Jonathan Bignell (born 20 March 1963) is a Professor of Television and Film at the University of Reading, United Kingdom. He is the author of Media Semiotics: An Introduction (1997).
Peter Nettl, author of Political Mobilization: A Sociological Analysis of Methods and Concepts (1963) and The Soviet Achievement (1967), was, at the time of his tragic death in an air crash in Octo
Richard Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Research Professor at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. He is the author of The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment; It Ain
Avijit Pathak is a Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Saidiya Hartman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and is now a professor at Columbia University. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection and Lose Your Mother. She lives in Ne
Subodh Roy (1916–2006) was the youngest participant (aged 14) in the Chittagong Armoury Raid in 1930, led by Surya Sen (Masterda). Affectionately called Jhunku, Roy took part in the
Richard Henry Tawney (1880-1962), born in Calcutta, was educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford, of which he was elected a fellow in 1918. During World War I, he was severely wounded d
Cecilia Samoylovna Bobrovskaya (1873–1960) was an early Bolshevik activist, revolutionary, and memoirist. She played a notable role in various local organizations of the Bolshevik Party
Prabir Purkayastha is the editor of Newsclick.in. He is an engineer and a science activist in the power, telecom and software sectors. He is one of the founding members of the Delhi Science Forum.
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
Howard Zinn was a historian, playwright, and social activist. He was a shipyard worker and a bombardier with the U.S. Army Air Force in Europe during the Second World War before he went to college