Tag Archives: Geopolitics

Mackinder Forum Seminar #40: Professor Michael Desch, “Will the Real(ist) Thucydides Please Stand Up?”

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On Sunday, September 26, 2021, Professor Michael Desch presented a paper entitled “Will the Real(its) Thucydides Please Stand Up? Reading Restraint at the Heart of the Paradigm’s Ur-text to Avert the Thucydides Trap with China.” BIOGRAPHY:  Michael C. Desch is Packey J. Dee Professor of International Relations at the University… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #37: Dr. Louis Halewood, “‘Peace Throughout the Oceans and Seas of the World’: British Maritime Strategic Thought and World Order, 1892-1919”

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On August 8, 2021 at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time, US), Dr. Louis Halewood presented a talk on “‘Peace Throughout the Oceans and Seas of the World’: British Maritime Strategic Thought and World Order, 1892-1919.” BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT: Louis Halewood is the Philip Nicholas Lecturer in Maritime History at the… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #36: Professor Andrew Latham, “The State, War and the State of War in Medieval Europe.”

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Professor Andrew Latham, Macalester College, addressed the Mackinder Forum Seminar on July 31, 2021, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm Eastern US time. His topic: “The State, War and the State of War in Medieval Europe.” Abstract: When it comes to warfare in the Middle Ages, the common belief is that… Read more »

So, You Want to Study Geopolitics?

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A GUIDE TO COURSES, CURRICULA, & RESOURCES Compiled by Professor Bert Chapman, MA, MSLS, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Leonard Hochberg, PhD, Coordinator, Mackinder Forum-US SOME PRACTICAL ADVICE: The term “geopolitics” is an overused phrase. It can be heard on television, in the lecture hall, and… Read more »

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 »

Mackinder Forum Seminar # 21: “China: A Faltering Challenger” by Andrew Latham

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Our next-to-last seminar for 2020 was scheduled on Sunday, December 6, 2020, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, US. Professor Andrew Latham of Macalester College presented a talk on “China: A Faltering Challenger.” ABSTRACT: Over the past year or so, China has made a series of bold moves across the Indo-Pacific region… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #19: “Heartland Theory in the Fourth Industrial Revolution” presented by David P. Goldman

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On Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time, US), Mr. David P. Goldman presented a talk on “Heartland Theory in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” ABSTRACT: With regard to China’s global ambitions, Mackinder’s “Heartland” concept in some ways is more relevant than ever, but in other ways… Read more »