University of Birmingham

Status Public Research University

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3344


Address Birmingham B15 2TT, , Birmingham, , United Kingdom

Contact person Lord Bilimoria (Chancellor )

Contact person David Eastwood (Vice-Chancellor )

Departments Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) , Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies , School of Government and Society , School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music ,


Oscar Pardo Sierra

Kevork Oskanian

Mark Youngman

Cerwyn Moore

Nino Kemoklidze

Galina Yemelianova

Kamala Imranli-Lowe

Taras Kuzio

David Wills

Rebecca Ruth Gould


Sierra O., (2011) No man's land? A comparative analysis of the EU and Russia's influence in the Southern Caucasus. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, vol: 44, 233-243

Oskanian K., (2013) A Macro-view of the Southern Caucasus. Fear, Weakness and Power in the Post-Soviet South Caucasus, 66-91

Oskanian K., (2013) The Palgrave Macmillan Fear, Weakness and Power in the Post-Soviet South Caucasus A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis Kevork Oskanian. New Security Challenges,

Oskanian K., (2011) Turkey's global strategy: Turkey and the Caucasus. LSE IDEAS,

Youngman M., (2016) Between Caucasus and caliphate: the splintering of the North Caucasus insurgency. Caucasus Survey, vol: 4, 194-217

Youngman M., (2016) Broader, vaguer, weaker: The evolving ideology of the Caucasus Emirate leadership. Terrorism and Political Violence, 1-23

Moore C., (2012) Suicide Bombing: Chechnya, the North Caucasus and Martyrdom. Europe-Asia Studies, vol: 64, 1780-1807

Moore C., (2008) Russia's post-colonial war(s)?. Europe-Asia Studies, vol: 60, 851-861

Moore C., (2009) Assessing Unholy Alliances in Chechnya: From Communism and Nationalism to Islamism and Salafism. Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics , vol: 25, 73-94

Moore C., (2008) Foreign Fighters and the Case of Chechnya: A Critical Assessment. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism , vol: 38, 412-433

Kemoklidze N., Moore C., (2012) Many Faces of the Caucasus. Europe-Asia Studies, vol: 64, 1611-1624

Kemoklidze N., (2009) Victimisation of Female Suicide Bombers: The Case of Chechnya.

Yemelianova G., (2014) Islam, nationalism and state in the Muslim Caucasus. Caucasus Survey, vol: 1, 3-23

Yemelianova G., (2004) Islam in the North-Western Caucasus. ahiers d’études sur la Mediterranée orientale et le monde turco-iranien, vol: 38, 42-71

Yemelianova G., (2001) Sufism and politics in the North Caucasus. Nationalities Papers The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity , vol: 29, 661-688

Imranli-Lowe K., (2015) The Paris Peace Conference and the Armenian arguments on Garabagh. Central Asian Survey , vol: 34, 219-236

Imranli-Lowe K., (2014) The Provisional Government and the Armenian Homeland Project. Revolutionary Russia , vol: 27, 132-156

Imranli-Lowe K., (2015) Reconstruction of the ‘Armenian Homeland’ Notion. Middle Eastern Studies , vol: 51, 540-562

Imranli-Lowe K., (2016) Nakhchyvan, the Armenian arguments and the Allied Powers in 1919. Middle Eastern Studies , vol: 52, 295-317

Imranli-Lowe K., (2015) The Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict through the prism of the British media and The New York Times, 1988–1994. Caucasus Survey , vol: 3, 150-169

Kuzio T., (1995) International reaction to the Chechen crisis. Central Asian Survey , vol: 15, 97-109

Kuzio T., (1995) The Chechnya crisis and the ‘near abroad’. Central Asian Survey , vol: 14, 553-572

Moore C., (2008) Securitising the Caucasus: From political violence to place branding in Chechnya. Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, vol: 4, 252–262

Gould R., (2018) Memorializing Akhundzadeh: Contradictory Cosmopolitanism and Post-Soviet Narcissism in Old Tbilisi. Interventions > International Journal of Postcolonial Studies,

Gould R., (2007) Language Dreamers: Race and the Politics of Etymology in the Caucasus. Caucasus Paradigms: Anthropologies, Histories and the Making of a World Area (Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia), alle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia, Berlin, 143-166

Gould R., (2016) Writers and Rebels The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus. Yale University Press,

Gould R., (2017) Beyond the Taqlīd/Ijtihād Dichotomy: Daghestani Legal Thought under Russian Rule. Islamic Law and Society, vol: 24, 142-169

Gould R., (2013) Topographies of anticolonialism: the ecopoetical sublime in the Caucasus from Tolstoy to Mamakaev. comparative literature studies, vol: 50, 87-107

Gould R., (2011) Secularism and Belief in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge. Journal of Islamic Studies, vol: 22, 339-373

Gould R., (2015) The Geographies of ͨAjam: The Circulation of Persian Poetry from South Asia to the Caucasus. The Medieval History Journal, vol: 18, 87-119

Gould R., (2010) Becoming a Georgian woman. Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, vol: 31, 127-144

Gould R., (2016) Finding Bazorkin in the Caucasus: A Journey from Anthropology to Literature. Anthropology and Humanism, vol: 41, 86-101

Gould R., (2014) Aleksandre Qazbegi's Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian–Chechen Borderlands. Ab Imperio, 361-390

Gould R., (2013) Languages and Cultures in the Caucasus. Slavic Review, vol: 72, 197-199

Gould R., (2013) Strangers in a Strange Land: Occidentalist Publics and Orientalist Geographies in Nineteenth-Century Georgian Imaginaries by Paul Manning. Ab Imperio, 441-445

Gould R., (2011) The modernity of premodern Islam in contemporary Daghestan. Contemporary Islam, vol: 5, 161-183

Gould R., (2011) Islam and Sufism in Daghestan (Book Review). Central Asian Survey, vol: 30, 297-300

Gould R., (2005) Chechens Through the Russian Prism.

Yemelianova G., (1999) Islam and nation building in Tatarstan and Dagestan of the Russian Federation. Nationalities Papers The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity , vol: 27, 605-629

Yemelianova G., (2002) Russia and Islam A Historical Survey. Palgrave Macmillan,

Yemelianova G., (2016) Russia’s autonomous republic of Kabardino-Balkariya. ETHNICITIES,

Yemelianova G., (2002) Chechnya and Political Islam. Russia and Islam, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 166-193

Yemelianova G., (2002) Russia and its Muslim Neighbours: 1480–1881. Russia and Islam, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 28-68

Yemelianova G., (2004) Islam in the North Western-Caucasus: Kabardino-Balkariia, Karachaevo-Cherkessiia-Adyghea. CEMOTI, Cahiers d'Études sur la Méditerranée Orientale et le monde Turco-Iranien, vol: 38, 27-44