Rabisankar Bal (born 1962) is a Bangla novelist and short-story writer who has written over fifteen novels, five short-story collections, one volume of poetry and one volume of literary essays.
Arthur Bamber Gascoigne (born 1935) is a British television presenter and writer.
An octogenarian, P. Raman brings with him the trials and tribulations of the print media spread over half a century. Beginning as a sub-editor, he worked with a dozen English dailies and weeklies,
Iffat Fatima is an independent filmmaker from Kashmir, based in Delhi. Her films include Lanka: the other side of war and peace, The Kesar Saga, In the Realm of the Visual and Boojh Sakey to Boojh.
R. Srivatsan is an independent scholar. He works on contemporary visual culture and political theory in India. His writings have appeared in Economic & Political Weekly and Public Culture.
Sampat Pal is a social activist fighting against gender, caste, and other socio-political injustices in Uttar Pradesh.
Marc Bloch was a mediaeval historian, University Professor and French Army officer. Bloch was a founder of the Annales School, best known for his pioneering study French Rural History and his posth
Brinda Karat is a Polit Bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). She wrote the Introduction to the LeftWord edition of Rosa Luxemburg’s Reform or Revolution (2015).