List of Publications

(Slavomír Horák)

 Complete List of Publications (pdf) 

last updated May 25, 2016

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 and papers

Horák, Slavomír - Polese, Abel: A tale of two presidents: personality cult and symbolic nation-building in Turkmenistan. Nationalities Papers, Vol. 43, Issue 3, 2015, p. 457-478. ISSN 0090-5992.

The Battle of Gökdepe in the Turkmen post-Soviet Historical Discourse. Central Asian Survey. Central Asian Survey, , Vol. 34, No. 2, 2015, p. 149-161. ISSN 1465-3354.

From the history of Czech-Uzbek relations. O'zbekiston Tarixi, Toshkent, Vol. 14, Issue 3, 2014, p. 51-59. ISSN 2010-7234. (Russian)

Turkmenistan in search of Stable Institutional Design. The Transformation of Power Vertical after USSR Dissolution. Politicheskaia nauka, Moscow, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2014, p. 181-198. ISSN 1998-1775. (Russian)

Educational reforms in Turkmenistan. Good framework, bad content? Central Asia Policy Brief, no. 11. George Washington University, Washington, 2013, 7 p.

The Elite in Post-Soviet and Post-Niazovw Turkmenistan: Does Political Culture Form a Leader? Demokratizatsiya, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2012, s. 371-385. ISSN 1074-6846.

The Ideology of National Independence in Uzbekistan. Slovanský přehled (Slavonic Review Quarterly), Prague, Vol. 98, Issue 1-2, 2012, p. 81-96. ISSN 0037-6922 (Czech).

Turkmenistan’s Shifting Energy Geopolitics in 2009–2011. European Perspective. Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 59, Issue 2, 2012, p. 18-30. ISSN 1075-8216.

Afghanistan. Ten Years after... Obrana a Strategie [Defence and Strategy], Vol. 11, Issue 2, December 2011, p. 17-27, ISSN ISSN 1214-6463 (Czech)

Legends and Shrines of Chodaq. The Notes to the History of Tajik Microregion in Ferghana Valley. Nový Orient [New Orient – Quarterly scientific-popular journal of The Oriental Institute in Prague], Vol. 66, Issue 3 (Fall 2011), 2011, p. 33-35, ISSN 0029-5302. (Czech)

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.

"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.

Dependent Independence of Central Asia. Why Central Asia Must Depend on External Forces? Studia Territorialia AUC, Vol. 7, Issue 10. p. 245-272. ISSN 1213-4449 (Czech, English summary).

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 (A 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

Polese, Abel - Horák, Slavomír: Personality Cults and Nation-Building in Turkmenistan. In: Nation-Building and Identity in the Post-Soviet Space. New Tools and Approaches (Isaacs, Rico  Polese, Abel, eds.). Abindgdon-New York: Routledge, 2016. s. 159-175. ISBN 978-14-72454-76-8.

Horák, Slavomír - Šír, Jan: Turkmenistan'a Afghan Conundrum. In: The Regional Security Puzzle around Afghanistan. Bordering Practices in Central Asia and Beyond (Rytövuori, Helena, ed.). Barbara Budrich Publishers, Opladen - Berlin - Toronto, 2016, s. 107-129. ISBN 978-3-8474-0789-8.

Horak, Slavomír: Challenges from the East: China. In: Putin's Grand Strategy: The Eurasian Union and Its Discontents. (Cornell, S. - Starr, F. S., eds.), Central Asia and Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, Washington & Stockholm, 2014, pp. 166-178. ISBN 978-91-86635-82-4.

Horák, Slavomír: Visa regimes and regulatory documents as an obstacle for tourism development in Central Asia. In: Tourism in Central Asia: Issues and Challenges      (Uysal, M. – Kantarci, K. - Magnini, V. P., eds.). Apple Academic Press, Waretown, NJ, 2014, p. 233-258. ISBN 978-1771880558.

Horák, Slavomír: 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

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 (abstract 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

The Activity of the New Consumer Countries (China and India) in Global Markets. The Impact on EU Energy Security. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Czech Republic, 2011-12 (co-author, about 30% share).

The Consequences of Potential Turkish-Iranian Energy Parthership for EU Energy Politics. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (grant leader, 50% share).

Mythology of Central Asian Regimes. Grant Agency of Czech Academy of Sciences, 2009-2011 (grant leader, 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 leader, 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 leader, 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 leader, 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

Horák, Slavomír: Afghanistan aus der Sicht Turkmenistans. Schwieriger Nachbar oder Sicherheitsrisiko?. Zentralasien Analysen, No. 98, March 1, 2016.

Horák, Slavomír: Azerbaijan in Eurasian Transport System. Transit Center or Final Point? Bulletin of The Center for Azerbaijani and Caspian Studies, No. 2, June 2014, p. 29-32.

Horák, Slavomír: Separatism in Uzbekistan? Karakalpakstan after Crimea. Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst. Vol. 16, No. 10, May 21, 2014, p. 13-16.

Horák, Slavomír: Russia's Intervention in Ukraine Reverberates in Central Asia. Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol. 16, Issue 6, 2014, p. 9-12.

Horák, Slavomír: Central Asia Twenty Years after the Dissolution of Soviet Union. International Politics (Monthly journal of The Institute of International Relationships in Prague), Vol. 35, No. 12 (December 2011), p. 17-19. ISSN 0543-7962 (Czech)

Horák, Slavomír – Šír, Jan: Turkmenistan: Five Years after Turkmenbashi. Zahraničná politika (International Politics, bimonthly journal, Bratislava, Slovakia), Vol. 15, No. 5, 2011, p. 12-13. ISSN 1336-7218. (Czech).

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

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

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

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

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)

Horák, Slavomír: 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)