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Felix Patrikeeff

President of the SA Branch

Felix Patrikeeff completed his BA in History & Government at the University of Essex, and his D.Phil. in International Relations at St Antony’s College, Oxford. Before coming to the University of Adelaide, he taught at the Universities of Warwick, Oxford and Sydney, and from 1993-1994 served as Programme Director, International Studies at Kolej Antarabangsa, Penang, Malaysia. He has researched, supervised & published widely in the areas of Russian/Eurasian & Asian Studies, Geopolitics, Political Economy, Strategic Studies & International Relations. In addition to being the President of the South Australian Branch of the AIIA, he is the Vice-President of The Australasian Association for Communist and Post-Communist Studies and is on the Management Committee of The Australasian Society for Inner Asian Studies

Research Interests:

  • Strategic culture, leadership and questions of identity in the International Relations of the Asia-Pacific region
  • Hong Kong, China and the political economy of transition and accommodation
  • The politics of Russia borderlands, Central and Inner Asia
  • Émigré politics (with special reference to Russia)
  • The political history of the Russian Far East