Prof. Dr. Andrey Makarychev

Andrey S. Makarychev is Head of Academic Unit, Civil Service Academy in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and teaches the module "Lost in Transformation: Comparative Area Studies".

Dr. Andrey Makarychev
Dr. Andrey Makarychev

Module: Lost in Transformation: Comparative Area Studies

Andrey Makarychev is Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Tartu, Estonia. His research interests include Russia - EU relations, post-Soviet countries, mega-events in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and issues of biopolitics. Previously, he had worked at the Nizhny Novgorod University (where he also got his PhD), for the Center for Security Studies & Conflict Research, ETH Zurich, and the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen.

He was visiting fellow at Jagiellonian University, Cracow; Copenhagen Peace Research Institute; Baltic and East European Graduate School, Sodertorn Hogskola (Sweden); Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (Washington, D.C.); Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, Wassenaar (NIAS); George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; JFK Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, and other research institutions. His projects were supported e.g. by Central European University, Budapest; IREX; McArthur Foundation; OSI; NATO Democratic Institutions Fellowship Program.


Selected publications:

Books & Edited volumes:

Makarychev, A. (2014): Russia and the EU in a Multipolar World: Discourses, Identities, Norms. Stuttgart: Columbia University Press.

Makarychev, A. (2013): Russia’s Changing Economic and Political Regimes: The Putin Years and Afterwards. Co-edited with Andre Mommen (London & NY: Routledge).

Makarychev, A./Deviatkov A. (eds) (2013): Rossiya i Germaniya v prostranstve evropeiskikh kommunikatsiy (Russia and Germany in a Space of European Communications): Tyumen’ University Press.


Articles & Chapters

Makarychev, A./Meister S. (2014): The Modernisation Debate and Russian – German Normative Cleavages,in: European Politics and Society (Oct), pp. 1-15.

Makarychev, A. (2014): Russia, Ukraine and the Eastern Partnership: From Common Neighborhood to Spheres of Influence? In: Insight Turkey, 16:3, pp. 181-99.

Makarychev, A./Yatsyk, A. (2014): The Four Pillars of Russia’s Power Narrative, in: International Spectator, 49:4.

Makarychev, A./Yatsyk, A. (2014): Brands, cities, and post-politics: a comparative analysis of urban strategies for the Universiade 2013 and the World Football Cup 2018 in Russia, in: European Urban and Regional Studies (Sept.), pp. 1-18. 

Lost in Transformation: Comparative Area Studies