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Planning at Sea: Shifting planning practices at the German North Sea coast

omission reflects long-standing concerns that an ICZM Directive would encroach on the (terrestrial) spatial planning competences of member states ( Committee of the Regions 2013 ). The MSP Directive nevertheless states that Marine Spatial Planning "should take into account land-sea interactions" and "should aim to integrate the maritime dimension of some coastal uses or activities and their impacts". Directive 2014/89/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 establishing a framework for maritime spatial planning (16). Accordingly, inshore

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Building a Local Administration Abroad
The French Consulate in Salonica in the 19th Century

consuls are . Archives du ministère des Affaires étrangères [AMAE], Sous-direction des affaires consulaires [SDAC], carton 313, »Le service consulaire français à ľétranger«, document dated 21. 5. 1872. Consulates thus, no less than diplomatic institutions, represented France outside its borders, albeit they did so on an administrative rather than a diplomatic level. The very notion of ›representations‹, considering its etymology, refers to ›presence‹, and thus representation of any kind is necessarily a spatial phenomenon. The aim of this paper is to consider the

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Sanctuary Cities: A Study in Modern Nullification?

‘commandeering’ of local government.” Id . Somewhat more pragmatically, University of Florida history professor Sean Trainor compared the sanctuary city movement and Northern opposition to the Fugitive Slave Act by arguing that Trump’s opposition “would also, like the 1850 law By “the 1850 law,” the author is referring to the Fugitive Slave Act. , create common ground between activists on the issue and those who are merely opponents of federal encroachment.” Sean Trainor, What the Fugitive Slave Act Can Teach Us About Sanctuary Cities , Time (Feb. 7, 2017), http

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Factors Influencing Cities’ Publishing Efficiency

team of researchers is), which, due to their nature, vary city to city. However, based on the general factors, typical geographical patterns can be revealed. In this paper, I aim to measure cities’ publishing efficiency worldwide and present the most significant general factors that might influence their publishing efficiency. The structure of the paper is as follows. In Section 2 , I present the data collection process and the methodology. Section 3 is divided into two subsections. In the first subsection, I rank cities based on their publishing efficiency, and

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Science Mapping: A Systematic Review of the Literature

reveal the underlying mechanisms of how science advances. The complexity of science mapping is shared by many research fields. In this article, our aim is to demonstrate the process of a systematic review based on a series of visual analytic functions implemented in the continously evolving software CiteSpace ( Chen, 2004 ; Chen, 2006 ; Chen, Ibekwe-SanJuan, & Hou, 2010 ). We demonstrate the steps of preparing a representative dataset, how to generate visualizations that can guide our review, and how to identify salient patterns at various levels of granularity. We

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Management educators in practice: to be critical or not to be critical, that is the question

concept and approach underresearched generally in management education but it is also more specifically underresearched outside of these regions. Therefore, it is important to identify the experiences and challenges of embracing a critical pedagogy in management education. Consequently, the aim of this paper is to explore how criticality is perceived and translated into the everyday practices of critical management educators. Research methodology As a practitioner in management education, the research objective was to reflect critically on my own practice. The aim

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Between Language Revitalization and Assimilation: On the Language Situation of the German Minority in the Czech Republic

focuses on the linguistic situation of the German minority. The primary aim of the paper is to discuss the necessity of revitalizing the German language in the Czech Republic. Secondarily, we seek to define strategies that might be used to revitalize German as a mother tongue. Although representatives of the German minority often deal with this issue, it has not been described or studied academically thus far. In the following discussion, we build on our previous investigations on the situation of the German minority after 1989 (especially Kreisslová/Novotný 2015 ), as

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“This is a Controlled Invasion”: The Czech President Miloš Zeman’s Populist Perception of Islam and Immigration as Security Threats

newspapers, disinformation websites, or in his own television show. Throughout the course of his whole political career, Miloš Zeman has been known for generating strong statements often made on a personal level. He has handed out various labels to his political opponents, which have often been borderline or blatantly vulgar (which is typical of populism; cf. Tarchi 2016 ). Previously, during the direct election, he highlighted this system of elections with the argument that, contrary to politicians, the people are incorruptible. Even despite this populist rhetoric aimed

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Shadow Memorial Diplomacy: The Ronald Reagan Centennial Year in Central and Eastern Europe

in the Far East, terrorism from Central Asia, and the Arab Spring in North Africa – the U.S. government was aiming to shore up its alliances also in Europe. He conceded that Washington’s “resetting” of its relations with Russia in a more pragmatic manner may have riled some Central European sensibilities. He explained that the bipartisanship of the U.S. delegations of the “Transatlantic Week” was based on values shared across the U.S. ideological spectrum: the protection of liberty and human rights; and the fight against dictatorships. He also recalled that, as a

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Divided National Identity in Moldova

identities after the annexation of foreign territories were successful in some cases, e.g., the division of ethnic Karels from the Finns and the splitting of North Caucasian Circassians into Adyghean, Cherkess, Kabardian, and Shapsug ethnic groups. Moldovan Romanians were also in a similar position. This work is constructed as a qualitative research, which aims to “understand the unique examined phenomenon in the historical and cultural contexts in which it is set. The purpose of the research is not to reach conclusions applicable for further cases, but is an effort to

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