Marco Siddi



"National identities and foreign policy in the European Union: the Russia Policy of Germany, Poland and Finland", ECPR Press, 2017

Peer-reviewed journal articles

"The Ukraine crisis and European memory politics of the Second World War", European Politics and Society, November 2016 (online first)

"German Foreign Policy towards Russia in the Aftermath of the Ukraine Crisis: A New Ostpolitik?", Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 68, no. 4, 2016

"The EU's Energy Union: a sustainable path to energy security?", The International Spectator, vol. 51, no. 1, 2016

"The EU’s gas relationship with Russia: solving current disputes and strengthening energy security", Asia Europe Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, 2017

"Russia and the forging of memory and identity in Europe”, in Studia Diplomatica 65 (4), 2012, pp. 77-103

"Abkhazia, Kosovo and the right to external self-determination of peoples”, Central Asia and the Caucasus 12 (1), 2011, pp. 62-70

 Book chapters

"The Scramble for Energy Supplies to South Eastern Europe: The EU’s Southern Gas Corridor, Russia’s Pipelines and Turkey’s Role", in M. Schröder, W. Wessels and M. O. Bettzuege (eds.), Turkey as an Energy Hub?, Nomos, 2017, pp. 49-66

"The Russian ‘other’. The impact of national identity construction on EU-Russia relations”, in Edmund Ratka / Olga Spaiser (eds.), Understanding European Neighbourhood Policies: Concepts, Actors, Perceptions, Nomos, 2012, pp. 249-266

"Italy-Russia relations: politics, energy and other business”, in Ludvig Zsuzsa (ed.), East European Studies 4. Eurasian Challenges: Partnerships with Russia and other issues of the post-Soviet area, Institute of World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2012, pp. 73-92

Book reviews

Transnational Gas Markets and Euro–Russian Energy Relations, Andrei V. Belyi (Palgrave, 2015). Europe-Asia Studies 69 (5), 2017

Energy Policy of the European Union, S. R. Schubert, J. Pollak and M. Kreutler (Palgrave, 2016). Journal of Common Market Studies 55 (1), 2017

Policy papers and policy briefs

"The Southern Gas Corridor: Challenges to a geopolitical approach in the EU’s external energy policy", FIIA Briefing Paper 216/2017

"The antitrust dispute between the European Commission and Gazprom: Towards an amicable deal", FIIA Comment 9/2017

"Privileged partners? Italy should use its leverage for constructive policies towards Russia", FIIA Briefing Paper 197/2016

"Italy’s upcoming referendum: No need to panic", FIIA Comment 25/2016

"Nord Stream 2: Opportunities and Dilemmas", Jacques Delors Institute Berlin, Background Note, 10 May 2016

"Germany’s evolving relationship with Russia: Towards a norm-based Ostpolitik?", in FIIA Report 2016/44

"Italy at loggerheads with the European Commission and Germany: has Matteo Renzi taken a euro-critical stance?", FIIA Comment 7/2016

"The EU-Russia gas relationship: new projects, new disputes?", FIIA Briefing Paper 183, 2015

"The EU's Energy Union: towards an integrated European energy market?", FIIA Briefing Paper 172, 2015

"Rome and Athens allied against austerity? Prospects for cooperation between Italy and Greece in the EU", FIIA Comment 7, 2015

"Rising Euroscepticism and the dominance of national interests”, EU-28 Watch, Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin, September 2014

Italy and the 2014 European Parliament elections: key domestic and foreign policy debates (together with N. Koenig), EU-28 Watch, Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin, July 2014

"The Italian Presidency of the European Union - an opportunity to review EU relations with Russia and Eastern Partnership countries”, IEP Policy Briefs on Eastern Europe and Central Asia (1/2014), Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin

"Engaging external actors: the EU in the geopolitics of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict”, IEP Policy Briefs on Enlargement and Neighbourhood (7/2012), Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin

"Bystander in its neighbourhood? The European Union's involvement in protracted conflicts in the post-Soviet space” (together with B. Gaweda), IEP Policy Papers on Eastern Europe and Central Asia (1/2012), Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin

"No settlement without a proactive policy: the European Union and the secessionist conflicts in the post-Soviet space” (together with B. Gaweda), IEP Policy Briefs on Enlargement and Neighbourhood (5/2012), Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin

"EU energy security. The Russia factor and future prospects for the Southern Corridor”, TEPSA Brief, May 2011

 Op-eds, expert blogs and newspaper articles

"Nord Stream 2: Commercial Project or Geopolitical Threat?", Center on Global Interests, 17 June 2016 

"Germany: The EU’s new foreign policy engine”, LSE EUROPP, 25 April 2016

Refugee and migrant arrivals in the EU in 2016: who are we talking about?", Open Democracy, 11 April 2016

"Despite Ukraine and legal disputes, the EU is unlikely to break from its reliance on Russian gas", LSE EUROPP, 12 October 2015 (Italian version on AffarInternazionali, available here)

"Europe does not have a 'migration problem': it has a xenophobia problem", FIIA Column, 15 September 2015

"Greece and immigration: the nadir of European Integration", Open Democracy, 1 July 2015

"EU and Russian leaders should avoid turning WWII commemorations into quarrels over Ukraine", LSE EUROPP, 22 April 2015 

"Who are the winners and losers from the cancellation of the South Stream pipeline?”, LSE EUROPP, 18 December 2014

"Nord Stream and German-Russian energy relations during the Ukraine crisis”, EU Energy Policy Blog, 16 November 2014

"The 2015 UN conference on climate change: towards a new EU failure?”, Open Democracy, 18 November 2014 (Italian version on AffarInternazionali)

"A difficult presidency” (together with N. Koenig), Diplomatist, August 2014

"The environmental and economic case against Donald Tusk's energy union”, Open Democracy, 3 July 2014

"The abuse of history in the Ukrainian crisis”, Open Democracy, 5 May 2014

"Leaders change, business does not: Italy-Russia economic relations in 2012”, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of World Economics Blog, 16 March 2012

"Le spine nel fianco della difesa antimissile” (in Italian: "The thorns in the side of ballistic missile defence”), AffarInternazionali, 13 December 2011

 Conference proceedings and research reports

"Priorities and challenges of the 2014 Italian EU Presidency” (together with N. Koenig and E. Alessandri), Documenti IAI 14/07, Istituto Affari Internazionali, May 2014

"EU responses to external challenges as seen from Germany, Poland, Nordic and Baltic countries and the EU neighbourhood”, expert seminar of the German-Nordic-Baltic Forum, Institut für Europäische Politik and Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, 27-28 September 2012

"Nagorno Karabakh: security situation”, European Parliament, Directorate-General for External Policies of the Union, Subcommittee on Security and Defence, June 2012

 Other online publications

"A short history of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict from its origins to the 2008 war”, in M. Sönmez (ed.), Reflections on Abkhazia 1992-2012, 2012