D.N. Jha is an acclaimed historian and the author of Early India: A Concise History (2004).
The Many Careers of D.D. Kosambi
Damodar Dharmananda Kosambi (July 31, 1907 – June 29, 1966) was a man with a Renaissance type of versatility: he had a wide range of knowledge without sacrificing depth. He was a mathematician, s...
Contesting Symbols and Stereotypes
The construction of Hindu religious identity began in the late nineteenth century and has continued unabated. Accompanied by the demonization of minorities, especially Muslims, and the creation and...
Anupama Rao has research and teaching interests in gender and sexuality studies; caste and race; historical anthropology; social theory; comparative urbanism; and colonial genealogies of human righ
Pinarayi Vijayan (born 1945) is the Chief Minister of Kerala. He served as Minister of Electric Power and Co-operation from 1996 to 1998. He joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. H
Arvind Narrain is an advocate and founder member of the Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore. He is the author of Queer: Despised Sexuality, Law and Social Change and co-editor of Because I Have a Voic
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
Richard York is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Oregon, United States. He is co-editor of the journal Organization & Environment.
Rahul Mahajan is an American blogger and author of Indian origin.
Writer, architect and historian specialised in the Contemporary Arab and Muslim World, Darwis Khudori is Associate Professor of Oriental Studies at the University of Le Havre, France, member of GRI
Sitharamam Kakarala is Director, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore, and has been involved in a range of pedagogic and research activity at the intersection of law, socie
Clara Zetkin was a German Marxist theorist, activist, and fighter for women's rights. In 1911, she organized the first International Women's Day.
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
Lekha Chakraborty is Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, and Research Scholar, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York (NY), USA. She is
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,
Adam Hanieh is a senior lecturer in development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Michael Hardt (born 1960) is an American literary theorist and political philosopher. Hardt is best known for his book Empire, which was co-written with Antonio Negri. It has been praised by some a
Rostislav A. Ulyanovsky, D.Sc. (Economics), was born in 1904. He graduated from the Institute of Oriental Studies to become an eminent Soviet expert on international affairs. He has had over 200 wo