COMPASS Proceedings, Working Reports and Special Issues

GCRF COMPASS Signature Conference Proceedings (February 2020) Uzbekistan in the context of regional security and global change, edited by P. Kalra and E. van Gils, UWED 7-8 November 2019

Korosteleva, E. and Flockhart, T. (2020, in press) ‘Resilience in EU and international institutions’, Contemporary Security Policy, Special Issue. Advance online publication 21 February 2020; full issue 41(2), April 2020

  • Korosteleva, E. & Flockhart, T. (2020) Resilience in EU and international institutions: redefining local ownership in a new global governance agenda DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2020.1723973
  • Tocci, N. (2019) Resilience and the role of the European in the world. advance online publication DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2019.1640342
  • Chandler, D. (2019) Security through societal resilience: Contemporary challenges in the Anthropocene. DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2019.1659574
  • Flockhart, T. (2020) Resilience, ontological security, and the liberal international order: why crisis doesn’t always lead to change DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2020.1723966
  • Korosteleva, E. (2019) Reclaiming resilience back: A local turn in EU external governance. DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2019.1685316
  • Bargues-Pedreny, P. (2019) Resilience is “always more” than our practices: Limits, critiques, and skepticism about international intervention. DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2019.1678856
  • Petrova, I. & Delcour, L. (2019) From principle to practice? The resilience-local ownership nexus in the EU Eastern Partnership policy. DOI:10.1080/13523260.2019.1678280
  • Anholt, R & Sinatti, G. (2019) Under the guise of resilience: the EU approach to migration and forced displacement in Jordan and Lebanon. DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2019.1698182
  • Juncos, A. & Joseph, J. (2019) Building sustainable peace and the EU’s ‘resilience turn’: the contradictions of intervention in Bosnia. DOI: 10.1080/13523260.2019.1703082

GCRF COMPASS Signature Conference Proceedings (December 2019) ‘Tajikistan and cultural diplomacy in Central Asia & Eurasia’, edited by P. Kalra & E. van Gils, TNU, 16-17 September 2019

GCRF COMPASS ECR Training School Working Report (October 2019) ‘Governance, resilience & order: Eurasia and beyond, under the pressure of global and regional change’ edited by P. Kalra and E. van Gils , University of Kent, 2-6 July 2019

GCRF COMPASS Signature Conference Proceedings (September 2019) ‘Governance & Resilience in wider Eurasia: are cooperative orders possible?’ P. Kalra and E. van Gils, University of Kent, 1-2 July, 2019

GCRF COMPASS LSE Ideas UPTAKE Workshop ProceedingsFive Years after Maidan: Toward a Greater Eurasia? edited by E. Korosteleva, Z. Paikin, and S. Paduano, LSE IDEAS, London 12 December 2018

GCRF COMPASS Workshop proceedings (June 2019) ‘The Belt and Road Initiative @Five’ and ‘BRI and the Silk Road’, 13 – 15 March 2019

GCRF COMPASS Conference Proceedings: Tartu Annual Conference 10 – 12 June 2018, E. van Gils, D. Kudaibergenova, P. Kalra, S. Saxena (eds.)

GCRF COMPASS/UPTAKE/IAI Workshop proceedings ‘The EU and resilience: interrogating theory, policies and practice’, edited by E. van Gils, P. Kalra, S. Saxena , IAI Rome, 9 November 2018

Research Articles


Buscaneanu, S. and E. Korosteleva (2020) ’The EU and the EaP Countries: how to “lose weight” and incentivise reform?’, GCRF COMPASS research brief, 17 February

Abushov, K. (2020) ‘Drawing a boundary between structural factors and identity in ethnic conflict: Bringing back the role of identity’, Terrorism and Political Violence. Advance online publication. DOI:10.1080/09546553.2020.1717475 

Abushov, K. (2019) ‘Refining the Line of Distinction between Ethnic Conflict and Security Dilemma: Towards a Theory of Identity Driven Ethnic Conflict’, Civil Wars, 329-61

Nurulla-Khodzaeva, N (2019) “Temptation of Michel Foucauld and Sufi’s Wanderings of a “Historian”‘, Questions of Philosophy [in Russian], Vol. 9, pp. 50-63. DOI: 10.31857/S004287440006318-4

Valiyev, A. (2019) “China becomes a critically important player for the South Caucasus”, CAAN, September 24 (in Russian), available here

Valiyev, A. (2019) “10 Years of Eastern Partnership in Azerbaijan: still a long way to go”, Heinrich Boll Stiftung, Tbilisi, 13 September, available here

Van Gils, Eske (2019) Whose resilience? Resilience and regime strength in EU-Azerbaijan relations. In: Rouet, Gilles and Pascariu, Gabriela , eds. Resilience and the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood Countries: From Theoretical Concepts to a Normative Agenda. Palgrave Macmillan.

M.N. Yuldasheva (2019), Securtiy and Culture in Tajikistan, and in the world around. Bulletin of TNU. Bulletin of the Tajik National University (History, Archeology, Philosophy and Pedagogy) №9 (1455);

M.Shahidi (2019), Europe’s Interest in Tajikistan increased after the Speech of the Leader of the Nation in the European Parliament

Kalra P. (2019), Islam and Partnership of Peace: Russia’s Peace Making Power in the Islamic World

Valiyev, A., Wallwork, L. (2019) Post-Soviet urban renewal and its discontent: gentrification by demolition in Baku, Urban Geography

Kudaibergenova, D.T. (2019) Religion, Power, and Contemporary Art in Central Asia: Visualizing and Performing Islam in ‘The Islamic Mediascape in Central Asia’, Central Asian Affairs (Special Issue) Vol.6, issue 2-3, pp.  224–252 

Emanuele Errichiello et al (2019) Kent Political Almanac ‘Europe in the World’, Special Issue, Student Forum edition, 26 April

F.N. Salimov (2019) Anticorruption activities in Tajikistan. Bulletin of TNU. Bulletin of the Tajik National University (History, Archeology, Philosophy and Pedagogy), 2019. № 1. –С. 79-83

M. Shahidi (2019), On our Visit of European Parliament, and presenting Tajikistan

Abushov, K., (2019) Russian foreign policy towards the Nagorno-Karabakh article: prudent geopolitics, incapacity or identity? East European Politics 35 (I)

Valiyev, A. & Mamishova, N.  (2019): Azerbaijan’s foreign policy towards Russia since independence: compromise achieved, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, DOI: 10.1080/14683857.2019.1578053

Kalra, P. Qirghiz Qaghanate in ‘Making the Kyrgyz’, Cambridge Scientific Publishers, 2018.

A. Umarov (2018), Initiatives of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Afghan direction: potential opportunities and risks. UWED interdisciplinary scientific and theoretical journal. #1, pp.33-43/UWED–Press, Tashkent

U. Khasanov (2018), On International Experience for Education Process of Foreign Service Specialists.  International Relations: UWED interdisciplinary scientific and theoretical journal. #3

U. Khasanov (2018), Economic Security as a Prism of National Interests. International Relations: UWED interdisciplinary scientific and theoretical journal. #2.

A. Rakhimov (2018), Digest of Foreign Literature: The Book of Marlene Laurelle “The Central Asia-Afghanistan Relationship: From Soviet Intervention to the Silk Road Initiatives”. International Relations: UWED interdisciplinary scientific and theoretical journal. #1, 2018, pp. 111-116/UWED–Press, Tashkent.

A. Rakhimov (2018), Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan in the Assessments of Foreign Experts and Researchers. International Relations: UWED interdisciplinary scientific and theoretical journal. #1, pp. 44-55/UWED–Press, Tashkent

F.N. Salimov (2018), Religious fanaticism as a pathological transformation of the religious feeling of a believer, Bulletin of TNU. Bulletin of the Tajik National University (History, Archeology, Philosophy and Pedagogy), № 10. – C.267–267; UDC: 930.25

F.N. Salimov (2018), Tajikistan and its Human Capital Development Strategy, Bulletin of TNU. Bulletin of the Tajik National University (History, Archeology, Philosophy and Pedagogy), 2018. № 9. – C.57-63. UDC: 930.25 (575.3).

‘Formation of Belarusian Statehood in Conditions of Geopolitical Shifts of the 20th Century’ Conference Proceedings (2018), ISBN 978-985-566-737-8

Belarus in the Modern World Conference proceedings (2018),,

S. Abdullaev (2018), Historical, cultural and civilizational interrelations of the peoples of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. International Relations: UWED interdisciplinary scientific and theoretical journal. #1, pp. 44-55/UWED–Press, Tashkent

Kudaibergenova, D, T. (2018) ‘Misunderstanding Abai and the Legacy of the Canon: “Neponyatnii” and “Neponyatii” Abai in Contemporary Kazakhstan’, Journal of Eurasian Studies, 9(1), pp. 20-29

Kudaibergenova, D, T. ‘Compartmentalized Ideology: Presidential Addresses and Legitimation in Kazakhstan’ in Isaacs, R. and Frigerio, A. Theorizing Central Asian Politics. The State, Ideology and Power. Palgrave Macmillan International Political Theory Series (Palgrave, 2018)

Kudaibergenova, D.T. and B. Shin, (2018) ‘Authors and Authoritarianism in Central Asia: Failed Agency and Nationalising Authoritarianism’ in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Asian Studies Review 42(2), pp. 304-422 

Kalra, P.  (April 2018) ‘The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire: Yuan and Ilkhanid exchanges in the 13th century’, Conference Proceedings, International Conferenece on ‘Silk Road Travellers’ Texts from the 13th-14th centuries: Bibliography and Research’ Zhejiang Normal University, China

Honoma, M. (2018) (Director of Central Asia and Mongolia, EBRD), ‘Banking in Central Asia and Mongolia since 1875’, P. Kalra,  (ed.) Cambridge Central Asia Forum Book Series,

M. Shahidi (2018), Tajiks have historical experience in responding to the challenges of the time 

M. Shahidi (2018), The Contribution of GCRF-COMPAS in the Formation of a New Inter-university Cooperation

Valiyev, A., U.S. Disengagement from the South Caucasus: The Throne Is Never Vacant,  (2018), PONARS Eurasia

N.T. Nurulla-Khodzhaeva (2018) Decolonization via new understanding of Sufism,  DOI 10.24833/2071-8160-2018-3-60-139-160 

Korosteleva, E., Merheim-Eyre, I. and van Gils, E. (2018, eds.) ‘The Politics and the Political of the Eastern Partnership Initiative: reshaping the agenda’. Routledge

Van Gils, E. (2018). ‘Azerbaijan’s foreign policy strategies in relations with the EU: Successful resistance and pursued influence’, Europe-Asia Studies 70 (5): 738-758

Korosteleva, E. (2018) ‘Paradigmatic or Critical? Resilience as a New Turn in EU governance for the Neighbourhood’, Journal of International Relations and Development. July 2018

Buzgalin, A. (2018), The key to understanding the contradictions of the modern economy (to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx), DOI: 10.23683/2073-6606-2018-16-2-83-98

Korosteleva, E. ‘Challenges of a Changing European Neighbourhood’, in A. Marchetti, T. Demmelhuber, and T. Schumacher  (eds.) The Routledge Handbook on the European Neighbourhood Policy  (Routledge, 2017) Ch.15 ISBN 9781138913721

Korosteleva, E. (2017) ‘Putting the EU Global Security Strategy to Test: “cooperative orders” and othering in EU-Russia relations’, International Politics, December 2017: 1-21. Special Issue DOI: 10.1057/s41311-017-0128-7

Kudaibergenova, D, T. (2017) ‘Contemporary Public Art and Nation: Contesting “Tradition” in Postsocialist Cultures and Societies’,  Central Asian Affairs, 4(4), pp. 305-330

Korosteleva (2017) ‘Eastern Partnership: Bringing “The Political Back in”’, East European Politics, Introduction, 33(3) 2017: 1-25, Special Issue ‘The Politics and the Political of the Eastern Partnership Initiative: re-shaping the agenda’

Van Gils, E (2017). ‘Differentiation through bargaining power in EU-Azerbaijan relations: Baku as a tough negotiator’. Special Issue, East European Politics 33 (3): 388-405

Nurulla-Khozhaeva, N. (2017) ”Dancing” merchants beyond the Empires of the Silk Road’, Vestnik MGIMO, Vol. 1(52), pp. 119-39 [in Russian]