Amrita Sharma teaches politics and international relations at O P Jindal Global University. Her work engages with classical and contemporary questions animating the political economy of the state, agriculture, markets, and armed conflicts. Her doctoral research explores the political question of the ‘Kashmir conflict’ through the changing relationships between the state and the horticultural economies of Kashmir. Her work offers a class-based approach to the study of state and nationalism in J&K. She uses political economy approach to study movements and concerns of capital, formal and in-formal credit, exchange, debt, extra-legality, ethnic-nationalisms, and social movements in South Asia. Her academic and creative non-fiction writing has appeared in Perspectives: MIT Journal of Planning, History of the Present, The Caravan, Wasafiri, and Wande Magazine.