Presently supervising one postgraduate (PhD) working on the Russo-Japanese Northern Territories dispute.
Research Students since 2001
Jianping Wang (2005-), Community-Based Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Development: a Comparative Case Study of Northern Thailand and Southwest China (funded by Ford Foundation; Supervised by Drs D J B Shaw and Dan van der Horst).
Paul Richardson (2006-), The Southern Kuril Islands and their Role in Defining and Contesting Contemporary Russian Identity (funded by EPSRC; supervised by Professor Mark Bassin and Dr Denis Shaw)
Key Publications since 2001
D J B Shaw, 2010, ‘Some Eighteenth-Century Russian Perceptions of the Living Environment’, Studies in the History of Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, 2 no 4, 35-50
D J B Shaw and J D Oldfield, 2008, Totalitarianism and Geography: L S Berg and the Defence of an Academic Discipline in the Age of Stalin, Political Geography 27, 1, 96-112
D J B Shaw and J D Oldfield, 2008, Scientific, Institutional and Personal Rivalries among Soviet Geographers in the Late Stalin Era, Europe-Asia Studies 60, 8, 1397-1418.
D J B Shaw, 2007, Bernhard Varenius’ Geographia Generalis and the Rise of Modern Geographical Studies in Russia. In Margret Schuchard (Ed), Bernhard Varenius, 1622-1650, Brill, Leiden, 271-287.
D J B Shaw and J.D Oldfield, 2007, Landscape Science: a Russian Geographical Tradition, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 97, 111-126
J D Oldfield and D J B Shaw, 2006, ‘Russian Concepts of Sustainable Development: V I Vernadsky and the Noosphere concept. Geoforum 37, 145-154
D J B Shaw, 2006, ‘Russia’s Geographical Environment’ in M P Perrie Ed, The Cambridge History of Russia, vol 1. From Early Rus to 1689. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 19-43
D J B Shaw, 2006, ‘Towns and Commerce in the Sixteenth Century’, in M P Perrie, Ed, The Cambridge History of Russia, vol 1. From Early Rus to 1689. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 298-316.
D J B Shaw 2006, ‘Urban Developments in the Seventeenth Century’, in M P Perrie, Ed. The Cambridge History of Russia, vol 1. From Early Rus to 1689. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 579-599.
D J B Shaw, 2005 Mapmaking, science and state building in Russia before Peter the Great’, Journal of Historical Geography 31 no 3, 409-429