Person

Seçkin Köstem

Assistant Professor

Seçkin Köstem

Address:

Department of International Relations
Bilkent University
06800 Bilkent Ankara

Office:

A314

Phone:

+90 312 2902073

E-mail:



Personal Website:

https://bilkent.academia.edu/SeckinKostem

 

Biography:

Seçkin Köstem obtained his Ph.D. degree from McGill University (Montreal, Canada), Department of Political Science. At Bilkent IR, he teaches Politics of International Economy and Rising Powers in Global Politics. Köstem’s research interests include International Political Economy with a specific focus on regional and rising powers, as well as Russia and the post-Soviet space. In Fall 2018, Köstem was a George F. Kennan fellow at the Kennan Institute in Washington, DC. He has been a visiting research at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, New York University’s Jordan Center, King’s College London’s Russia Institute and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). Köstem’s articles have been published in Review of International Political Economy, Foreign Policy Analysis, Global Policy, Perceptions and All Azimuth.

Publications:

Journal Articles:
Russian-Turkish Cooperation in Syria: Geopolitical Alignment with Limits, 2020, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, https://doi.org/10.1080/09557571.2020.1719040

"International Political Economy in Turkey: The Evolution and Current State of a Maturing Subfield", with Ömer Faruk Şen. 2020, Uluslararası İlişkiler, v.17(66) p.77-91

Turkey and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Economic Pragmatism Meets Geopolitics, 2019, Global Policy, 10(4), 645-652.

Different Paths to Regional Hegemony: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Economic Strategy in Russia and Turkey, 2018, Review of International Political Economy, 25(5), 726-752.

The Political Economy of Turkish-Russian Relations: Dynamics of Asymmetric Interdependence, 2018, Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs, 23(2), 10-32.

When Can Idea Entrepreneurs Influence Foreign Policy? Explaining the Rise of the “Turkic World” in Turkish Foreign Policy, 2017, Foreign Policy Analysis, 13(3), 722-740

Frustrated Leadership: Russia’s Economic Alternative to the West, 2016, Global Policy, 7(2), 207-216, with Juliet Johnson.

International Relations Theories and Turkish International Relations: Observations Based on a Book, 2015, Review Article, All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace, 4(1), 59-67.

Book:
Turkey’ Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order, co-editor, with Emre Erşen, in Routledge series Rethinking Asia and International Relations, 2019.


Education:

  • Ph.D., McGill University, Political Science, 2016
  • M.A., Bilkent University, International Relations, 2010
  • B.A., Bilkent University, International Relations, 2008

Selected Publications:

    Journal Papers

  • Köstem, S., Ĺžen, Ă–. (2020). "International Political Economy in Turkey: The Evolution and Current State of a Maturing Subfield", Uluslararası Ä°liĹźkiler, v.17(66) p.77-91

  • Köstem, S. (2020). "Russian-Turkish Cooperation in Syria: Geopolitical Alignment with Limits", Cambridge Review of International Affairs
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09557571.2020.1719040

  • Köstem, S. (2019). "Turkey and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Economic Pragmatism Meets Geopolitics", Global Policy, v.10(4) p.645-652

  • Köstem, S. (2018). "Different paths to regional hegemony: national identity contestation and foreign economic strategy in Russia and Turkey", Review of International Political Economy

  • Books

  • ErĹźen, E., Köstem, S. (2019). "Turkey's Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order", London and New York: Routledge