22 diciembre 2006

Book 'Turkish Foreign and Security Policy'


The book Turkish Foreign and Security Policy: Its Environs in Eurasia and the Middle East, edited by Profs. Antonio Marquina and Mustafa Aydin, has been published by UNISCI.

I am the author of one of the chapters, on "Turkey's Energy Strategy and EU Energy Security: Current Developments and Future Prospects". It is an updated version of my paper at the Spain-Turkey Joint Strategic Meeting, Ankara (2005).

15 diciembre 2006

Carnegie Moscow Center


I have spent three months as a Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Moscow Center, from 15 September to 15 December 2006.

The Center is one of the world's most prestigious research institutes on Russian foreign and security policy. It was established as a branch of the Washington-based Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

My stay in Moscow has been possible thanks to a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.

26 octubre 2006

ESCAS Workshop


I presented a paper on Russian conceptions of the CIS Space at the ESCAS Workshop 'Perceptions and Security in the Near Abroad,' which was held at Complutense University of Madrid on 26-27 October 2006.

The workshop was sponsored by the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) and hosted by UNISCI.

21 julio 2006

Book 'Iran and Regional Security'


The book 'Iran and Regional Security' (ISBN 84-95838-11-7, 140 pp.) co-edited by Professor Antonio Marquina and myself, has just been published by UNISCI.

It deals with the current crisis over the Iranian nuclear programme, the role of energy resources in the region and the influence of the situation in Iraq.

You may order it to Marcial Pons bookshop in Madrid.

15 mayo 2006

Spanish-Saudi Workshop


I was part of the UNISCI delegation that visited Riyadh for a Spanish-Saudi Workshop on 15 May 2006.

This event was co-organized by Naif Arab University for Security Sciences and UNISCI.

25 marzo 2006

ISA 2006 Annual Convention


I was a panellist at the International Studies Association (ISA) 2006 Annual Convention in San Diego, California, USA (21-25 March 2006).

You can download my paper 'The Influence of Identities on National Interests: The Case of Russia's Security Policy' from the conference archive here.