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

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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GeoMeans Courses at Maastricht Summer School 2018

In 2018, GeoMeans offers you skills courses at Maastricht Summer School for the sixth time. Leonhardt van Efferink teaches you the skills needed to study political and country risks, geopolitical scenarios and frames, and texts and photos in the (social) … Continue reading

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Country Risk Analysis: Growth Potential, Economic Policy and External Finances of Emerging Markets [Summer School]

Period: 16 – 20 July 2018; Fee: €600; ECTS credits: 2; Program: available in May 2018; Language: English; Application process: Opening soon; Application deadline: 25 June 2018; Accomodation: Maastricht Housing; Funding: Not available Description The Asian Crisis in 1997-1998, Argentina’s … Continue reading

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Political Risk Analysis: Domestic Factors, International Relations and Economic Impact Assessment [Summer School]

Period: 23 – 27 July 2018; Fee: €600; ECTS credits: 2; Program: available in May 2018; Language: English; Application process: Opening soon; Application deadline: 2 July 2018; Accomodation: Maastricht Housing; Funding: Not available Description The recent developments in Turkey, the … Continue reading

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Scenario Planning: National Security, Geo-Economics and Foreign Policy Strategy [Summer School]

Period: 30 July – 3 August 2018; Fee: €600; ECTS credits: 2; Program: available in May 2018; Language: English; Application process: Opening soon; Application deadline: 9 July 2018; Accomodation: Maastricht Housing; Funding: Not available Description The rise of China, increased … Continue reading

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Geopolitical Framing Analysis: National Images, World Views and Global Dividing Lines [Summer School]

Period: 6 – 10 August 2018; Fee: €600; ECTS credits: 2; Program: available in May 2018; Language: English; Application process: Opening soon; Application deadline: 16 July 2018; Accomodation: Maastricht Housing; Funding: Not available Description The declaration of independence by Catalonia, … Continue reading

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Textual Media Analysis: Critical Discourse Analysis, News Framing and Qualitative Research Design [Summer School]

Period: 13 – 17 August 2018; Fee: €600; ECTS credits: 2; Program: available in May 2018; Language: English; Application process: Opening soon; Application deadline: 23 July 2018; Accomodation: Maastricht Housing; Funding: Not available Description The ‘fake news’ debate, the tweets … Continue reading

08/12/2017
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Visual Media Analysis: News Photos, Text-Image Relations and Multimodal Discourses/Frames [Summer School]

Period: 20 – 24 August 2018; Fee: €600; ECTS credits: 2; Program: available in May 2018; Language: English; Application process: Opening soon; Application deadline: 30 July 2018; Accomodation: Maastricht Housing; Funding: Not available Description The daily posting of millions of … 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]

Application process for this course has been closed Period: 3-7 July 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program Description The civil war in Syria, BREXIT and the unexpected election of Donald Trump as American president all underline the continued … 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]

Application process for this course has been closed Period: 10-14 July 2017 Program: Click Here to Download Course Program Description The ongoing Indian-Pakistani rivalry over Kashmir, the recent violence between Azeri and Armenian soldiers related to Nagorno-Karabach and the melting … Continue reading