Thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou and her students for a great discussion about geopolitics of religion, critical geopolitics and terrorism, Eurasia and security.
Syllabus of the course:
EURASIA: GEOPOLITICS, RELIGION, AND SECURITY
This course explores the intersection of geography, religion, and security in the transregional, transcontinental space of Eurasia, a playing field where Western (mainly defined in terms of NATO and the EU) and Eastern (primarily understood in terms of Russia and its near abroad) are perceived to collide in a zero-sum game. We begin with an introduction to the rediscovery of the tradition of geopolitics as field in IR theory, and we explore the centrality of Eurasia to geopolitical arguments about global hegemony…
March 31, 2017