Resolving the Falklands/Malvinas: is it elemental?

By Matthew Benwell This week we are delighted to host a guest post from Dr Matthew Benwell on, ‘Resolving the Falklands/Malvinas dispute: is it elemental?’ Matthew is an RHUL Geography alumni having completed his PhD here in 2008. He is currently a Lecturer in the School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology at Newcastle University and…

Netflix and Handshakes

By Nick Robinson [warning, spoiler alerts throughout] After finishing Season 4 of Netflix’s popular political drama, House of Cards, it had occurred to me that this incredibly well-written program had far greater resonance with political geography/geopolitics than previously expected – from realistic storylines that mirrored (or even predicted) real-time political events, to its own brand…