Shubh Mathur


Shubh Mathur writes about nationalism, minorities, borderlands, counterinsurgency, human rights and environmental ethics. She has conducted fieldwork in India and Kashmir, focusing on state and state-supported violence. Her latest research looks at the history of Indian state violence against religious and ethnic minority groups. She is the author of two books — The Human Toll of the Kashmir Conflict: Grief and Courage in a South Asian Borderland and The Everyday Life of Hindu Nationalism, and has co-edited a volume on Kashmir after 2019.

She is currently working on a comparative history of Indian counterinsurgency since 1947. Mathur has provided translation and community support services to asylum seekers in the New York – New Jersey area.