List of Publications

(Slavomír Horák)

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Monographs

Horák, S. - Šír, J.: Dismantling Totalitarianism? Turkmenistan under Berdimuhamedow. Central Asia-Caucasus The Institute, Washington – Stockholm, 2009. 97 pp. ISBN 978-91 85937-17-2.

Russia and Central Asia since 1991. Karolinum, Praha, 2008, 230 pp. ISBN 978-80-246-14724. (Czech)

Geography of Tourism in Europe. Radek Drahný, Pardubice, 2006, 188 pp. ISBN 80-903734-1-0. (Czech)

Afghan Conflict. Public-History, Prague, 2005, 180 pp. ISBN 80-86445-17-8. (Czech)

Central Asia between East and West. Karolinum, Prague, 2005, 260 pp. ISBN 80-246-0906-1. (Czech, English summary)

Iran. Travel e-guide. Globus Publishing House, Jindřichův Hradec, 2002. (Czech)

 

Reviewed Journals

The Dynamics of Turkmen post-Soviet Elites. China Eurasia Forum Quarterly, Vol. 8, Issue 3, November 2010, p. 27-46. ISSN 1653-4212.

In Search of the History of Tajikistan. What Are Tajik and Uzbek Historians Arguing About? Russian Politics and Law. Vol. 48, No. 5, September-October 2010, s. 65-77. IF 0,014

The Ideology of the Leader in Post-Soviet Tajikistan. Central Asia and the Caucasus (Lulea, Sweden), Vol. 10, Issue 6 (60), 2009, p. 108-119. ISSN 1404-6091.

In Search of Tajik history. What do Uzbek and Tajik Historians quarrel about? Neprikosnovennyi zapas (Moscow), Issue 4, 2009, p. 55-69. ISSN 0869-6365. (Russian)

"The Great Renaissance ": A Continuitation of Ideological Traditions in Turkmenistan. Politeks (Sankt Peterburg), Issue 3, 2009, p. 100-115. ISSN 1818-4499. (Russian)

The Invasion of China to Central Asia? The Chances and Limits of Mutual Relations. The International Relations (Quarterly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague). Vol. 44 (2009), Issue 3., p. 33-52. ISSN 0323-1844. (Czech, English summary).

Vicious circles of Afghanistan. Defence and Strategy, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2008, p. 5-18. ISSN 1214-6463. (Czech, English summary)

Horák, Slavomír – Šír, Jan: China as an Emerging Superpower in Central Asia. The View from Ashkhabad. China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly, Vol. 6, Issue 2, May 2008, p. 75-88. ISSN 1653-4212.

Turkmenistan after Turkmenbashi. To the question of transformation of personalistic regimes. Politeks (Sankt Peterburg), Issue 1, 2008, p. 63-79. ISSN 1818-4499. (Russian)

RussiaCentral Asia Relations as determinant ofgas security“ in Europe. International Relations (Quarterly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 43, Issue 2, 2008, p. 39-61. ISSN 0323-1844. (Czech, English summary).

The Dynamics of Russian-Kyrgyz Relations: From the Center-Periphery to Unilateral Dependence? Central Asia and The Caucasus, roč. 8, č. 5 (47), 2007, Lulea (Švédsko), s. 75-84. ISSN 1404-6091. (also Russian Version)

The Portrait of President Turkmenbashi as the Basis of Turkmen Regime. Vestnik Evrazii - Acta Eurasica, Moscow, 2007, ISSN 1727-1770. (Russian, English Summary)

Hybrid of Tradition and Modernity – Informal Structures in Central Asia Countries (The Case of Turkmenistan). Slovanské historické studie, mimořádné číslo (The Slavonic Historical Studies, Special Issue on Tradition and Modernity in Central Europe and Eurasia). Historický ústav AV ČR, Praha – Brno, 2006, s. 199-225, ISSN 0081-007X, ISBN 80-7286-101-8. (Czech).

Ryazanova, S. - Horak, S.: Mythological and Religious Features in the Ideology of Post-Soviet Turkmenistan. Politeks, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2006, pp. 323-331. (Russian)

Russia in Central Asia. Return or Continuity? (Case of Tajikistan). International Relations (Quarterly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 40, Issue 3, 2005, pp. 83-111, ISSN 0323-1844. (Czech, English summary)

The Ideology of the Turkmenbashy Regime. Perspectives on European Politics & Society, August 2005, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 305-320, ISSN 1568-0258.

Great Turkmenbashy Myths. Vestnik Evrazii - Acta Eurasica, Issue 2(28), 2005, Moscow, pp. 105-133. ISSN 1727-1770 (Russian)

 

Chapters in Monographs

Central Asia as conflict point in mutual Russian-China relationships? In: Horák, Slavomír – Kulhánek, Jakub – Litera, Bohuslav - Karásková, Ivana: Dynamics of Russian-Chinese Relations in 21st century. Karolinum, Praha, 2010 (forthcoming). (Czech)

The Central Asian Integration. Under the power influence only? In: Regional Integration Processes (ed. Waisová, Š.). Aleš Čeněk, Plzeň, 2009, p. 154-182. ISBN 978-80-7380-232-5. (Czech)

 

Conference and Edition Volumes

Dependent Independence of Central Asia. Why Central Asia Must Depend on External Forces? In: Russia and Its Neighbours (Švec, L., ed.). Karolinum, Praha, 2007, p. 155-172. ISSN 1213-4449 (Czech, English summary)

Integration and Disintegration in Post-Soviet Central Asia. In: Russia and Post-Soviet states (Emil Souleimanov, ed.), Eurolex Bohemia, Praha, 2007, p. 262-292. (Czech)

Horák, S. – Souleimanov, E.: Islamic Radicals  in Northern Caucasus and Central Asia. OSCE Yearbook 2006. The Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg/Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2007, p. 271-287. ISBN 978-3-8329-2564-2.

(In) Dependence of Central Asia on Russia (Case of Uzbekistan). Prague Social Science Studies, TER-009, 2006, 24 pp. ISSN 1801-5999 (Czech, English Summary)

Political Islam in Central Asia. Radical Islamists or Suppressed Muslims? In: Political Power contra Religious Authority in Asia (Slobodnik, M. - Kovacs, A., eds.) Chronos, Bratislava, 2006, p. 85-107, ISBN 80-89027-18-0. (Czech, English Summary)

Turkmen opposition – possible change for Turkmenistan? 13th International Conference on Central Asia and the Caucasus. Teheran, 7.-8.11.2005 (abstracts in Persian).

Identity of Central Asian Elites. Diskurs-Pi. Issue 5, Yekaterinburg, 2005, pp. 27-29, ISSN 1817-9568. (Russian)

The Role of History in Ideologies of Central Asian Regimes. In: Rozvoj české společnosti v Evropské unii [Development of Czech Society in the EU]. 3. díl (Jakub Končelík, Barbara Köpplová, Irena Prázová, Jiří Vykoukal, eds.), Matfyzpress, Prague, 2004, pp. 231-239. ISBN 80-86732-35-5. (Czech, English summary)

Central Asia: Problems and Perspectives of International Tourism. In: Travel Trade, Regional Development and Education, 9th International Conference, Tábor, 19-20 May 2004, pp. 54-59. ISBN 80-7040-690-9

Ideology of Turkmenbasy's regime.  In: Interaction of Political Sciences and Power structures in Political Building Processes in Russian Federation and New Independent States The Institute of Philosophy and Law, Ural department of Russian Academy of Science, Yekaterinburg, 2004. pp. 5-19. ISBN 5-7691-1518-1. (Russian)

 

Grant Outputs

Mythology of Central Asian Regimes. Grant Agency of Czech Academy of Sciences, 2009-2011 (grant manager, 100% share). (Czech)

The Dynamics of Russian Federation-China Relations in 21th Century. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic, 2008 (co-author, 20% share). (Czech)

The Analysis of Central Asian States Development. The Security Threats and Energy Cooperation Perspectives within 2009 Czech Presidency in EU (The Case of Turkmenistan). Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2007 (grant manager, 75% share). (Czech).

The Formation of Islamist Terrorism in Post-Soviet space: the Analysis of Current and Perspective Threats. The Grant Agency of Charles University in Prague, 2006 (Co-author, about 50% share). (Czech)

Manifestation of International Terrorism in Central Asia. Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2005 (grant manager, about 80% share). (Czech, English summary)

The State- and Nation-Building in the New Eurasian States. The Grant Agency of Charles University in Prague, 2006 (grant manager, about 50% share).

Political, Economical, Cultural and Linguistic Relations of Central Asian States and Russia and their Integrational/Disintegrational Development in Recent Years. Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2004 (co-author, about 60% share). (Czech)

Social and Political Development in Post-Soviet states of Central Asian in 90s. Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2002 (co-author, about 35% share). (Czech)

Other Papers

Election autumn in Kyrgyzstan. Trapped between the triumph of democracy and failed state. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2011), p. 28-32. ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Next to the last phase of collapse in Kyrgyzstán? International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 34, Issue 8 (August 2010), p. 41-43. ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Central Asia. Time of transformation? Geographical Review, Vol. 17, Issue 5 (May 2010), p. 9-11. ISSN 1210-3004. (Czech)

Narcotic Silk Road. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 34, Issue 1 (January 2010), p. 10-13. ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Turkmenistan Elite Reshuffles. Central Asia and The Caucasus Analyst, Vol. 11, Issue 12, 17 June 2009, p. 6-8.

Does new constitution change Turkmenistan? International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 32, Issue 11 (November 2008), p. 26-28. ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

The Georgian-Ossetian Conflict. The New War or the New Round? The Bulletin of Czech Parliament. Vol. 12, Issue 9, 2008, p. 58-59. ISSN 1211-037X. (Czech)

Turkmenistan after Niyazov. Shift from totalitarian ideal? International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 31, Issue 2, February 2007, pp. 32-35, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Turkmenistan’s Succession. Welcome to Berdymuhammedov’s world. Central Asia and The Caucasus Analyst, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 10 January 2007, s. 3-5.

Ideology of Ashgabat Architecture. Nový Orient [New Orient – Quarterly scientific-popular journal of Oriental The Institute in Prague], Vol. 61, Issue 4, 2006, pp. 2-5. ISSN 0029-5302. (Czech)

Rumbles in the Turkmen Elite. Central Asia and The Caucasus Analyst. Vol. 8, Issue 9, 3 May 2006, pp. 7-8.

Dependences and independences around Transnistria. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 30, Issue 1, January 2006, pp. 6-9, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Gagauzs in Moldova. Nový Orient [New Orient – Quarterly scientific-popular journal of Oriental The Institute in Prague], Vol. 60, Issue 2, 2005, pp. 27-30. ISSN 0029-5302. (Czech)

Election Marathon in Central Asia. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 29, February 2005, pp. 16-19, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Afghanistan one year later. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 26, November 2002, pp. 27-28, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Hot Tajikistan on hot soil. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 25, May 2001, pp. 14-16, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

The Geopolitics of Central Asia. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 25, May 2001, pp. 4-6, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)

Conflict Zones in Central Asia. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague) Vol. 24, September 2000, pp. 16-18, ISSN 0543-7962. (Czech)