निताशा कौल / Nitasha Kaul
Dr. Nitasha Kaul is originally from Kashmir, now living in London. She is a writer, poet, traveler, photographer and academic with previous publications in a wide variety of areas related to the central theme of identity. She has a joint PhD in Economics and Philosophy and is the author of “Imagining Economics Otherwise: encounters with identity/difference” (Routledge India, 2008). Currently at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster, her next book is on the democratic transition in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Her stories, articles, poems are published in Times of India, The Guardian, Outlook India, Kulturaustausch, Economic and Political Weekly, Edinburgh Journal, UPI Asia, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Rethinking Marxism, South Asian Review among others. She has read her poetry in public and traveled to over forty countries across four continents taking pictures of quirky streetscapes. Her first novel is titled “Residue”.