Glenn Diesen

USN Handelshøyskolen
Institutt for økonomi, historie og samfunnsvitenskap
Campus Vestfold (D3-92)
Glenn Diesen forsker primært på russlands geo-økonomiske strategi for Stor-Eurasia og russisk konservatisme.


  • Russisk politisk økonomi
  • Russisk konservatisme
  • Russisk utenrikspolitikk
  • Eurasisk integrering



Professor ved Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge - Vestfold

Redaktør ved Russia in Global Affairs - Moskva

Styremedlem i International Institute for Peace (IPP) - Vienna

Styremedlem i Center for Nationalism Studies (CNS) - Sarajevo

Styremedliem i Contemporary World Economy - Moskva



University of Southeast Norway
Professor                                                                                              April 2020 - ongoing

Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Professor                                                                                                Aug 2018 – April 2020

Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Visiting Scholar                                                                                     Aug 2017 – Aug 2018

Russia in Global Affairs
Editor                                                                                                     Nov 2018 - ongoing

Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
Adjunct Research Fellow                                                                       Aug 2016 – Aug 2019

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Lecturer / Scholarly Teaching Fellow                                                      Feb 2011 –Dec 2017


Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
PhD Politics and International Relations (Doctor of Social Sciences)                        2010-2014
Dissertation: ‘Inter-democratic security institutions and the security dilemma:
    EU and NATO relations with Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union’

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
PhD Politics and International Relations (Doctor of Philosophy)                               2010-2014

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Master of International Relations                                                                              2009
Thesis: ‘Medvedev’s proposal for a new European security architecture’

St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Russian Language and History                                                                                  2006

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Master of Business                                                                                                    2003-2004

University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Bachelor of Commerce                                                                                              1999-2001



Diesen, G., 2024. The Ukraine War and the Eurasian World Order

Diesen, G. 2023 The Think Tank Racket 

Diesen, G., 2022. Russophobia: Propaganda in International Politics. Palgrave MacMillan, London.

Diesen, G., 2021. Europe as the Western Peninsula of Greater Eurasia: Geoeconomic Regions in a Multipolar World, Rowman & Littlefield, London.

Diesen, G and Lukin, A., 2021. The Return of Eurasia, (ed) Palgrave Macmillan, London [publication pending].

Diesen, G., 2021. Russian Conservatism: Managing Change under Permanent Revolution, Rowman & Littlefield, London.

Diesen, G., 2021. Great Power Competition in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Geoeconomics of Technological Sovereignty, Bloomsbury, London.

Diesen, G and Lukin, A., 2020. Russia in a Changing World, (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Diesen, G., 2018. The Decay of Western Civilisation and Resurgence of Russia: Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft, Routledge, London.

Diesen, G., 2017. Russia’s Geoeconomic Strategy for Greater Eurasia, Routledge, London.

Diesen, G., 2015. EU and NATO Relations with Russia: After the Collapse of the Soviet Union, Routledge, London.


Book chapters

Diesen, G., 2021. 'Cooperation and Competition Among Tech Hubs Across Greater Eurasia in the Fourth Industrial Revolution', in M Patai and M Horvath (eds), Age of Eurasia, Prospektus, Budapest.

Diesen, G., 2020. ‘The Geoeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Union’, in A Aseeva and J Gorski (eds.), The Law and Policy of New Eurasian Regionalization Economic Integration, Trade, and Investment in the Post-Soviet and Greater Eurasian Space , Brill, Leiden.

Diesen, G., 2020. ‘Russia and COVID-19: Domestic Relief and Geoeconomic Reforms’, in C Hawksley and N Georgeou (eds.) State Responses to COVID-19, HADRI, Sydney.

Diesen, G., 2020. ‘Neutral Power Russia?’, in H Reginbogin and P Lottaz (eds.) Permanent Neutrality, Lexington Books, Washington D.C.

Diesen, G., 2019. ‘Narrowing the widening political gap’, in L Grigoryev (ed.) Global Governance in Transformation: Challenges for International Cooperation, Springer, London.

Diesen, G., 2016. ‘Russia's Pivot to Asia: Constructing a Eurasian State in a Multipolar World’, in D Gopal and D Ahlawat (eds.) Indo-Pacific: Emerging Powers, Evolving Regions and Challenges to Global Governance, Aakar, New Delhi.


Journal articles

Diesen, G., 2021. Europe as the Western Peninsula of Greater Eurasia, Journal of Eurasian Studies, (approved and publication pending)

Diesen, G., 2020. Russia as an International Conservative Power: The Rise of Right-Wing Populists and their Affinity towards Russia, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 28(2): 182-196.

Diesen, G., 2019. The Disorderly Transition to a Multipolar World, New Perspectives, 27(3): 25-29.

Diesen, G., 2019. The Geoeconomics of Russia’s Greater Eurasia Initiative, Asian Politics & Policy, 11(4): 566-585.

Diesen, G., 2018. The Geoeconomics of the Territorial Dispute between Russia and Japan, Asian Survey, 58(3): 582–605.

Diesen, G. and Keane, C., 2018. The offensive posture of NATO’s missile defense system, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 51(2): 92-103.

Diesen, G., 2018. The ‘New Cold War’ and its Impact on Chinese Geoeconomics, Valdai Discussion Club, 21 November.

Diesen, G., 2017. The Global Resurgence of Economic Nationalism, Valdai Discussion Club [republished in Russia in Global Affairs], 21 December.

Diesen, G., 2017. The EU, Russia and the Manichean Trap, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 19(3): 1-18.

Diesen, G., 2017. Russia, China and ‘Balance of Dependence’ in Greater Eurasia, Valdai Discussion Club [republished in Russia in Global Affairs], 31 March.

Diesen, G. and Keane, C., 2017. The Two-Tiered division of Ukraine: Historical Narratives in Nation- and Region-Building, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, 19(3): 313-329.

Gatev, I. and Diesen G., 2016. Eurasian Encounters: The Eurasian Economic Union and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, European Politics and Society, 17(1): 133-150.

Diesen, G. and Keane, C., 2016. Constraining Missile Defence, Defense and Security Analysis, 32(2): 129-143.

Keane, C., and Diesen, G. 2015. Divided We Stand: The US foreign policy bureaucracy and nation-building in Afghanistan, International Peacekeeping, 22(3): 205-229.

Diesen, G., 2015. Inter-democratic security institutions and the security dilemma: a neoclassical realist model of the EU and NATO after the end of the Soviet Union, East European Quarterly, 41(2-3): 137-161.

Diesen, G., 2015. Coercing ‘European Integration’? Assessing the posture of the CSDP, Polis, No.6, 81-102.

Diesen, G., and Wood, S., 2012. Russia’s Proposal for a New European Security System: Confirming Diverse Perspectives, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 66(4): 450-467.


Think Tank Papers

Diesen, G., 2022. New Trajectories of Transportation Corridors in Eurasia, Valdai, 11.10.2022.

Diesen, G., 2022. Eurasian Institutions Following the European Crisis, Valdai, 08.08.2022.

Diesen, G., 2022. Digital Giants Under a De-Centralised Format for Globalisation, Valdai, 11.03.2022.

Diesen, G., 2021. Restraining the Excesses of Liberalism, Valdai, 21.10.2021.

DIesen, G., 2021. Common Eurasian Home: Towards a Conservative Political Economy, Valdai, 19.03.2021.

Diesen, G., 2020. The International Economic System After COVID-19, Valdai, 2020.

Diesen, G., 2018. China’s Geoeconomics and the ‘New Cold War’, Valdai, 21.11.2018.

Diesen, G., 2017. The Global Resurgence of Economic Nationalism, Valdai, 21.12.2017.

Diesen, G., 2017. Russia, China and ‘Balance of Dependence’ in Greater Eurasia, Valdai, 31.03.2017.