David Ellerman is a philosopher, economist and author.
A member of the Indian Foreign Service, Pavan K. Varma has served in Moscow, in New York at the Indian Mission to the United Nations, in London, where he was director of the Nehru Centre, and as In
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Educated at Lucknow University and the Australian National University, Canberra, Ravindra K. Jain taught social anthropology and sociology at Oxford (1966-74) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New D
Badri Raina is a well-known commentator on politics, culture and society. His columns on the Znet have a global following.
Raina taught English literature at the University of Delhi for over
Aparna Basu was formerly Professor of History, University of Delhi, and past president of the All-India Women's Conference.
Hoda Barakat, an acclaimed Lebanese novelist, is one of the most original voices in modern Arabic literature. Born in Beirut in 1952, she graduated from Beirut University in 1975 with a degree in F