Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) is widely considered to be the finest Soviet poet of his time. He was also an artist, playwright, and actor.
"The Marxist doctrine is omnipotent because it is true. It is comprehensive and armonious, and provides men with an integral world outlook irreconcilable with any form of superstition, reaction...
Sukomal Sen (14 June 1934 – 22 November 2017) was the author of Working Class of India, the history of its emergence and rise, and also the famous work, International Working Class Movement, an
Ram Dayal Munda (1939–2011), a Munda Visionary, was a scholar, educationist, linguist, writer, musician, tribal activist and a key actor in the creation of the Jharkhand state. He was born in a v
Ramakrishna Mukherjee (d. 2015) was a scientist and sociologist who had been associated with various institutes in his life including Indian Statistical Institute, Indian Council of Social Science
Ajay Gudavarthy is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Political Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Ajay Gudavarthy taught earlier as Assistant Professor at the National Law Schoo
Marc Bloch was a mediaeval historian, University Professor and French Army officer. Bloch was a founder of the Annales School, best known for his pioneering study French Rural History and his posth
A professor emeritus of political science at York University, Toronto, John Saul has had a long and distinguished career as writer, teacher and activist in both Canada and southern Africa. As part
Ratan Singh Manki (1954) is from Kitahatu village in Soyko, Khunti. He matriculated from Khunti and worked in the H.E.C industrial plant, Hatia. He is well versed with the Munda tribe's rituals and
Meera Nanda is an independent scholar based in the United States. She has been a John Templeton Foundation Fellow in Religion and Science (2005-2007), and is currently in India as Visiting Professo
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
Benjamin Zachariah is a Research Fellow at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University. He is the author of Developing India: An Intellectual and Social Histor
Tutun Mukherjee is Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, India and has also taught courses at Centre for Women’s Studies and Department of Theatre Arts in the university.
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 a
Carlos Martinez is an activist, writer and musician based in London. He runs the political history blog Invent the Future. His major interests are the history of 'actually existing socialism' and s
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
Palagummi Sainath (born 1957), one of India’s best-known journalists, is the founding editor of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI). He was The Hindu’s Rural Affairs Editor til