Nyla Ali Khan

Nyla Ali Khan is the author of The Fiction of Nationality in an Era of Transnationalism (Routledge 2005); Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan (Palgrave Macmillan 2010); and The Life of a Kashmiri Woman: Dialectic of Resistance and Accommodation (Palgrave Macmillan 2012). She has edited a major anthology, The Parchment of Kashmir: History, Society, and Polity (Palgrave Macmillan 2012). Nyla Ali Khan has also served as an guest editor working on articles from the Jammu and Kashmir region for Oxford University Press (New York), helping to identify, commission, and review articles.

Several Captors Hold Kashmir Captive

“Gloom is writ large on the faces of young professionals, students, and lay people. A lack of purposefulness; a paralyzing atmosphere of fear and paranoia; a suffering populace whose voice is stifled by those who claim to be ideologically motivated and fighting for a “just” cause; the complicity of state-sponsored agencies with self-proclaimed guardians of…

The Ambiguous Identity of a Kashmiri

The ambiguous identity of a Kashmiri is one that some of us have had to live with for a while now. Indian nationalists are quick to claim their intractable hold on Kashmiris; Pakistani nationalists are just as quick to claim to speak for Kashmiris. Kashmir, despite having a real internal history and a place in…