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After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies


Institute For Middle East Studies

Dr. Davidson will be discussing his most recent book After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies.


  • Dr. Christopher Davidson is a reader in Middle East Politics in the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University, a former visiting associate professor at Kyoto University, and a former assistant professor at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He is the author of several books on the politics and international affairs of the Gulf states, including Abu Dhabi: Oil and Beyond, Dubai: The Vulnerability of Success, and The Persian Gulf and Pacific Asia: From Indifference to Interdependence.