INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS


Oktay Tanrısever

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Prof. Dr. Oktay Tanrısever
Tel No: 
+90 (312) 210-3063
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-7983
E-mail: 
oktay@metu.edu.tr
Education: 

BS METU, MS METU, PhD University of London

Research Interests: 

Foreign policies of Turkey and Russia, security and peace-building in the Black Sea, the Caucasus and Asia, international politics of energy, water and environment as well as theories of international relations

 
Publications: 

“Energy Diplomacy in an Increasingly Interdependent and Globalizing World”, Energy and Diplomacy Journal/ Enerji ve Diplomasi Dergisi, Vol.1, No.1, 2015, pp. 5-16.

 

Oktay F. Tanrisever,  “Kitap İncelemesi:  The Sustainability of Renewable Energy in Europe”, Energy and Diplomacy Journal/ Enerji ve Diplomasi Dergisi, Cilt.1, No. 3, 2015, pp.190-196.

 

“EU’s Eastern Partners and the Vilnius Summit: Opportunities Seized and Missed”, Turkish Policy Quarterly (TPQ), Vol.12, No.4,  Winter 2014, pp. 99-107,

 

Afghanistan and Central Asia: NATO’s Role in Regional Security since 9/11, ed. Oktay F. Tanrisever, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2013,

 

“Afghanistan's Borderlands and the Politics of Center-Periphery Relations before and after 2014: A Case for Cautious Optimism", Caucasus International, Vol. 3, No.3, 2013, pp.151-164,

 

 ‘Turkey and Russia in the Black Sea Region: Dynamics of Cooperation and Conflict’,  EDAM Black Sea Discussion Paper Series, No. 1, 2012, pp.1-26.

 

 (Co-authored with Pinar Bilgin), ‘A Telling Story of IR in the Periphery: Telling Turkey about the World, Telling the World about Turkey’, Journal of International Relations and Development, Vol. 12, No.2, 2009, pp. 174–179.

 

 ‘Why Are Federal Arrangements Not Panacea for Containing Ethnic Nationalism? Lessons from the Post-Soviet Russian Experience’, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2009, pp. 333–352.

 

 “Analyzing the Duma Elections in Russia”, Insight Turkey, vol. 10, no. 2, 2008, pp. 81-92.

 

“Sovyet-Sonrası Dönemde Rusya'nın Karadeniz Politikası (Russia’s Policy towards the Black Sea Region in the Post-Soviet Era)”, Avrasya Dosyası, vol.13, no.1, 2007, pp.173-189.

 

‘Rol’ Turtsii v Integratsii Chernogo Moria i Gruzino-Abkhazskogo Konflikt’, Aspekty Gruzino-Abkhazskogo Konflikta, Eds. Paula Garb, Walter Kaufmann, Arda Inal-Ipa and Paata Zakareishvili, Irvine: University of California-Irvine Press, 2007, pp.246-256.

 

“Book Review: International Migration and Security: Opportunities and Challenges”, Comparative Sociology, vol. 6, no.1-2, 2007, pp.238-240.

 

 “Book Review: Norms and Nannies: The Impact of International Organizations on the Central and East European States”, Comparative Sociology, vol.5, no.1, 2006, pp.98-100.

 

“Güç (Power)”, Devlet ve Ötesi: Uluslarararası İlişkilerde Temel Kavramlar, ed., Atila Eralp, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2005, pp.53-71.

 

“Güvenlik (Security)”, Devlet ve Ötesi: Uluslarararası İlişkilerde Temel Kavramlar, ed., Atila Eralp, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2005, pp.107-123.

 

‘The Predicament of Civil Society in Post-Soviet Russia: Dynamics of Media Politics’, Black Sea Politics: Political Culture and Civil Society in an Unstable Region, eds., Ayşe Ayata, Ayça Ergun and Işıl Çelimli, New York: I. B. Tauris, 2005, pp.157-170.

 

“Book Review: Geografiia naseleniia Rossii”, Ab Imperiu, vol. 6, no.2, Spring 2005, pp. 534-537.

 

“Rusya Federasyonu’nun Orta Asya – Kafkasya Politikası: ‘Yakın Çevre’ Doktrini’nin İflası (The Russian Federation’s Foreign Policy towards Central Asia and the Caucasus: The Failure of the ‘Near Abroad’ Doctrine)”, Küresel Politikada Orta Asya, ed., Mustafa Aydın, Ankara: Nobel, 2005, pp. 43-68.

 

“Book Review: The Tragedy of the Middle East”, Comparative Sociology, vol.4, no.3/4, August 2005, pp.497-498.

 

‘Turkey and Russia in Eurasia’ The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy, Lenore G. Martin and Dimitris Kerides, eds., Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, 2004, pp. 127-155.

 

“Book Review: Northeast Asian Regionalism – Learning from the European Experiences”, Comparative Sociology, vol.2, no.3, 2003, pp.564-566.

 

“Sovyet-Sonrası Dönemde Rusya’nın Kafkasya Politikası (Russian Foreign Policy towards the Caucasus in the Post-Soviet Era)”, Türkiye ve Komşuları, (eds.) Mustafa Türkeş and İlhan Uzgel, Ankara: İmge Yayınları, 2002, pp.377-410.

 

“Book Review: Daniel Heradstveit, Democracy and Oil: The Case of Azerbaijan”, Review of International Studies, vol.2, no.2, 2002, pp. 119-120.

 

“Yöntem Sorunu: Gelenekselcilik-Davranışsalcılık Tartışması (The Problem of Methodology in International Relations: Traditionalism versus Behaviouralism Debate)”, Devlet, Sistem ve Kimlik: Uluslarararası İlişkiler Kuramlarına Giriş, ed., Atila Eralp, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 1996, pp.89-129.