Chatura Rao is an author and freelance journalist. Her previous books include Amie: the Shawl of Colour and Meanwhile, Upriver.
Kusoom Vadgama (born 1932) is a historian and former Gandhian. She is the founder of the Indo-British Heritage Trust.
Pradip Kumar Datta is the author of Carving Blocs: Communal Ideology in Early Twentieth-Century Bengal (1999) and one of the co-authors of Khaki Shorts and Saffron Flag: A Critique of the Hindu Rig
Trevor Henry Aston (1925-85) was a British historian and teacher at the University of Oxford.
Andrej Grubacic is a dissident from the Balkans. A radical historian and sociologist, he is the author of Globalization and Refusal and the forthcoming Hidden History of American Democracy and The
Kamala Visweswaran is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego. She is the author of Fictions of Feminist Ethnography.
Abdul Rahman Siddiqi is a retired Brigadier of the Pakistan Army. He was born and brought up in Delhi which he had to leave for Lahore during Partition. He now lives in Karachi.
Renuka Ray became a Gandhian and a nationalist at sixteen when she met Mahatma Gandhi at the house of her uncle, Chittaranjan Das, in Calcutta. Aside from her political career, she was a well-known
Ananth Narayan Mahadevan is a screenwriter, actor and director of Hindi and Marathi films and television serials. He received the National Award in 2010 for Best Screenplay and Dialogues for the Ma
Ramakrishna Mukherjee (d. 2015) was a scientist and sociologist who had been associated with various institutes in his life including Indian Statistical Institute, Indian Council of Social Science
Sudhi Pradhan (1912-1997) left his medical studies in 1939 to become a full-time member of the CPI and eventually an organiser in the Indian People's Theatre Association. His main achievement was t
Mukul Sharma is a Delhi-based freelance journalist and writer.
Vithal Rajan was the founder and faculty member of the School of Peace Studies, Bradford University, UK. He has worked with numerous civil society organizations and NGOs. His books include The Lege
S. Irfan Habib has worked for many years with the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS). He is currently holding the Maulana Azad Chair at National University
Adam Hanieh is a senior lecturer in development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Gita Chaudhuri is associated with Katha's Translation Centre at St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, and has recently translated M.K. Gandhi's My Experiments with Truth from Gujarati to Bengali.
C.P. Chandrasekhar is a professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has published widely in academic journals, and is the co-author of seve
Soumyabrata Choudhury is Associate Professor at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has authored Theatre, Number, Event: Three Studies on the Relationship betwee
Daniel Guerin (1904-88) was a French anarchist and author.
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
Shobha Shinde is a Professor of English at the School of Language Studies & Research Centre, North Maharashtra University. She is the author of The Poetry of Adrienne Rich and Margaret Atwood:
Smriti Ravindra is a writer who "writes what she can, fiction, children's stories, newspaper columns, poetry".
Grace Lee Boggs is a philosopher and activist based in Detroit. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, she has chronicled her life in struggle in the autobiographical Living for Change. The James and
Vina Mazumdar (28 March 1927 - 30 May 2013) studied at Calcutta University and at Oxford University. She taught Political Science at the University of Patna and Berhampur University, and had been a
ISMAT CHUGHTAI is the author of several collections of short stories, three novellas, a novel, The Crooked Line, a collection of reminiscences and essays, My Friend, My Enemy, and a memoir, Kaghazi
Michel Foucault (15 October 1926 - 25 June 1984) was one of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France. His work influenced disciplines as
Brian Keith Axel is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He is the editor of From the Margins: Historical Anthropology and Its Futures, also publishe
RAJA SHEHADEH is a Palestinian lawyer and writer who lives in Ramallah. He is the founder of the pioneering non-partisan human rights organisation, Al Haq, an affiliate of the International Commiss