Gilbert Achcar, born in 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon, is a Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS, University of London.
The route to any coherent understanding of our time runs through the issues addressed in this collection of essays: the political meaning of Islam, the relation of the West to the Islamic world, th...
Rana Ayyub is a former editor with Tehelka and is presently an independent journalist and writer based between Mumbai and Delhi. Her body of investigative and political reports spanning a deca
Marc Bloch was a mediaeval historian, University Professor and French Army officer. Bloch was a founder of the Annales School, best known for his pioneering study French Rural History and his posth
Grace Lee Boggs is a philosopher and activist based in Detroit. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, she has chronicled her life in struggle in the autobiographical Living for Change. The James and
Susan Hawthorne is a feminist activist, writer and performer. She is the author of a novel, two collections of poetry and the (co-)editor of eight anthologies. She grew up on a farm in the Riverina
Sudhanva Deshpande is a theatre director and actor. He joined Jana Natya Manch in 1987, and has acted in over 4,000 performances of over 80 plays. His articles and essays have appeared in The Drama
Jung Min Choi is Associate Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University.
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.
Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Born in Germany, he later became stateless and spent much of his life in London in the Unit
Dave Renton teaches History at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.
Danish Husain is an actor, poet, storyteller as well as a theatre director. He runs his own theatre company called the Hoshruba Repertory. He is known for his revival of Urdu storytelling through t