Boris Stremlin, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Ph.D., Sociology, SUNY Binghamton, USA

Fields of specialization:

–    Eurasian integration
–    Development
–    Geopolitics/ world-systems analysis
–    Social movements
–    Sociology of knowledge

Dr. Stremlin has been a visiting Assistant Professor at Manhattanville College (USA), Chair of the Department of International Relations and Regional Studies at KIMEP (Kazakhstan), and visiting faculty at Boğaziçi University (Turkey). He is currently completing a monograph on “Globalizing Waves, Systemic Construction and Bifurcation in Russian History.”

Selected publications:

“’The Global Minotaur’: A ‘Great Transformation for Our Times.” Left Eye on Books, July 12, 2012.

“Yest’ Mnenie.” Komsomol’kaia Pravda Kazakhstan, November 27, 2009.  Interview on the Customs Union.

“Asia, Eurasia, Eurasianism: The Role of Russia in the Transition from US Hegemony” in Ganesh. K. Trichur, ed., The Rise of Asia and the Transformation of the World-system, 39-58. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2009.

“The Iron Age World-system”. History Compass, Vol. 6, March 2008, 969-999.

“Does Islam Exist? The Islamic longue durée and world-systems analysis” in Khaldoun Samman and Mazhar Al-Zo’by, eds., The Modern Orientalist World System. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2008.

“Russian-Soviet Empire” in William McNeill et al., ed, Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, 1638-1645. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire, 2004.

“Bounding Historical Systems:  The Wallerstein – Frank Debate and the Role of Knowledge in World History”.  Review, XXIV, No.4, 515-531.

Selected Presentations:

“Changing Perceptions of the Regime and the West after Zhanaozen”, October 18-21 2012, Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

“Russia in the Global Protest Wave, 2011-2012”, March 16-18 2012, Left Forum, Pace University, New York City, USA.

The Revolutions of 2011: The Uses and Abuses of Historical Analogy”, April 8 2011, CASC Roundtable on “Revolutions and the Middle East: Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow”, KIMEP, Kazakhstan

“Kazakhstan After Nazarbayev”, October 28-31 2010, Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) Conference, Lansing, Michigan, USA

“Bogatyr’ at the Crossroads: Russian Passages from the Perspective of Global History” April 15, 2010, KIMEP, Kazakhstan

“Asia, Eurasia, Eurasianism”, May 10-12 2007, Political Economy of the World-system (PEWS) section conference, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, USA

“The Production of World History Outside the West”, November 10-12 2006, World History Association (WHA) Research Agenda Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA