Further Publications

Here you find publications which have been produced beyond the framework of SEnECA but are in one way or another affiliated with the project or touch upon the core themes of the project.




  • Böttger, K. & Plottka, J. (2017): Auf dem Weg zu einer neuen EU-Zentralasienastrategie. Stand, Entwicklung und Perspektiven der europäischen Zentralasienpolitik seit 2015. In: Zentralasien-Analysen Nr. 111.
  • Böttger, K. & Plottka, J. (2017): Zentralasienpolitik. In: Weidenfeld, W. & Wessels, W. (eds.): Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration, pp.385-386. Berlin: Nomos. Online available at: http://iep-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/56_Zentralasienpolitik_Bo%CC%88ttger-und-Plottka_Freigabe_final.pdf
  • Böttger, K. & Plottka, J. (2017): Auf dem Weg zu einer neuen EU-Zentralasienstrategie. In: Zentralasien-Analysen Nr. 111, pp.2-6.
  • Lain, S. (2017): China and Russia – Cooperation and competition in Central Asia. In: Chinese Foreign Policy Under Xi. London: Routledge.
  • Pantucci, R. (2017): Central Asian Connectivity: Going Beyond China. In: The Intepreter. Online available at:https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/central-asian-connectivity-going-beyond-china
  • Pantucci, R. & Lain, S. (2017): The Silk Road Economic Belt: China’s Eurasian Pivot. RUSI Whitehall Paper. Online available at: https://rusi.org/publication/whitehall-papers/chinas-eurasian-pivot-silk-road-economic-belt
  • Sharshenova, A. & Crawford, G. (2017): Undermining Western democracy promotion in Central Asia: China’s countervailing influences, powers and impact. In: Central Asian Survey, Vol. 36 (4), pp. 453-472.
  • Umarov, A. (2017): Iran’s participation in stabilization of the situation in Afghanistan after 2001. National Strategy Issues, Vol. 3 (42): 73-89.
  • Umarov, A. (2017): Assessing China’s New Policy in Afghanistan. In: Central Asian Affairs, Vol. 4 (4), pp. 384-406.



  • Heinecke, S. (2015): Towards a new deal with Russia? In: Marhold, H. (ed.): Europe under stress. Internal and External Challenges for the EU and its Member States. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Heinecke, S. & Plottka, J. (2015)(eds.): The European Union and Central Asia. Special issue of “L’Europe en formation”, No.375.
  • Momosheva, N. (2015): Dynamics, Problems, and Perspectives of the Relations between Kyzgyzstan and the EU (1992-2014). In: Jonbobev, S., Rahimov, M. & Seidelmann, R. (eds.): Central Asia: Issues, Problems, and Perspectives: 213-236. Göttingen: Cuvillier.
  • Plottka, J., Campbell, A., Van der Lingen, J. & Medow, A. (2015): Synopsis of Reviews of “The EU and Central Asia: Strategy for a New Partnership”, IEP Policy Paper on Eastern Europe and Central Asia 5.
  • Sharshenoa, A. (2014): Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia. In: Jonboboev, S., Rakhimov, M. & Seidelmann, R. (eds.): Central Asia Today: Countries, Neighbours, and the Region: 55-80. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag.
  • Umarov, A. (2015): Strategic Initiatves of the United States and China in Central Asia. Comparative Politics Russia, Vol. 6 (1(18)): 128-138.
  • Yuldasheva, G. (2015): EU-Central Asia Cooperation: An Opinion from Uzbekistan. In:Spruds, A. & Potjomkina, D. (eds.): Latvian Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook 2015. Riga: Latvian Institute of International Affairs, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.


  • Gussarova, A. (2014): EU Alternative Energy Strategy: Lessons Learnt for Kazakhstan EXPO-2017. In: Sultanov, B. (eds.): “Energy of Future”. Collective monograph: 58-74.
  • Gussarova, A. (2014): Current state of relations between Kazakhstan and the EU. Kazakhstan Way – 20150. In: Sultanov, B. (eds.): Collective monograph: 172-203.
  • Mamadazimov, A. (2014): Silk Road. The History of its Formation, Development and End. Dushanbe: Donish.
  • Muratova, M. (2014): Subert or Shashmaqom? Reconsideration of ‘Classical Music’ in Tadjikistan. Puls of Central Asia.
  • Yunusov, K. (2014): Partnership and Cooperation Agreements of the European Union with Central Asian countries. Studii Europene, No.2: 9-18.  Online available at: http://studiieu.org/files/publications/SE%202-2014.pdf


  • Momosheva, N. (2013): Relations between Kyrgyzstan and the EU in the context of European Strategy (2007-2013). Berlin: Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP).
  • Nurmuhammedova, G. (2013): Priority Practices to adapt to climate change in Turkmenistan, in Collection of materials of Sub-regional conference “Multi-stakeholder dialogue on adaptation to climate change in Central Asia facing COP 18 to the UN-FCCC”: 19. Kazakhstan: CAREC.



  • Nurmuhammedova, G. (2011): Assessment of current state and prospects of drainage water use in Khovuzkhan Irrigation System – Land & water use and ecological in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia in terms of climate change – collection of scientific articles under in-chief editing by professor Duknovny; pp.78-82. Tashkent: SICICWC.


  • Momosheva, N. (2010): The EU strategy for Central Asia and Kygyzstan foreign policy. In: Zentrum für Internationale Entwicklungs- und Umweltforschung – Discussion Papers No. 52. Gießen: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen.


  • Khotenashvili, M. (2007): Does the European Neighbourhood Policy have power of attraction? In: Georgia Today.