Urmila Pawar is a distinguished writer of fiction in Marathi. Her collection of short stories, Sahava Bot and Chauthi Bhint, are particularly well known. Her autobiography, Aaydan, received major awards.
Aaydan is a generic term used for all things made from bamboo; Translated for the first time in to English as The Weave of my life, Urmilas memoirs describe the long journey from the Konkan to Mumb...
Partho Datta teaches history at Zakir Husain Evening College, University of Delhi, and has published essays on labour and medical history.
Jun-ichi Okabe is Professor, Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University and Professor, Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University.
Srimati Basu is Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, and Anthropology, at the University of Kentucky, working on law, marriage, and violence. She is the author of the monograph, The
Nigamanand Sadangi is an activist, writer and translator based in Bhubaneswar. He is part of the Anwesha collective – a socio-political journal in Odia.
V.G. Afanasyev was a Soviet public figure, remembered for his work as a philosophy academic, politician, and news editor. Afanasyev was editor-in-chief of the journal Kommunist and deputy editor an