The former president of the All India Women's Conference (AIWC), a premier organization for women, Ashoka Gupta (November 1912 - 8 July 2008) has spent over fifty years in social work.
In the Path of Service
About the Book: In the Path of Service Born in 1912, and bearing witness to nine remarkable decades, full of change and movement, Ahoka Gupta writes an account of her life and times. These were dec...
Giles Tillotson is well known as a writer and lecturer on Indian history and architecture. He taught at the University of London from 1990 to 2004, since when he has been living in Gurgaon, near De
Eve Ensler is the Tony Award winning playwright, activist, and author of the theatrical Obie Award winning phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues, published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 cou
Ted Allan (1916-1976) was a journalist, playwright, novelist and screenwriter. He covered the Spanish Civil War for the Federated Press and joined Dr. Noram Bethune and his staff in Madrid. During
William Hinton (1919–2004) was a farmer in Vermont and a legendary figure in the U.S. Left. He wrote many books on post-revolutionary China, including Through a Glass Darkly, Iron Oxen, The G
Debjani Ganguly is Head of the Humanities Research Centre in the Research School of Humanities at the Australian National University. A literary and cultural historian, she has published in the are
Ravikumar is an activist-theoretician of the Dalit movement in Tamil Nadu and co-founder of Navayana Publishing. A legislator and general secretary of Viduthalai Ciruthaigal Katchi (VCK), he is a m
Anne Berthod is a French journalist.
Akeel Bilgrami is the Sidney Morgenbesser Chair of Philosophy and the Director of the South Asian Institute at Columbia University.
Zaheer Baber is Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Canada. He is the author of The Science of Empire: Scientific Knowledge, Civilization and Colonial Rule in India (Albany: State
Tapan Kumar Ghosh is an Associate Professor of English at Tarakeswar Degree College, Hooghly (West Bengal).
An octogenarian, P. Raman brings with him the trials and tribulations of the print media spread over half a century. Beginning as a sub-editor, he worked with a dozen English dailies and weeklies,
Ashraf Aziz received his schooling in East Africa. But his real schooling had started much earlier at home – in Hindustani film songs, which became a life-long passion. After attending the Ma
Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898) was one of the architects of modern India and the founder of the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, which later became the Aligarh Muslim University.
Prof. Gregory Ruiters is Professor of Public Policy, School of Government, University of Western Cape. Co-Director Municipal Services Project. Previous Position: Director of Institute for Soci
Neeti Nair was at Tufts for her Ph.D. and is currently an assistant professor of history at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.
Adithi Rao is a writer, educator, and activist. She has spent the last eight years travelling between India, Argentina, Mexico, and the United States; all the peoples and cultures she encountered o
Lata Mani is a feminist historian, cultural critic and filmmaker. She is the author of Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India (1998), Sacred Secular: Contemplative Cultural Cr
Fred Magdoff is Emeritus Professor of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Vermont, Burlington. He has authored several books on subjects ranging from soil science to economics.
Ranjita Biswas is lecturer, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University.
Ernesto Screpanti is a Professor of Economics of Globalization at the University of Siena, Italy. His recent publications include The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism, An Outline of the Histo
Kumari Jayawardena is the author of The Rise of the Labour Movement in Ceylon; Ethnic and Class Conflict in Sri Lanka; Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World; The White Woman’s Other Bur
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.