Monographs, Edited Volumes, and Art Catalogs

in English

  • Monographs
  • Edited Volumes
  • Art Catalogs
  • Edited e-books

Central Peripheries: Nationhood in Central Asia (UCL Press, 2021)

Is Russia Fascist? Unraveling Propaganda East and West (Cornell University Press, 2021)

Memory Politics and the Russian Civil War (Bloomsbury, 2020)

Russian Nationalism. Imaginaries, Doctrines and Political Battlefields (London: Routledge, 2018) Open Access

Understanding Russia. The Challenges of Transformation (Lanham, Boulder, New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), co-authored with Jean Radvanyi

Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2014)

Russian Eurasianism. An Ideology of Empire (Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Press/Johns Hopkins University Press, hard cover 2008, paperback 2012)

Globalizing Central Asia. Geopolitics And The Challenges Of Economic Development (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2012, with Sebastien Peyrouse)

The ‘Chinese Question’ in Central Asia. Domestic Order, Social Changes, and the Chinese Factor (London/New York: Oxford University Press and Hurst, 2012, with Sebastien Peyrouse)

In the Name of the Nation. Nationalism and Politics in Contemporary Russia (New York: Palgrave/MacMillan, 2009)

Open Access

Edited Volumes

Entangled Far Rights. A Russian-European Intellectual Romance in the 20th century (Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press, 2018)

Tajikistan on the Move. Statebuilding and Societal Transformations (Lanham, Boulder, New York: Lexington, 2018)

Mass Media in the Post-Soviet World. Market Forces, State Actors, and Political Manipulation in the Informational Environment after Communism (Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2018), with Peter Rollberg

Being Muslim in Central Asia: Practices, Politics, and Identities (London and Leiden: Brill, 2018)

Constructing the Uzbek State. Narratives of the Post-Soviet Years (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018)

The Central Asia–Afghanistan Relationship. From Soviet Intervention to the Silk Road Initiatives (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2017)

New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia’s Arctic Regions (London: Routledge 2016)

Kazakhstan in the Making. Legitimacy, Symbols and Social Changes (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2016)

Kyrgyzstan beyond ‘Democracy Island’ and ‘Failing State’: Social and Political Changes in a Post-Soviet Society (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2015, with Johan Engval)

Eurasianism and European Far Right: Reshaping the Europe-Russia Relationship (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2015)

Between Europe and Asia. The Origins, Theories and Legacies of Russian Eurasianism (Pittsburgh University Press, 2015, with Mark Bassin and Sergey Glebov)

Migration and Social Upheaval as the Face of Globalization in Central Asia (London: Brill, 2013).

Russian Nationalism, Foreign Policy and Identity Debates (Stuttgart: Ibidem Press, 2012).

Mapping Central Asia: Indian Perceptions and Strategies (Farnham, UK: Asghate, 2011, with Sebastien Peyrouse).

Russian Nationalism and the National Reassertion of Russia (London: Routledge, hard cover 2009, paperback 2010).

China and India in Central Asia. A new “Great Game”? (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, with Jean-François Huchet, Sébastien Peyrouse, Bayram Balci).

Art Catalogs

Old Patterns, New Order. Socialist Realism in Central Asia (Exhibition organized by GW’s Central Asia Program and the GW Museum/Textile Museum, October 10, 2015-May 29, 2016)

Edited e-books

2020 New Voices from Central Asia: Societal Transformations, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2019 Russia’s Islamic Diplomacy, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2019 Russia’s Policy in Syria and the Middle East, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2018 Eurasia on the Move. Interdisciplinary Approaches to a Dynamic Migration Region Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program and Nazarbayev

University, co-edited with Caress Schenk.

2018 China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its Impact in Central Asia, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program and Nazarbayev University.

2017 Urban Sustainability in the Arctic. Visions, Contexts, Challenges, Washington DC: IERES, co-edited with Robert Orttung.

2017 New Voices from Central Asia. Political, Economic, and Societal Challenges and Opportunities, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program, 2 volumes.

2017 Kyrgyzstan: Political Pluralism and Economic Challenges, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2017 Kazakhstan: Nation-Branding, Economic Trials, and Cultural Change, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2017 Tajikistan: Islam, Migration, and Changes, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2017 Turkmenistan: Changes and Stability under Berdimuhamedow, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2017 Uzbekistan: Political Order, Societal Changes, and Cultural Transformations, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2017 Strategic Nodes and Regional Interactions in Southern Eurasia, Washington DC: GW’s Central Asia Program.

2017 Central Asia at 25. Looking Back Moving Forward. A Collection of Essays from Central Asia, Washington D.C.: GW’s Central Asia Program, co-edited with

Aitolkyn Kourmanova