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...
Satish Chopra (b. 1942 in Lahore, now in Pakistan) M.A. from University of Delhi (1965), served the Central Bank of India for 37 years in different managerial capacities. An ardent lover of music a
Namita Waikar was born in Mumbai in 1961 and studied Biochemistry at the University of Mumbai. She is managing editor of the People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI) where she leads and writes for
Sameena Dalwai is Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for Women, Law and Social Change at Jindal Global Law School. She has an LLM from Warwick and a PhD from Keele University. She
Shashi Deshpande, novelist and short story writer, has nine short story collections, ten novels, a book of essays and four children’s books to her credit. Three of her novels have received awards
R. Ramakumar is an economist, with a Ph.D. from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. His areas of work are agricultural economics, agrarian studies and rural development. He is presently Asso
Kamala Das is one of India's leading poets writing in the English language.
Sampat Pal is a social activist fighting against gender, caste, and other socio-political injustices in Uttar Pradesh.