|The International Border Research
The International Border Research Group (IBRG) is a non-governmental Scandinavian-based organisation for research on international borders, triponts, trilines and border markers.
The IBRG frequently organizes international expeditions and the members usually publish their individually studies in form of academic, popular scientific, travelogue or journalistic reports.
IBRG President 2008 - 2012. Chief organizer of the 2008 GBSBE Expedition.
Citizen of Norway.
Daily life: Inspector (R) at the Norwegian Border Commissioner for the Norwegian-Russian Border.
IBRG Founder and President 2003 - 2008. Editor of Peter Hering's Border Pictures. Hering has visited the majority of all countries in the world and more than 100 international borders. Chief or Co-organizer of eight IBRG Expeditions.
Citizen of Austria.
Daily life: (Retired) Teacher, Tour Guide, Translator, Lecturer on borders, Vienna, Australia etc. Hering resides in Denmark.
Kaufman has participated in four IBRG expeditions.
Citizen of the United States.
Daily life: Kaufman works at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington D.C., USA.
Kennard has published many reports on international boundary issues. One of her most important reports is
– 'Old Cultures, New Institutions': Around the New Eastern Border of the European Union (European Studies in Culture and Policy' (2010)
Citizen of the United Kingdom.
Daily life: A principal lecturer (retired) in German and European Studies in the Faculty of Languages and European Studies at the University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom.
IBRG President since 2012. Editor of Jan S. Krogh's Geosite, Organizer of SKE and Co-organizer of GBBE and Søsex.
Citizen of Norway.
Daily life: Managing Director at UAB Kronen, Lithuania.
Owner of Borderfilms. Participant in six IBRG expeditions.
Citizen of Canada.
Daily life: Travel Journalism, Photography, Radio Features, Television Producing and Marketing and Promotion in Guatemala and Canada.
Editor of Borderbase. Nielsen's main interest is on international tripoints and trilines, the Danish-German border and he has made a research on every single border marker at this border. He has visited a number of borders in Europe, North America, Africa (Great South East African Border Trip) and Asia (Boundaries of Cyprus, 2003). Nielsen has also participated in seven IBRG expeditions.
Citizen of Denmark.
Daily life: Systems Administrator at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, SCIENCE-IT, Denmark.
The IBRG Chief of Logistics. Nissen has participated in four IBRG expeditions. Project Manager of the 2016 special exhibition at the Danish Reunification and Border Museum, Christiansfeld (posters below Danish only).
Citizen of Denmark.
Daily life: Director of Logistics at JP/Politikens Hus A/S, Denmark.
Editor of the book Gränsfeber (2009) and Tripoint spotting, Enclaves of the World and Borders Borders Borders (earlier also Border Zone Europe, Border Zone Asia and European Tripointing). Palmberg keeps an up-to-date record on political enclaves-exclaves (a.k.a. true enclaves) of the World.
Citizen of Finland.
Daily life: (Retired) Senior Lecturer at Åbo Akademi University at Vaasa, Finland.
Schelde is editor of a Danish-German Border Photo Site. He has visited a number of border areas in the South East Asia.
Citizen of Denmark.
Daily life: Architecture & Planning Professional, Denmark.
Editor of BorderLand. Organizer of numerous expeditions in the BeNeLux and participant in four IBRG expeditions. His Picasa Border Galley is a rich source to a very big number of border markers in the region (Dutch).
Citizen of the Netherlands.
Daily life: System Coordinator at Rabobank, the Netherlands.
|2001||The Danish-German Border Expedition 2001. Link #1||PH, JN|
|6-16 Sep 2001||The Great Central European Border Expedition (GCEBE). Report, video #1, video #2, link #3, link #4 (Danish), link #5||PH, DM, JN, RP, HV|
|1-8 July 2002||The Great Eastern European Border Expedition (GEEBE) involved crossing approximately 25 official borders, and covered 8 Eastern European tripoints as well as visiting border areas in Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary. Link #1, link #2||PH, MK, AK, DM, JN, RP, HV|
|9-21 July 2003||
Border Expedition (GBBE). Border areas of the Baltic countries of
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Russia. After the main expedition
had ended some of the participants also visited the Swedish and
Link #1, link #2
|PH, MK, AK, JSK, DM, JN, HPN, RP, HV|
|8-21 May 2005||The Great South Eastern European Border Expedition (GSEEBE). Covering 14 countries, mainly on the Balkan. Itinerary, details, map, Link #1, link #2, link #3.||PH, MK, AK, DM, JN, HPN, RP, HV|
|13-15 Sep 2007||The Great Ghana Border Expedition (GGBE). Link #1, link #2||DM, JN|
|May 2008||The Great Black Sea Border Expedition (GBSBE). Short Report. Link #1, link #2||FB, PH, MK, AK, DM, JN, RP|
|28 April - 1 May 2011||The Small Kaliningrad Expedition (SKE). Link #1||JSK, HPN|
|27 Aug-13 Sep 2011||
Store Øst-Asien Ekspeditionen (Søsex) [The Great East Asia
Border areas between China, North Korea and Russia (CNKPRU), the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, Beijing and Tibet. Link #1
|PH, JSK, HPN, RP|
|27-29 Apr 2012||The
Euroregion Neisse-Nisa-Nysa Border Expedition (ENBE). Border areas
between Czech Republic, Germany and Poland.
|PH, JSK, JN, HPN, SS|
|19-21 Apr 2013||The Switzerland Expedition (CHEX13). Preliminary CHEX13 Itinerary. Full report (German).||PH, AK, JSK, HPN, RP|
|Aug 2016||The Andorra Expedition (ADEX16).|
|2003 - 2008||Peter Hering|
|2008 - 2012||Frode Berg|
|2012 -||Jan S. Krogh|
First time published: 25 March 2012 – Last
– Contact: geosite (at) jankrogh.com – Copyright IBRG, Denmark, 2012 -