Eleonora Ardemagni is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow (contributing habitually to the MENA Centre publications since 2013) and her research analysis focuses on Yemen, Gulf monarchies and Arab military forces. Teaching Assistant at the Catholic University of Milan (MSc courses “Regional Studies-Middle East” and “History of Islamic Asia”) and Gulf Analyst for the NATO Defense College Foundation.
She contributes regularly to Aspenia online (Aspen Institute Italy), AffarInternazionali, Storia Urbana; since 2016, she is also Middle Eastern politics commentator for the Italian newspaper Avvenire. Adjunct Professor at ASERI (Graduate School of Economics and International Relations, Milan), Master in Middle Eastern Studies-MIMES (seminar “Yemen: Drivers of Conflict and Security Implications”).
Her analysis and papers appeared on Afriche e Orienti, NATO Review, NATO Defense College, Middle East Institute, Carnegie Sada, Carnegie Middle East Center, LSE Middle East Centre Blog, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, Gulf Affairs, OxGAPS-Oxford Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum (Oxford University), Future Centre (Faras, UAE), University of Nicosia-Eastern Mediterranean Policy Notes, Sicurezza, Terrorismo & Società (ITSTIME), Fondazione Oasis, World Energy, Orizzonte Cina-T.wai, Limes, Equilibri and ResetDOC.
Her latest publications are: “La nuova Arabia Saudita: metamorfosi del potere e protagonismo geopolitico”, in A. Plebani and R. Redaelli (eds.), 2019: Dinamiche geopolitiche internazionali, CeStInGeo-EDUCatt Catholic University (forthcoming); “The Huthis: Adaptable Players in Yemen’s Multiple Geographies”, Center of Research on the Southern System and the Wider Mediterranean of the Catholic University of Milan-CRiSSMA Working paper No. 25/2019, EDUCatt; “Yemen’s nested conflict(s): Layers, geographies and feuds”, ORIENT-German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East, No. 2, 2019; “The Persian Gulf Rimland: Federalism, Geostrategy and Patronage in Contemporary Southern Yemen”, International Studies Journal 56, Vol.14, No. 4, Spring 2018;