Pankaj Mishra is an award-winning essayist, travel writer and novelist. He is the author of The Romantics (1999). His most recent book is Age of Anger: A History of the Present (2017).
John Callaghan is Professor of Politics at the University of Wolverhampton. He is author of The Far Left in British Politics (1987) and Socialism in Britain since 1884 (1990).
Uma Rani holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hyderabad. She specializes in labour and institutional economics, and has recently joined the International Institute of Labour Studies, I
Immanuel Wallerstein (b. 1930) is an American sociologist best known for his 'world-systems' approach to understanding world history which suggests that the world is a system that benefits come cou
Cornel West (born 2 June 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist and preeminent public intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Prof
Soma Marik is Reader in History, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan, and also teaches Women's Studies and History in Jadavpur University.
Shereen Ratnagar gave up her Professorship in Archaeology at the JNU when it ceased to be fun and has since been researching and teaching in various places. Her interests include the bronze age, tr
Mohini Anjum is the former Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, whose career in teaching and research spanned more than 36 years at Delhi School of Economic
Grover Furr graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 1965 with a B.A. in English. He received a Ph.D. in Comparative literature from Princeton University in 1978. Since February 1970
Dorothy M. Figueira is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Exotic: A Decadent Quest and Translating the Orient: The Reception of Sakuntala in
Pritam Singh teaches economics and is the Director of Postgraduate Programme in International Management and International Relations at Oxford Brookes University Business School, Oxford.
Vasant Kaiwar is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University, North Carolina, USA. He is the author of The Postcolonial Orient, The Politi
Louis Althusser was philosopher born in Algeria 1918 and died in France in 1990. His other publications in English include For Marx, Politics and History, and On Ideology.
Manoranjan Byapari has worked in many kinds of jobs and also been writer-in-residence at Alumnus Software, Calcutta. He never went to school or university. He is a popular writer in the literary ma
Rosa Luxemburg (5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish-Jewish descent who beca
Rustam Singh (b. 1955) is a philosopher and translator. He has in the past been associated with various institutions such as Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Indian Institute of Advanc
SHASHI DESHPANDE has written novels, short stories, essays and children's books. Three of her novels have received awards, including the Sahitya Akademi award for That Long Silence. The most recent
Abhishek Majumdar is the founder and artistic director of Indian Ensemble. He is a playwright and theatre director and educator with numerous plays and accolades to his credit. His playwriting cred
Sudha Rajagopalan is an independent scholar and writer currently based in the Netherlands.