Dr. Ravi Ahuja works as the Professor of Modern Indian History in Centre for Modern Indian Studies at University of Göttingen.
Working Lives and Worker Militancy
In contemporary India, work for wages expands substantially as a mode of subsistence, while ‘labour’, at the same time, suffers a dramatic depreciation as a political force and as a tar...
Niladri R. Chatterjee is Professor, Department of English, University of Kalyani, West Bengal. His doctoral work was on the novelist Christopher Isherwood. A recipient of Fulbright Scholarship and
Ania Loomba (born 1955) is a Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of several books including Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama (1989), Colonialism/ Postcolonialis
Sabitri Roy was the author of many novels and short stories, all focusing on the political and social issues of her time.
Jean Bricmont is professor of theoretical physics at the University of Louvain, Belgium. He is the author of Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science (with Alan Sokal)
Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was among the greatest short story writers of the Indian subcontinent. He also wrote plays, and worked in the Bombay film industry as a writer before migrating t
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
Teodor Shanin (b. 1930) is an eminent British sociologist and a former Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Moscow Schoo
Anupama Rao is TOW Associate Professor, History and MESAAS, Barnard College, Columbia University, and Senior Editor, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She has research
Howard Zinn was a historian, playwright, and social activist. He was a shipyard worker and a bombardier with the U.S. Army Air Force in Europe during the Second World War before he went to college
M.K. BHADRAKUMAR served as a career diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service for 3 decades, with postings including India's ambassador to Uzbekistan (1995–98) and to Turkey (1998–2001). He was al
Alok Gupta is a lawyer and queer rights activist.
Akhil Katyal is a writer, academic, gay activist and translator based in Delhi. He finished his PhD at SOAS and currently teaches literature at Shiv Nadar University. His book of poems Night Charge
Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of two previous works of fiction – Book One and New Life. She has also translated a selection of Tagore's fictional work, Broken Nest and Other Stories.
ISMAT CHUGHTAI is the author of several collections of short stories, three novellas, a novel, The Crooked Line, a collection of reminiscences and essays, My Friend, My Enemy, and a memoir, Kaghazi