Urban geography, geopolitics, Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine, housing, socio-spatial differentiation, labour migration, interviewer effects.
Ukrainian Geopolitical Fault-line Cities: Urban identity, geopolitics and urban policy (NFR/NORRUSS, project no. 287267), 2018-2022.
Project website at UiO.
Project website in Ukraine.
- SGO2400 (Starting Fall 2020, yearly) - Political geography (in Scandinavian)
- SGO3500 (Spring, yearly) - Urban structures and urban development (in Scandinavian)
- HGO4201 (Fall 2019) - Urban geographical theory (in English)
Other teaching (sporadic contributions)
- SGO1003 (Fall, yearly) - Academic writing in human geography (in Scandinavian)
- SGO2100 (Spring, yearly) - Urban geography and urbanism (in Scandinavian)
- HGO4011 (Fall, yearly) - Philosophy and methodology of human geography (in English)
PhD 2004 (Uppsala University)
Post-doc 2005-2007 (Stockholm School of Economics)
Docent 2009 (Uppsala University)
Associate editor: Eurasian Geography and Economics: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rege20/current. Since 2018.
For more publications, see Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.no/citations?user=zZRuA7wAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao.
Articles and book chapters (2016-2020):
- Gentile, M. (2020), Diabolical suggestions: Disinformation and the curios scale of nationalism in Ukrainian geopolitical fault-line cities, Geopolitics, forthcoming.
- Gentile, M. and Ö. Sjöberg (2020), Neoliberalism(s) as a guide to post-Wall urban change: explanation out of the blue? Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 111(2): 149-162.
- Borén, T. and M. Gentile (2020), "Wrestling with the Soviet State: a Life History of Housing in Leningrad", in L. Drummond och D. Young (red.), Socialist and Post-Socialist Urbanisms: Critical Reflections from a Global Perspective (Toronto: University of Toronto Press), 89-109.
- Gentile, M. (2019), "The Rise and Demise of the Soviet-Made Housing Shortage in the Baltic Countries", in D. Hess and T. Tammaru (eds.) Housing Estates in the Baltic Countries (Cham, Switzerland: Springer), 51-70.
- Gentile, M. (2019), Geopolitical fault-line cities in the world of divided cities, Political Geography 71 (2019): 126-138.
- Chan, K.W., M. Gentile, N. Kinossian, T. Oakes and C. Young (2018), Editorial – theory generation, comparative analysis and bringing the “Global East” into play, Eurasian Geography and Economics 59 (1): 1-6.
- Mezentsev, K., M. Gentile, N. Mezentseva and Iu. Stebletska (2018), An island of civilization in a sea of delay? Indifference and fragmentation along the rugged shorelines of Kiev’s newbuild archipelago, Journal of Urban Affairs 41(5): 654-678.
- Gentile, M. (2018), Gentrifications in the planetary elsewhere: Tele-urbanization, Schengtrification, colour-splashing, and the mirage of "more-than-adequate" critical theory, Urban Geography 39 (10): 1455-1464.
- Gentile, M. (2018), Three metals and the “post-socialist city”: reclaiming the peripheries of urban knowledge, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 42 (6): 1140-1151.
- Gentile, M. (2017), "Staden och den geopolitiska förkastningslinjen", in T. Borén (ed.), Urban Utveckling och Interaktion, YMER 2017 (Stockholm: Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi), pp. 49-69.
- Gentile, M. (2017), "Geopolitical fault-line cities", in A. Pikulicka-Wilczewska and G. Uehling (eds.), Migration and the Ukraine Crisis: A Two-Country Perspective (Bristol: E-International Relations), pp. 6-24.
- Gentile, M. (2017), "Boligsegregasjon", in D. Jordhus-Lier and K. Stokke (eds.), Innføring i Samfunnsgeografi (Oslo: Cappelen Damm), pp. 217-231.
- Ferenčuhová, S. and M. Gentile (2016), Introduction: Post-socialist cities and urban theory, Eurasian Geography and Economics 57 (4):483-496.
- Gentile, M. (2016), Neighbourhood reputation in the Soviet and early post-Soviet city: disassembling the geography of prestige in Ust’-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, European Urban and Regional Studies 23 (4): 697-715.
Ferenčuhová, S. and M. Gentile (2016)(guest eds.), Post-socialist cities and urban theory, Eurasian Geography and Economics 57 (4/5).
Includes contributions by Slavomira Ferencuhova & Michael Gentile; Slavomira Ferencuhová; Sonia Hirt; Tauri Tuvikene; Martin Ourednicek; Matthias Bernt; Thomas Borén & Craig Young; Oleg Golubchikov; Stefan Bouzarovski, Ludek Sykora och Roman Matousek; Jennifer Robinson.