Talmiz Ahmad (born 1951) is an Indian diplomat who has served as Indian Ambassador to several countries in the Middle East.
Richard Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Research Professor at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. He is the author of The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment; It Ain
Arundhati Roy is a novelist, activist and a world citizen. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her first novel The God of Small Things. Since then, she has concentrated her writing on political is
NINAN KOSHY served as Director, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches (WCC), Geneva, from 1981 to 1991 and earlier as its Executive Secretary for seven year
Megha Kumar studied South Asian history as a Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, obtaining a D.Phil. in 2009. She has subsequently held the Past and Present Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
The late Vivekanand Jha was Director, Indian Council of Historical Research, and editor of the Indian Historical Review (20 vols, 1974-94), making it India's most substantive historical journal. He
James D. Cockcroft is a bilingual award-winning author of forty-five books on Latin America, Mexico, Latinos, culture, migration, and human rights. He is Internet professor for the State University
Renate Zahar, born in 1942, has occupied herself with the problems of the Third World as her field of study. She received her education in North and Black African schools, and completed her studies
Qurratulain Hyder is a leading writer in Urdu fiction in India. A prose stylist of rare accomplishment, she wrote in both Urdu and English, and her books have been translated into all Indian langua
Gary A. Dymski is currently Professor of Economics at the University of California, Riverside. He is also the founder Director of the University of California Center, Sacramento (UCCS). His books i
Ziya Us Salam is a noted literary and social commentator. He has been associated with The Hindu for more than 18 years. He has been The Hindu’s Features Editor for North India editions for 16 ye
R. Chudamani (1931–2010) is a prolific and important twentieth-century Tamil writer, painter, who also wrote in English. She wrote over five hundred short stories, and several novellas, including
Soma Marik is Reader in History, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan, and also teaches Women's Studies and History in Jadavpur University.