Session 11

Saturday (May 8):
10.00-11.30 AM EST

CHAIR

Kalina Zhekova

(UCL, UK)

kalina.zhekova@ucl.ac.uk

PAPERS

Sergei Akopov

(Higher School of Economics, Russia)

sergakopov@gmail.com

Theorizing Sovereignty as “Organized Loneliness”:  

Existential Approach to Sovereigntism of Russian “State-Civilization”

 

Burcu Degirmen-Dysart

(National Louis U, US)

burcu.degirmen@alumni.ou.edu 

National Identity and Foreign Policy:  

A Study of Authoritarian Politics in Turkey and Russia 

 

Lora Uhlig

(Independent Scholar, US)

lora.uhlig@gmail.com

Conceptualizing a Nation: A Constructivist-Informed Analysis of Identity,

Nationalism, and Continuity in Russian Foreign Policy 

 

Pierre Jolicoeur

(Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston)

pierre.jolicoeur@rmc.ca 

The Post-Soviet Enablers of Border Instability

*co-authored with Frédéric Labarre (Royal Military College)

 

DISCUSSANT

Paul J. D’Anieri

(UC Riverside, US) 

paul.danieri@ucr.edu 

PANEL R18

Foreign Policy, Sovereignty, and Identity 

Saturday May 8, 10.00-11.30 AM EST 

Russia