M dot Bowker at uea dot ac dot uk
Tel: +44 (0)1603 59 3411
Mike Bowker joined UEA in September 1990, having also taught at the universities of Essex, Queen’s Belfast and Surrey. He has studied at Wolverhampton Polytechnic, Essex University and Voronezh State University, USSR. He was also a research officer for two years at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London.
Mike Bowker’s research has concentrated on the Soviet Union and Russia. He has written books on superpower detente (with Phil Williams), Russia’s role in ending the cold war and Russia’s relationship with the US in the context of the war on terror. He has also co-edited volumes on International Relations Theory (with Robin Brown) and Russia in the Yeltsin period (with Cameron Ross).. His latest book looked at Russian foreign policy in the context of the war on terror.
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|The referendum on the construction of a nuclear power station in Voronezh||1/2/2005||30/11/2005||British Academy|
Mike Bowker currently teaches undergraduate and postgraduate modules on: International Politics Since 1945; Russian Politics; and Russian Foreign Policy. He welcomes applications from research students interested in any aspect of Russian politics and foreign policy, as well as those wanting to conduct research on the cold war and international politics since the fall of the Soviet Union. He is currently supervising PhD students conducting research on Russian civil society in Putin’s Russia and US-Pakistan Relations.
Bowker, Michael (2011) The War in Georgia and the Western response. Central Asian Survey, 30 (2). pp. 197-211. ISSN Print: 0263-4937 Online: 1465-3354
Bowker, Mike and Grebner, Antje (2007) The Referendum on the Construction of a Nuclear Power Station in Voronezh in 1990: An Example of Grassroots in the Soviet Union. The Slavonic and East European Review, 85 (3). pp. 543-599.
Bowker, Mike (2004) Russia and Chechnya: The Issue of secession. Nations and Nationalism, 10 (4). pp. 461-478.
Bowker, Michael (1998) The Wars in Yugoslavia: Russia and the International Community. Europe-Asia Studies, 50 (7). pp. 1245-1261. ISSN 0966-8136
Bowker, Michael and Williams, Phil (1985) Helsinki and West European Security. International Affairs, 61 (4). pp. 607-618.
Bowker, Mike (2006) European Security. In: Contemporary Europe. Macmillan, pp. 233-253. ISBN 1403945675
Bowker, Mike (2005) Western Views of the Chechen Conflict. In: Chechnya: From Past to Future. Anthem Press, pp. 223-238. ISBN 9781843311652
Bowker, Mike (2004) Conflict in Chechnya. In: Russian Politics under Putin. Manchester University Press, pp. 255-268. ISBN 0719068010
Bowker, Mike (2002) Brezhnev and Superpower Relations. In: Brehnev Reconsidered. Macmillan, pp. 90-109. ISBN 033379463X
Bowker, Michael (2000) The Place of Europe in Russian Foreign Policy. In: Russia and Europe: Confrontation and Co-operation. Macmillan, pp. 22-45.
Bowker, Michael (2000) Introduction. In: Russia After The Cold War. Longman, pp. 1-18.
Bowker, Michael (1997) Nationalism and the Collapse of the USSR. In: The Limits of Globalization. Routledge, pp. 238-253.
Bowker, Michael (1995) Russian Policy Toward Central and Eastern Europe. In: Russian Foreign Policy. Westview, pp. 71-92.
Bowker, Michael (1992) Superpower Relations since 1945. In: Encyclopedia of Government and Politics, Volume 2. Routledge, pp. 1077-1091.
Bowker, Michael (1992) An Explanation of Soviet Foreign Policy in the 1980s. In: From Cold War to Collapse: Theory and World Politics in the 1980s. Cambridge University Press, pp. 82-114.
Bowker, Michael (1990) The Soviet Union and the British Left. In: Soviet-British Relations since the 1970s. Cambridge University Press, pp. 147-167.
Bowker, Michael (1988) The Soviet Union, the Third World and Detente. In: The Superpowers, Central America and the Middle East. Brassey's, pp. 186-197.
Bowker, Michael (1987) The Soviet Union and Detente. In: The Cold War: Past and Present. Allen and Unwin, pp. 128-145.
Bowker, Mike (2007) Russia, America and the Islamic World. Ashgate, p. 193. ISBN 9780754671992
Bowker, Michael and Ross, Cameron (2000) Russia After The Cold War. Longman, Harlow.
Bowker, Michael (1997) Russian Foreign Policy and the End of the Cold War. Dartmouth, Aldershot.
Bowker, Michael and Brown, Robin (1992) From Cold War to Collapse: Theory and World Politics in the 1980s. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Bowker, Michael and Williams, Phil (1988) Superpower Detente: A Reappraisal. Sage, London.
Bowker, Michael and Williams, Phil (1986) Misperceptions in Soviet-American Relations. The Council for Arms Control: Faraday paper, No. 6, 1986, pp. 24.
Mike Bowker is Director of the MA Programme in PSI.
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