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Mackinder Forum Seminar #50: Professor Geoff Sloan, “Down to Earth: The Geopolitical Realities of the United Kingdom”

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On February 20, 2022, Professor Geoff Sloan, Coordinator, Mackinder Forum-UK, delivered a talk on “Down to Earth: The Geopolitical Realities of the United Kingdom.” Abstract: The United Kingdom as the name implies is the sum of a number of separate historical entities. In terms of European state formation this is… Read more »

“Down to Earth: Geopolitical Realities” by Geoff Sloan, PhD

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Geopolitics and the Union It was the American writer Samuel Huntington who observed that the job of the political scientist is not to improve the world, but to say what he thinks is going on in it. Huntington demonstrated this ability in his 1996 classic, The Clash of Civilisations and the… Read more »

Geopolitics, Geography, and Strategy ed. by Colin Gray and Geoff Sloan

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Geopolitics, Geography and Strategy, an edited book by Colin Gray and Geoff Sloan, has now been translated into Japanese. Professor Gray cofounded the Mackinder Forum and Professor Sloan is the Coordinator of the Forum in the United Kingdom.

Mackinder Forum Seminar #26: “Colin S. Gray: Master of Strategy and Geopolitics”

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Mackinder Forum Seminar #26, “Colin S. Gray: Master of Strategy and Geopolitics” took place on Sunday, February 28, 2021, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Eastern US Time. This Mackinder Forum event was devoted to honoring the ideas of Professor Colin S. Gray who passed away a year ago. Professor Gray was a master… Read more »

THE MACKINDER FORUM IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE STRATFOR BOOK AWARDS FOR GEOPOLITICAL ANALYSIS

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2019: Paul A. Rahe, Sparta’s First Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 478-446 B.C., Yale University Press, 2019 2018: Peter J. Hugill, Transition in Power: Technological “Warfare” and the Shift from British to American Hegemony since 1919, Lexington Books, 2018 2017: Geoffrey Sloan, Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History,… Read more »

Meeting #21: Mackinder Forum Annual Conference, held under the auspices of the American Society for Competitiveness, October 24-26, 2019, Washington, DC

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William Ruger, Vice President of Research, Charles Koch Foundation, “US Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump and Beyond,” Luncheon Keynote Address, 10/24/19 Nong Hong, Institute for China-American Studies, “Emerging Interests of Asian States in the Arctic: Examining the Implications of China’s Arctic Policy,” Sponsored by Strategic Forecasting, Inc., 10/24/19… Read more »

Meeting #20: Mackinder Forum Annual Conference, held under the auspices of the American Society for Competitiveness, Washington, DC, October 24-27, 2018

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Leonard Hochberg, Coordinator, Mackinder Forum-US & Senior Fellow, FPRI, “Thinking Geopolitically with Mackinder,” 10/25/18 Phil Kelly, “Rescuing Classical Geopolitics: Separating Geopolitics from Realism,” 10/25/18 John Baker, ESQ & Emeritus Professor, LSU Law Center, “The Legal Limits of Free Trade,” 10/25/18 Tong Zhao, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, China, “China’s Nuclear… Read more »