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
Suman Rimal Gautam is a water resources specialist at an international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC.
Sunanda Khorgade works with the women's health programme at SEARCH and trains traditional birth attendants.
Meeto (Kamaljit Bhasin-Malik; 1978-2006) was a scholar, activist and dancer. She graduated with first-class honours in History from Stephen's College. With the Radhakrishnan-British Chevening Schol
Roland Boer is not your average scholar, nor is he a typical theologian. The academic who enjoys stirring up debate with articles under such arresting titles as 'Lenin the Nudist', believes a measu
Manjari Katju teaches political science at the University of Hyderabad.
Gargi Chakravartty, formerly a faculty member of Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, is also a social activist. She is the author of Gandhi's Challenge to Communalism (1987), Coming Out of Parti
Michael E. Tigar is Edwin A. Mooers Scholar and Professor of Law at Washington College of Law, American University. Until 1998, he held the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Law at the University of Texas
Zubair Meenai is a Professor at the UGC Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Early Childhood Development & Research, Jamia Millia Islamia.
A. Mangai is the pseudonym of Dr. V. Padma, who teaches English at Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has been actively engaged in theatre for close to three decades. She writes bilingually in Tami
Richard York is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Oregon, United States. He is co-editor of the journal Organization & Environment.
Kevin Morgan is Professor of Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Manchester. He is the author of many books on labour movement history, including the Bolshevism and the British L
Ananya Jahanara Kabir is Professor of English Literature, King's College, London. She is the author of Paradise, Death and Doomsday in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Territory of Desire: Representing t
Benjamin Zachariah is a Research Fellow at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University. He is the author of Developing India: An Intellectual and Social Histor
Niraja Gopal Jayal is Professor at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance at JNU, New Delhi.
Jennifer Achord Rountree is research manager at the National Indian Child Welfare Association in Portland, Oregon.
Shailaja Kalelkar Parikh, a writer and former journalist, was also a lecturer in political science.
Eric Hobsbawm (1917 – 2012) was a British Marxist historian of the rise of industrial capitalism, socialism, and nationalism. His best-known works include his trilogy about what he called the
Sukomal Sen is the author of Working Class of India, the history of its emergence and rise, and also the famous work, International Working Class Movement, and many other such works.
Joel G. Lee is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.
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
Dr K.P. Misra (d. 14 March 2014) was a well-known cardiologist.
Nicoletta Del Franco is a Researcher at the Global Migration Centre and a development consultant with extensive experience of qualitative research in South Asia.
Educated at Lucknow University and the Australian National University, Canberra, Ravindra K. Jain taught social anthropology and sociology at Oxford (1966-74) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New D
Saralabebi Chaudhurani (9 September 1872 – 18 August 1945) was a social reformer who founded the first women's organization in India called the Bharat Stree Mahamandal in Allahabad in 1910.
Timir Basu, a postgraduate in geology, was a student leader and trade-union activist, besides being a freelance writer. He has served as the editor of Frontier ever since the death of Samar Sen, it
Deeptha Achar teaches at the Department of English, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. Her publications include The Age of Adventure: Childhood, Reading and British Boys Fiction (2010). She has c