10/11/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Our Courses at Maastricht Summer School 2016

For the 2017 editions of these courses, please go to: GeoMeans Summer Schools at Maastricht University in 2017 At Maastricht Summer School 2016, GeoMeans organises courses in Country Risk Analysis, Geopolitical Analysis and Media Analysis. The courses teach you skills … Continue reading

23/12/2016
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Conflict Analysis 1: Fragmented Identities, Rising Powers and International Security Threats [Summer School]

Period: 3-7 July 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program To apply for the course: please visit Maastricht University website (application process starts on Monday 13 February) Description The civil war in Syria, BREXIT and the unexpected election of … Continue reading

23/12/2016
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Conflict Analysis 2: Geographical Factors, Geostrategy and Scenario Planning Tools [Summer School]

Period: 10-14 July 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program To apply for the course: please visit Maastricht University website (application process starts on Monday 13 February) Description The ongoing Indian-Pakistani rivalry over Kashmir, the recent violence between Azeri … Continue reading

23/12/2016
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Country Risk Analysis 1: Political Risk Indicators, Geo-Economics and Report Writing [Summer School]

Period: 17-21 July 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program To apply for the course: please visit Maastricht University website (application process starts on Monday 13 February) Description The recent developments in Turkey, the social unrest in Venezuela and … Continue reading

23/12/2016
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Country Risk Analysis 2: Macro-Economic Risk Indicators, Causal Chain Tool and Recession Scenarios for China [Summer School]

Period: 24-28 July 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program To apply for the course: please visit Maastricht University website (application process starts on Monday 13 February) Description The current economic recession in Brazil, the unusual budget deficit of … Continue reading

23/12/2016
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Media Representations Analysis 1: Texts, Critical Discourse Analysis and News Framing [Summer School]

Period: 31 July-4 August 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program To apply for the course: please visit Maastricht University website (application process starts on Monday 13 February) Description The role of media before the American presidential elections, the … Continue reading

23/12/2016
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Media Representations Analysis 2: Images, Social Semiotics and Multimodality [Summer School]

Period: 7-11 August 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program To apply for the course: please visit Maastricht University website (application process starts on Monday 13 February) Description Millions of daily posts by social media users, disinformation efforts by … Continue reading

12/11/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Country Risk Analysis (Economic Indicators): Growth Potential, Economic Policy and External Finances of Emerging Markets [Summer School]

Page navigation menu [Course Program] [Course Fee, Special Offer, Funding and Accomodation] [Application Process] [Learning Objectives] [Course Participants] [Course Exam and Certificates] [Course Literature] [Course Leader] For the 2017 edition of this course, please go to: 24 – 28 July … Continue reading

12/11/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
2 Comments

Country Risk Analysis (Political Instability): Domestic Politics, Foreign Policy Strategy and Geopolitical Scenario Planning [Summer School]

Page navigation menu [Course Program] [Course Fee, Special Offer, Funding and Accomodation] [Application Process] [Learning Objectives] [Course Participants] [Course Exam and Certificates] [Course Literature] [Course Leader] For the 2017 edition of this course, please go to: 17 – 21 July … Continue reading

12/11/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
5 Comments

Geopolitical Concepts: Rethinking Nation-States, National Identity, International Boundaries, Global Power and Security [Summer School]

Page navigation menu [Course Program] [Course Fee, Special Offer, Funding and Accomodation] [Application Process] [Learning Objectives] [Course Participants] [Course Exam and Certificates] [Course Literature] [Course Leader] For the 2017 edition of this course, please go to: 3 – 7 July … Continue reading