30 noviembre 2005

University of Birmingham


From 1 October to 30 November 2005, I had the honour of working as a visiting researcher at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES), University of Birmingham, UK.

This stay was supported by a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.

14 agosto 2005

EIRSS Moscow 2005


I attended the European International Relations Summer School 'Perspectives on Russian Politics and International Integration' in Moscow, Russia (1-14 August 2005).

It included lectures by experts such as Richard Sakwa, Mark Webber, Dmitri Trenin or Alla Kassianova, as well as visits to the Carnegie Moscow Center, the Institute for the US and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations - University (MGIMO) of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The summer school was organized by the Standing Group on International Relations of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) and the Department of World and Russian Politics at Moscow State University (MGU).

01 julio 2005

Book on Energy and EU-Middle East relations


The book La energía como factor determinante de las relaciones políticas y económicas UE-Oriente Medio (Energy as a Determining Factor of EU-Middle East Political and Economic Relations) has been published in the series UNISCI Papers, No. 32, ISBN 84-95838-09-5.

The editor is Prof. Javier de Quinto, San Pablo-CEU University.

I am the author of Chapter 5 'El petróleo de Oriente Medio como causa de decisiones políticas: el caso de la guerra de Irak' (The Middle East Oil as a Cause of Policy Decisions: The Case of the Iraq War).

You can order it from Marcial Pons bookshop in Madrid.