Dr. Omair Anas is the Director (Research) of the Centre for Studies of Plural Societies. He was earlier associated as a Research Fellow with the Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi, an autonomous think-tank of India’s Ministry of External Affairs. Dr. Anas received his PhD from Centre for West Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, in 2015. He was Visiting Scholar at Freie University Berlin, Germany in 2012-2013. He has published several research papers in international journals, edited volumes, and international think tanks. His commentaries and comments appear on prominent print and broadcast media, including Al-Jazeera, BBC, Middle East Eye, TRT World and Indian Express. He specializes in and teaches Non-Western International Relations, Middle East-Asia Relations, India-West Asia and India-Turkey relations. His academic publications are available on Research Gate and Academia.