Dr N. Janardhan is a political analyst based in the United Arab Emirates since 2000. His recent books include A New Gulf Security Architecture: Prospects and Challenges for an Asian Role (eds., Gerlach, 2014), India and the Gulf: What Next? (eds., Gulf Research Center Cambridge, 2013), and Boom amid Gloom: Spirit of Possibility in the 21st Century Gulf (Ithaca, 2011). He is also an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Gulf Studies, University of Exeter, and Managing Assistant Editor of Journal of Arabian Studies(Routledge). With a broad-based interest in the socio-political developments in the Middle East, Dr Janardhan’s research areas include politics, international relations, education, media, gender, labour, migration, human rights and human trafficking in the Gulf region. He obtained his PhD in Gulf studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is a regular contributor to various newspapers and websites in the Middle East, as well as international academic publications.
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