BEST, Ulrich

Ulrich Best is a DAAD Visiting Professor in Geography at York University's Canadian Centre for German and European Studies. His research focuses on the critical geopolitics of Europe, cross-border cooperation, Eastern Europe. Currently he is finishing a project on the critical geopolitics current of Baltic pipeline debates and a second project on Cold-War youth meetings between the US and the USSR. Recent publications include: Transgression as a Rule. German-Polish Cross-border Cooperation, Border Discourse and EU-enlargement (Münster: Lit, 2007); The Global Economic Crisis and Regional Divides in the European Union (with Luiza Bialasiewicz, Ülle Marksoo, in: Eurasian Geography and Economics, 51/1, 2010); The invented periphery: Constructing Europe in debates about „Anglo hegemony“ in geography (In: Social Geography 4, 2009, pp. 83-91).

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