Research


The list of scientific papers published abroad in the period of 2011-2016


Richard Rousseau

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

L’effondrement de l’Union soviétique; le rôle de la dégradation de l’environnement [The Collapse of the Soviet Union: The Role of Environmental Degradation], Presses de l'Université Laval (Canada), 240 pages, 2012. 

Corruption in Russia, Looming Consequences, and Potential Solutions, Ashgate, Aldershot, 200 pages, September 2013.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan: the Dilemma of the Disputed territories, in Bilgin, Fevzi (Ed.), The Kurdish Issue in Turkey, Georgetown University Press, 2013

REFEREED ARTICLES

Risks and Opportunities in Emerging Markets: The Cases of India and China, Journal of Global Analysis, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012

The False Promise of Peace Processes: NATO-Russia Relations on the Eve of Putin’s Coming to Power (2000-2002),Current Politics and Economics of Russia, Eastern and Central Europe, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2013

Central Asia: the complex management of water resources, The Caucasus & Globalization (Sweden), March, 201

Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan: Real Revolution or State Collapse? Central Asia and the Caucasus (Sweden), January 2013.

Kazakhstan: Continuous Improvement or stalemate in its Relations with China? Strategic Analysis (Routledge Taylor & Francis), Vol. 37, No. 1, January 2013.

Dimensions and Implications of Drug Trafficking and Consumption in Central Asia, Central Asia Survey, Volume 31, No. 4, 2012.

China’s Growing Economic Presence in Ukraine and Belarus, Strategic Analysis (Routledge Taylor & Francis) Vol. 36, No. 1, January 2012, p. 18-22.

The Role of Media in the Two Russia-Chechnya Wars in the 1990s, Journal of Central Asia and the Caucasian Studies (JCACS), Vol. 6, No. 11, Winter 2012.

Strategic Perspectives: A Look at Clausewitz, Sun-Tzu and Thucydides, Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2012.

De la légalité et la légitimité de la « guerre préventive »,Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2011. Read online

Competing Geopolitical Interests of China, Russia and the United States in Central Asia and the Caspian Region, Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2011, pp 13-30. Read online

Shifts in Azerbaijan’s Foreign Policy Towards the Euro-Atlantic Alliance, GeoPolitica, Volume 40, No. 2, 2011. Read online

The Drug Trade in Central and South Asia: The Northward Route Through Central Asia, Current Politics and Economics of South, Southeastern, and Central Asia, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2012.

Corporate Governance around the World: Anglo-Saxon Countries, Germany, Japan and Latin American Countries, IBSU Journal of Business, Vol. 2, (2), 2012. IBSU Journal of Social Studie

The Europeanization of Security and Turkey’s Membership of the European Union, The Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 2012.

Dimensions of Russian Foreign Policy towards Georgia between Vladimir Putin’s 2000 Election and the 2003 Rose Revolution, The Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1, Fall 2011.


Mukhtar Hajizada

‘New Regionalism in Europe’s Black Sea Region: Measuring and comparing intra- and cross-regional patterns of trade regionalisation’(2013), East European Politics, Special Issue Vol. 29, Issue 3. (co-authored with Florent Marciacq.)

Complex Regionalisation in the Wider Black Sea Area (2012), PhD thesis. University of Leicester. Read online

‘Democratisation of the BSEC Parliamentary Assembly and the Implications for Conflict-Resolution in the wider Black Sea area’ (December 2011), Policy Brief 01, published by the Centre for International and European Studies (CIES), Kadir Has University, Istanbul (ISBN 978-975-8919-67-3). (Co-authored with Carol Weaver.)

‘Complex Regionalisation in the Wider Black Sea Area’ (2010), in The Black Sea Region and EU Policy: The Challenge of Divergent Agendas, edited by Henderson, K. and Weaver, C., Ashgate Publishing Limited, Surrey, pp 119-34 (ISBN 9781409412014). (This contribution was peer-reviewed.)

‘Complex Regionalisation in the Wider Black Sea Area’, oral presentation at the Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, organised by The Center for Research on Globalization and Democratic Governance (GLODEM), Koç University, 9 May 2013

‘EU-Russia relationship: Reflections on the regionalisation in the wider Black Sea area’, presented at the international conference titled ‘Russia and the EU: the future of Europe and Eurasia’ organised by The University Association for Contemporary Studies (UACES) EU-Russia Collaborative Research Network at the Russian Academy of Science Institute of Europe, Moscow, 15-16 April 2013

‘Europeanisation of the Black Sea regionalisation’, a paper presented at the international conference on Security, Democracy and Development in the Southern Caucasus and the Black Sea Region, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, 13 October 2012

‘New Regionalism in Europe’s Black Sea Region: Measuring and comparing intra- and cross-regional patterns of trade regionalisation’, a paper (co-authored with Florent Marciacq) presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies, 7 September 2011, Cambridge

‘Security Imperative and New Regionalism in the EU’s Eastern European Neighbourhood’, a Jean Monnet presentation at the Department of Politics and International Relations, Leicester University, 12 January 2011

‘A case of regionalisation in the wider Black Sea area: political mechanisms and economic convergence’ a paper presented at the Fifth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, organised by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Standing Group on the European Union, hosted by the University Fernando Pessoa and Faculty of Economics of Porto University (Porto, Portugal), 26 June 2010

‘Regionalisation around the Black Sea’, a paper presented at the PhD Symposium on Modern and Contemporary South East Europe, organised by LSEE (Research on South Eastern Europe), European Institute, LSE, 18 June 2010

'EU Policies and Black Sea Economic Cooperation', oral presentation at the conference A Clash of Agendas: EU Policy in the Black Sea Region convened by the Department of Politics and International Relations of Leicester University, 8 May 2009

“The Black Sea Region: the EU’s final external border or an internal challenge?”. a poster selected for presentation at the Leicester University’s Festival of Postgraduate Research, 25 June 2009 (This was the only selected presentation to represent the Department of Politics and International Relations at the event)

'The EU and its Eastern Partners in the Wider Black Sea Region: Counterweights or Counterpoints?', oral presentation at the annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES), Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 29 Mar 2009

‘The EU's Black Sea Dimension in the context of the Wider European Architecture’, a paper presented at the 7th Biennial Conference on ‘The Maturing European Union’ organised by the European Community Studies Association - Canada (ECSA-C), Edmonton, 26 September 2008


Kanan Allahverdiyev

Материалы V Международного форума стран-партнеров в области подготовки и переподготовки кадров для государственной и муниципальной службы /Кыргызстан, Бишкек, 17-18 декабря 2010 г./ Вестник Академии управления при Президенте Кыргызской республики, 2011, № 12, с. 218 -223

Нагорно-Карабахский конфликт и глобальная геополитика. Вестник Академии управления при Президенте Казахстанской Республики, 2012, № 1

The Caucasian pentagram: a curse or a lucky chance? The Caucasus & Globalization, Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies,Vol.7, Issue 3-4, 2013, Sweden, CA&CC Press, pp.7 -26

Человек, общество, природа в эпоху глобальных трансформаций: безопасность и развитие. Семнадцатые Вавиловские чтения: материалы постоянно действующей международной междисциплинарной научной конференции:в 2 ч./под общ.ред. проф. В.П. Шалаева. – Йошкар-Ола: Поволжский государственный технологический университет, 2014. Часть I, с.8-10

The national idea and national ideology in the sustainability of ethnocultural identity. Central Asia and the Caucasus, Journal of Social and Political Studies, Vol.16, Issue 3-4, 2015, Sweden, CA&CC Press, pp. 32-41

«Большой Кавказ» в геополитике ХХI века. Социальное время. // Научный журнал. 2015, № 3. Йошкар-Ола: Поволжский государственный технологический университет, с. 109-118

Nature of phenomenon of ethno-confessionality: ethnic or religious? The International Journal of Human Resources Management. Vol 27, Isssue 18, 2016, pp. 128 – 133 // Indexed by Sosial Science Citation – Thomson&Reuters. Impact Factor: 1.042 


Elsevar Mammadov

Memorandum of Understanding between Gazprom and Socar: No Shah deniz qaz for Nabucco? Conference presentation, Black Sea Energy Conference, Romania, 2010

The Budapest summit of Nabucco: Opportunities and Challenges, Conference Speech, Gustav Stresemann Institut Bonn, XXI European Summer Academie, 2010

Nord- und Südkaukasus in der europäischen Nachbarschaft: Trianguläre funktionale Kooperation und Wettbewerb in einer heterogenen Region. Russland, EU und Kaukasus Integration, Volume 38 (2015), Issue 1, P. 92-97

Conference speech: “EU in Azerbaijan: Cooperation in the context of strategic instruments”, July 3-4, 2014, Schader-Forum, Darmstadt, Germany. Read online

Russia-hosted Nagorno-Karabakh Talks: Background Motives, Caucasus Analytical Digest (CAD), 2011. Read online


Elmar Mustafayev

Mustafayev, E. (2016). Le guerre del Caucaso meridionale [Wars in the South Caucasus]. Natalizia, G. (Ed.). Il Caucaso Meridionale: Prosesi politici e attori di un’area strategica. [The South Caucasus: political processes and actors of the strategic area]. Aracne. Rome. pp. 113-161

Mustafayev, E. “Can Moscow reconcile two hostile nations of the Caucasus?” Centro studi de geopolitica e relazioni internazionali. Rome. 25 May, 2016. Read online

Mustafayev, E. “The Russo-Turkish Crisis and the risk of war”. Centro studi de geopolitica e relazioni internazionali. Rome. 27 February, 2016. Read online


Azad Garibli

Garibov A. and Frappi, C. (eds) (2014) Caspian Sea Chessboard: Geo-political, Geostrategic and Geo-economic Analysis, Egea Publications, Milan, 242 pages, ISBN 978-88-238-4434-6

Garibov A. (2014) ‘Militarizationof Caspian Sea:Naval Build-Upand Conflicting Interests’

Garibov A. and Frappi, Carlo (eds) CaspianSeaChessboard:Geo-political,Geostrategic and Geo-economic Analysis, Egea Publications, Milan, pp.41-59

Garibov A. (2014) ‘Caspian Naval Build-up: Militarization and Arms Race’, in Valigi, M.  (ed) Caspian Security Issues: Conflicts, Cooperation and Energy Supplies (Social Sciences), Edizioni Epoke, Rome, pp. 85-100

Garibov A. (2014) ‘Deterrence and Terrorism: Can Terrorism Be Deterred?’, Kazakhstan International Processes, Almaty, No: 4 (42), pp. 96-105, (in Russian). Read online

Garibov A. (2013) ‘Central Asia-Afghanistan Security Nexus: Post-2014 Perspectives’Caucasus International, Istanbul,Volume 3, No: 3,pp.61-70

Garibov, A. (2013) ‘The US Post-9/11 Nuclear Strategy and Its Security Implications for Russia’, Geopolitica Magazine, Bucharest, Issue XI, No: 51 (2), pp. 100-107

Garibov, A. (2013) ‘ The Caspian  Corridor:  Geopolitics  of  Transportation in the Region’,  Kazakhstan  in  International  Processes, Almaty, No: 3(37),pp.118-136 (in Russian). Read online

Garibov, A. (2012) ‘The Main Determinants of the US NATO Enlargement Policy and implications for the US-Russia relations’, Journal of Law and Politology, Kishinyov, Issue 2, pp. 49-54

Armenia and Azerbaijan Flex Military Muscles While Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Negotiations Stall, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume: 13 Issue: 190, December 5, 2016. Read online

Armenia’s dangerous posturing sabotages Nagorno-Karabakh peace efforts, EuroActiv, 15 November 15, 2016. Read online

Why the OSCE Keeps Failing to Make Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh, The National Interest, 11 May 2016. Read online

The New Eurasian Drone Wars, The National Interest, 12 May 2016. Read online 

Development of Transport Sector in Azerbaijan, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume: 13, Issue: 75, April 18, 2016. Read online

Conclusions to be drawn from the four-day fight in Nagorno-Karabakh for the peace process, The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 09 April 2016. Read online

India in Central Asia: Time for a more comprehensive strategy?, The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 12 June 2013. Read online

The U.S. in Central Asia: Still an important balancer?, The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 28 May 2013. Read online

China and Central Asia: A new game changer or an inevitable dominant?, The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 26 April 2013. Read online

Russia and Central Asia: Do all Central Asian roads still lead to Russian?, The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 13 April 2013. Read online 

An ‘Undeclared Cold War’ in Central Asia?, World Affairs Journal, 5 June 2012. Read online


Cavid Valiyev

From Alliance to Integration: The Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia Triangle, “Jamestown”, 11 March, 2014. Read online

Azerbaijan’s Approach to the Crimean Crisis, “Jamestown” 17 April, 2014. Read online

Different views on Turkey-Armenian border issue, (19 november, 2014). Read online

Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Triangle: main characters of cooperation. In: "Caucasus International", Istanbul, 2015, vol. 5, № 3

"Islamic world needs to be in solidarity to struggle against the Terrorism", 7th Islamic World Forum, book.  (TASAM, İstanbul 2016).

"Connecting Afghanistan world market via Azerbaijan", The Heart of Asia. Conference book. 2016. (ICWA, New Delhi, 2016)

Can Trump Shake Up the South Caucasus?  (18.12.2016). Read online

Why are UNSC resolutions on Nagorno Karabakh not implemented? Read online


Ilgar Gurbanov

"TAP’s Fate after the Italian Referendum", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 198. Read online

"Azerbaijan’s SOCAR Interested in Buying a Stake in Georgia’s Oil & Gas Corporation", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 191. Read online

"Perspectives for Israeli Gas in Southern Gas Corridor Hampered by Economic Limitations", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 186. Read online

"Armenia seeks to boost its role in the Iran-Georgia gas talks", The CACI Analyst, 2016. Read online

"Ex-Gazprom man takes over the legacy of Armenia’s problems", The Times of Israel, 2016. Read online

"SOCAR’s Complicated DESFA Deal Faces New Setbacks", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 153. Read online

"Russia Pushes ‘Gas Swap’ Plans With Iran Amidst Azerbaijan-Iran Gas Talks", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 145. Read online

"Azerbaijan: Europeanisation Versus Real-Politics", in the book of "Dilemmas of Europeanisation: Political Choices and Economic Transformations in the Eastern Partnership Countries" (Latvian Institute of International Affairs, Riga), 2016, pp.95-123. Read online

“Turkey-Russia Rapprochement and Prospects for Turkish Stream”, The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 140. Read online

"Southern Gas Corridor Gains New Momentum", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13 Issue 108. Read online

"Georgia's Endeavours for Alternative Gas Supply: Implications for the regional Energy Map", European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, King’s College London, Issue 54, May 2016, pages 5-9. Read online

"Iranian gas in Georgia. A feasible option?", New Eastern Europe, 27.05.2016. Read online

"Four-Day Karabakh War Highlights Threats to Energy Security on NATO’s Southeastern Flank", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 100. Read online

"Nuclear alarm from Armenia", Euractiv.com, 20.05.2016. Read online

“The Frozen War That Threatens Global Energy Flows”, The National Interest, May 2016. Read online

"Falling Oil Prices and Its Implications for Azerbaijan’s Gas Policy", The Jamestown Foundation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, Volume 13, Issue 44. Read online

“Importance of NATO’s Engagement in Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection in the South Caucasus”, Caucasus International Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter 2015, pages 89-100. Read online

“Post-sanctions Iran: Implications for the Southern Gas Corridor and Opportunities for Azerbaijan”, European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, King’s College London, Issue 49, Oct/Nov. 2015, pages 4-8. Read online

“Azerbaijan’s Strategic Importance for Europe and the Parliamentary Elections”, New Europe, 2015, p.15. Read online

“Trans-Caspian Pipeline conundrum: Turkmenistan, Quo-Vadis?”, The Geostrategic Maritime Review Journal, No.5, Fall/Winter Issue 2015. Read online

“Financial or Production Shortages of SOCAR?: Backstage of Recent Gas Deal with Russia’s Gazprom”, Energy Corridors Review, 2015. Read online

“Greece appeared a “Gordian Knot” for Azerbaijan’s SOCAR”,Energy Corridors Review, 2015. Read online

“NATO Wales Summit: Failure or Success Story?”, Atlantic Voices, June 2015, pages 12-13. Read online

“Removal of sanctions from Iran: What does it promise for the Southern Gas Corridor?”,Natural Gas Europe, 2015. Read online

“Resurrection of Nabucco Pipeline: Real or Myth?”, Newtimes.az, 2015. Read online

“Repercussions of Turkish Stream for the Southern Gas Corridor: Russia's New Gas Strategy”, Caspian Centre for Energy and Environment, 2015. Read online

“Gas Policy of Greece under New Government: Russia, Turkic Stream and Diversification”, Newtimes.az, 2015. Read online

“The New Greek Government: Implications for Azerbaijan's DESFA Purchase”, Caspian Centre for Energy and Environment, 2015. Read online

“Will the LNG save the EU[rope]?”, Newtimes.az, 2015. Read online

“In the Search of New Partners: Putin’s Turkic Stream for Turkey”, Natural Gas Europe, 2015. Read online

“Who buried South Stream and Why?: EU or Russia?”, GW Post, 2014. Read online 

“Implications of the Demise of South Stream for Southern Gas Corridor”, Strategic Outlook, 2014. Read online

“Iraqi Gas in the Light of Recent Geopolitical Turbulences”, Newtimes.az, 2014. Read online

“Perspective of the Eastern Mediterranean natural gas for the EU: Challenges for the Fifth Energy Corridor”, Newtimes.az, 2014. Read online

“Never-ending Story of the Caspian: Legal Status, Astrakhan Summit and not only”, Newtimes.az, 2014. Read online

“Legal knot in the Caspian Sea: Hard to Untie”, Strategic Outlook, 2014. Read online

“The Civilian Crisis Management Policy of the EU in Afghanistan: Challenges for Police Mission”, Strategic Outlook, 2014. Read online

“The Militarization of the Caspian Sea is Inevitable: Cooperation is Needed”, BILGESAM, 2013. Read online

“Between TAP and Nabucco: Who is the “WINNER” of pipeline selection? – Azerbaijan or Russia?”, BILGESAM, 2013. Read online

“Armenia is still a “Forpost”, but Azerbaijan is getting “New Choice” for Russia”, Strategic Outlook, 2013. Read online

“Russia-EU Energy Relations: From Cooperation toward Contradictions”, BILGESAM, 2013. Read online

“Post-Shah Deniz II Period: Challenges that Azerbaijan may face”, BILGESAM, 2013. Read online

“Armenia as a Strategic Satellite of Russia in the South Caucasus”, New Eastern Europe Journal, Issue 3(VIII), 2013, pg.82. Read online

“Energy Conflicts in the Energy Sub-Hubs of Eurasia: How to get rid of it?”, The Diplomatic Insight Journal, August issue, page 19-20. Read online

“Plan – B: RESET of the “Zero Problems with Neighbours” Principle”, Strategic Outlook, 2013. Read online

“Energy in Russian Foreign Policy: Soft Power, Hard Power, or Smart Power?”,Strategic Outlook, 2013. Read online

“Запад скорее столкнется с интересами Евразийского Союза, чем России”, USGAM, 2013. Read online

“Energy Security Dimension in Foreign Policy”, Strategic Outlook, 2013. Read online

“Whether Nagorno-Karabakh Factor is A Challenge or An Advantage in Energy Policy?”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“The New Trends in Russian Energy Policy following Third Presidency of Putin”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“How can the South Caucasus countries achieve regional integration and security?”, Newcaucasus.com, 2012. Read online

“The Arctic New Venue of Geopolitical Wars?”, Cesran International, 2012. Read online

“Western Clouds are Looming on Gazprom’s Horizon: Does History Work against Russia?”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“National Security Priorities of Russia in the Context of Energy Security”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“Importance of Energy in the Economy of Russian Federation”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“Does Ukraine Stand a Chance in TANAP?”, Atlantic Community, 2012. Read online

“TANAP Puzzle: What stands in the ‘Backstage of TANAP’?”, KafkasSAM, 2012. Read online

“Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline: ‘Deal of the Century-2’”, Today’s Zaman, 2012. Read online

“The Politics of Pipeline Diplomacy and Energy Security”, Atlantic Community, 2012. Read online

“TAPI or IPI?: Second NABUCCO Disease?”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“How to survive in South Caucasian Strategic Games: Azerbaijani Diplomacy”, Strategic Outlook, 2012. Read online

“SOCAR – Energy Giant of the Republic of Azerbaijan: Gazprom Case”, Caspian Weekly, 2012. Read online

“Hazar Havzasında Stratejik Oyunlar: Hukuki Statü Sorunu Ve Uluslararası Enerji Politiği”, Journal of Turan Center for Strategic Studies, Volume 3, Number 12, 2011. Read online

“İran Nükleer Programı”, Book of 9th International Congress of Social Sciences of Turkish World, Turkey, Istanbul, 2011, page 314-325.


Gunay Bayramova

Review of ‘Regional Co-operation in the South Caucasus: Good Neighbours or Distant Relatives?’ by Tracey German, Political Studies Review, Volume 12, Issue 2, May 2014

The Role of Energy in Foreign Policy, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012


Tural Ahmadov

A New Paradigm? Prospects and Challenges for US Global Leadership, December 2012, Turkey. Global Political Trends. Read online


Bakhtiyar Aslanov

Khojaly: How and when will justice be realistically attained? Read online

Azerbaijan Claims It Downed Armenian Helicopter in Self Defense. Read online

Azerbaijan and Armenia Stockpile New Weapons. Read online

Spoilers in the game: Source. Read online

App-Gate and Azerbaijan's Presidential Election. Read online

Azerbaijan Applies for PACE Resolution on The Sarsang Reservoir in Nagorno-Karabakh. Read online

Education As a Conflict Promoter: The Nagorno-Karabakh Example. Read online

Fatma Alakbarova

“Tracing the Family Tracing: Unaccompanied Child Migration From Albania To Italy”, Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Sarajevo CIPS Library.14.10.2014

Film about Khazar University