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Girijesh Pant is a National Fellow of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) at Symbiosis International University Pune. Formerly, he was Dean of the School of International Studies at JNU and has served as Vice-Chancellor at Doon University, Uttarakhand and GGD University at Bilaspur. He is also associated with higher academic bodies like the University Grant Commission, ICSSR, Indian Council of World Affairs, etc. He has recently been appointed as Member, Academic Committee of the School of International and Area Studies, Tsinghua University. China. His academic interest includes development studies with a focus on India and West Asia; political economy of Gulf countries; political economy of international energy; India’s energy security and energy relations, India’s economic relations with GCC countries. Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by Venkateshwara University Tirupati, he has been Senior Fulbright Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois, IL. He has travelled widely and participated and contributed papers in several national and international conferences, journals and books. Presently he is working on energy transition concerning India.



C515: Qatar Plays the Card Well

06 December 2018

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C502:China’s Footprints in India’s Extended Neighbourhood

09 August 2018

  The proceedings of recent visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping to UAE may not cast shadow on India’s engagement with the country

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494: The New Normal: Social Contract for Saudi Millennial Generation

02 July 2018

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493: How Qatar Blockade played out for Indian Economy

14 June 2018

After one year of the blockade, the economy of Qatar is linked more dynamically beyond its immediate neighbourhood. The crisis, despite its huge cost

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490: Scaling up India –Gulf Engagement: Issues and Perception

06 June 2018

India’s prospective engagement with the Arab world, especially the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), was the theme of a recently held c

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478:American Shadow over Saudi Energy Dominance

27 March 2018

Saudi Crown prince Muhammad bin Salman’s visit to the United States of America to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the special relationship bet

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