Raymond Henry Williams (31 August 1921 - 26 January 1988) was a Welsh academic, writer and socialist.
A pioneering scholar in gender studies, Maithreyi Krishnaraj was formerly professor and director, and presently Senior Honorary Fellow, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University.
John Bellamy Foster is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon and editor of Monthly Review (New York). His most recent books are The Endless Crisis (with Robert W. McChesney, New York:
Megha Kumar studied South Asian history as a Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, obtaining a D.Phil. in 2009. She has subsequently held the Past and Present Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Shashi Joshi is former Senior Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. A Ph.D. in History from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Dr. Joshi began her career as a senior le
An octogenarian, P. Raman brings with him the trials and tribulations of the print media spread over half a century. Beginning as a sub-editor, he worked with a dozen English dailies and weeklies,
Hamid Dabashi is the author of Post-Orientalism: Knowledge and Power in Time of Terror.
Eduardo Galeano (3 September 1940 - 13 April 2015) was a Uruguayan journalist, socialist and a prolific writer.
Vani Kant Borooah has held the Chair in Applied Economics at the University of Ulster since 1987.
Ajay Gudavarthy is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Political Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Ajay Gudavarthy taught earlier as Assistant Professor at the National Law Schoo
Kamla Patel was born in 1912 and spent her early years in Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. She participated in the civil disobedience movement and later in Gandhi's constructive progra
Kavita Panjabi is professor, department of Comparative Literature and Co-ordinator, Centre for Studies in Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Jadavpur University.
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
Meghan Daum is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and the author of the essay collection My Misspent Youth. She is also the author of Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House and The Quali
Vinod Kumar Mishra is Associate Fellow, IIDS, New Delhi. He has a Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, with a specialization in population geography.
FIDEL CASTRO RUZ (13 August 1926 - 25 November 2016) was the leader of the Cuban Revolution. He was for many years the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic o
Barnita Bagchi (born 12 June 1973) is a faculty member in literary studies at Utrecht University. Since her college days she has worked actively with feminist institutions and activist organization
Professor Mohibbul Hasan was a historian who taught history at various universities across India. He also founded the History Department at Jamia Millia Islamia.
Sitaram Yechury is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and ex-member of the Rajya Sabha.
Shivaji K. Panikkar teaches at the School of Culture and Creative Expressions, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His publications include Saptamatrka Worship and Sculpture: An Iconological Interpre
Trevor Henry Aston (1925-85) was a British historian and teacher at the University of Oxford.
Ravikumar is an activist-theoretician of the Dalit movement in Tamil Nadu and co-founder of Navayana Publishing. A legislator and general secretary of Viduthalai Ciruthaigal Katchi (VCK), he is a m
Dr. Md. Ayub Mallick teaches at the Department of Political Science, University of Kalyani, West Bengal.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
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
Samita Sen is Vice Chancellor, Diamond Harbour Women's University.
Rani Bang is a co-founder of the Society for Education Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) that pioneers new models in Indian health care.
Dr. Margreet Z. Zwarteveen (born 1964) is a professor of Water Governance at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on behalf of the UNE
Paul Phillips has recently retired from the University of Manitoba after thirty-four years in the department of Economics. He is a Professor of American Studies at the University of Ljubljana in Sl
JoAnn Jaffe is a Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Studies, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.