Professor Yuriy Sergeyev has asked admitted students who are attending GLBL 883, Challenges to Security and Stability in Central and Eastern Europe, to review the following material before class.
Theme: Links between economics, security and stability in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. Energy dependence as a major factor of regional instability.
Problems to discuss:
How economic interdependence on Russia affects positions of Central and East European states on Russian aggressiveness? The Russia Factor and energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe. Sub-regional organizations as an instrument to diminish economic, social and political challenges – Visegrad Group, GUAM, Baltic Assembly, BAFTA. Three Seas (Intermarium) Initiative. Chinese economic activity in the region.
Todor Dimitrov – The fundamentals for economic stability and security in Central and Eastern Europe. pp.257-263. (http://www.nato.int/docu/colloq/1999/pdf/257-263.pdf)
Alexander Boehm – The Russia Factor and energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe. – Geopolitical Monitor, March 20, 2014.(https://www.geopoliticalmonitor.com/the-russia-factor-and-energy-security-in-central-and-eastern-europe-4947/)
Central and Eastern Europe Face Emigration challenge. – Stratfor, April 23, 2012. (https://www.stratfor.com/analysis/central-and-eastern-europe-face-emigration-challenge)
Lazar Comanescu – Links between economic, security and stability: The case of South Eastern Europe. 1999.(http://www.nato.int/docu/colloq/1999/pdf/036-042.pdf)
Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe. – Association for International Affairs, 2008. pp.10-11, 15-18.
The Ukrainian war and CEE Energy Security – Center for European Analysis. April, 2016 (http://cepa.org/files/?id_plik=2258)
Wojciech Michnik – Visegrad Group and Regional Consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict. 2015. (http://visegradplus.org/analyse/visegrad-group-regional-consequences-russian-ukrainian-conflict/)
Role of the Carpathian Euroregion in Strengthening Security and Stability in Central and Eastern Europe. November 23-25, 2000 (http://www.euroekonom.sk/download2/male-a-stredne-podnikanie/Carpathian-Euroregion-Role-of-the-Carpathian-Euroregion-in-Strenghtening-Security-and-Stability-in-Central-and-Eastern-Europe.pdf)
Marek Jan Chodakiewicz – Intermarium: The Land Between the Black and Baltic Seas. 2012. Pp. 1-9.