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: 

Transnational security issues of migration, terrorism and cyber space; Energy, water and environmental diplomacy; Regional security and peace-building in Eastern Europe, Eurasia and Asia; and International negotiation

 
Publications: 

(Co-edited with Prof. Meliha B. Altunisik) The South Caucasus - Security, Energy and Europeanization, London and New York: Routledge, 2018.

 

(with Hasan Selçuk Türkmen) “The Securitization Theory and Migration: The Case of Russia’s Securitization of Europe’s Migration Crisis” in Social Considerations of Migration Movements and Immigration Policies, Ed., Şefika Şule Erçetin, Hershey: IGI Global, 2017, pp. 1-12.

 

“Azerbaijan's Political Economy and Foreign Policy in 2015”, Regional Security Issues: 2015, Ed. Gayane Novikova, Erevan: Spectrum, 2016.

 

The Eurasian Economic Union and the Caspian Sea Region”, Geostrategic Maritime Review, The Caspian Sea – Geopolitical and Geostrategic Stakes for the Wider Region,  ed. Ellen Wasylina, Paris: IGMO, 2015, pp. 44-64.

 

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

 

Oktay F. Tanrisever,  “Book Review:  The Sustainability of Renewable Energy in Europe”, Energy and Diplomacy Journal, 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,

 

“Ukraine as a Cusp State:Politics of Reform in the Borderlands between the EU and  Russia, The Role, Position and Agency of Cusp States in International Relations, Eds. Marc Herzog and Philip Robins, London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 60-79

 

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.

 

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

 

 “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: 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.