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Pinarayi Vijayan (born 1945) is the Chief Minister of Kerala. He served as Minister of Electric Power and Co-operation from 1996 to 1998. He joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. H
Madeleine R. Levy is a lawyer in Anchorage, Alaska, United States.
Hywel Francis was Labour MP for Aberavon from 2001 to 2015. An expert on South Wales labour movement history, and former Professor of Continuing Education at Swansea University, he was the founder
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
Richard W. Franke is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA. He has written extensively on Kerala.
Raya Dunayevskaya was the American founder of the philosophy of Marxist Humanism in the United States of America. At one time Leon Trotsky's secretary, she later split with him and ultimately found
Sirpa Tenhunen is an academy research fellow at the Academy of Finland and the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki.
Jībanānanda Dāś (18 February 1899 – 22 October 1954) was a Bengali poet, writer, novelist and essayist. Popularly called "Rupashi Banglar Kabi'' (Poet of Beautiful Bengal), Das is probably th
Henry Veltmeyer is Professor of International Development Studies at Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas and at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.
Kalpana Kannabiran is a founder member of Asmita Resource Centre for Women, Secunderabad, and teaches sociology and law at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. With Vasant Kannabiran, she has co-au
D. Veeraraghavan (1958–2009) studied history in Chennai at R.K.M. Vivekananda College, Presidency College, and Pachaiyappa’s College. In 1982 he joined IIT Madras for his PhD and submitted his
Terry Eagleton (born 22 February 1943) is a prominent British literary theorist, critic and public intellectual. He is currently Distinguished Professor of English Literatu
Shujaat Bukhari (1968-2018) was a journalist based in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir). He was the Srinagar correspondent for Frontline and was the editor of Rising Kashmir. Between 1997 and 2012, he w
Vishwajyoti Ghosh is the author of the graphic novel Delhi Calm, a political graphic novel set in the '70s and a visual book of postcards Times New Roman & Countrymen. Ghosh is also the creator
Govind Pansare (26 November 1933 – 20 February 2015) was one of Maharashtra's leading Communist leaders and public intellectuals. Starting out in the Rashtra Seva Dal, he joined the Communist
Anand Chakravarti retired as Professor of Sociology at the University of Delhi in 2006. He held the S.K. Dey Chair in Local Government at the Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, from July 2013
Asoke Bhattacharya was born in Jangipur of West Bengal, India on 26 November 1950 and was brought up in Calcutta. He first wrote poems in English in 1993 but didn't publish them until 2012. Asoke t
Sana Das is presently the director of a journalism course in Bangalore called 'Archaeology of the Media' run by Educational Trust, Samvada, and is continuing a Ph.D. at the Indian Institute of Tech
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
Kamran Asdar Ali is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the South Asia Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. He has conducted ethnographic research in Mexico, Egypt and Pa