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Academic publications


  1. Gabdulhakov, R. (2021). Media Control and Citizen-Critical Publics in Russia: Are Some “Pigs” More Equal Than Others? Media and Communication, 9(4), 62–72. doi:10.17645/mac.v9i4.4233

  2. Trottier, D., Huang, Q., Gabdulhakov, R. (2021). Covidiots as global acceleration of local surveillance practices. Surveillance & Society.

  3. Trottier, D., Gabdulhakov, R., Huang Q. (2020). Open Book Publishers

  4. Huang, Q., Gabdulhakov, R., Trottier, D. (2020). Online scrutiny of people with nice cars: A comparative analysis of Chinese, Russian, and Anglo-American outrage. (14).  

  5. Trottier, D., Huang, Q., Gabdulhakov, R. (book chapter, 2020). Mediated Visibility as Making Vitriol Meaningful. In “Online Vitriol – History, Affect and Effects of Violence and Trolling on Social Media” (Ed. Polak, S., Trottier, D.), Amsterdam University Press, the Netherlands.

  6. Gabdulhakov, R., Trottier, D. (2020). Between “filter bubbles” and community leaders: An exploratory study of Facebook groups for Russophones/Russians in the Netherlands. Journal of Global Diaspora & Media 1(1). 89-105.

  7. Gabdulhakov, R. (2020). Heroes or Hooligans? Media Portrayal of StopXam [Stop a Douchebag] Vigilantes in Russia. (3).16-45.

  8. Gabdulhakov, R. (2020). (Con)Trolling the Web: Social Media User Arrests, State-Supported Vigilantism and Citizen Counter-Forces in Russia. Global Crime.

  9. Gabdulhakov, R. (2019). In the Bullseye of Vigilantes: Mediated Vulnerabilities of Kyrgyz Labour Migrants in Russia. (2):230-241 

  10. Akbari, A., & Gabdulhakov, R. (2019). Platform Surveillance and Resistance in Iran and Russia: The Case of Telegram. (1/2), 223-231.

  11. Gabdulhakov, R. (2018). Citizen-Led Justice in Post-Communist Russia: From Comrades’ Courts to Dotcomrade Vigilantism. .

  1. Gabdulhakov, R. OSCE Academy Policy Brief #42. “Russian media discourses on Syrian refugees in Europe and Central Asian labour migrants in Russia: Russia for Russians, Europe for…?

  2. Novovic, T., Ibraeva, G., Gabdulhakov, R. 2015. “Mid-term review of the United Nations development assistance framework (UNDAF) for the Kyrgyz Republic”.

  3. Gabdulhakov, R. “The Highly Securitized Insecurities of the Ferghana Valley Borders”. Central Asia Program. Elliott School of International Affairs. George Washington University;

  4. Gabdulhakov, R. “Geographical Enclaves of the Ferghana Valley: Do Good Fences

       Make Good Neighbors?” Central Asia Security Policy Brief №14. OSCE Academy;


Publications meant for a broad audience
  1. Gabdulhakov, R. Why likes and shares can cost you freedom in Russia. (23 November 2020).

  2. Gabdulhakov, R. The Avengers vs the Orcs: Social media nuances in Kyrgyzstan's (almost) third revolution. Oxus Society. (2020).

  3. Gabdulhakov, R. Narrowing the digital divide in education: COVID-19 lessons for Uzbekistan. EU-Central Asia Monitoring. (31 August 2020).

  4. Gabdulhakov, R. Digital vigilan…what? Why and how I study online citizen-led justice. (Blog). IBCoMagazine. (Available: 7 June 2020).

  5. Gabdulhakov, R. The FRRESH Take on Summer Schools. (Blog). ERMeCC PhD Club. (Available: 11 September 2019).

  6. Gabdulhakov, R. A weapon in our hands or to our heads? (Blog). ERMeCC PhD Club. (Available: 5 July 2019).

  7. Gabdulhakov, R. Two PhD Candidates team up to publish a paper. (Blog). ERMeCC PhD Club. (Available: 8 April 2019).

  8. Gabdulhakov, R.Collaboration with external partners: Why? How? What are the consequences? (Blog). ERMeCC PhD Club. (Available: 27 March 2019).

  9. Gabdulhakov, R. Citizen-led justice? (Blog). Surveillance & Society. (Available: 22 October 2018)

  10. Gabdulhakov, R. This train does not go to Rotterdam, or how to travel from Kyrgyzstan to the Netherlands by rail. (blog). ERMeCC PhD Club. (Available: 24 September 2018).

  11. Gabdulhakov, R. Diversity and inclusivity beyond the ivory tower: let’s “make it happen”...together! (Blog). ERMeCC PhD Club. (Available: 17 December 2018)

  12. Gabdulhakov, R. “Kto takie tsentralnoaziaty?” (Who are Central Asians?) - Central Asian Analytical Network.

  13. Gabdulhakov, R. “What role for the EU in education and people-to-people contacts?” EU Central Asia Monitoring (EUCAM) essay competition winner.

  14. Gabdulhakov, R. Opinion Contributor to the China Policy Institute Blog. The University ofNottingham. Nottingham, England, UK.

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