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...
Ajay Gudavarthy is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Political Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Ajay Gudavarthy taught earlier as Assistant Professor at the National Law Schoo
An alumnus of Columbia University, Farah Naqvi is a feminist, activist and writer. Her work for nearly three decades – from villages to public policy spaces – has focused on justice, de
Eric Toussaint is a historian and political scientist. Several of his books have been published in more than a dozen languages and have become reference works on questions of debt and the internati
Paul Marlor Sweezy (1910-2004) was a Marxian economist and activist. In 1949, along with Leo Huberman, he co-founded the independent journal Monthly Review.
Gail Omvedt (born 2 August 1941) is an American-born Indian scholar who has written extensively on caste and Dalit politics. She is the author of Dalits and the Democratic Revolution (1994), Buddhi
CHAMAN LAL is Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and editor of Bhagat Singh Aur Unke Sathiyon ke Dastavez, the collected works of Bhagat Singh and his comrades.
Paul R. Brass is Professor (Emeritus) of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has published fifteen books and numerous articles on comparative an
Qurratulain Hyder is a leading writer in Urdu fiction in India. A prose stylist of rare accomplishment, she wrote in both Urdu and English, and her books have been translated into all Indian langua
Étienne Balibar is Professor of Philosophy at the Universite de Paris-X. His other publications in English include The Philosophy of Marx and, with Immanuel Wallerstein, Race, Nation, Class.
Mathew John is currently a doctoral candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science and has worked with the law and culture programme at the Centre for the Study of Culture and So