Prof Alexander Sergunin


Dr. Alexander Sergunin, Professor of International Relations at the Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg) and St. Petersburg State University is currently working on a research project entitled “EU and Russia: Two Competing ‘Soft Power’ Projects in the Baltic Sea Region.” The main objective of this research is to examine the nature of the EU and Russian ‘soft power’ projects in the Baltic Sea Region and to critically assess how these projects are implemented in terms of their efficiency and interaction. Prof Sergunin is the author of numerous publications on regionalism, foreign and security policy and EU-Russia relations. His stay in Tartu is supported by the AURORA program under the EU’s Erasmus Mundus scheme.Contact: sergunin60[at]