Gilbert Achcar, born in 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon, is a Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS, University of London.
Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of two previous works of fiction – Book One and New Life. She has also translated a selection of Tagore's fictional work, Broken Nest and Other Stories.
José Julián Martí y Pérez (1853-95), writer and revolutionary, was an iconic figure in Cuba's struggle for independence from Spain. He was to become a symbol of liberty
Dr Rakhshanda Jalil (born 21 July 1963) is a well known Indian writer, critic and literary historian. She is best known for the much-acclaimed book on Delhi's lesser-known monuments called Invisibl
Kenneth Neill Cameron (1908-94), Professor Emeritus at the Department of English, New York University (1963-75), was a literary scholar and editor.
Nzanmongi Jasmine Patton is an assistant professor in the Department of English, Gargi College, University of Delhi. She has diverse interests ranging from Oral Literature and History, Translation,
Teesta Setalvad is a senior journalist, educationist and activist. She is co-editor of the monthly Communalism Combat, along with Javed Anand. Setalvad is involved with broadening the boundaries of
Robert W. McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois. He is the author of The Political Economy of Media: Enduring Issues, Eme
Shrikant Verma (1931-86) was a central figure in the Nai Kavita movement in the late 1950s and the early 1960s. Born in Bilaspur, he did his Masters in Hindi from Nagpur University in 1956, then mo
Rudhramoorthy Cheran is a Sri Lankan Tamil poet.
Subhabrata Bhattacharyya is Head of the Department, Journalism and Mass Communication, and also teaches English at Surendranath College, Calcutta University.
Amiya Kumar Bagchi is the founder Director and Professor of Economics, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata. He was formerly Reserve Bank of India Professor of Economics and Director, Centre fo
John Gillott has a degree in applied mathematics. He works at the Genetic Interest Group, London.