Virginie Mamadouh is Associate Professor of Political and cultural geography at the Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies (GPIO) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
Her research interests pertain to diverse aspects of political and cultural geography and can be grouped around the following themes
She recently contributed to the FP7 research programme Mobility and Inclusion in Multilingual Europe (MIME) https://www.mime-project.org/
Virginie is teaching political geography courses as well as history/epistemology of geography in the Bachelor Sociale Geografie en Planologie and Advanced Political Geography and The professional geographer in the Master Human Geography and supervises thesis projects in master programmes at GPIO (Human Geography and Research Master Urban Studies).
She supervises PhD students affiliated to AISSR in the field of political geography and geopolitics. Current projects are urban multilingualism and sense of place, geopolitical representations for/of the Dutch police, and Chinese biofuel policies.
She has recently been a visiting Professor at Université Grenoble Alpes at PACTE. https://www.pacte-grenoble.fr/
At UvA Virginie is a member of the governing board of the FMG Research Priority Area ACES (Amsterdam Centre for European Studies). https://aces.uva.nl/
And a member of the advisory board of the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) https://urbanstudies.uva.nl/
Virginie is an deputy editor of Territory Politics Governance https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtep20/
Managing editor of The Arab World geographer https://arabworldgeographer.org/loi/arwg
She was editor of Geopolitics (2014-2019) https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/fgeo20
She has earlier also been an associate editor of GeoJournal (2000-2010) and of TESG (2010-2014) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/14679663.
She is a member of the editorial boards of Geopolitics, Political Geography , L’Espace politque, Progress in Human Geography, Borders in Globalization Review
and of Geografie https://geografie.nl/tijdschrift
She is also the co-chair of the Committee on Political Geography of the International Geographical Union (IGU). https://igu-online.org/
And a member of Europaea Academia https://ae-info.org/