luis Valentín Ferrada-Walker teaches International Law in the Law Faculty, University of Chile, and in other Chilean universities. He received his PhD on Law in October 2015 from the University of Chile. His doctoral thesis “Jurisdicción y medio ambiente en el Sistema del Tratado Antártico” (“Jurisdiction and environment […]

Carol Devine

Carol Devine Carol Devine is a global health professional, researcher and writer.  Carol advises Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada and The Museum of AIDS in Africa (South Africa). For MSF she was the past Access to Essential Medicines Campaigner, Communications Director and Program Manager and Humanitarian Affairs Officer in Rwanda and Southern Sudan. Carol recently […]

Akiho Shibata

Akiho Shibata, Kobe University Akiho Shibata is professor of international law at Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University in Japan. He has written extensively in the fields of Antarctic Treaty system, international environmental law, and international law-making process in both English and Japanese, including “Japan and 100 Years of Antarctic Legal Order: Any […]

Gabriela Roldan

Gabriela Roldan, Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury Gabriela Roldan is a PhD candidate at Gateway Antarctica, the Centre for Antarctic Research and Studies at the University of Canterbury (NZ). Gabriela’s work focuses on the Antarctic Gateway cities of: Cape Town (South Africa), Christchurch (New Zealand), Hobart (Australia), Punta Arenas (Chile) and Ushuaia (Argentina) and the […]