Professor Bülent Gökay

Title: Professor of International Relations
Phone: +44 (0)1782 733512
Email: b.gokay@keele.ac.uk
Location: CBA2.002, Chancellors Building
Role: Professor of International Relations, SPIRE
Contacting me: Please check my office hours on my door. If you need to see me urgently send me an e-mail message.
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I  joined Keele in 1996 from Wolfson College, Cambridge, where I had been a postdoctoral Research Fellow for the previous three years. Before coming to Keele, I worked at the Birkbeck College-London, University of North London, and at the University of Cambridge, teaching the history of Soviet Union, Russian Revolution, Weimar Republic, Eastern Europe and the Balkans, Intelligence and International Politics.  I am the founder and the Managing Editor of the Journal of Global Faultlines.  

My books include The Politics of Caspian Oil  by Palgrave in 2001; Eastern Europe Since 1970 by Longman in 2005 (second edition in 2006), The New American Imperialism: Bush's War on Terror and Blood for Oil, co-authored with Vassilis K. Fouskas, published by Greenwood Publishing Group in 2005; SOVIET EASTERN POLICY AND TURKEY, 1920-1991 by Routledge in 2006,  Politics of Oil – A Survey, by Routledge in 2006; Unholy Alliance: Muslims and Communists in Post-Transition States (with Ben Fowkes) by Routledge, 2011; The Fall of the US Empire. , Global Fault-Lines and the Shifting Imperial Order, co-authored with Vassilis K. Fouskas, published by Pluto Press, June 2012. (GlobalFaultlines- interview)

I am also:

I am trained/experienced in historical and political-economy analysis.  My research to date has involved extensive literature reviews and textual analysis. My research expertise has been built across two interrelated strands: the political and social history of post - WW1 settlements, and political-economy analysis of resource competition in Eurasia. Since 2008, I have been developing my historical analysis of the global financial/economic crisis using a geological metaphor ‘global faultlines’ to sketch out points of fracture linked with factors such as the collapse of major banks, declining industrial capacity and depletion of natural resources

One of my recent book,  The Fall of the US Empire: Global Fault-Lines and the Shifting Imperial Order (co-authored with Vassilis Fouskas), Pluto Press, 2012, is a good example to this, analysing the changing balance of global power, the hegemonic shift from the global "West" to the global "East/ South". The decline of the US hegemony, the rise of China and other Emerging Powers, and the nature of contemporary global political economy are issues of paramount importance to me, and I try to analyse such questions from a non-provincial perspective in order to understand HOW THE WORLD WORKS, the current crisis and Where Do We Go from HereMy recent articles on such issues:

Tectonic Shifts and Systemic Faultlines: The Global Economic Crisis

Making sense of the protests in Turkey (and Brazil): contesting neo-liberal urbanism
in ‘Rebel Cities’

Areas of research:

  • Soviet Foreign Policy, 1920s and 1930s
  • Contemporary Turkish political history
  • Decline and disintegration of the state socialist systems in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union
  • Oil Politics and Energy Security in Eurasia
  • Global Political Economy - Decline of the West, Global Shift to the East/ South-- a 'World Systems' perspective

     

Select Publications

  • A Clash of Empires: Turkey between Russian Bolshevism and British Imperialism, 1918-1923, London: I.B. Tauris, 1997, 268 pp. [translated into Turkish];
  • ‘A Longstanding Debate from Lenin to Yeltsin: Sheikh Shamil and Russian Nationalism’, in Ben Fowkes(ed), Russia and Chechnia, 1998; pp.25-64; [translated into Turkish]
  • Eastern Europe Since 1970, Longman, 2001, 171 pp. [translated into Italian and Portuguese];
  • Soviet Eastern Policy and Turkey, 1920-1991, Routledge, 2006, 240 pp. [translated into Turkish];
  • New American Imperialism. Bush’s War on Terror, Blood for Oil, (with Vassilis Fouskas) Greenwood Praeger, 2005, 247 pp. [translated into Chinese, Greek, and Turkish];
  • The Politics of Caspian Oil (editor), Palgrave (Macmillan), 2000, 232 pp.;
  • Kosovo. Politics of Delusion (joint editor), Frank Cass, 2001, 190 pp.;
  •  Battle of the Black Gold: Oil, war and geopolitics from Kosovo to Afghanistan link (editor), special issue of the Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans, Vol.4, No. 1, May 2002;
  • 11 September 2001: War, Terror and Judgement (joint editor), London: Frank Cass, 2003, 204 pp.;
  •  ‘Ghost Dance: The US and Illusions of Power in the 21st Century’, together with D. Whitman, Alternatives, Vol.3, No.4, Winter 2004, pp.60-91;
  • ‘The Kurdish Question in Turkey’, in N. Ghanea and A. Xanthaki (eds), Minorities, Peoples and Self-Determination, Koninklijke Brill NV., 2005, pp. 315-336;
  • The Politics of Oil: A Survey (editor), Routledge, 2006, 247 pp;
  • ‘An Agenda for the Next American President’, Mediterranean Quarterly, 19(3), 2008, pp. 99-114;
  • ‘Communists and Muslims’ (joint editor), special issue of The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, Volume 25, Issue 1, 2009;
  •  ‘The 2008 World Economic Crisis: Global Shifts and Faultlines’, Global Research, 15 February 2009;
  •  ‘Tectonic Shifts and Systemic Faultlines: A Global Perspective to Understand the 2008-2009 World Economic Crisis’, Alternatives, Volume 8, Number 1, Winter 2009.
  •  ‘ Global Trends, Faultlines and Tectonic Shifts: A Historical Perspective on the 2008-2009 Crisis’, (joint article with Darrell Whitman), Radical Notes, June 2009.
  • 'Tectonic Shifts and Systemic Faultlines: the Global Economic Crisis', Socialism and Democracy, July 2010, (joint article with Darrell Whitman).
  • 'Ragip Zarakolu, symbol of freedom of expression and human rights in modern Turkey', openDemocracy, February 2012.

Bülent Gökay Open Library
Books by Bülent Gökay

Selected Publications

  • Fouskas VK and Gökay B. 2012. The Fall of the US Empire, Global Fault-Lines and the Shifting Imperial Order. Pluto Pr.
  • Gokay B and Whitman D. 2010. Lineages of the 2008-10 global economic crisis: exposing shifts in the world economic order. JOURNAL OF BALKAN AND NEAR EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 12(2), 125-154. link> doi>
  • Gokay B and Whitman D. 2010. Tectonic Shifts and Systemic Faultlines: The Global Economic Crisis. Socialism and Democracy, vol. 24(2). doi> link>
  • GOKAY B. 2009. Mapping the Faultlines: A Historical Perspective on the 2008-2009 World Economic Crisis. Cultural Logic, ISSN 1097-3087, 1-36. link>
  • Gokay B. 2018. Communist Party of Turkey: An Instrument of 'Soviet Eastern Policy'?. In Communist Parties in the Middle East: A Century of History. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

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Books

  • Gokay B. 2012. Soviet Eastern Policy and Turkey, 1920-1991: Soviet Foreign Policy, Turkey and Communism. (8 vols.). Routledge.
  • Fouskas VK and Gökay B. 2012. The Fall of the US Empire, Global Fault-Lines and the Shifting Imperial Order. Pluto Pr.
  • Gokay B and Fowkes B. Gokay B and Fowkes B (Eds.). 2011. Muslims and Communists in Post-Transition States. (Six vols.). Routledge.
  • Gokay B and Fowkes B. Gokay B and Fowkes B (Eds.). 2011. Muslims and Communists in Post-Transition States. (Six vols.). Routledge.
  • GOKAY B. 2006. Politics of Oil: A Survey. Routledge.
  • GOKAY B. 2006. Soviet Eastern Policy and Turkey, 1920-1991. Routledge.
  • GOKAY B and V. Fouskas. 2005. The New American Imperialism: Bush's War on Terror and Blood for Oil. Praeger Greenwood.
  • Gokay B. Gokay B (Ed.). 2004. Turkey, Greece and Cyprus: Security Across the Borderlands of A New Europe. Keele European Research Centre, Keele.
  • Gökay B and Walker RBJ. kay BG and Walker RBJ (Eds.). 2003. 11 September 2001: War, Terror and Judgement. Frank Cass, London.
  • Gökay B and Walker RBJ. kay BG and Walker RBJ (Eds.). 2002. 11 September 2001. War, terror and judgement. Keele European Research Centre, Keele University.
  • Gökay B. kay BG (Ed.). 2001. Eastern Europe since 1970. Longman, London.
  • Gökay B, Drezov K, Waller M. Waller M, Drezov K, kay BG (Eds.). 2001. Kosovo. The Politics of Delusion. Frank Cass, London.
  • Gökay B, Spatharou A, Sinker R, Hadjian A, Peuch J-C, Kasim K, Towner A. kay BG (Ed.). 2001. The Politics of Caspian Oil. Palgrave, London.

Journal Articles

  • Gokay B. 2016. TAKSIM GEZI, 2013: Struggles over the city. A Review Article. Turkish Review.
  • Gokay B and Hamourtziadou L. 2016. Whiter than white: race and otherness in Turkish and Greek national identities. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, vol. 18(2), 177-189. doi> link>
  • Gokay B and Aybak T. 2016. Identity, Race and Nationalism in Turkey. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, vol. 18(2). doi>
  • Gokay B and Shain F. 2015. Making sense of the protests in Turkey (and Brazil): contesting neo-liberal urbanism in ‘Rebel Cities’. Estudos Ibero-Americanos, vol. 41(2), 242-261. doi>
  • Gokay B. 2015. Review Article: Capitalism with Islamic Characteristics. Political Quarterly, vol. 86(2), 331-333. doi>
  • Gokay B and Whitman D. 2010. Lineages of the 2008-10 global economic crisis: exposing shifts in the world economic order. JOURNAL OF BALKAN AND NEAR EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 12(2), 125-154. link> doi>
  • Gokay B and Whitman D. 2010. Tectonic Shifts and Systemic Faultlines: The Global Economic Crisis. Socialism and Democracy, vol. 24(2). doi> link>
  • Gokay B. 2010. The global financial crisis and its impact on the Balkans and the Near/Middle East. JOURNAL OF BALKAN AND NEAR EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 12(2), 123-124. link> doi>
  • GOKAY B. 2009. The 2008 World Economic Crisis: Global Shifts and Faultlines. Global Research.
  • Fouskas VK and Goekay B. 2009. Editorial. JOURNAL OF BALKAN AND NEAR EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 11(3), 233. link> doi>
  • GOKAY B. 2009. Mapping the Faultlines: A Historical Perspective on the 2008-2009 World Economic Crisis. Cultural Logic, ISSN 1097-3087, 1-36. link>
  • GOKAY B. 2009. Tectonic Shifts and Systemic Faultlines: A Global Perspective to Understand the 2008-2009 World Economic Crisis. Alternatives, vol. 8(1), 19-58.
  • Gökay B and FOUSKAS V. 2008. Vassilis K. Fouskas. and Bülent Gökay. "An Agenda for the Next American President." Mediterranean Quarterly 19.3 (2008): 99-114. Mediterranean Quarterly: a journal of global issues, vol. 3(19), 99-114.
  • GOKAY B. 2005. The Beginning of the End of the Petrodollar: What Connects Iraq to Iran. Alternatives, vol. 4(4), 40-56.
  • Gokay B. 2004. Defeat in detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913. INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 26(4), 868-869. link>
  • GOKAY B and Whitmasn D. 2004. GHOST DANCE: The U.S. and Illusions of Power in the 21st Century. Alternatives, vol. 3(4), 60-91.
  • Gokay B. 2004. Russia and Chechnia: A long history of conflict, resistance and oppression. Alternatives. Turkish Journal of International Relations, vol. 3(2 and 3), 1-18.
  • Gökay B. 2003. Pax America. Is it all about oil?. Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans, vol. 5(1), 83-87. doi>
  • Gökay B. 2003. Turkey after Copenhagen: walking on a tightrope. Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans, vol. 5(2), 147-164. doi>
  • Gökay B. 2002. Oil, war and geopolitics from Kosovo to Afghanistan. Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans, vol. 4(1), 5-14. doi>
  • Gökay B. 2002. The most dangerous game in the world: oil, war and US global hegemony. Turkish Journal of International Relations, vol. 1(2), 47-68.
  • Gokay B. 1999. Central Asia meets the Middle East. MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 35(2), 203-204. link>
  • Gokay B. 1998. The battle for Baku (May-September 1918): A peculiar episode in the history of the caucasus. MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 34(1), 30-50. link> doi>
  • Gokay B. 1996. Regional power rivalries in the New Eurasia - Rubinstein,AZ, Smolansky,OM. EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES, vol. 48(6), 1040-1041. link>
  • GOKAY B. 1996. WHEN THE SOVIET-UNION ENTERED WORLD POLITICS - JACOBSON,J. INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 18(2), 433-434. link>
  • Gokay B. 1996. Turkish settlement and the Caucasus, 1918-20. MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 32(2), 45-76. link> doi>
  • Gokay B. 1996. Untitled. MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 32(2), 256-258. link>
  • GOKAY B. 1995. FROM WESTERN PERCEPTIONS TO TURKISH SELF-PERCEPTION. JOURNAL OF MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES, vol. 5(2), 259-269. link>
  • GOKAY B. 1993. THE TURKISH COMMUNIST-PARTY - THE FATE OF THE FOUNDERS. MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 29(2), 220-235. link> doi>
  • GOKAY B. 1991. KINROSS ON ATATURK - A NOTE. MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 27(4), 694-698. link> doi>
  • GOKAY B. 1991. FAITH IN HISTORY. HISTORY WORKSHOP JOURNAL, 231-232. link>
  • Gokay B and Fowkes B. 2013. COMMUNISTS AND MUSLIMS: THE YEARS OF ALLIANCE. Twentieth Century Communism - a journal of international history, 126-155. doi> link>

Chapters

  • Gokay B. 2018. Communist Party of Turkey: An Instrument of 'Soviet Eastern Policy'?. In Communist Parties in the Middle East: A Century of History. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
  • Gokay B. 2015. Two pillars of US global hegemony: Middle Eastern oil and the petrodollar. In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gokay B. 2011. An Unholy Alliance against the Common Enemy: A History of Communists' Relations with Muslims. In Muslims and Communists in Post-Transition States. Fowkes B and Gokay B (Eds.). Routledge.
  • Gokay B. 2008. Oil and Capitalism in the 21st Century: ‘Peak Oil’ and the End of the ‘Cheap Oil Economy'. In Cultural Practices, Political Possibilities. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • GOKAY B. 2006. How Oil Fuels World Politics. In Politics of Oil: A Survey. Gokay B (Ed.). Routledge.
  • GOKAY B. 2005. The Kurdish Question in Turkey: Historical Roots, Domestic Concerns and International Law. In Minorities, Peoples and Self-Determination. Ghanea N and Xanthaki A (Eds.). Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
  • Gokay B. 2004. The most dangerous game in the world: oil, war and US global hegemony. In September 11 and World Politics. Bacik G and Aras B (Eds.). Fatih University Press, Istanbul.
  • GOKAY B. 2003. The United States Against the World: Oil, Hegemony and the Militarization of Globalization. In 11 September 2001: War, Terror and Judgement . Gokay B and Walker RBJ (Eds.). Frank Cass Publishers.
  • GOKAY B. 2002. Seyh Samil Anti-Emperyalist Bir Kahraman mi, Yoksa Karsi-Devrimci Bir Yobaz miydi?. In Cecenistan: Yok Sayilan Ulke, Istanbul. Everest Publishing.
  • Gökay B. 2002. The United States versus the world: oil, war, geopolitics and global economy. In 11 September. War, Terror and Judgement. kay BG and Walker RBJ (Eds.). Keele European Research Centre, Keele University.
  • Gökay B. 2001. History and Political Change. In The Politics of Caspian Oil. kay BG (Ed.). Palgrave, London.
  • Gökay B. 2001. The Politics of Oil in the Black Sea Area. In Politics of the Black Sea. Aybak T (Ed.). I B Tauris, London.

Other

  • Gokay B and Shain F. 2013. The protests in Turkey: urban warfare in 'rebel cities', Open Democracy, August 26.
  • GOKAY B. 2006. Iraq, Iran and the end of petrodollar: The waning influence of the USA in the Asian century.
  • GOKAY B. 2003. A Changing Turkey: Europe's Dilemma.
  • GOKAY B. 2002. Battle of the black gold: oil, war and geopolitics from Kosovo to Afghanistan.
  • Gokay B and Serin V. A Global Perspective to Understand the 2008-2009 World Economic Crisis. http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/17875166/452461551/name/conf09program.pdf.
  • Gokay B. The shifting of Economic Power towards Asia. In B. Gokay (Ed.). http://www.asianpa.net/sayfa-dosya/5abstracts.pdf (pp. 211-225).
  • Gokay B. The shifting of Economic Power towards Asia. In B. Gokay (Ed.). http://www.asianpa.net/sayfa-dosya/5abstracts.pdf (pp. 211-225).
  • Introduction to Global Political Economy (level 1)
  • IR of Eurasia: Challenges of Globalisation and Geopolitics (level 2)
  • Missing Dimension: Intelligence Services and International Relations (level 3)
  • Rethinking Faultlines Beyond the East-West Divide in Global Politics (MA level, team-taught)
  • Crisis, continuity and change: Critical Trends and Issues in Contemporary Global History (MA level, team taught)

I can supervise research students in the following areas:

* Global Political Economy, decline of the West/ North and the rise of Emerging Powers in the Global East/ South

* Turkish Politics and History

* Oil Politics and Energy Security in Eurasia

 I have supervised, as Lead Supervisor, 17 PhD students to successful completion.

Successful Doctoral completions:

  • Drosili Hamourtziadou, “National Truths: Justifications and Self-Justifications of Three Nationalisms in Bosnia-Herzegovina” (2001)

  • Yoshihiko Mizumoto, “Counselling America, Involving the Soviet Union: Winston Churchill's Strategy for Britain's Revival, 1951-1955” (2002)

  • Hasene Karasac, “The Torn Countries, Turkey and Russia, in the post-Cold War Era: in search of Identity” (2003)

  • Kelly Hignett, “The Politics of Organised Crime in East Central Europe” (2005)

  • Ahmet Ozturk, “Management of trans-boundary mega-projects in the post-Cold War Eurasia: the case studies of GAP water and Baku-Ceyhan pipeline projects” (2006)

  • Emre Iseri, “The US grand strategy and the Eurasian heartland in the 21st century: with special reference to the main Caspian oil pipeline BTC” (2008)

  • Oguz Dilek, “The political economy of post-Cold War US global strategy in the ‘greater’ Middle East”  (2008)

  • Hüseyin ISIKSAL "Asymmetric Negotiations: Dichotomous International Order and Turkey-EU Relations  (2009)

  • Michael Vishnevetsky "Youth gangs and terrorism in Chechnya: recruitment, activities and networks  (2009)

  • Ioannis Sotiriou, “The European Responses to the Yugoslav crisis, with a particular emphasis on the French, British and German positions” (2009)

  • Peshawa Muhammed, "US Perspectives on Kurdish Independence from Iraq, 1972-2011" (2012)

  • Ercan Aslantas, "The European States System and Ottoman-Russian Relations, 1815-1856" (2012)
  • Zehra Azizbeyli, "Contesting Memories and National Identity in Cyprus" (2014)
  • Ilia Xypolia, "Western Intervention and National Identity in Cyprus" (2014)
  • Mustafa Demir, "Turkey's Foreign Policy Towards Kurdistan Region of Iraq" (2015)
  • Taha Ozhan, "The Transformation of Turkish Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East since 2002"  (2015)
  •  
  • Ozcan Sahin, "Turkey's Middle Eastern pendulum under contesting geopolitical mentalities and representations (1923-2010)"  (2016)

 Current PhD students:

1. Seref Kavak, "Kurdish Diaspora in the UK"

2. Shehla Khan, "Identity and Representation in Turkey and Pakistan"

3. Mustafa Yasacan, "Turkey and Russia in the Cold War"

4. Salih Car, "Economic Secularism and Emerging Economies"

5. Aslihan Cap, "US foreign policy in the Middle East and Syrian crisis"

Further information is available about studying in SPIRE, including funding available for pursuing a doctoral research degree.

 

 

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The Journal of Global Faultlines is a peer-reviewed, open-access, academic journal, published by Pluto Press, currently twice a year. The journal seeks to bring cutting-edge theoretical and critical reflection to bear on dominant and/or mainstream debates within international and global studies, and is committed to publish original theoretical debates, empirically-based investigations and policy discussions.

 

Editors:

 

Bulent Gokay, Keele University (Founding Editor)

 

Ilia Xypolia, University of Aberdeen (Book reviews Editor)

 

The Journal of Global Faultlines attempts to cover the evolving current world situation by looking at global problems from a variety of different and overlapping perspectives: economic, political, philosophical, cultural, educational, geographical, social, and historical, among many others. The journal aims to provide ongoing open forums to discuss and analyze global problems and developments from critical perspectives or viewpoints, and thus improve understanding of the underlying forces shaping the destiny of the world in the 21st century.  To this end the journal also encourages contributions from writers and disciplines that are not commonly associated with the study of the aforementioned academic fields of study.

Contributions from scholars working around the globe are particularly welcome.

The journal endorses a full peer review process, consisting of editorial selection followed by at least two anonymous peer-reviewers. The journal, currently published electronically only, will be published in hard (paper) copy as well from the beginning of 2017 by Pluto JournalsImage result for pluto press

 

INTERNATIONAL STANDARD SERIAL NUMBER (ISSN):  2054-2089 for electronic version and 2397-7825 for paper copy

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GlobalFaultlines is a magazine branch of the Journal

GLOBAL FAULTLINES is an online magazine of global political economy, politics and culture

The Global Faultlines is a forum for the emerging patterns and perspectives of the 21st Century and the discussions and debates flowing from the current powerful transformation and set of related problems. We aim to encourage open and constructive dialogue, a platform which seeks to promote information, analysis, and opinion on various aspects of this process of historical change by providing various interpretations/ comments and reviews that are relevant to the analysis of this multidimensional process from a plurality of democratic perspectives. The site also seeks to promote original reports, analysis and debates, and short polemical interventions on topics of political significance conceived from critical perspectives from all corners of the globe. We are also interested in work that would be difficult to classify as belonging solely in either of these groups.

The site is updated on a rolling basis as new material is received and edited. Global Faultlines website publishes constructive and thoughtful comments from readers.

I can supervise research students in the following areas:

* Global Political Economy, decline of the West/ North and the rise of Emerging Powers in the Global East/ South

* Turkish Politics and History

* Oil Politics and Energy Security in Eurasia

 

I have supervised, as Lead Supervisor, 17 PhD students to successful completion.


Successful Doctoral completions: 

  • Drosili Hamourtziadou, “National Truths: Justifications and Self-Justifications of Three Nationalisms in Bosnia-Herzegovina” (2001)

  • Yoshihiko Mizumoto, “Counselling America, Involving the Soviet Union: Winston Churchill's Strategy for Britain's Revival, 1951-1955” (2002)

  • Hasene Karasac, “The Torn Countries, Turkey and Russia, in the post-Cold War Era: in search of Identity” (2003)

  • Kelly Hignett, “The Politics of Organised Crime in East Central Europe” (2005)

  • Ahmet Ozturk, “Management of trans-boundary mega-projects in the post-Cold War Eurasia: the case studies of GAP water and Baku-Ceyhan pipeline projects” (2006)

  • Emre Iseri, “The US grand strategy and the Eurasian heartland in the 21st century: with special reference to the main Caspian oil pipeline BTC” (2008)

  • Oguz Dilek, “The political economy of post-Cold War US global strategy in the ‘greater’ Middle East”  (2008)

  • Hüseyin ISIKSAL "Asymmetric Negotiations: Dichotomous International Order and Turkey-EU Relations  (2009)

  • Michael Vishnevetsky "Youth gangs and terrorism in Chechnya: recruitment, activities and networks  (2009)

  • Ioannis Sotiriou, “The European Responses to the Yugoslav crisis, with a particular emphasis on the French, British and German positions” (2009)

  • Peshawa Muhammed, "US Perspectives on Kurdish Independence from Iraq, 1972-2011" (2012)

  • Ercan Aslantas, "The European States System and Ottoman-Russian Relations, 1815-1856" (2012)
  • Zehra Azizbeyli, "Contesting Memories and National Identity in Cyprus" (2014)
  • Ilia Xypolia, "Western Intervention and National Identity in Cyprus" (2014)
  • Mustafa Demir, "Turkey's Foreign Policy Towards Kurdistan Region of Iraq" (2015)
  • Taha Ozhan, "The Transformation of Turkish Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East since 2002"  (2015)
  •  
  • Ozcan Sahin, "Turkey's Middle Eastern pendulum under contesting geopolitical mentalities and representations (1923-2010)"  (2016)

 

 

Current PhD students:

1. Seref Kavak, "Kurdish Diaspora in the UK"

2. Shehla Khan, "Identity and Representation in Turkey and Pakistan"

3. Mustafa Yasacan, "Turkey and Russia in the Cold War"

4. Salih Car, "Economic Secularism and Emerging Economies"

5. Aslihan Cap, "US foreign policy in the Middle East and Syrian crisis"