Aditi completed her doctorate in Cultural Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. Her thesis examined the endurance of trade and commerce amidst political indeterminacy and military occupation in Kashmir. Combining ethnographic and archival work, her research focuses on the relationship between commerce and sovereignty in the northern and eastern highland frontiers of South Asia as manifested in trade networks, the history of economic regulation, patterns of mobility, and material practices of exchange.
Highland Asia Research Group
LMU, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oettingenstr. 67
80538 Munich, Germany