P. Govinda Pillai (b. 1926) was born in Perumbavoor in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Leaping into the country’s freedom movement during his student days, Pillai graduated from St. Xavier&
Anne E. Monius is Professor of South Asian Religions at Harvard Divinity School.
Akeel Bilgrami is the Sidney Morgenbesser Chair of Philosophy and the Director of the South Asian Institute at Columbia University.
Prabhat Patnaik retired as Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Time, Inflation and Growth (1988), Economics and Egalitarianism (1991), Whatever Hap
Edward Palmer Thompson was an English historian, writer, socialist and peace campaigner. He is probably best known today for his historical work on the British radical movements in the late 18th an
Cecilia Van Hollen is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA.
Edward Said (1935–2003) was a Palestinian-American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism. He authored several books, includin
Kavita Daiya is an author and Associate Professor of English at Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, The George Washington University, USA.
Ali Cobby Eckermann is a poet and writer. She identifies herself with her Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha family from the North-West desert country of South Australia. Her works include little bit long tim
Kamala Das is one of India's leading poets writing in the English language.
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
Kumkum Sangari is William F. Vilas Research Professor of English and the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has published extensively on British, American and Indian lite
Rohini Godbole (born 1952) is a professor at the Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Kancha Ilaiah is an Indian academic, writer and activist for Dalit rights. He is a prolific writer in English and Telugu. His books include Why I am not a Hindu, Post-Hindu India: A Discourse in Da
Somasundara Rao, Professor (Retd.), obtained an M.A. (History and Archaeology), M.A. (Hons.) and Ph.D. from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, and specialized in the ancient and medieval history of
Belinder Dhanoa is a writer and artist. She teaches creative writing at the School of Culture and Creative Expression at Ambedkar University, Delhi.
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
Adam Hanieh is a senior lecturer in development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Ramnarayan S. Rawat is Associate Professor of History at the University of Delaware and the author of Reconsidering Untouchability: Chamars and Dalit History in North India.
Atig Ghosh is Assistant Professor of History, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Honorary Researcher, Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group, Kolkata; and part-time lecturer of history at Jadavpur University
Paul Marlor Sweezy (1910-2004) was a Marxian economist and activist. In 1949, along with Leo Huberman, he co-founded the independent journal Monthly Review.
Uma Randeria was one of the translators of The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi from Gujarati into English. She has also translated collections of short stories from Russian and Bengali into Gujar
G.N. Devy, a literary scholar and cultural activist, writes in three languages – Marathi, Gujarati and English, and has received prestigious literary awards for his works in all three languag
Malatibai Bedekar, who used the pen name Vibhavari Shirurkar, was born Balutai Anant Khare in 1905. She graduated from Karve University (now S.N.D.T.) at seventeen and later undertook scholarly res
Kalyani Menon-Sen is a feminist writer and activist.
Arindam Banerjee teaches economics at the School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His research and teaching interests are agrarian crisis, food security, bio-fuels, political
Randhir Singh, a distinguished teacher and former Professor of Political Theory, University of Delhi, is the author of Reason, Revolution and Political Theory; Five Lectures in Marxist Mode; Marxis
Subhoranjan Dasgupta is Professor, Human Sciences, Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata.
Rudhramoorthy Cheran is a Sri Lankan Tamil poet.
Kamla Bhasin worked with the Freedom From Hunger Campaign of the FAO for over twenty years, and is a well-known gender trainer. She has written extensively on participatory training, women and sust