Jonathan Bignell (born 20 March 1963) is a Professor of Television and Film at the University of Reading, United Kingdom. He is the author of Media Semiotics: An Introduction (1997).
Postmodern Media Culture
Postmodern Media Culture analyses the function of media examples in the work of a number of key theorists including Adorno, Baudrillard, Benjamin, Habermas, Jameson, Lyotard and McLuhan, a...
Born into an ‘untouchable’ family, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956) was one of India’s most radical thinkers. A brilliant student, he earned doctorates in economics from both Co
Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was among the greatest short story writers of the Indian subcontinent. He also wrote plays, and worked in the Bombay film industry as a writer before migrating t
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
Antonio "Toni" Negri (born 1 August 1933) is an Italian Marxist sociologist and political philosopher, best known for his co-authorship of Empire, and secondarily for his work on Spinoza.
Howard Zinn was a historian, playwright, and social activist. He was a shipyard worker and a bombardier with the U.S. Army Air Force in Europe during the Second World War before he went to college
John Green is a journalist, and former documentary film-maker and trade union official. He is also the author of the book Ken Sprague, People's Artist, about a modern day Quixotic communist artist.
PRAVEEN SWAMI is the recipient of the Sanskriti Award for his reporting of the Kargil war.
C.P. Chandrasekhar is a professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has published widely in academic journals, and is the co-author of seve
Charles Dantzig has written many books of poetry, essays and novels. He is very well-known for his Dictionnaire égoïste de la littérature française (2005) which has won five literary prizes, am
Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied al
Gulzar, is a poet above all things. His style marks a sensitivity that is best reflected in his writing and treatment of films. He is one of those sensitive people whose work is laced with the lyri
K.B. Saxena retired from the Indian Administrative Service in 2001. He is currently Professor of Social Justice and Governance in the Council for Social Development.
Jesse Ross Knutson, teacher and activist, is Assistant Professor of Sanskrit in the department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.