Academic work

Academic work

Select works

  • The Foreign Policy of the GDR in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 1990)

.…an exceptionally well-written, lucidly organised work with meticulous documentation…
Richard Dale, Conflict Quarterly

This is likely to remain the authoritative study of its subject
Franz Ansprenger, International Journal of African Historical Studies


  • The Kurdish Question and Turkey (Frank Cass, 1997) - co-author with Kemal Kirisci

…unquestionably the single most important study to date on the intricacies and difficulties of Turkey’s Kurdish question.
Henri Barkey, Middle East Quarterly

…a scholarly, well-balanced and conceptually sound analysis of the Kurdish question in Turkey…
Michael Gunter, International Journal of Middle East Studies

The Foreign Policy of the GDR in Africa book cover

The Kurdish question and Turkey book cover

  • Turkey in Post-Soviet Central Asia (Chatham House, 1995)

  • Dialogue with the Mediterranean: The Role of NATO’s Mediterranean Initiative (Garland, 2000)

  • Turkey and the Caucasus (Chatham House, 2000)

Gareth is the recipient of two NATO Research Fellowships and a US Institute of Peace Fellowship. He was formerly a member of Chatham House and served on the Council of the British Association of Turkish Area Studies (BATAS).

He has participated in a number of high-level meetings including those organised by the Brookings Institution (Washington DC), the PRIO Cyprus Centre (Nicosia), the NATO Rose-Roth Seminar (Bucharest), the Bled Strategic Forum (Bled), the British-Turkish Forum (various venues), Chatham House (London), and the Royal United Services Institute (London).