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Patrick Flamm is Lecturer in International Relations at the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington. His research interests are identity and foreign policy, South Korean foreign policy, territorial disputes, Antarctic politics as well as global environmental politics and the Anthropocene in International Relations. Patrick studied Political Science and International Relations at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany, and Korea University in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and he holds a PhD in Asian Studies from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Research projects / interests:

  • Internationalism and nationalism in the contemporary Antarctic
  • Socialisation of ‘new members’ in Antarctic governance
  • International Relations and the Antarctic Treaty System
  • Security issues in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

For publications visit: Patrick's VUW page or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Keywords: Polar Policy, Polar Governance, Arctic, Antarctic, Antarctic Treaty System, Geopolitics, Environment, Territorial Sovereignty