Vaccine geopolitics, ‘big’ and ‘small’, and Europe’s challenge
With respect to the vaccine, ‘global’ and ‘everyday’ geopolitical imaginaries are profoundly interconnected.
National stereotypes in times of COVID-19: the ‘frugal four’ and the ‘irresponsible South’
When EU leaders discuss the coronavirus Recovery Fund at the upcoming meeting of the European Council on Friday,...
‘Personal sovereignty’ in pandemics: or, why do today’s ‘sovereignists’ reject state sovereignty?
Calls for the rejection of face masks, for example, bring together a disparate set of European political actors –...
European politics: the ‘hidden hand’ and the ‘inevitable wave’
As the European elections get under way, let us avoid conspiratorial geopolitics. Focusing on sinister figures is...
Ordinary ideas: demographic geopolitics and the imagined battle for Europe
“ I highlight the US and Italy... not only because Tarrant drew inspiration from both, but also because both have...