Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt is research fellow, Resource Management in Asia Pacific Program, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at The Australian National University, Canberra.
Gender intersects with other factors such as race, ethnicity, economic, social and political aspects and geographical locations. Divided into four parts this book considers global discourses on wat...
Kiran Nagarkar (born 1942) is a novelist and playwright. He is the author of Ravan & Eddie (1995) and Cuckold (1997) for which he won the Sahitya Akademi Award.
Romila Thapar (born 30 November 1931) is a distinguished Indian historian whose principal area of study is ancient India. She is the author of numerous substantial books including the popular class
Sabyasachi Bhattacharya was formerly professor of economic history at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Vice-Chancellor, Visva Bharati University, West Bengal; and Chairman, Indian Council of
RAJA SHEHADEH is a Palestinian lawyer and writer who lives in Ramallah. He is the founder of the pioneering non-partisan human rights organisation, Al Haq, an affiliate of the International Commiss
Anand Teltumbde is a civil rights activist, political analyst, columnist and author of many books. He has had a long association with peoples’ struggles, spanning over three decades. Trained
L. Somi Roy is a film and media curator based in New York. He was born in Manipur, India.
Mrityunjay Tripathi is assistant professor in the Hindi programme at Ambedkar University Delhi. He has translated the autobiography of Mallikarjun Mansur into Hindi (Ras yatra), and a Hindi transla
Bhagwan Josh is Professor of Contemporary History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Besides writing for scholarly journals, he has contributed essays to
Sheema Kermani is a classical dancer, teacher, theatre practitioner, choreographer and women's rights activist. She is founder and head of Tehrik-e-Niswan Cultural Action Group, dedicated to improv
Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik is a physician whose varied interests later turned him into a well-known mythologist and an author on the topics of mythology, sanctity and so on. His famous books on mytholog
Ramnika Gupta is founder and President of Ramnika Foundation, member of the CPI(M), a tribal rights champion, former trade union leader, politician, writer and editor. She is the coordinator of the
Eleanor Zelliot (1926-2016), in the 1960s, pioneered the study of the Dalit movement in India. She was Laird Bell Professor of History (1969-97) at Carleton College, Minnesota. She has written over
Rada IvekoviÄ‡, philosopher, writer and feminist was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. She is currently Programme Director at the Collège International de Philosophie, Paris. She has taught at
Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987) was a Brazilian poet, whose poem, Canção Amiga, was on the 50 cruzado novo bill.
Mathangi Subramanian is a writer, educator, and activist who believes that stories have the power to change the world. A former American public school teacher, assistant vice president at Sesame Wo
Kristoffel Lieten is a professor at the University of Amsterdam, where he teaches development sociology, and where he holds the chair of Child Labour Studies on behalf of the International Institut
Mark Rushton, Ph.D. (2010), in Development Studies, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, is a freelance consultant, copyeditor, academic translator and author, with a specialist interest in Cu
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.
Kenneth Neill Cameron (1908-94), Professor Emeritus at the Department of English, New York University (1963-75), was a literary scholar and editor.
Denzil Saldanha was formerly Professor, Sociology of Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. His research interests have been in the areas of social movements; voluntary social action
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
Faisal Garba is a Ghanaian Research Associate in the Third African Diaspora project of the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Saidiya Hartman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and is now a professor at Columbia University. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection and Lose Your Mother. She lives in Ne
Slavoj Å½iÅ¾ek (born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian philosopher.
Dilrukshi Fonseka has been Programme Coordinator at the Berghof Foundation for Conflict Studies, Sri Lanka. Her research interests include gender and peace, justice, and international peace-keeping
Joel Kovel has been Alger Hiss Professor of Social Studies at Bard College, Annandale, New York, since 1988. His books include Red Hunting in the Promised Land (1997), History and Spirit (1998), In
Anirudh Deshpande is Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delhi, Delhi. He is co-editor, along with Partha Sarathi Gupta, of The British Raj and its Indian Armed Forces, 1857-1
Kay Torney Souter is Associate Dean (Academic) and Senior Lecturer in English at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Her recent publications include an edited collection The Fertile Imagination: Narr