Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia
Kudrat Wadhwa

Kudrat Wadhwa

Summer Fellow 2018
Project Title: Investigating the Economic Aspect(s) of Occupation in Kashmir

An anthropological and ethnographic look at how the economy of Kashmir has been affected by the occupation. Kudrat seeks to learn about the ways in which the decline of tourism has effected people's livelihoods. Specifically, Kudrat is interesed in looking at the 'life cycle of a product', and seeing how products like cashews and saffron are produced and exploited and who profits from it.