Sasanka Perera is a Professor at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, South Asian University.
Debating the Ancient and Present
Conversations on/for South Asia is an open-ended publications series launched by the Department of Sociology, South Asian University as an intellectual forum that would allow for inventing and re-i...
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a writer, scholar, storyteller and activist of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg ancestry and is a member of Alderville First Nation. She holds a Ph.D. from the University o
Rodney Hilton (17 November 1916 - 7 June 2002) was a well-known British Marxist historian.
Peter Nettl, author of Political Mobilization: A Sociological Analysis of Methods and Concepts (1963) and The Soviet Achievement (1967), was, at the time of his tragic death in an air crash in Octo
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
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
William Hinton (1919–2004) was a farmer in Vermont and a legendary figure in the U.S. Left. He wrote many books on post-revolutionary China, including Through a Glass Darkly, Iron Oxen, The G
Friedrich Engels (1820–1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of t
PRAVEEN SWAMI is the recipient of the Sanskriti Award for his reporting of the Kargil war.
Bhagat Singh (1907–1931) is perhaps India's best-known and beloved revolutionary. Born into a Sikh family which had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British
Pradeep Kant Choudhary is an Associate Professor of History, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi.