7 May 2020, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
EIEE-GREEN Seminar by Klaus Doods, Royal Holloway University of London
Klaus Doods is a Professor of geopolits at Royal Holloway University of London. He researches in the areas of geopolitics and security, media/popular culture, ice studies and the international governance of the Antarctic and the Arctic.
He has published many authored and edited books including Ice: Nature and Culture (Reaktion 2018), Research Companion on the Politics of the Antarctic (Edward Elgar 2017 with Alan Hemmings and Peder Roberts), The World is Not Enough: The Geographies, Genders and Geopolitics of James Bond (Palgrave Macmillan with Lisa Funnell 2016), Scramble for the Poles? The Contemporary Geopolitics of the Arctic and Antarctic (Polity 2015 with Mark Nuttall), International Politics and Film (Columbia University Press 2014 with Sean Carter), The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press 2012), Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2007 and 2014 second edition), Global Geopolitics: A Critical Introduction (Pearson Education, 2005) and Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire (I B Tauris, 2002) and co-edited The Ashgate Research Companion to Critical Geopolitics (Ashgate 2013), Spaces of Security and Insecurity (Ashgate 2009), Observant States: Geopolitics and Visual Culture (I B Tauris 2009), Geopolitical Traditions (Routledge 2000), Polar Geopolitics: Knowledges, Legal Regimes and Resources (Edward Elgar 2014). His newest book is co-authored with Mark Nuttall, The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know (OUP 2019).
He has acted as external/visiting examiner for University College London and University College Dublin, and in 2017 was appointed as external examiner for the Politics Department’s two masters programmes at Birbeck College, London and MPhil Polar Studies at the University of Cambridge.
Klaus is a Trustee of the Royal Geographical Society and Hon Fellow of British Antarctic Survey.
He has worked for the UK Parliament as specialist adviser to a House of Lords Select Committe on the Arctic and the House of Commons Environment Audit Committee.
He is the Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange for the School of Life Sciences and Environment at Royal Holloway and acts as REF 2021 lead for Geography.