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Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door: Russia, Central Asia and the Mediated Expansion of International Society
Within the English School of International Relations the expansion of European International Society has always been regarded as an essentially European, western enterprise. However, the role thatExpand
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Spheres of Influence as Negotiated Hegemony – The Case of Central Asia
In the nineteenth century, as well as during the Cold War, spheres of influence were created and legitimized to pursue and sustain order in world politics, as well as to avoid direct confrontation ...
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Russia and the CIS in 2018 : regionalism or transregionalism?
Russia’s “Asian pivot” remains focused on China, despite energetic Russian diplomacy in 2018 vis-a-vis Japan and India. The benefits of the enlargement of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation toExpand
One Belt, One Road and Central Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
This chapter seeks to innovatively contribute to the debates surrounding the One Belt, One Road project by addressing the views, concerns and political and economic considerations of the CentralExpand
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Russia and the CIS in 2017: Russia in Asia: Succumbing to China’s Embrace?
Since the annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia’s “eastward pivot” has intensified, mainly observable as strengthened relations with China, which appear to be evolving into a quasi-alliance. ThisExpand
Regions in International Society
International society and Central Asia
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Central Asia appeared on the world stage as a sub-system in the wider Eurasian continent. Because of its vast and rich natural resources and its strategicExpand
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The state of the art of the English School
This brief article wants to document the state of the art of the English School of International Relations. As a matter of fact, next year will mark the 35 anniversary of one of the most famousExpand
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