Dr David Kerr, M.A., M.Phil., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Glasgow)
(email at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Biography and Research Specialism
David Kerr is Lecturer in the International Relations of China and a member of Durham University's Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies. He joined Durham University in 2002 after studying and teaching at the University of Glasgow.
David Kerr specialises in three areas: the foreign relations of the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation; the security politics of Asia, especially Inner Asia; and international relations between China and the European Union.
Phan-orn Powcharoen (Thailand) 'North Korea and Rational Deterrence'; Y. Xu (PRC) 'China and International Responsibility in Africa'; J. Orenstein (USA) 'China and World Order'; D. Xu (PRC) 'Maritime Environmental Regimes in East and South China Seas'; R. Contreras Luna (Mexico) 'Siberia and the Asian Century'; S. Uslu (Turkey) 'Turkey-China strategic relations'; X. Zhang (PRC) 'Strategic distrust in US-China relations'; S. Chen (PRC) 'Trust and mistrust in China-Japan relations'; Gerard Charles (UK) 'Acculturation of Hui populations in Qinghai'; M. Sunuodula (UK) 'Multilingual education policy in Xinjiang'; Y. Kim (ROK) 'China's Soft Power and Africa'.
D. Amaraegbu (Nigeria) 'Corruption strategies in West Africa'; G. Filis (Greece) 'Geopolitics of the Caucasus'; Chenchen Wu (PRC) 'China's Economic Statecraft'; A. Aborhmah (Saudi Arabia) 'The Saudi-China Strategic Partnership'; R. Bouveng (Sweden) 'Messianism in Russian Foreign Policy'; M.T.Khan (Pakistan) 'Missile Regime for South Asia'; Ying Yu (PRC) 'Political Contestation in China'; N. Al-Tamimi (Palestine) 'China's Oil Strategy and the Partnership with Saudi Arabia'; S.Fergus (UK) 'US foreign policy pluralism and China'; M. Drake (USA) 'China's entrepreneurs and democratic change'; Hsin-che Wu (Taiwan) 'Confucian Cultures and East Asian Democracy'.
- Asian Politics and Political Economy
- Contemporary Chinese Studies
- European and Asian Security Regionalism
- Human Security of Inner Asia
- Security and Diplomacy of China and the Russian Federation
- David Kerr, Durham. & Liu Fei, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. (2007). The International Politics of EU-China Relations. British Academy Occasional Papers. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Edited works: contributions
- Kerr, David. (2012). "Climate change of the Trans-Himalayan region and its impact on China-South Asia water security". In China’s Challenges to Human Security: foreign relations and global implications. Guoguang Wu. London & New York: Routledge. 80-104.
- Kerr, David. (2012). "Problems of Grand Strategy in EU-China Relations". In China and the European Union: conflict or concord?. Jan van der Harst & Pieter Swieringa Maastricht: Shaker. 69-88.
- Kerr, David. (2011). "Paradoxes of Tradition and Modernity at the New Frontier: China, Islam, and the problem of ‘different heavens". In China Orders the World: Normative Soft Power and Foreign Policy. Edited by: William A. Callahan, & Elena Barabantseva. Baltimore for the Woodrow Wilson Center Press Washington, D.C.: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 143-179.
- Kerr, David (2007). 'Between Regionalism and World Order: five structural factors in China-Europe relations to 2025'. In The International Politics of EU-China Relations. Kerr, David & Liu Fei Oxford: Oxford University Press. British Academy Occasional Paper 10.: 289-317.
- Kerr, David (2001). 'Chinese Relations with the Russian Far East'. In The Russian Far East and Pacific Asia: Unfulfilled Potential. Bradshaw, M.J. Richmond: Curzon Press. 182-203.
- Kerr, D. (1998). 'Eurasianism and Russian Foreign Policy'. In Is Russia a European Power?. K. Malfliet K.U. Leuven: Leuven.
Journal papers: academic
- Kerr, David & Xu, Yanzhuo (2014). 'Europe, China and security governance: is there evidence of normative convergence?'. Asia Europe Journal 12(1).
- Kerr, David (2013). 'What prospects for a “new kind of great power relations” between China and America?'. International Affairs Forum 4(2).
- Kerr, David. (2010). 'Central Asian and Russian perspectives on China's strategic emergence'. International Affairs 86(1): 127-152.
- Kerr, David. (2009). 'Dilemmas of the 'Middle Continent': Russian Strategy for Eastern Eurasia'. The International Spectator 44(2): 75 - 94
- Kerr, David & Swinton, Laura C. (2008). 'China, Xinjiang and the Transnational Security of Central Asia'. Critical Asian Studies 40(1): 89-112.
- Kerr, David (2007). 'Has China abandoned self-reliance?'. Review of International Political Economy 14(1): 77-104.
- Kerr, David (2005). 'The Sino-Russia Partnership and US Policy Toward North Korea: From hegemony to concert in Northeast Asia'. International Studies Quarterly 49(3): 411-438.
- D. Kerr (2004). 'Greater China and East Asian Integration: Regionalism and Rivalry'. East Asia: an International Quarterly 21(1): 75-92.
- D. Kerr (1999). The Chinese and Russian Energy Sectors: Comparative Change and Potential Interaction. Post-Communist Economies 11(3): 337-372.
- D. Kerr (1998). Problems in Sino-Russian Economic Relations. Europe-Asia Studies 50(7): 1133-1156.
- D. Kerr (1996). Opening and Closing the Sino-Russian Border: Trade, Regional Development and Political Interest in Northeast Asia. Europe-Asia Studies 48(6): 931-957.
- D. Kerr (1995). The New Eurasianism: The Rise of Geopolitics in Russia's Foreign Policy. Europe-Asia Studies 47(6): 977-988.
Journal papers: online
- Kerr, David. (2012). "China and Inner Asia: New Frontiers and New Challenges". International Affairs Forum (Summer 2012.): 21-28.
- Mr Naser Al-tamimi
- Mr Rafael Contreras-luna
- Di Xu
- Miss Yanzhuo Xu
- Gerard Charles
- Miss Phan-orn Powcharoen
- Mr Fawad Khaleel