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Fishing for future legacies? The ‘Opening up’ the Central Arctic Ocean

By Klaus Dodds, Berit Kristoffersen & Phil Steinberg The Central Nordic Sea (Source: sciencenordic.com) ? Last week, an open letter written by a group of scientists from around the world was released urging 10 international actors (five Arctic Ocean coastal states such as Canada, Russia and the United States and five extra-territorial parties including China,…

Two new editors at Political Geography

Political Geography has brought on two new associate editors, joining our ever-expanding editorial team. Today is the first day on the job for Filippo Menga, who is replacing Jo Sharp as associate editor for the Setting-the-Agenda section. Filippo is a lecturer at the University of Reading where his research focuses on the geopolitics of water […]

Territory beyond Terra….now at the publishers

I’m really happy to announce that my new book, co-edited with Kimberley Peters and Elaine Stratford, is now at the publishers, with publication anticipated early in 2018. The book has its origins in a double-session that Kim and I put together a few years ago, and has grown from there into a comprehensive exploration of […]

Political Geography seeking new editor for Setting-the-Agenda section

Political Geography is seeking a new associate editor to manage the ‘Setting-the-Agenda’ section. This is the section where we publish all content other than peer-reviewed full-length articles. So, it’s where you’ll find things like guest editorials, commentaries, intervention sets, review forums, and review essays. Candidates are encouraged to develop other forms of content, as well […]

Kevin Grove joins Political Geography

I am delighted to welcome Dr. Kevin Grove as Associate Editor at Political Geography. An Assistant Professor in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University, Kevin received his PhD from Ohio State University in 2011 and came to FIU in 2015, after holding a postdoc at Dartmouth College and teaching for […]

The Contiguous Zone as Ocean Frontier

Packing up my computer to head out the door en route to the ‘Ocean Frontiers’ workshop being held in Toronto later this week, I made one last news check and stumbled upon this piece in The New York Times about a niche group of trans-Mediterranean asylum seekers who travel in style, paying a premium above […]

Sea Ice Publications….in press and more forthcoming

While sea ice has been an issue in almost all of my Arctic work and it’s at the core of the ICE LAW Project, it’s only now that a series of my pieces specifically on sea ice are finding their way to publication. Today sees the publication of my first piece in the sea ice […]