Asst. Prof. Shatlyk Amanov Melikşah University Dept. of Political Science and Int'l Relations Talas, Kayseri 38280, Turkey Tel: +90-352-2077300 Fax: +90-352-2077349 [email protected] Academic Title: Asst. Professor, Melikşah University – Sep. 2010 to present Place & Date of Birth: Dashoguz, 1977. Education Degree Ph.D. M.A. B.A. Department International Relations International Relations (State Scholarship) Public Administration (State Scholarship) Institution Gazi University Istanbul University A.I.B.U. (Diploma with Honor) Year 2007 2002 1999 Master's Thesis: ABD Dış Politikası ve İnsan Hakları [Rusya, Çin ve İran Örnekleri Bağlamında Konunun Değerlendirilmesi], Faculty of Political Sciences (SBF), Istanbul University. Ph.D. Dissertation: Sovyetler Birliğinin Dağılmasından sonra ABD’nin Orta Asya Politikası, Department of International Relations, Social Sciences Institute, Gazi University. Research Interests Foreign Policy and Human Rights, International Organizations and Regional Integrations, Politics of Energy Resources, International Politics of Eurasia & the Middle East, some aspects of the Turkish Foreign Policy. PUBLICATIONS International Conference Proceedings Shatlyk Amanov, “Multilateralism in Turkish Foreign Policy under AK Party Rule: A Bid for Regional Leadership without Any Outreach?”, manuscript presented at the 13th METU Conference on International Relations, Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, Ankara, 25-27 June, 2014. Shatlyk Amanov, “Assessing Political Dimension of Turkey’s Nuclear Power Plans: Meeting Energy Needs or Harbinger of another Nuke-State?”, paper presented at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ Conference, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, June 16-19, 2014. Shatlyk Amanov, “The Limits of the SCO: Rethinking the Enlargement Dilemma and Implications for Turkish Foreign Policy”, paper presented at the International Conference on Economic and Social Studies (ICESoS’ 13), International Burch University, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 10 – 11, 2013. Shatlyk Amanov, “Dynamics of new Turkish activism in the Arab-Muslim World”, King Sigismund College - Institute of International and Political Studies, Conference on Turkey and Hungary in the Geopolitical Situation of 21st Century, Budapest, Hungary, December 7, 2012. Shatlyk Amanov, “Change in the Middle East and the Turkish model: a Critique of the Past and Present”, manuscript presented at the Conference of International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS), Rome, Italy, 31 October - 3 November 2011. Shatlyk Amanov, “Strategic foundations of G.Berdimuhamedov’s Foreign Policy: Neutrality, New Global Relations and Energy Independence”, 5th Annual Symposium of the TASA Scholars Association, Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University, New York City, USA, June 24-25, 2011. Shatlyk Amanov & Emin Emirza, “Инициативы по интеграции в Евразии и Турции: исторический опыт и перспективы” (Avrasya’da Entegrasyon Girişimleri ve Türkiye: Tarihsel Deneyim ve Geleceğe Bakış), Беларусь — Турция: пути сотрудничества, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus, February 25, 2011. Shatlyk Amanov & Hüseyin Kalyoncu, “Orta Asya Enerji Kaynakları ve Enerji Bağlamında ABD’nin Orta Asya Politikası” (Energy Resources of Central Asia and U.S. Central Asian Policy in the context of Energy), Caucasus and Central Asia in The Globalization Process - III. International Conference, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 15-17, 2010. Shatlyk Amanov, “Tarafsız Devletlerin BM’ye Üyeliği ve Barış Koruma Operasyonlarına Katılımı” (The Membership of the Neutral States in the UN and their Participation in the Peace-keeping Operations), 1st Symposium of the Young Academicians, Symposium Papers, published by Gayeder Publications, Istanbul, May 2005. Books & Book Chapters Shatlyk Amanov, “Amerika Birleşik Devletleri ve Türk Dünyası: Çıkarlar ve Sorunlar Ekseninde Bölgesel Perspektifler ve Yeni Angajmanlar”, to be published in 2015 (in preparation). Shatlyk Amanov, “Modern Suriye’nin Geçmişi ve Bugünü [Bilad-eş Şam’ın Kısa Tarihi]”, in Modern Orta Doğu'nun Siyasi Tarihi, to be published in 2014 (forthcoming). Shatlyk Amanov, “Turkey – Turkmenistan Relations: Achievements, Current Issues & Challenges in the 21st Century”, in Haydar Çakmak, Mehmet Seyfettin Erol (eds.), Turkey’s Relations with the Turkish Republics, Barış Kitabevi, Ankara, 2013, pp.163-188. Shatlyk Amanov, “Türk Cumhuriyetleri Arasındaki Bölgesel Entegrasyon Hareketlerinin Değişen Dinamiği: Fırsatlar ve Sorunlar”, TÜRKSAV Türk Dünyası 20 Yıllığı, Mehmet S. Erol, Yavuz Gürler (Eds.), Bordo Siyah Yayınları, İstanbul, 2011. Shatlyk Amanov, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri’nin Orta Asya Politikaları, Gökkubbe Yayınları, Istanbul, 2007. Shatlyk Amanov, “İsrail’in Dış Politikası ve Orta Asya” (Israel’s Foreign Policy and Central Asia), in Israel in the Middle Eastern Politics, Türel Yılmaz, Mehmet Şahin, and Mesut Taştekin (eds.), Platin Yayınları, Ankara, 2005, pp.275-328. Shatlyk Amanov, “Hafız Esad Dönemi Suriye Dış Politikası” (Syrian Foreign Policy during the Hafiz al-Asad Period), in Syria in the Middle Eastern Politics, Türel Yılmaz and Mehmet Şahin (eds.), Platin Yayınları, Ankara, 2004, pp.189-240. Refereed Journal Articles Shatlyk Amanov, “Türkiye - Çin Stratejik Yakınlaşması: Batılı Müttefikler Neden Endişeli?” (in preparation). Shatlyk Amanov, “The SCO’s Enlargement Dilemma and Turkey: Nurturing Cautious Partnership in an Uncertain Region” (in submission). M.Kaplan, A.Yuvacı, and Shatlyk Amanov, "One Nation, Many Voices? External Cohesion of the Turkic Council States in the United Nations General Assembly, 1993-2011” (forthcoming). [SSCI]. Shatlyk Amanov, “The Rise of Turkey in the Arab-Muslim World: a Moment or a Movement?”, Geopolitics in the 21st Century Journal (Special Issue on TURKEY), Geopolitical Research Center, King Sigismund College (ZSKF), 2012. H.Kalyoncu & Shatlyk Amanov, “Orta Asya Enerji Kaynakları ve Enerji Bağlamında ABD’nin Orta Asya Politikası” (Energy Resources of Central Asia and U.S. Central Asian Policy in the context of Energy), Cag University Journal of Social Sciences, 7(2), 2010. Shatlyk Amanov, “ABD’nin Orta Asya Politikası ve Bunun Güncel Anlamı Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme”, Avrasya Etüdleri, TİKA Publications (www.tika.gov.tr), Issues: 31-32, 2008. Shatlyk Amanov, “ABD İnsan Hakları Politikası ve Çin: Doğu Türkistan Örneği” (US Human Rights Policy and China: Eastern Turkestan Case), Avrasya Dosyası-Eurasian File (ASAM), Turkish World – China Special Issue, 2006, No: 12/1. Shatlyk Amanov, “Şanghay İşbirliği Örgütü: Orta Asya'ya yeni bir Demirperde mi iniyor?” (Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Does New Iron Curtain fall again over Central Asia?), Stradigma-Vision Studies (Strategic & Analytical e-Journal), No:11, www.stradigma.com, December 2003. Book Reviews Shatlyk Amanov, Book review of Милитаризм США: военная машина, блоки, базы и акты агрессии, eds.Rudolf Fedoroviç Alekseyev, Andrey Vladimiroviç Krutskih, Aleksandr Aleksandroviç Svetlov (Moscow – 1985, M.: Politizdat), in Ç.K.Ü. Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi (2013), 4(1): pp. 283 - 290. Shatlyk Amanov, Book review of The American Age: United States Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad since 1750, Walter LaFeber (New York: W. W. Norton, 1994), forthcoming in Balıkesir Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 2014. Papers presented at conferences, seminars & workshops Shatlyk Amanov, “Amerika Birleşik Devletleri’nin Türk Dünyası Politikaları”, workshop paper presented at 2. Amasya Türk Dünyası Çalıştayı: 11 Eylül Sonrasında Türk Dünyasında Gelişmeler, 21. Yüzyıl Türkiye Enstitüsü, Amasya, October 24-26, 2014. Shatlyk Amanov, “Kurucu Kavramlar Üzerinden Amerikan Dış Politikasını Okumak" (Reading U.S. Foreign Policy through the Founding Concepts), Melikşah University FEAS Seminars Series, FEAS Conference Hall, Kayseri, April 11, 2012. Shatlyk Amanov, “Asya - Pasifik'teki Yeni Güç Dengeleri ve Rusya'nın Uzakdoğu Politikası” (The New Balance of Power in Asia - Pacific and Russia’s Far East Policy), ERUSAM Conference | Erciyes University Strategic Research Center, March 01, 2012. Shatlyk Amanov, International Week “Studies – Business – Career 2011” in Zemaitijos Kolegija (under the Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility), Rietavas, Lithuania, May 16 - 21, 2011. Paper presented: “Kayseri and Melikşah: Mirrors to Turkey’s new activism?”. Shatlyk Amanov, “Türki Cumhuriyetlerden Ortadoğu’ya: Türk Modelinin Analizi” (Analysis of the Turkish Model: from the Turkic Republics to the Middle East), Conference: Change in the Middle East and Turkey: expectations, opportunities and challenges, Melikşah Univ., Kayseri, April 07, 2011. Shatlyk Amanov, “Global, bölgesel ve yerel düzeylerde küresel krizin güç dengelerine etkileri” (The effects of the global crisis to the balance of powers at the global, regional and local levels), Workshop: the Global Financial Crisis and the Changing Power Balances, Stratejik Düşünce Enstitüsü, Ankara, February 3, 2011. Other selected (non-refereed) publications & op-eds Shatlyk Amanov, “'Rusya’nın Zor İmtihanı: Moskova Esed’den Neden Vazgeç(e)miyor?” (Russia’s Tough Test: Why Moscow can’t give up Assad?), USGAM (Center for International Strategy and Security Studies), July 21, 2012. Shatlyk Amanov, “Rus – Amerikan İlişkilerinde Pozitif Gündem Arayışı: APEC 2012” (The quest for the Positive Agenda in Russian – American Relations: APEC 2012), USGAM (Center for International Strategy and Security Studies), July 06, 2012. Shatlyk Amanov, “Bölgesel entegrasyonların değişen dinamiği” (The changing dynamics of regional integrations), Zaman Daily, January 13, 2011. Shatlyk Amanov, “Johnson Mektubu ve Inönü'nün Buna Cevabı” (Johnson’s Letter and Response of Inonu), Habusulu (http://www.habusulu.com), No: 34 / May 2005. Shatlyk Amanov, “Hissin Doğusu” ile “Aklın Batısı”nın Buluşamadığı Bir Coğrafya: İran” (Iran: a Geography where the Sense’s East could not met with the Reason’s West), Zaman Daily, June 28, 2003. Shatlyk Amanov, “Orta Asya Ekseninde Şanghay İşbirliği Örgütü’nü Yeniden Düşünmek” (Rethinking of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization within the context of Central Asia), Zaman Daily, June 7, 2003. Employment History 2012 2011 - 2012 2011 2010 - 2011 2010 - 2011 2007 - 2010 2007 - 2007 2004-2006 2002-2003 Vice Dean, The Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Melikşah University. Erasmus Coordinator, Dept. of Political Science and International Relations, Melikşah University (FEAS). Faculty Member, Dept. of Political Science and International Relations, Melikşah University (FEAS). Erasmus Coordinator, Department of Business Administration, Melikşah University. Faculty Member, Department of Business Administration, Melikşah University. General Manager, Mineral Mining Ind. Corp., Istanbul, Turkey. Lecturer, Ashgabat Business School [TBA Association, Ashgabat - Turkmenistan] Courses instructed: Constitutional Law, Administrative Law. International Trade Manager, MGC Istanbul. Coordinator, Department of International Organizations & Sister Cities, Directorate for Foreign Relations, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey. Recent Undergraduate Courses taught at Melikşah POLS 102 LAW 101 HUK 115 POLS 203 POLS 229 POLS 230 POLS 305 HUK 451 Introduction to International Relations Fundamentals of Law Political History (Türkçe) Issues in Global Politics Political History of Turkish Republic I Political History of Turkish Republic II Introduction to Comparative Politics Human Rights in International Relations (Türkçe) Awards, Certificates & Scholarships Received 2013 2013 2011 2010 2010 2008 2001 2000 1999 1999 1995 1995 1992 1991 1991 1991 1990 Certificate of Attendance in UİK Güvenlik Akademisi - VIII [21. Yüzyılda Uluslararası Güvenlik – International Security in the 21st Century], 18-22 December 2013, Kartepe, Turkey. Participant in the Leonardo da Vinci Project (under Contract no. 2012-1-TR1-LEO02-37813), 08-22 June 2013, Budapest - Hungary. Certificate of Attendance in the International Week “Studies – Business – Career 2011” in Zemaitijos Kolegija (under the Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility), Lithuania, May 16 - 21, 2011. Certificate of Attendance in the Seminar on “Strategies for Success in the 21st Century”, organized by Melikşah University. Certificate of Attendance in the Seminar on “Protocol Management and Code of Conduct in Public Life”, by Nihat Aytürk [TODAİE Expert Faculty Member], Kayseri. Scholarship fully funded by the Volkswagen-Foundation for Summer Course IV, Justus Liebig University Giessen-Rauischholzhausen and Institut für Europaische Politik, Berlin, Germany. Participant in the Exchange Program organized by the CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange), Florida, USA. Recipient of State Scholarship for M.A. Degree (International Relations Department). Izzet Baysal Foundation Award for Excellence. 1st Rank Holder in the Department in University (graduated with Honour Diploma). Recipient of State Scholarship for B.A. Degree (Public Administration Department). 1st Rank Holder in the High School (graduated with Honour Diploma). Ministry of Education Scholarship for the high school education abroad. High Success Diploma for the overall performance in the Secondary School. Certificate of High Success – 3rd Degree Diploma / Summer Exchange Program in Russia. 2nd Rank – State Olympiad (Social Sciences / Geography), Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. 1st Rank – Provincial Olympiad (Social Sciences / Geography), Dashoguz, Turkmenistan. Membership in and affiliation of Scientific/Professional Organizations Center for International Strategy and Security Studies (USGAM). The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS). Journal of Economic and Social Studies (JECOSS), Member of Review Board. Nevşehir University | Journal of Social Sciences, Member of Review Board. E-Academy Journal, Member of Review Board. İş’te Kayseri Magazine, Member of Advisory Board. ASIAN Geographic SOCIETY | AGS. Languages Native tongue: Turkmen. Fluency in written and spoken English and Turkish languages. Good knowledge of Russian language. Arabic (beginner – proficient reading, ISMEK Certificate of 2010).