04 noviembre 2009

Book chapter on the Russian armed forces

The book España y la Europa Oriental: tan lejos, tan cerca, edited by Prof. Carlos Flores, has been published (University of Valencia, 2009).

It includes an updated version of my paper on the political role of Russia's armed forces, presented at the 5th Spanish Conference on Eastern European Studies, 2006.

25 septiembre 2009

ARI on Russia's National Security Strategy

I have written an article on Russia's new National Security Strategy for the Real Instituto Elcano's ARI papers.

It is available on-line here (in English).

AECPA Conference

I have participated in a panel on "Political Dynamics in the Eurasian Space" at the IX Conference of the Spanish Political Science Association (AECPA) in Málaga.

The panel was organized by Prof. Jesús de Andrés (UNED) and the Eurasianet.es team. The topic of my paper was the influence of Eurasianism in Russian foreign policy.

12 septiembre 2009

AEPDIRI Conference

My paper "Russia-China Relations in the Context of Global Crisis: Whither the Strategic Partnership?" (in Spanish) has been included in the proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Spanish Association of International Law and International Relations Lecturers (AEPDIRI) , published by Iustel.

20 mayo 2009

Paper on NATO-Russia relations

I presented a paper on NATO-Russia relations at the Security Studies Conference organized by the Gen. Gutiérrez Mellado Institute in Madrid.

It has been published in Fernando Amérigo and Julio de Peñaranda, eds., Dos décadas de Posguerra Fría (Madrid: IUGM, 2009).

01 abril 2009

Working Paper on EU-Russia Relations

My paper Russia's Relations with the EU: Challenges and Proposals has been published by the Observatory of Spanish Foreign Policy (OPEX) at the Alternativas Foundation in Madrid.

It is available for download here (in Spanish).

04 marzo 2009

Article on Medvedev's visit to Spain

I have published a short article on the Russian president's visit to Spain, in several local newspapers (El Correo, El Diario Vasco, El Diario Montañés, La Verdad, Ideal, Hoy, Sur, La Rioja, El Norte de Castilla, El Comercio, La Voz de Cádiz and Las Provincias).

The title of the article is "Integrar a Rusia" (Integrating Russia); it can be read here (in Spanish).

26 febrero 2009

Doctoral Dissertation

I have successfully defended my doctoral dissertation in International Relations at Complutense University of Madrid. It has been awarded the highest possible mark ('sobresaliente cum laude').

The title of the dissertation is 'Russia's Security Policy in the New International System: Conceptions from Yeltsin to Putin, 1996-2004'.