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Geography, International relations and security, Politics and International Relations
Dr Basil Germond FHEA FRGS
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Richardson Institute for Peace Studies
I am Lecturer in Diplomacy, Foreign Policy and International Relations Theories, and Programme Director for our MAs in Diplomacy (including distance-learning). I am specialised in naval affairs, maritime security and maritime geopolitics, as well as in European security and the geopolitical actorness of the EU.
My research interests cover the maritime dimension of the European Union, maritime security, current naval developments, maritime strategy and maritime geopolitics, the European Union's geopolitics (including its geopolitical vision and discourse), energy security and the Arctic region, and borders and frontiers in IR.
I am a member of the Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) with a research project that tackles maritime security and piracy discourses in Europe, and of Security Lancaster (project on maritime security).
PhD Supervision Interests
-Maritime security and Maritime/Naval affairs
Current PhD supervisions:
-Lee Turpin - ESRC-funded (NWDTC)
-Andrew Taylor - ESRC-funded (NWDTC)
-Emma Williams - FASS Scholarship
-Wasiu Balogun - Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship (PTDF)
MA, MRes, PhD (University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies), PGCAP (Lancaster), FHEA, FRGS
- Distance-learning Director
- Member of the Richardson Institute Management Committee
- Programme Director for the MA programmes in Diplomacy (campus-based and distance-learning)
- Member of the Undergraduate Course Committee
- Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- Research Fellow, Centre for European Security, University of Salford
- Associate Researcher, the Pierre du Bois Foundation for Current History, Switzerland
- Associate Fellow, Centre for Sustainable Development, UCLan
- Member of the editorial board of the Romanian Review of European Governance Studies
Monday 1200-1400 or by appointment
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1) In 2014, I completed a monograph on the maritime dimension of European security: Seapower and the European Union (Palgrave Macmillan, May 2015).
2) Within the Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), ESRC-funded, I work on the maritime security and piracy discourses in Europe.
3) Within Securiy Lancaster, I work on maritime security projects.
4) My next monograph will discuss the concept and practice of post-modern and neo-modern seapower.
POLI.100 Section 4: "Principles of International Relations"
I am the course convenor for the following postgraduate modules:
PPR.410 Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations (+ PPR.410D - distance learning)
PPR.430 Theories and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (+ PPR.430D - distance learning)
PPR.431 Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (+ PPR.431D - distance learning)
I am Programme Director for our Masters in Diplomacy:
-MA in Diplomacy and International Relations (Distance-learning)
-MA/LLM in Diplomacy and International Law (Distance-learning)
-MA in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (Campus-based)
-MA/LLM in Diplomacy and International Law (Campus-based)
-MA in Diplomacy and Religion (Campus-based)
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