Dr. Kaul will be available for book signing after the event. She will also present a reading from her Man Asia Literary Prize short-listed novel Residue, 4pm Monday February 23rd at the University Bookstore (U-District).
Dr. Nitasha Kaul is a Kashmiri novelist, academic, poet and economist who lives in London. Her writings focus on identity, democracy, creativity, political economy, Kashmir and Bhutan. She has a joint PhD in Economics and Philosophy (2003) from Hull University (UK), and is a Fellow in Politics and International Relations at Westminster in London. Her publications include the scholarly monograph Imagining Economics Otherwise (Routledge, 2007/2008), and the novel Residue (Rainlight, 2014, shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2009). A public intellectual devoted to human rights, she has delivered invited lectures and keynotes at multiple venues ranging from Universities, creative gatherings and the media, and forums on human rights. Website: www.nitashakaul.com.
For more information about the event, please contact S. Charusheela (SCharusheela@uwb.edu)