Mark Bailoni is a geographer, a lecturer at the Université de Lorraine and a member of the research unit LOTERR (Laboratoire d’observation des territoires – “Laboratory for the Observation of Territories”). His research concerns geopolitical issues within the UK (governance, the geopolitics of planning, regionalisms, the construction of identities, etc.) and in Europe more generally. His work also focuses on urban and economic regeneration policies in the former industrial heartlands of northern England. His recent publications include: Atlas géopolitique du Royaume-Uni
(co-authored by Delphine Papin; Paris, Autrement, 2009), Atlas de Londres
(co-authored by Manuel Appert
and Delphine Papin; Paris, Autrement, 2012), and a textbook on geopolitics, titled Europe, le vieux monde en crise ?
(Paris, Ellipses, 2013).