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...
Achin Vanaik is a writer and social activist, a former Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi, and a Delhi-based Fellow of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam. He is the autho
Prof. Raosaheb K. Kale is an eminent scientist. He has taught at the School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is a prominent recipient of the ICMR Award (1996) for his or
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
Antonio Gramsci (22 January 1891 - 27 April 1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and communist militant. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member and o
Aparajita Bakshi is a development economist researching on rural incomes, livelihoods, socio-economic inequalities and rural transformation, and village-level statistical systems in India. She is A
Tariq Ali (born 21 October 1943) is an English-Pakistani writer, journalist, and filmmaker. He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso, and contributes to The
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
Palagummi Sainath (born 1957), one of India’s best-known journalists, is the founding editor of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI). He was The Hindu’s Rural Affairs Editor til
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
Karl Korsch (1886-1961) was a prominent German Marxist theorist, writer, and revolutionary. He was a member of the German Communist Party until the 1920s, and went into exile in 1933, eventually re