Talking of Power
These writings, translated for the first time from the Bengali, are by women who were amongst the earliest to receive a 'modern' education and become members of the reading and writing public. Wome...
Over the past twenty-five years, GRAIN, an international NGO has worked with social movements and organizations around the world to defend local food systems and cultures from the advance of indust
OMAR BARGHOUTI is an independent Palestinian commentator and human rights activist. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and t
Kasturi Basu is a social activist, science researcher, occasional writer and editor based in Kolkata. She is currently directing a documentary, S.D. , on Saroj Dutta, martyred communist poet,
Chandrakanta is a writer, born in Srinagar, India. She has written many novels and stories in the Hindi language including the epic Katha Satisar, which was awarded the Vyas Samman prize in 2005.
Richard Le Gallienne (20 January 1866 - 15 September 1947) was an English author and poet.
Muhammad Umar Memon is emeritus professor of Urdu, Persian and Islamic Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His collection of short stories, Tareek Galee, appeared in 1989. He has
Aradhana Sharma is an associate professor of anthropology and feminist studies at Wesleyan University. She is the co-editor of the book The Anthropology of the State: A Reader.
Akhil Katyal is a writer, academic, gay activist and translator based in Delhi. He finished his PhD at SOAS and currently teaches literature at Shiv Nadar University. His book of poems Night Charge
Shahnaz Rouse teaches Sociology at Sarah Lawrence College, New York. She is the author of various articles on women, religion, nationalism and the State which have been published in South Asia, the
N. Ravi Shanker lives and works in Palakkad, and regularly translates from Malayalam and Tamil into English. He is the translator of Mother Forest: The Unfinished Story of C.K. Janu (2004).
Bhairabi Prasad Sahu teaches at the Department of History, University of Delhi.
Rajesh Sharma teaches in the Department of English, Punjabi University, Patiala. He also edits South Asian Ensemble.
Ipshita Chanda is Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University.
Benjamin Zachariah is a Research Fellow at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University. He is the author of Developing India: An Intellectual and Social Histor
Antonio Gramsci (22 January 1891 – 27 April 1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and communist militant. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member
Palagummi Sainath (born 1957), one of India’s best-known journalists, is the founding editor of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI). He was The Hindu’s Rural Affairs Editor til
Humra Quraishi is a Delhi-based writer and journalist. She is the author of Kashmir: The Untold Story and The Good The Bad and The Ridiculous: Profiles which she co-authored with Khushwant Singh.
Devaki Jain, Honorary Fellow St Anne’s College, Oxford University, is Founder and former Director of the Institute of Social Studies Trust, New Delhi, India. She was previously a lecture
Sisir Kumar Bose (1920-2000) founded the Netaji Research Bureau in 1957 and was its guiding spirit. A participant in the Indian freedom struggle, he was imprisoned by the British. After Independenc
Saskia Wieringa is director of the International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement in Amsterdam and an affiliated senior researcher at the University of Amsterdam. She has wr
Rafia Zakaria is a columnist for Dawn (Pakistan) and the Boston Review’s ‘Reading Other Women’ Series. She is the author of The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan (Bea
Shailaja Kalelkar Parikh, a writer and former journalist, was also a lecturer in political science.
Susan Hawthorne is a feminist activist, writer and performer. She is the author of a novel, two collections of poetry and the (co-)editor of eight anthologies. She grew up on a farm in the Riverina
Kamala Markandaya (1924–2004; real name Kamala Purnaiya Taylor) was a novelist and journalist. A native of Mysore, Markandaya was a graduate of Madras University, and afterwards published sev