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Dr James Headley

Dr James HeadleyPhD (London)
MA (London)
BAHons (Oxon)

Dr Headley's research interests are in Russian foreign policy, the European Union, nationalism and ethnic conflict, and International Relations theory. He is the author of Russia and the Balkans: Foreign Policy from Yeltsin to Putin (Hurst and Co./Columbia University Press, 2008) and co-editor of Public Participation in Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). He joined the Department of Politics in 2005, having previously lectured at the University of Auckland, University of Leicester, and University College London.

He is the University of Otago representative on the Steering Committee of the New Zealand European Union Centres Network (EUCN).

Teaching

Contact details

Room 4S1, 4th floor, Arts (Burns) Building
Tel +64 3 479 8616
Email james.headley@otago.ac.nz
Office hours - Wednesday 9.00 - 10.00 and Thursday 2.00 - 3.00
Research day - Monday

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Links

New Zealand European Union Centres Network

Public Participation in Foreign Policy

Russia and the Balkans

Russian Studies Research Cluster

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Publications

Headley, J. (2015). Challenging the EU's claim to moral authority: Russian talk of 'double standards'. Asia Europe Journal, 13(3), 297-307. doi: 10.1007/s10308-015-0417-y

Headley, J. (2015). Russia’s complex engagement with European Union norms: Sovereign democracy versus post-Westphalianism? In A. Björkdahl, N. Chaban, J. Leslie & A. Masselot (Eds.), Importing EU Norms: Conceptual framework and empirical findings. (pp. 211-230). Springer.

Headley, J. (2012). Is Russia out of step with European norms? Assessing Russia's relationship to European identity, values and norms through the issue of self-determination. Europe-Asia Studies, 64(3), 427-447. doi: 10.1080/09668136.2012.661924

Headley, J., Reitzig, A., & Burton, J. (Eds.). (2012). Public participation in foreign policy. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 259p.

Headley, J. (2008). Russia and the Balkans: Foreign policy from Yeltsin to Putin. New York: Columbia University Press, 544p.

Authored Book - Research

Headley, J. (2008). Russia and the Balkans: Foreign policy from Yeltsin to Putin. New York: Columbia University Press, 544p.

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Edited Book - Research

Headley, J., Reitzig, A., & Burton, J. (Eds.). (2012). Public participation in foreign policy. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 259p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Headley, J. (2015). Russia’s complex engagement with European Union norms: Sovereign democracy versus post-Westphalianism? In A. Björkdahl, N. Chaban, J. Leslie & A. Masselot (Eds.), Importing EU Norms: Conceptual framework and empirical findings. (pp. 211-230). Springer.

Headley, J., & van Wyk, J.-A. (2012). Debating the public's role in foreign policy. In J. Headley, A. Reitzig & J. Burton (Eds.), Public participation in foreign policy. (pp. 3-20). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Headley, J., & Reitzig, A. (2012). Does the public want to participate? In J. Headley, A. Reitzig & J. Burton (Eds.), Public participation in foreign policy. (pp. 21-37). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Headley, J. (2008). The way opened, the way blocked: Assessing the contrasting fates of Chechnya and Kosovo. In A. Pavković & P. Radan (Eds.), On the way to statehood: Secession and globalisation. (pp. 85-99). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Headley, J. (2008). Russia. In K. DeRouen, Jr & P. Bellamy (Eds.), International security and the United States: An encyclopedia (Vol. 2). (pp. 628-649). Westport, CT: Praeger Security International.

Headley, J. (2006). Globalization and the 'new wars': The case of Chechnya. In R. G. Patman (Ed.), Globalization and conflict: National security in a 'new' strategic era. (pp. 151-167). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

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Journal - Research Article

Headley, J. (2015). Challenging the EU's claim to moral authority: Russian talk of 'double standards'. Asia Europe Journal, 13(3), 297-307. doi: 10.1007/s10308-015-0417-y

Headley, J., & Reitzig, A. (2012). Does foreign policy represent the views of the public? Assessing public and elite opinion on New Zealand's foreign policy. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 66(1), 70-89. doi: 10.1080/10357718.2011.637318

Headley, J. (2012). Is Russia out of step with European norms? Assessing Russia's relationship to European identity, values and norms through the issue of self-determination. Europe-Asia Studies, 64(3), 427-447. doi: 10.1080/09668136.2012.661924

Headley, J. (2012). National and transnational challenges in the former Soviet Union and former Yugoslavia. Global Change, Peace & Security, 24(2), 251-269. doi: 10.1080/14781158.2012.679922

Headley, J. (2012). Near abroads and arcs of instability: Conceptualising the region in the South Pacific and Eurasia. Canterbury Law Review, 18, 15-40.

Headley, J. (2005). War on terror or pretext for power? Putin, Chechnya, and the 'Terrorist International'. Australasian Journal of Human Security, 1(2), 13-35.

Headley, J. (2003). Russia and NATO forge closer ties. New Zealand International Review, 28(5), 7-11.

Headley, J. (2003). The Cyprus conflict and the process of EU enlargement. Asia-Pacific Journal of EU Studies, 1(2), 137-159.

Headley, J. (2003). Sarajevo, February 1994: The first Russia-NATO crisis of the post-Cold War era. Review of International Studies, 29, 209-227.

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Journal - Research Other

Headley, J. (2008). When frozen conflicts melt down [Analysis article]. Transitions Online, (18 August). Retrieved from http://www.tol.org/client/article/19838-when-frozen-conflicts-melt-down.html

Headley, J. (2008). [Review of the book Convergence and divergence: Russia and Eastern Europe into the twenty-first century]. New Zealand Slavonic Journal, 42, 170-172.

Headley, J. (2007). [Review of the book New Zealand in world affairs IV 1990-2005]. Political Science, 59(2), 105-106.

Headley, J. (2007). Déjà vu for Russia [Analysis article]. Transitions Online, (28 May). Retrieved from http://www.tol.org/client/article/18744-dj-vu-for-russia.html

Headley, J. (2007). It's not a Cold War [Analysis article]. Transitions Online, (20 July). Retrieved from http://www.tol.org/client/article/18852-its-not-a-cold-war.html

Headley, J. (2006). [Review of the book From ethnic conflict to stillborn reform: The former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia]. Journal of Peace Research, 43(3), 354-355.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Headley, J. (2015, June). Russia-EU normative relations through a virtue ethics lens. Verbal presentation at the British International Studies Association (BISA) 40th Anniversary Conference, London, UK.

Headley, J. (2015, February). Considering the EU as a moral exemplar through a virtue ethics lens. Verbal presentation at the European Union Centre Network NZ (EUCN NZ) International Symposium: Strategic Narratives of Identity: The EU, Europe and the World, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Headley, J. (2015, February). European Union as a peace project: Lessons from Ukraine. Verbal presentation at the A Quarter Century of Post-Communism Conference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Headley, J. (2014, June). Russian policy on the war in Syria in comparison to the Yugoslav conflicts. Verbal presentation at the British International Studies Association (BISA) Postgraduate Network Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Headley, J. (2014, February). Challenging the EU's claim to moral authority: Russian talk of 'double standards'. Verbal presentation at the Joint Jean Monnet Chair and Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Symposium: Normative Power Europe? European Union External Outreach and International Identity, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Headley, J., & Kalogeropoulou, S. (2014, June). Expressing Greekness in a time of crisis: 'Kalozoia' versus austerity? Verbal presentation at the 10th Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA) Convention, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Headley, J. (2013, September). Still leading by virtuous example? Virtue ethics and the EU in a time of crisis. Verbal presentation at the 'Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive' International Conference: Researching the EU from Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, Australia.

Headley, J. (2012, November). Russia in the South Pacific: A response to the rise of China? Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Political Studies Association (NZPSA) Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Headley, J. (2010, June-July). Moral choice and identity in foreign policy. Verbal presentation at the 4th Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS), Auckland, New Zealand.

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