Bombay, 1943. The young Parsi actress who was playing Salome in the newly founded Theatre Group’s production of Oscar Wilde’s eponymously titled play drew the line at performing the Dance of th...
On 18 March 1871, the people of Paris opened the door to utopia. Over 72 days, the workers built new institutions and advanced the practice of democracy. The forces of counter-revolution regrouped,...
Shahnaz Rouse teaches Sociology at Sarah Lawrence College, New York. She is the author of various articles on women, religion, nationalism and the State which have been published in South Asia, the
Ashok Dhawale is President, All India Kisan Sabha, and member of the Central Committee of the CPI(M).
Sheema Kermani is a classical dancer, teacher, theatre practitioner, choreographer and women's rights activist. She is founder and head of Tehrik-e-Niswan Cultural Action Group, dedicated to improv
PENNY JOHNSON is an independent researcher who works closely with the Institute of WomenÂ’s Studies at Birzeit University, where she edits the Review of WomenÂ’s Studies. Recent writing and r
Dorothy M. Figueira is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Exotic: A Decadent Quest and Translating the Orient: The Reception of Sakuntala in
Jack Goody is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St John's College. Recently knighted by Her Majesty The Queen for services to anthropology, Pr