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A New "Russian" Internationalism: a (very) early hypothesis

Last week Z Geography examined the interim Ukrainian government’s and Russian government’s narratives of the ongoing conflict over eastern Ukraine (here). In that post, I recounted Russia’s stated objective of protecting the interests of “Russian-speakers” in Ukraine. 545 more words

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Sam Geall, University of Sussex

Sam Geall is Research Fellow on Low-Carbon Innovation in China at Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), at University of Sussex, and Executive Editor of  110 more words


What's New in the Leaflet DVF

OK, OK, it’s been awhile since my last blog post.  I had grand visions of writing posts every month or two, but work and life caught up to me.  3,001 more words


China is growing, but what are the consequences?

China is becoming well-known as being the next global super power. It is an NIC that is experiencing economic growth rates of 10% per year. it’s growth stems from the increasing global demand for cheap, yet high quality goods, which China can provide thanks to imports of natural resources from countries such as Mongolia, where China imports most of its coal from. 574 more words


Competing Narratives in Ukraine

The conflict narratives prevailing in eastern Ukraine obscure the likely “ground truth” at the center of the conflict. Russia’s and Ukraine’s press releases and official commentary are political statements; statements that contain elements of truth bent towards justifying (or legitimizing) certain political actions. 607 more words

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Researching Contentious Politics and Mining Regimes

In a recent guest lecture that I gave at York University, I presented some very rough ideas about how we can think about resource exploitation and democratisation in Latin America and Southeast Asia. 591 more words

Resource Politics

Jojo Nem Singh reblogged this on A World to Discover and commented:

My new ideas for a book project to begin in 2016.

What is Geothermal Energy?

Geothermal energy is created when heated rocks on the bottom of the ocean split and release heat, which creates steam. This usually occurs on borders of tectonic plates. 33 more words