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Dmitry Shlapentokh is an Associated Professor in the Department of History, Indiana University-South Bend. He is the author of several books and more than 100 articles, the newest of which is titled Global Russia: Eurasianism, Putin and the New Right (Tauris, 2013, forthcoming). Dr. Shlapentokh holds master’s degrees from Moscow State University (Russia) and Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Russian/European history from the University of Chicago.
Expert witness at House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing entitled “China’s Rapid Political and Economic Advances in Central Asia and Russia,” (April 16, 2013).
2005-2006, Eurasian Conflict Senior Policy Fellow, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University.
2003-2004, Contributing Fellow for Central European and Eurasian Studies at Hudson Institute.
Summer 2002, Harvard University, NEH Institute "Eurasia in World History," Faculty.
Summer 1997, Columbia University, Visiting Scholar.
Summer 1994, NEH Seminar in Moscow (extensive work in Russian Archives)
Summer 1992, Hoover Institution, Fellow.
1990-1991, Harvard Russian Research Center, Fellow.
Summer 1989, NEH Seminar, Yale University.
1987-1988 State University of New York at Oswego, Visiting Assistant Professor.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Field Reader for Fulbright-Hayes Projects Abroad.
Reviewer for Princeton University Press, the Review of International Studies and Eighteenth Century Studies.
Taught History and/or Russian language on a part-time basis at the following universities:
Michigan State University, Marygrove College, Queens College (CUNY), Jerusalem Branch. Summers, 1993-1996, 1998-1999, worked in Russian archives and libraries.
Lady Davis Fellowship, Hebrew University. (Awarded on basis of academic achievement.)
Fellow, The International Napoleonic Society.
Included in Marquis Who's Who in the World, Marquis Who's Who in America.
Included in following books published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England: Who's Who in the 21st Century, Outstanding Scholars of the 21st Century. Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century.
Included in A Biographical Dictionary of the Soviet Union 1917-1988, K. G. Saur, 1989.
Included in Contemporary Authors.
Nominated as possible Fellow by the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Fourth Annual Awards, 2001.
IREX Short Term Grant (Summer 2000).
NEH Fellowship (Summer 1997).
American Council of Learned Societies, Travel Grant (Summer 1995).
Hoover Fellowship (Summer 1992).
Grant to attend workshop on Economic Culture (Boston University, Summer 1991).
Grant to attend Fourth Social Science Research Council Summer Research Workshop on Soviet Politics and Society (University of Toronto, Summer 1991).
Late Award and Kunstadter Scholarship, University of Chicago. (Awarded on basis of academic achievement.)
Intercampus Research Fund, Indiana University (2005).Summer Fellowship, Indiana University South Bend (2003).Overseas Conference Fund, Office of International Programs (Summer 2000)
Mellon Endowment Grant-in-Aid, Indiana University, REEI (Summer 2000)
International Projects and Activities Grant, Office of International Programs (Summer 2000)
Summer Fellowship, Indiana University REEI (1999)
Summer Fellowship, Indiana University South Bend (1998)
Research Project Initiation Expense Grant, Indiana University (Summer, 1996)
Travel Grant. Overseas Conference Fund, IU Office of International Programs(Summer 1995)
International Projects and Activities Grant, Office of International Programs (Summer 1995)
Research Project Initiation Expense Grant, Indiana University (Summer 1995)
Mellon Grant-in-Aid for Research, Indiana University REEI (Summer 1995)
Mellon Grant-in-Aid for Travel, Indiana University REEI (Summer 1995)
Summer Research Fellowship, Indiana University (Summer 1994)
Grant-in-Aid of Research, Indiana University Research & Development Committee (Spring 1993)
Multi-campus Research Project Initiation Expense Grant, Indiana University (Spring 1993)
International Projects and Activities Grant, The President's Council on International Programs (Spring 1993)
Grant to attend International Conference in Russia (Fall 1992)
Summer National Resource Research Fellowship (Summer 1992)
Lady Davis Fellowship, Hebrew University (Awarded on basis of academic achievement.)
Global Russia: Eurasianism, Putin and the New Right, Tauris. (2015, Pending)
The Role of Small States in the Post-Cold War Era: the Case of Belarus. Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, 2012
Russian Elite Image of Iran. From the Late Soviet Era to the Present, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, 2009
The French Revolution in Russian Intellectual Life (1865-1905), Transaction, Rutgers University, 2009 (Paperback edition of 1996 hardcover edition.)
Societal Breakdown and the Rise of the Early Modern State in Europe: Memory of the Future, Palgrave/Macmillan, 20008
Russia Between East and West, Scholarly Debates on Eurasianism, Brill, 2007
The Proto-Totalitarian State: Punishment and Control in Absolutist Regimes, Transaction (Rutgers University), 2007
The Counterrevolution in Revolution, United Kingdom: Macmillan, 1999
The French Revolution and the Anti-Democratic Tradition in Russia, Transaction, Rutgers University, 1997
Soviet Cinematography 1918-1991, Ideological Conflict and Social Reality, (co-author), Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 1993
Ideologies in the Period of Glasnost: Response to Brezhnev's Stagnation, (co-author),New York: Praeger, 1988
“From ‘Ancient Regime’ to ‘New Regime’,” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 19, 1999. (Published as a separate issue of this magazine.)
“Drunkenness in the Context of Political Culture: The Case of Russian Revolutions.” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 4, 1994. (Published as a separate issue of this magazine.)
“Mark Aldanov and the French Revolution: The Case of the Writer as Historian.” Stanford: International Studies Working Papers, The Hoover Institution, 1993
PUBLICATIONS: Books Edited, Prepared for Publication
An Introduction to Afanasy Nikitin’s Journey Beyond the Three Seas:, (Kindle Edition), Idea India, 2011
An Introduction to the Heart of Asia, by Nikolai Rerikh (Kindle Edition), Idea India, 2011
PUBLICATIONS: Book Chapters
“Chechen Conflict Viewed Through the Prism of National Bolshevism” in Conflict and Peace in Eurasia, Edited by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapurtra, Routledge, 2013
“Russia and China are Working to Contain the Taliban,” in Taliban, Opposing Viewpoint Series, (Edited by Noah Berlatsky), Farmington Hills, MI, Greenhaven Press, 2011
“Civilization: Linguistic and Cultural Construct or Product of Power?” in Sprachgrenzen-Sprachkontakte-Kulturelle Vermittler, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010
“Russian Cosmism: Its Roots and Global Setting,” in Filosofiia Tvorchestva, Diskurs Kreativnost. Sovremennye Kreativnye Praktiki. Materialy Mezhdunarodnoi Nauchno-Prakticheskoi Konferentsii, Ekaterinburg,2010
“Gulf States and Chechen Resistance: Between Pragmatic Love and Sincere Hate,” Russian and CIS Relations with Gulf Region: Current Trends in Political and Economic Dynamics, Gulf Research Center, 2009
“A Case in Point: The Image of the Russian Revolution in Émigré Thought,” The Soviet Union. Internal and External Perspectives on Soviet Society, Palgrave, 2008
“Yakov Bromberg: the Case of a Russian Jewish Eurasianist in the USA,” Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual International Conference on Jewish Studies, Part 2, Moscow: Sefer, 2008
“Russia as Asiatic Threat,” The Rise of the Asian Community and the New Dialogue between Past and Future of the World, Pusan: Dae Dong Philosophical Association, 2006
“The Problem of the ‘De-Americanization’ of American Higher Education,” New Bearing in Higher Education, Istanbul: Fatih University Press, 2006
“Whether Russia Belongs to the West in the View of Dmytro Cizevskij,” Dmytro Cyzevskyj osobnost a dilo, Prague: Narodni knihovna CR, 2004
“Trotskyists' Approach to Violence in the Late 1920s and its Implications on the Great Terror,” The Soviet Union––A Popular State? Saint Petersburg: Evropiyskii Dom, 2003
“Russia and NATO Expansion: Paradigms of Encounters,” Security at the Fault Line: Security in Central and Southeastern Europe, NATO Defense College, 2001
“Universalization of the Rejection of Human Rights: Russia’s Case,” Negotiating Culture and Human Rights, Columbia University Press, 2001
“Soviet Movie Industry,” The International Movie Industry, Southern Illinois Press, 2000.
“The Problem of Russian Democracy: Can Russia Rise Again?” Democracy, Cambridge University Press, 2000. (Simultaneously published in Social Philosophy & Policy,Vol. 17, 2000)
“Utopia and Reality: An Image of the USA in Russian Liberal and Radical Publications,” Prospects, An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Cambridge University Press, 199.
“Bolshevism, Nationalism, and Statism: Soviet Ideology in Formation,” The Bolsheviks in Russian Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1997
“Nikolai Berdiaev and the Influence of the Fedorovian Vision,” Analecta Husserliana, Kluwer, Vol. 51, 1996
“The French Revolution in Russian Intellectual Life,” Ramifications of the French Revolution, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press/Washington: Woodrow Wilson Press, 1994
“Third Thermidor,” Consortium on Revolutionary Europe 1750-1850. Proceedings 1992 Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution, Florida State University, 1993
“Cinema, Religious Themes,” Modern Encyclopedia of Religions in Russia and the Union,Vol. 5, 1993
“Inside Views of Soviet Life Provided by Soviet Movies: Political Authors and Their Ideologies,” Communication Yearbook (Co-author), Newbury, London, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1992, Westview Press, 1991
“Avvakum,” Modern Encyclopedia of Religions in Russia and the Soviet Union, Vol. 3, 1991
“Russian Nationalism and Soviet Intellectuals Under Gorbachev,” The Search for Self-Definition in Russian Literature, Rice University Press, 1991
“Christianity in Recent Soviet Films, The Case of Russophile Ideology,” Christianity in Russian Culture and Soviet Society, Boulder and London: Westview Press, 1990
“Historians of the French Revolution and Russian Intellectuals from 1850 to 1900,”Consortium, Tallahassee: Florida State University Press, 1990
“Letters to the Editor in the USSR During the 1980's,” Research on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Anthony Jones (Ed.), Vol. 1, (Co-author), Greenwich/London: JAI Press, 1990
“Turgenev and Schopenhauer: Man and Nature as Viewed by Ivan S. Turgenev,” Proceedings of the Fourteenth European Studies Conference, Cedar Falls: University of Northern Iowa, 1989
“State Purge and Public Opinion,” State Organized Terror: The Case of Violent Internal Repression, International Conference on State Organized Repression, Michigan State University, November 2-5, 1988
“Israel and the United States: A New Trend,” New Zealand International Review, September/October, 2013
“The Death of the Byzantine Empire and Construction of Historical/Political Identities in Late Putin Russia,” Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, March, 2013
“Russians as Asiatics: Memory About the Present,” European Review, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2013
“From Russian to Ukrainian Eurasianism: the New ‘Historical’ Friends and Enemies” Asian Ethnicity, Vol. 14, 2013“
“Russia Ramps Up Pressure on Tajikistan,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, September 4, 2013
“Turkmenistan and Military Buildup in the Caspian Region: A Small State in the Post-Uni-Polar Era,” Journal of Eurasian Studies, July 2 (4), 2013
“A View from Russia: Moscow and Teheran’s Complex Relationship,” Iran Regional Forum, No. 4, June, 2013
”Kyrgyzstan Between China and Russia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, April 16,2013
“North Caucasus Insurgence Funded by Magadan Gold,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, January 23, 2013
“LNG Provides New Options for Turkmen Gas Export to Eastern Europe,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, January 9, 2013
“Georgia’s Flirtation with Iran and Its Geopolitical Implications” The Caucasus and Globalization, Vol. 6, Issue 3, 2012
“The Image of the Russian Revolution on Russian TV,” Contemporary Review, Vol. 24, 2012
“Russian Nationalists as Georgian Allies,” Iran and the Caucasus, Vol. 16, 2012
“Byzantine History and the Discourse of the Russian Political Intellectual Underground,”Journal of Eurasian Studies, Vol. 3, 2012
“China and Belarus: the Grand Plan,” January-February, New Zealand International Review,Vol. 37, 2012
“Lev Gumilev: The Ideologist of the Soviet Empire,” History of European Ideas, July, 2012
“Afanasy Nikitin's Voyage Beyond the Three Seas: An Orthodox Russian in Medieval India,” Oriens Vol. 40, 2012
“The Intellectual and Political Exchange Among Jihadists: The Case of Mustafa Setmarian
Naser (Abu Musab al-Sun),” Journal of Applied Security Research, Vol. 7, 2012
“Love and Hate of Foreign Lands: The Nineteenth-Century Russian Intelligentsia,”The European Legacy, Vol. 17, 2012
“The Problem of National Identification, ‘Many Layers of Pie’ of Sergei Kortunov,”New Zealand Slavonic Journal (In Russian), Vol. 44, 2012
“North Caucasian Resistance and Syrian Crisis,” No. 83, Middle East Insights,December 3, 2012
“Russia: Calm Before the Storm,” The Salisbury Review, Autumn, 2012
“Regional Realignments in Central Asia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, November 28,2012
“Tatarstan Influenced by North Caucasus Resistance,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, October 31, 2012
“Russian Converts Join North Caucasian Resistance,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, August 22, 2012
“Russian Treatment of Tadjikistan Underlines Fear of Dependence in Central Asia,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, August 2, 2012
“Egypt: Change Without Change,” Middle East Insights, No. 67, July 19, 2012
“Turkmenistan Eyes Ukraine and Belarus for Potential Gas Exports,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, June 27, 2012
“North Caucasian Insurgency Changes Strategy,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst,May 30, 2012
“The Anti-Semitism of History: The Case of the Russian Neo-Pagans,” European Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, May 2012
“Azerbaijan-Iran Tensions Serve Russian Energy Interests,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, April 18, 2012
“Turkey and Kyrgyzstan Deepen Ties,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, March 21, 2012
“Clash Between Tadjikistan and Uzbekistan Underlines Risk of War in Central Asia,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, February 22, 2012.
“Russia Pushes Eurasian Union, Central Asia Hesitates,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst,February 20, 2012
“Russian Treatment of Tajikistan Underlines Fear of Dependence in Central Asia,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, February 8, 2012
“Russia and the War on Terror: The Multiplicity of Roles,” Journal of Foreign Relations January 9, 2012
“The Fate of Nicolai Marr’s Linguistic Theories: The Case of Linguistics in the Political Context,” Journal of Eurasian Studies, Vol. 2, 2011
“The Image of the Neighbor: Russia/USSR as a Primordial Asiatic Threat for East Europeans,”New Zealand Slavonic Journal, Vol. 45, 2011
“The Struggle for the Byzantine Heritage in Post-Soviet Space,” Archivum Ottomanicum, Vol. 28, 2011
“Jihadism in the Post-Soviet Era: The Case of Interaction of Theoretical and Practical Aspects of the Revolutionary Struggle,” Iran and the Caucasus, Vol. 15, 2011
“CSTO Exercises Expose Eurasian Disunity,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst,December 14, 2011
“Jihadists in Kazakhstan and the Increasing Instability in Central Asia,
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, November 16, 2011
“Kavkaz Center and Civil War in Libya,” Defense Review Asia, October 27, 2011
“The Role of Converts in North Caucasian Terrorism,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, September 21, 2011
“Huns in Eurasianist Thought: The Case of Lev Gumilev,” International Journal of Turkish Studies, Fall, Vol. 17, Nos. 1 & 2, 2011
“Putin's Moscow Approach to Iran: Between Pragmatism and Fear,” Journal of Balkan & Near Eastern Studies, Vol. 13, June 2011
“Russia & the U.S.—Consequences for Central Asia,” Defense Review Asia, Vol. 5,No. 3, May, 2011
“The Next Revolution,” Armed Forces Journal, April 2011
“Jihadism Spread of Kyrgyzstan,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst,February 16, 2011
“The U.S.-Russia Rapproachement and Consequences for Central Asia,” Defense Review Asia, Vol. 5, No. 1, February, 2011
“Kondopoga—Ethnic/Social Tension in Putin’s Russia,” European Review, Vol. 18, 2010
“The New Brave World,” Defense Review Asia, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2010
“The Rise of the Russian Khalifat: The View from the Jihadist Side,” Iran and the Caucasus,Vol. 14, No. 1, 2010
“The Russian Far East: New Directions,” New Zealand International Review,Vol. 35, Issue 2, 2010
“Merger of Stavropol and North Caucasus Breeds Ethnic Nationalism Among Local Russians” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, December 22, 2010
“The China-Central Asia Gas Deal,” Reflections, November 2010
“The New Détente and its Implications for U.S.-Russian Cooperation in Central Asia,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, October 12, 2010
“Gulf States/Saudi Arabia and Russia’s Approach to Iran, Similarities and Differences,”Defense & Security Analysis, Vol. 26, No. 3, September 2010
“Events in Kyrgyzstan,” Asia-Pacific Defense Reporter, Vol. 36, No. 5, June, 2010
“Kadyrov’s Contacts with Israel and the Jihadist Threat,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, May 11, 2010
“Russia Sends Messages to Washington in New York Times article,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, March 17, 2010
“Uzbeks’ Role in Afghan Fighting,” Asia-Pacific Defense Reporter, Vol. 36, No. 11,February 2010
“The Evolution of Jihadism in Russia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst,anuary 20, 2010
“History and Inter-Ethnic Conflicts in Putin’s Russia,” Context: The Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, Vol. 1, 2009
“Russian History and the Ideology of Putin’s Regime Through the Window of Contemporary Russian Movies,” Russian History. Vol. 36, No. 2, 2009
“The Trend in Russian Nationalism in the Last Years of the Putin Era,” Ab Imperio, Issue 4, 2009
“Verkhi i nizy russkogo natsonalizma, Moscow, Sova, 2007 and Russkii Natsionalism: Ideologiai nastroenie, Moscow: Sova, 2006” in AB Imperio, Vol. 4, 2009
“Kadyrov-Zakaev Talks Spark Concern in Moscow,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, November 26, 2009
“The Former USSR’s Role in Pakistan Fighting,” Defence Review Asia,Vol. 3, November, 2009.
“The Image of Genghis Khan and Ethnic Identities in Post-Soviet Russia,” Asia-Europe Journal, September 2009
“China, Russia and the Risk of Explosion in Central Asia” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, July 15, 2009
“Gypsies: Idealized Rebels or the Scourge of Society,” Strategic Studies, Vol. XXVIII, 2008.
“Alexander Dugin’s Views on the Middle East,” Space and Polity, Vol. 12, 2008
“Islam and Orthodox Russia: From Eurasianism to Islamism,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Vol. 41, 2008
“The Jihadization of the Northern Caucasus,” Mideast Monitor, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2008
“The Rise of the Chechen Emirate?” Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 15, 2008
“Ukraine: Laying Claim to Asia,” Transition Online, December 22, 2008
“Russia Wary of Southern Discomfort,” Jane’s Foreign Report, October 2, 2008
“The Evolution of Russian Nationalists and the Perspective of Russians’ Relationship with Caucasian Minorities,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, September 17, 2008
“Russia/Afghanistan: The Enemy of My Enemy is Also My Enemy,” Eurasia Critic,August 2008
“Kadyrov Brawl with Yamadaev Points to Russian Dilemma in Chechnya,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, July 9, 2008
“The Jewish and Muslim Questions in Putin’s Russia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, June 11, 2008
“From Red to Green,” Armed Forces Journal, June 2008
“The Rogozhin Appointment: A Sign of Confrontation or Collaboration?”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, February 20, 2008
“The Big Chill,” Armed Forces Journal, January 2008
“Bad Guys and Good Guys and Fifteen Years After,” Strategic Studies, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, 2007
“Dugin, Eurasianism, and Central Asia,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies,Vol. 40, 2007.
“Dugin Eurasianism: a Window in the Minds of the Russian Elite or an Intellectual Ploy?” Studies in East European Thought,” Vol. 59, 2007
“History and the Construction of Post-Soviet Identity,” Strategic Studies, Vol. XXVII, 2007
“Muslims in Contemporary Russian Society,” Society, Vol. 44, 2007
“The Problem of the Origin of Authoritarianism in Putin’s Russia,” Strategic Studies,Vol. XVII, No. 3, 2007
“Ukraine at Crossroads,” Contemporary Review, Vol. 289, 2007
“Genghis Khan and Movies in Eurasia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, November 28, 2007
‘'Jihadization’ of Chechen Islamic Resistance and Global Implication,”
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, September 19, 2007
“The Stavropol Riots: Trends in the Russian Extreme-Right,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, July 11, 2007
“The Afghanistan-Russia Rapprochement and Its Geological Implications,”Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, May 30, 2007
“Russia Rising,” Armed Forces Journal, May, 2007
“Russia’s Foreign Policy Toward Asia,” The European Courier, April 12, 2007
“Belarus Steps Up International Relations,” Jane’s Foreign Report, March 29, 2007
“Post-Soviet Radicals and Spread of Terrorism,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, March 21, 2007
“Kondopoga, ‘Russian March’ and After: The Russian Authorities’ Response to the Rise of Russian Nationalism,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, February 7, 2007
“The Danger of Russian Extremist Nationalism,” Strategic Studies, Vol. XXVI, 2006
“Jews and Muslims in Russia: the Problem of 'Good' Versus 'Bad' Minorities,” Asian Affairs, Vol. 27, 2006
“Russia’s Approach to the USA: Between Hate and Love,” Perceptions, Autumn-Winter, 2006
“The Kondopoga Riots: The Sign of Things to Come?” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, November 1, 2006
“Ukraine: Between Russia and the West,” New Europe Review, September 2006
“Russia's Changing Relations With China,” Jane's Foreign Report, August, 2006
“Moscow's Move Towards Chechenization," Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, May, 2006
“Russia: A Muslim Country?” Transitions, April, 2006
“The Ambitions of Russia's Muslims,” Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, March, 2006
“Between Decadence and Virtue. Popular Interpretation of History in Putin’s Russia,”New Europe Review, January, 2006
“Eurasianism and Jews in Russia,” Rusistika, Vol. 30, 2005
“Imperialism in Reverse,” European Business Review, Vol. 17, 2005
“President Bush, Shcharansky and the Tradition of Russian Dissent,” Contemporary Review,Vol. 287, 2005
“Russia's Foreign Policy and Eurasianism,” EurasiaNet.org 2, September 2005
“Lessons from China: Russian Foreign Policy and its Implications,”Crime, Law and Social Change, Vol. 41, 2004
“The New Geopolitical Arrangements and Threat of Terrorism,” European Business Review, Vol. 16, 2004
“Procopius of Caesarea as Soviet Intellectual,” Word, Vol. 41, 2004
“The Bad Hair Cut,” In The National Interest, February 2004.
“Ideology of Eurasianism,” Klio, Vol. 1, 2003
“Is NATO in Trouble?” Contemporary Review, Vol. 282, 2003
“Making Love in Yeltsin's Russia: A Case of ‘De-medicalization’ and ‘De-normalization’,” Crime, Law and Social Change, Vol. 39, 2003
“Trends in Putin's Russia,” Society, Vol. 41, 2003
“Letter From Russia: The New Anti-Americanism” Chronicles, July 2003
“Post-Mao China: An Alternative to the End of History,”
Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Vol. 35, Issue 3, 2002
“The New Anti-Americanism,” Partisan Review, Vol. 2, 2002
“From Utopia to Fascism,” The World and I, April 2002.
“Cosmism in European Thought: Humanity Without Future in Cosmos.”
Journal of Philosophical Research, Vol. XVI, 2001
“The Events in China in 1989 and the Role of the Elite in History,” Social Change,Vol. 31, No. 3, 2001
“The Russian Approach to Human Rights Intervention,” Contemporary Review, Vol. 278, 2001
“Russian Nationalism Today: The Views of Alexander Dugin,” Contemporary Review,Vol. 279, 2001
“Times of Trouble: Past and Present, Problems and Possible Solutions,” The Round Table,Vol. 358, 2001
“From Yeltsin to Putin,” The World and I, October 2001
“Mark Lianda, the Poet of Stagnation.” Neohelicon, XXVIII, 2000
“The Illusions and Realities of Russian Nationalism,” Washington Quarterly, Vol. 23,Winter, 2000
“The View from the West,” The World and I, September 2000
“From Dictatorship to Anarchy,” The World and I, August 2000.
“Putin's Russia: What is Ahead?” Contemporary Review, Vol. 276, May, 2000
“The Fate of the Jews in Post-Soviet Russia,” The World and I, April 2000
“Mark Aldanov in Search of Thermidor,” Russian History, Vol. 1, Spring, 2000
“Russia Enters the New Century,” Contemporary Review, Vol. 276, March 2000
“The Permanent Russian Crisis,” Society, Vol. 36, 1999
“The Post-Soviet History and NATO Expansion,” Humboldt Journal of Social Relations,Vol. 25, 1999
“Reassessment of the Relationship: Polish History and the Polish Question in the Imperial Duma,” East European Quarterly, Vol. 33, 1999
“Endless Utopia: The Heritage of the Millennium,” The World and I, July 1999
“General Lebed: Russia’s Napoleon in Waiting?” The World and I, February 1999
“Emotional Reasoning in Solzhenitsyn's novel, ‘The First Circle’,” Rusistika, Vol. 17, 1998
“Ger'e and Liubimov: The Historians of the French Revolution,” Revue des Etudes Slaves,Vol. LXX, 1998
“A New Political Species: The ‘Red-to-Brown’ Jews and the Dilemma of Liberal Reform in Russia,” Washington Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1998
“Writer as a Political Prophet: The Case of Ivanov,” Wiener Slawistischer Almanach,Vol. 41, 1998
“The ‘Russian Idea’ and the Russian Identity Crisis,” Contemporary Review,Vol. 273, September 1998
“The Chechen War and Russia's Identity Crisis,” Contemporary Review,Vol. 270, No. 1573, 1997
“Eurasianism: Past and Present,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1997
“French Enlightenment in Russia: Voltaire in Pushkin's Life,” Neohelicon, Vol. 24, No. 1, 1997.
“Letter from Moscow: Why Yeltsin Won,” Washington Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1996-97
“Pavel Florensky: A Postmodernist Vision of Renaissance Art!” Modern Age,Vol. 39, No. 1, 1997
“Russian Soul and Yeltsin Body,” Contemporary Review, Vol. 271, No. 1580, 1997
“Russian Conservative Historians of the French Revolution in Contemporary Context,” Comparative Civilizations Review, No. 36, Spring, 1997
“Fedorovian Roots of Stalinism," Philosophy Today, Vol. 40, No. 3-4, 1996
“Bolshevism as a Fedorovian Regime,” Cahiers du Monde Russe, XXXVII (4),October-November 1996
“Revolutionary as a Career,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Vol. 29, No. 3, September 1996
“Russian Boys and Their Last Poet,” The National Interest, Summer 1996
“Thermidorian Meditation,” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society,Vol. 9, No. 4, Summer 1996
“Weber in the Context of Current Events in Russia,”International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, Vol. 9, No. 4, Summer, 1996
“A Problem in Self-Identity: Russian Intellectual Thought in the Context of the French Revolution,” Journal of European Studies, March 1996
“Nicholas as Louis: The Problems of Regicide in Pre-Revolutionary Russia,” Slavonica,Vol. 2, No. 2, 1995-96
“Forgotten Predecessors: The Russian Conservative Historians of the French Revolution,” International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1995
“The French Revolution in the Intellectual and Political Context of the Last Years of the Soviet Regime,” International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1995
“The French Revolution in Lenin's Mind,” World Future: Journal of General Evolution,Vol. 44, 1995
“History & Irrationality: Postmodernism East and West,”International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1995
“The Rise of a Coercive Economy: The Soviet Past and the Russian Present,”Coexistence: East West and Development Issues, Vol. 32, 1995
“In Search of Thermidor,” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 15, 1995
“Love in Turgenev's Stories ‘Faust’ and ‘First Love’,” Rusistika, December 1995
“Aldanov in the Context of the French Revolution,” Revue des Etudes Slaves, LXV, 1994
“The End of the Russian State and its Geopolitical Implications,”International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter, 1993-1994
“The French and Russian Revolutions as Observed by Foreign Witnesses of the Russian Revolution,” Revue des Etudes Slaves, Vol. 6513, 1993
“Two Revolutions,” Current Politics and Economics of Russia, Vol. 3, 1993
“The End of the Russian Idea,” Studies in Soviet Thought, Vol. 43, 1992
“Lovemaking at the Time of Perestroika: Sex in the Context of Political Culture,”Studies in Comparative Communism, No. 2, 1992
“The Western Historians of the French Revolution and Political Struggle in Russia at the End of the 19th Century,” Revue des Etudes Slaves, LXIII-4, 1992
“Drunkenness and Anarchy in Russia: A Case of Political Culture,” Russian History,Vol. 18, No. 4, 1991
“Thermidor or Mongol Empire: History as a Political Model in Russian Émigré Thought,” Cahiers du Monde Russe et Sovietique, July-September, 1991
“Fedorovism and Darwinism: The Problem of the Destiny of the Human Race in Russian Literature of the Late 19th - Early 20th Century,” Rusistika, December 1990
“Pushkin and Voltaire,” New Zealand Slavonic Journal, 1989/1990
“The French Revolution in Contemporary Soviet Historiography,”Canadian-American Slavic Studies, Vol. 32, 1989
“The Images of the French Revolution in the February and Bolshevik Revolutions,”Russian History, Vol. 10, 1989
“The Images of the French Revolution in Russian Political Life,” Revue des Etudes Slaves, LXIII-2, 1989
“Antigone of Valentine Rasputin,” (in Russia) Renaissance, Vol. 150, 1987
SCHOLARLY PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: Conferences
“Democracy and Anti-Americanism in Post-Soviet Russia: The Case of Aleksander Dugin,”International ISAR Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, December 20-21, 2013
“Eurasianism Past and Present: (Keynote speaker) Geographies of Globalization in Eurasia, Kalkata (India), September 30-October 1, 2013
“Georgia’s Flirtation with Iran and Its Geopolitical Implications,” Conflicts in the Caucasus: History, Present, and Prospects for Resolution, Baku/Tbilisi, July 8-11 2013
“Kondopoga-The Case of Ethnic Violence in Northern Russia,” Ethnicity, Race and Nationalism in European Media and Film: Rights, Responsibilities,Representations,” The University of Manchester, UK, May 23-25, 2013
“From Promiscuity to Family: The Sex Model of New Right in Russia,” International Workshop,“Gender and Far Right Politics in Europe,” Nuremberg, Germany, September 27-28, 2012
“Solzhenitsyn’s Red Wheel and the Ideological Struggle in the West During the Cold War,” Life and Work of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Moscow, December 7-9, 2011
“The Russians’ Image of Central Asia: From Eurasianism to Traditional Imperialism,” Twenty Years of Central Asian Independence: Shared Past, Separate Paths, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 14-16, 2011
“Europe from Atlantic to Pacific: the Views of Alexander Dugin,” European Integration: Ideas of Europe in Trans-and Supranational Communities, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheisn, Norway, September 9-10, 2011
“Chechnya and the Models of the Revolutionary Movement,” Africa in the Changing World Development Paradigm, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, May 23-25, 2011
“Emigration, Eurasianism, Israel and Jews in Post-Soviet Russia,” Absent but Present: The Impact of Jewish Migration on Sending Societies, Temple University, Philadelphia, April 11, 2011
“Lev Gumilev’s View of Huns,” Intellectual Exchanges and Network, University of Cambridge, July 1-2, 2010
“Evolution of Chechen Resistance, Balkans and the Caucasus, Parallel Processes in the Historical Destiny, Mentality, Culture and Future Trends on the Opposite Sides of the Black Sea,” New Europe College, Bucharest, Romania, April 12-13, 2010. Also served as moderator for panel “The Challenges of the 21st Century”
“Soviet Rule as the Rule of Asiatics,” Sozialistiche Staatlichkeit, Collegium, Carolinum,Bad Wiessee, Germany, November 5-8, 2009
“Russian Nationalists as Georgian Allies,” The Birth of Modern Georgia: The First Georgian Republic and its Successors 1918-2009, Tblisi, Georgia, October 9-11, 2009
“Stalin’s Image in Russian/Soviet Thought,” International Conference on Human Rights, Global Alliance to Stop the Genocide in Northeast Asia, Seoul, South Korea, July 8-9, 2009
“Slaves and Prisoners as a Symbol of Russia’s Perennial Struggle Against East and West:The Case of Vasilii Ian’s Writing,” Slavery, Ransom and Liberation in Russia and the Steppe Area, 1500-2000, University of Aberdeen, UK, June 15-16, 2009
“The Changes in the Construction of the Virtual Empire: the Case of Present-Day Russia, From Eurasianism to Byzantinism,” Informal Empires, Past and Present, University of Durham, April 1-2, 2009
“Rise and Fall of Cosmic Millenarianism in Russia,” Cosmic Enthusiasm: The Cultural Impact of Space Exploration on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe Since the 1950s, International Conference, Basel (Switzerland) Jan. 22-24, 2009
“Language as the Tool of Empire Formation: The Case of ‘Eurasianism’ in the USSR,” Language Barriers, Linguistic Contacts and Cultural Brokers in the History of Europe’s Encounter with Extra-European World, Bamberg University, Germany, May 17-18, 2008
“Russia as Asiatic Threat,” The Second International Conference of the Asian Philosophical Association, Pusan, October 26-29, 2006
“Russia as an Asiatic Threat in Post-Napoleonic Polish and French Thought: The Case of Duchinski,” Fourth International Napoleonic Congress, Dinard, France, July 9-16, 2005
“Eurasianism: Past and Present,” Fourth METU Conference on International Relations, Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, June 30-July 2, 2005
“From National Bolshevism to Westernization: The Road to Utopian Paradigm,” Tenth Annual World Convention for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New York,April 14-16 2005
“Ideology Under Gorbachev,” Seminar, From Theory to Practice: Managing the Chaos or How the Soviet Union Survived, Finnish Graduate School of History at The University of Helsinki, October 25-26, 2004
“Soviet and American Educational Models and the Problem of Their Applicability to Turkey,” Perspectives on University Education in 21st Century, Fatih University, May 27-29, 2004.
“Eurasianism,” Presented at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, May 14, 2003
“The Roma: A Minority in Europe: Historical, Social and Cultural Perspectives," The Stephen North Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism, The Frederich Naumann Stiftung, Tel Aviv University, December 1-4, 2002
“Trotskyists' Approach to Violence,” Conference, USSR–A Popular State or Run by Violence, St. Petersburg (Russia), September 9-10, 2002
“Whether Russia Belongs to the West in the View of D. Cyzevskyj,” Conference on Dmitro Cyzevskyj, Prague, June 13-15, 2002.
“Eurasianism in the Geopolitical Paradigms of Putin's Russia,” AAASS Convention, Washington, D.C., November 15-18, 2001
“Toward an Understanding of Russia,” Round Table Discussant, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C., September 6-7, 2001
“Russian Diaspora: Political Allegiances and Changing Identities,” Discussant, The Annual Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalists, Columbia U., April 5-7, 2001
“Russia and NATO Expansion,” PFP International Research Seminar, Slovenia,September 20-23, 2000
“Do the Russians Look ‘German’, ‘Russian’, or ‘Chinese’?” Association for the Study of Nationalities, Fifth Annual World Convention, Columbia University, April 13-15, 2000
“Roots of Eurasianism,” AAASS Convention, Seattle, Washington, November 21, 1997
“Corruption and the Response in the Early Years of the Soviet Regime,” Bribery, Blat and Patronage in Russia, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London (UK), June 20-21, 1997
Participation in the Symposium on “Social Policy in Post-Soviet Russian Transition Economics,” Council on Foreign Relations, Washington DC, June 19-20, 1996
“Roots of Eurasianism,” 5th World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies, Warsaw (Poland), August 6-11, 1995
“Eurasianism,” International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam (Netherlands),June 10, 1994
“Eurasianism: A Case of Russian Nationalism,” University of Canterbury, Canterbury (UK), June 8, 1994
“The Russian Revolution in the Context of Russian Political Culture,” Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge (UK), June 3, 1994
“Eurasianism in the Soviet Union,” History Department, University of London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, June 2, 1994
“Eurasianism,” Center for Slavic and East European Studies, Ohio State University,May 12, 1994
“Drunkenness in the Context of Political Culture: The Case of Russian Revolutions,” International Congress on the Social History of Alcohol, Huron College, Canada,May 13-15, 1993
“In Search of Thermidor,” Workshop, Historical Archival Institute, Moscow (Russia),January 6, 1993
“Russia's Economic Failure at the 1917 Revolution: The Case for Economic Culture,” Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago, Illinois, November 5-8, 1992
“Professional Revolutionary Activity as a Career: Reflections on the Bolshevik Party,” Harvard University, Russian Research Center, March 3, 1992
“The Third Thermidor,” Consortium, Auburn University, February 1992.
“Drunkenness and Pogroms in the Russian Revolution: The Case of Political Culture,” Harvard University, Russian Research Center, February 22, 1991
“The French Revolution and Russian Intellectual and Political Life,” Harvard University;The Minda de Ginzburg Center for European Studies, February 12, 1991
“Bolshevism and the Ideas of Fedorov,” Conference on Esoteric Science and its Influence in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet History and Culture,Fordham University, Summer 1991
“Aldanov and the French Revolution.” Paper for AAAS Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., December 1989
“The French Revolution and Russian Political Development,” International Conference on the Impact of the French Revolution, Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington DC,November 1989
“The French and Russian Revolutions as Observed by Foreign Writers of the Russian Revolution,” Conference on Perspectives of the French Revolution, Hofstra University,New York, October 5, 1989
“Historians of the French Revolution and Russian Intellectuals: 1850 to 1900,” Consortium at Florida State University, September 28-30, 1989
“Russian Nationalism in the Literary Polemics of Gorbachev's Russia,” Conference on "Uses of Nationalist Ideology in Russian Literature,” Rice University, September 1989
“State Purge and Public Opinion: The Case of Violent Internal Repression,” International Conference on State Organized Terror, Michigan State University, November 2-5, 1988.
“Vodka and the Bolshevik Revolution,” Mid-Atlantic Slavic Conference, Albany, New York, April 16, 1988
“Voltaire and Pushkin,” Midwest Slavic Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, March 1988
“Christianity in Recent Soviet Movies,” Conference on "Christianity, the State and Society in Contemporary Russia: Sources of Continuity and Change.” Monterey Institute, CA,anuary 1988
“Fedorov and Dostoevsky.” Paper presented at AAASS 20th National Convention. Also served as discussant on the panel, “Religion in Literature and Society.” Honolulu, 1988
“Man and the Cosmos in European Culture,” Paper presented at Tsiolkovskie Chteniia, Kaluga (USSR), 1978 PUBLICATIONS, Reviews
“China and Japan in the Russian Imagination, 1685-1922” by Susana Soojung Lin, Routledge, 2013 in The Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies, November 2013
“Sovetskoe nasledstvo. Otrazhenie proshlogo v sotsial’ nykh i ekonomicheskikh praktikhakh sovremennoi Rossii,” Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 65, Issue 6, 2013
Crossroads and Cultures by Bonnie G. Smith, Marc Van de Mieroop, Richard Von Glahn, Kris Lane, Boston/New York, 2012. (The review was commissioned by the publisher.)
The Patriotism of Despair: Nation, War and Loss in Russia by Serguei Alex Oushakine, in Slavonic & East European Review, Vol. 91, April 2012
Captive of Revolution: The Socialist Revolutionaries and the Bolshevik Dictatorship, 118- 123 by Scott B. Smith, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press in Historian, Vol. 74, Issue 3, Fall 2012
Into the Cosmos: Space Exploration and Soviet Culture, edited by James T. Andrews, Asif A.Siddiqi, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Reviews, Vol. 39, 2012)
Belarus—A Perpetual Borderland, by A. Savchenko, Brill, 2010, Europe East Studies, 63.7, 2011.
Nationalist Imagining of the Russian Past: Anatolii Fomenko, by Konstantin Sheiko and Stephen Brown, in Canadian Slavonic Papers, March, Vol. 53, Issue 1, 2011.
Struggle Over Identity, by Nelly Bekus, Brill, 2010, Europe East Studies, 63.7, 2011.
Russian-Belorussian Integration Playing Game Behind the Kremlin Walls, by Alex Danilovich, Basingstoke: Ashgate, 2006 in Ab Imperio, Issue 4, 2010.
Beyond the Empire: Image of Russia in the Eurasian-Cultural Context, edited by Mochizuki
Tetsuo, Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, 2008, in Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 61, July 2009.
Revolution and the Collapse of Monarchy: Human Agency and the Making of Revolution in France, Russia and Iran by Zhand Shakibi, New York: I.B. Tauris, 2007 in
The Historian, Vol. 71, 2009.
Russian Eurasianism: An Ideology of Empire, Washington: Woodrow Wilson Press/the Johns Hopkins University Press in Revue D’Etudes Comparatives Est-Quest, Vol. 40, June 3, 2009.
“Europe’s Asian Country,” The Review Essay of Edgar Knobloch, Russia & Asia: Nomadic & Oriental Traditions in Russian History, Hong Kong: Odyssey Books & Guides, 2007 in Modern Age, Fall 2008.
Lenin: A Revolutionary Life by Christopher Need, New York, Routledge, 2006, The Historian, Vol. 70, 2008.
U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century: Power Transition and Peace, Routledge, 2007, by Zhiqun Zhu in Military Periscope, February 8, 2007.
Iran Oil: The New Middle East Challenge, I.B. Tauris, 2007, by Roger Howard in Military Periscope, August 6, 2007.
An Appeal for Empire: Theology of Discontent, Transaction Publishers, 2006, Asia Times,July 19, 2007.
Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939, by Anna Shternshis, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006, in Nationalities Papers, Vol. 35, July 3, 2007.
The Geopolitical Reader, (ed. Gearoid O. Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge), Asia Times, April 4, 2007.
The Intellect Behind Islamic Radicalism. The Power of Sovereignty, Routledge, 2006,by Sayed Khatab in Asia Times, March 24, 2007.
For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia, Harvard University Press, 2006 in Russia Profile, January 12, 2007.
Countdown to Crisis by Kenneth R. Timmerman, Three Rivers Press, 2005, in Military Periscope, September 2006.
The Great Wall: China Against the