Sonali Chitalkar is Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Miranda House University of Delhi. Her area of specialization is International Relations with a focus on Conflict Resolution. She has been working on the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the last few years as a part of Peace facilitation and conflict resolution committee. She has also worked on inter-regional aspirations in Jammu and Kashmir, spent time studying on ground the evolution of politics in the former State. Her doctoral thesis is on Education Policy in Jammu and Kashmir. She is currently working on the framework of an Indic Theory of Gender as part of her interest in Decolonisation of the Indian mind and Indigenous Political Theory.