Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Anette Bohr
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Annette Bohr is an associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia programme. She is the co-author of two monographs and numerous articles on Central Asian politics, contemporary history, and ethnic and language policies.


  • Contemporary politics and history of Central Asia
  • Foreign policy in the post-Soviet Central Asian states
  • Regionalism in the international relations of Central Asia
  • Nation-building and language politics in Central Asia


2001-2004Research Fellow, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Manchester
1999-2000Research Associate, Department of Geography, Cambridge University
1994-1998Research Fellow, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University
1987-1990Research Analyst, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc., Munich, Germany
1985Information Specialist, USSR Division, Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Turkmenistan, in Nations in Transit 2005. Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia (New York: Freedom House, 2005).
  • Regionalism in Central Asia: New Geopolitics, Old Regional Order, International Affairs (London: The Royal Institute of International Affairs), 80:3, May 2004, pp. 485-502.
  • Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: Mission Impossible? Helsinki Monitor, Quarterly on Security and Cooperation in Europe, (Special Issue on Central Asia) (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers),14:3, 2003, pp. 254-268.
  • Independent Turkmenistan: From Post-Communism to Sultanism, in Sally Cummings, ed., Oil, Stability and Geopolitics: Transition in Central Asia, (London: Routledge, 2003).
  • Uzbekistan: Politics and Foreign Policy, (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1998).
  • Nation-Building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National Identities, with Graham Smith, Vivien Law and Andrew Wilson, (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998).