Talmiz Ahmad (born 1951) is an Indian diplomat who has served as Indian Ambassador to several countries in the Middle East.
Children of Abraham at War
With religion-driven fanaticism on the rise in many parts of the world, Talmiz Ahmad's book tracing the roots of messianic militarisms and their impact on contemporary politics is well timed. The b...
Lekha Chakraborty is Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, and Research Scholar, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York (NY), USA. She is
Suzanne Falkiner (14 March 1952) is an Australian writer. She is the author of Australians Today (1985), The Writer's Landscape: Wilderness and Settlement (1992), and Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow&
Julian Markels (born 24 June 1925) is professor emeritus of English at Ohio State University, USA.
Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (1872-1952) was a Russian revolutionary, writer, and diplomat. After the October Revolution, she was appointed People's Commissar for Social Welfare. Her diplomatic
Noel Ignatiev (born 1940) is an American historian, author and Marxist activist.
Namita Waikar was born in Mumbai in 1961 and studied Biochemistry at the University of Mumbai. She is managing editor of the People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI) where she leads and writes for
Dorothee Kimmich is Professor of Modern German Literature, University of Tübingen, Germany.
An alumnus of Columbia University, Farah Naqvi is a feminist, activist and writer. Her work for nearly three decades – from villages to public policy spaces – has focused on justice, de
Amrita Chhachhi is Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, The Hague. Her research interests are gender, labour, poverty and socio-economic restruc
Yasmin Saikia is Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is the author of In the Meadows of Gold: Telling Tales of the Swargadeos at the Crossroads of A
Kristoffel Lieten is a professor at the University of Amsterdam, where he teaches development sociology, and where he holds the chair of Child Labour Studies on behalf of the International Institut
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta (born 5 October 1955) is a well-known Indian journalist and political commentator. He has been associated with many newspapers and magazines including Business India, Busines
Himadri Banerjee holds the chair of Guru Nanak Professor of Indian History at the Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. His published work includes Agrarian Society of the Punjab: 18
Staughton Lynd taught American history at Spelman College and Yale University. He was director of Freedom Schools in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. An early leader of the movement against the
Dave Hill is a Marxist academic and political and educational activist. He has fought ten elections in England at local, national and European levels, been an elected trade union regional leader an
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
Timothy Amos is Assistant Professor in the Department of Japanese Studies at the National University of Singapore.