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Assist. Prof. Resul YALÇIN
International Politics

[ The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others. (John Locke)]

  • One of the few scholars studying Central Asia's international relations, politics, economy, culture, history, societies, languages, religions, government and state systems at national and international level.
  • One of the researchers of theoretical approaches and concept studies in international relations.
  • Has been carrying out academic studies in the field of Eurasian region and country studies.
  • Has 29 years of experience working abroad in Europe, sometimes as an independent and sometimes as an academic researcher with various universities and scientific institutions.
  • Has 1064 citations in the journals included in SCI/SSCI and others.


Resul YALÇIN (Asst. Prof.) received his Bachelor's Degree (1987) from Eskişehir Anadolu University. He received his MA degree in two different disciplines (Linguistics and International Relations) at Kent University in England between 1988-1992; He completed his PhD in Political Science in 1999 at Exeter University in England. During his 29 years abroad, he worked independently and sometimes with other scientific institutions such as the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE), the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and the Swedish University of Gothenburg. In one of these institutions, the University of Bonn Institute for Development Research (ZEF), Department of Political Science and Cultural Change, he did postdoctoral research as a lecturer between 2005-2008. While at the University of Bonn, he took part in the Uzbekistan study of the Ne-Water project, an international project supported by the European Union. Resul Yalçın published the first comprehensive book on politics, economics and society in Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet period in 2002 as part of the history and cultural history of Central Asia. Yalçın also wrote three book chapters as well as three book critics and 13 scientific articles; participated in numerous international conferences and academic workshops. Yalçın joined Ankara Social Sciences University in 2018 as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Relations. He has 1064 citations in journals that are included in SCI/SSCI and others.

Research Interests

International Relations

International Politics

Area Studies (Central Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Russia, Western Europe, Latin America)



Courses Taught

International Relations Theories (BA and MA)

Central Asia in Global Politics (MA)

Politics, Economy and Society in Central Asia (MA)

Transboundary Water Management and Water Politics in Central Asia (MA)

Institutions, Concepts and Politics in the European Union (BA)

Current Issues in Asia (MA)

Beytulmakdis and International Law (MA)

European Union and the Middle East (PhD)

Turkish Civil Society Organizations in Beytülmakdis (MA)

The European Integration (BA)

International Politics of South Asia (BA)

Asia in World Politics (MA)

Politics and Society in Central Asia (PhD)

Contemporary Politics of Central Asia (MA)

Politics and Society in Central Asia (BA)

Central Asia in World Politics (BA)



Özbekistan Avrasya Kafkas Türkiye Nations……………………

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