Books and Special Issues of Journals
Special Issue “Crafting or designing? Science, politics and conditions determining processes of intended institutional change for Social-Ecological Systems”. Environmental Science and Policy, 2015. Co-edited with Thiel, A., and Zikos, D.
Mukhtarov, F. (2008) The prospects of privatization of water supply services: with focus on private sector participation in water supply and sanitation sector in secondary towns of Azerbaijan. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.
Refereed Journal Articles
Mukhtarov, F., Pierce, R. and Gerlak, A. (2016) Away from fossil-fuels and toward a bioeconomy: knowledge versatility for public policy? Environment and Planning C. Online.
Mukhtarov, F., de Jong, M. and Pierce, R. (2016) Doing ethnography of policy translation: ethical and practical challenges and strategies to overcome them. Environment and Planning A. Online.
Mukhtarov, F. (2016) Policies on the move: Translation, assemblages and ethnography. Book review essay. Environment and Planning C. Online.
Gerlak, A., and Mukhtarov, F. (2016) Many faces of security: discursive framing in cross-border natural resource governance in the Mekong River Commission. Globalizations, 13 (6).
Thiel, A., Mukhtarov, F. and Zikos, D. (2015) Crafting or designing? Science, politics and conditions determining processes of intended institutional change for Social-Ecological Systems. Environmental Science and Policy, 53: 81-86.
Mukhtarov, F., Fox, S., Mukhamedova, N., and Wegerich, K. (2015) Institutional design in the face of contextual relevance: water user associations in Turkey, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. Environmental Science and Policy, 53: 206-214.
Gerlak, A. and Mukhtarov, F. (2015) ‘Ways of knowing water’: integrated water resources management and water security as complementing discourses. International Negotiations and Environmental Agreements (INEA). Available online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10784-015-9278-5.
Mukhtarov, F. (2014) Rethinking the travel of ideas: policy translation in the water sector. Policy and Politics, 42 (1): 71-88.
Mukhtarov, F. and Gerlak, A. (2014) Epistemic forms of integrated water resources management: towards versatility of knowledge. Policy Sciences, 47 (2): 101-120.
Mukhtarov, F., Osseweijer, P., and Pierce, R. (2014) The global governance of biofuels: case for private governance? Bio-based and Applied Economics, 3 (3): 101-110.
Mukhtarov, F. and Gerlak, A. (2013) River basin organizations in the global water discourse: an exploration of agency and strategy. Global Governance, 19 (2): 307-326.
Mukhtarov, F., Brock, A., Janssen, S., and Guigner, A. (2013) Actors and strategies in translating global conservation narratives to Vietnam. Policy and Society, 32 (2): 113-124.
Refereed Bibliography Entries
Mukhtarov, F., and Cherp, A. (2015) Water security. Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford University Press. Online.
Cherp, A. and Mukhtarov, F. (2015) Energy security. Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford University Press. Online.
Mukhtarov, F. and Daniell, K. (2017). Translation, diffusion and adaptation of water policy models. In Ken Conca and Erika Weindthal, Editors, Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy, Oxford University Press.
Mukhtarov, F. and Cherp, A. (2014) The Hegemony and contextual governance: integrated water resources management and global water discourse. In Daniell, K. et al. (Eds), River Basin Management in Twenty-First Century: Understanding People and Places, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, forthcoming, pp. 3-21.
Mukhtarov, F. (2013) Translating water policy innovations into Kazakhstan: the importance of context. In Vinke de Kruijf et al. (Eds), Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer: International Studies on Contextual Water Management, Earthscan: London, pp. 113-128.
Mukhtarov, F. (2008) Intellectual history and current status of integrated water resources management: a global perspective. In Pahl-Wostl, C., Kabat, P. & Möltgen, J. (Eds.) Adaptive and Integrated Water Management: Coping with Complexity and Uncertainty. Berlin: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp.167-185.
Mukhtarov, F. (2007) Privatization of social policy of water supply in the South Caucasus. In Social Policy and Regional Development. Zagreb: The Institute of Economics and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, pp. 91-115.
Manuscripts in Review
Thiel, A., and Mukhtarov, F. Institutional design for adaptive governance of natural resource governance: the role of agency and polycentricity. In “Sage Handbook of Nature”, Eds (Terry Marstden et al.), Sage.
Policy Reports and Media Appearances
Mukhtarov, F. (2015) Climate change strikes oil & gas industry: Tragedy in the Caspian Sea. Hurriyet Daily News, December 21, 2015. (Hurriyet Daily News is the Leading Turkish English Language Newspaper).
Mukhtarov, F., Huitema, D., Medvey, J., Kouwenhoven, R., Uribe, M., and Funke, N. (2011) Agency in Biodiversity Conservation: Park Decisions in Developing countries, International Meta-Trends and their Implementation. EC FP-7 LiveDiverse Project Background Report 2 for 6.2.
Mukhtarov, F. (2009) Integrated Water Resources Management: Global Water Collaborations on the Rise. Water World, online. URL: http://www.waterworld.com/articles/2009/08/integrated-water-resources.html
UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (2009) IWRM Implementation in Basins, Sub-basins and Aquifers: State of the Art Review. Contributor.
Mukhtarov, F. (2005) Review of the experience of using economic environmental policy instruments in Azerbaijan. The Caspian Panorama, (1): 17–19.
2016 University of Potsdam, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Germany,
Workshop on “Translation in World Politics”. Presentation “Policy Translation and Public Policy: Frameworks and Methods. Potsdam, 26-27 October
2016 Samarkand Conference on Regional and International Cooperation in Central Asia and South Caucasus: Recent Developments in Agricultural Trade. Samarkand Agricultural Institute with financial and technical support from IAMO and DAAD. “Theories of Collective Action for Agriculture: Review and Applicability in the Post-Soviet Context”. Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 2-5 November.
2016 Regional Conference on Public Policy, Hong Kong, China, June 10-11. “Global Water Governance: Neo-Gramscian Approach”, Panel “Multi-level Governance of Common Pool Resources”.
2016 Alumni Conference, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 5-7 May. “Emotions and Environmental Citizenship”.
2016 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, “Persistence and Change of Institutions in Natural Resources Management in a post-Socialist context”. “Examining the ‘Policy Translation’ Lens for Understanding Water Sector Reform in Central Asia”. Berlin, 26-28 January.
2015 Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg, Workshop on "Translation in World Politics". Policy, mobility, translation: anecdotes from the periphery. Duisburg, Germany, 8-9 October.
2015 The 10th Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference. Lille, France, July 08-10. Policy Implementation and the Mediating Action of Text. With Raul Lejano and Park Sung Yin.
2014 The 9th Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference. Policy translation and the problem of context: challenges and opportunities. Wageningen, The Netherlands, 03-05 July. Co-authored with Raul Lejano.
2013 The 8th Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference. Policy translation and ethnography: ethical challenges and strategies to overcome them. Vienna, Austria, 03-05 July. Co-authored with Martin de Jong and Robin Pierce.
2013 The Ethnography Symposium. Doing ethnography of policy translation: ethical challenges and strategies to overcome them. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28-30 July. Co-authored with Martin de Jong and Robin Pierce.
2012 The 7th Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference. Ways of knowing in the transition to a bio-Economy. Tilburg, The Netherlands, 05-07 July. Co-authored with Robin Pierce and Patricia Osseweijer.
2012 The Earth System Governance Conference. Agency and Path Dependency in Water User Associations in Azerbaijan. Lund, Sweden, April 18-20. Co-authored with Svenja Fox.
2012 The Hebrew University, International Workshop on Securitization of the Water Discourse. “Ways of Knowing Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Security as Complementary Discourses”. Jerusalem, Israel, December 17-19.
2011 The European Science Foundation Conference on “Water Governance: meeting the challenges of global change”. Policy Translation and the travel of ideas in the water sector. Obergurgl, Austria, June 05 -10.
2011 Azerbaijan Diplomacy Academy, the 5th Ph.D. Workshop. Policy entrepreneurs and strategies in policy change and stability in national park policy of Vietnam. Paris, France, June 11-13.
2011 The Earth System Governance Conference at Colorado State University. Policy translation in the water sector: a multi-level governance approach. Fort-Collins, USA, May 17-20.
2011 The Annual Conference of the International Association of the Study of the Commons Conference. Actors and Strategies in Biodiversity Policy in Vietnam: a Policy Entrepreneurship approach. Hyderabad, India, January.
2009 The Second Ph.D. Workshop on “Energy Security” at Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku, Azerbaijan, December.
2009 The Annual Meeting, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Unravelling the global hegemony of IWRM. Washington DC, USA, November.
2007 The CAIWA First International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Resources Management. Intellectual History and Current Status of Integrated Water Resources Management: a Global Perspective. Basel, Switzerland, November.
2007 The GRSC/GARNET International Conference on "Pathways to Legitimacy". University of Warwick. Global Water Governance and the Concept of Legitimacy. Coventry, September. Paper in the proceedings, did not attend the conference.
2007 The 5th Conference of the International Water History Association (IWHA). History and current status of integrated water resources management from a policy transfer perspective. Tampere, Finland, June 13-17.
2007 The 4th Conference on “Environmental History”, European Society for Environmental History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 04-08.
2007 The Congress on River Basin Management, World Water Council, State Hydraulic Works of Turkey, Antalya, Turkey, March.
2013 Be-Basic (Bio-based Ecologically Balanced Sustainable Industrial Chemistry), Research Symposium. “Ways of Knowing a Bio-economy”. Leiden, The Netherlands, 05-07 February.
2012 The European Science Foundation Conference “Towards a sustainable bio-society”. “Ways of knowing and the transition to a bio-economy”. Amsterdam, 6-7 December.