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Marx, Gandhi and Modernity
As a tribute to Javeed Alam and his exemplary life, some of his close friends and admirers have come together in this volume with reflections on the range of themes tha...
Samir Amin (1931–2018) is a reputed author of numerous books. He was an active and committed intellectual associated with liberation movements of Asia and Africa during the Bandung era (1955–19
Aijaz Ahmad is a Marxist philosopher, literary theorist and political commentator. He is currently the Chancellor's Professor at the UC Irvine School of Humanities' Department of Comparative Litera
Alka Acharya is Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies (Chinese Studies), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She was Director and Senior Fellow at the Insti
Suvira Jaiswal is former Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She did her MA in History from Allahabad University and PhD from Patna University under the supervision of
I.K. Sarma has a PhD in archaeology from the University of Pune. He has worked at excavations in Nagarjunakonda, Kalibangan, Paiyanpalli, Pauni, Surkotada, and directed the excavations at Gudimalla
Indu Banga is Professor of History at Punjab University, Chandigarh. Her publications include Historiography on the Sikh Power in Punjab (1985).
Born in Dhaka (now in Bangladesh) in 1918, Paritosh Sen studied art at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Madras, and at Andre Lhote's School, Academy Grand Chamier, Ecole de Beaux Arts a
Tejaswini Niranjana is currently Professor and Head, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and Visiting Professor with the School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University
Utsa Patnaik is Professor Emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where she taught economics from 1973 until retiring in 2010. She has published extensively on problems of peasant trans
Malini Bhattacharya was Professor of English and Director of the School of Women's Studies at Jadavpur University till her retirement in 2003. She was a Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, from 1989 t
Amit Kumar Gupta has been researching and writing on issues of modern Indian history for several years now. His publications include North-West Frontier Province Legislature and the Freedom Struggl
The Alladi Memorial Trust was founded in 1983 by Alladi Kuppuswami to commemorate the birth centenary of his father, the late Dr Alladi Krishnaswamy. The objects of the Trust include holding lectur
Zakir Husain College stands on the deep foundation of a 300-year-long history, one that speaks of a vibrant tradition of knowledge building in the Indian subcontinent. While the strength of its fou
Praveen Kumar Jha is Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) and an adjunct professor at the Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies (CISLS), School of S
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay was Professor of Cultural Studies at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata, and Professor of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has written
Elisabeth Armstrong is Associate Professor in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA. She is the author of The Retreat from Organization: U.
Dhruv Raina teaches at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Images and Contexts: The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India (2003). He has published research pa
Nausheen Jaffery was a historian trained at the University of Delhi and Jamia Millia Islamia. Her book, Jahan Ara Begum: A Biographical Study (1614–1681) was published in 2011.
Prabhat Patnaik is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Accumulation and Stability under Capitalism (1997), The Retreat to Unfreedom (2
Barnita Bagchi obtained a BA in English Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, an MA from St Hilda's College, University of Oxford (where she was a Hewitt Exhibitioner), and a PhD fro
Neera Chandhoke was formerly Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi. She was a Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library,
S. Irfan Habib is historian of science and modern political history based in New Delhi. He was a scientist at the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi. He i
Irfan Habib, Professor Emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 15561707 (1963; revised edition 1999), An Atlas of the Mughal Empire (1982)
Valerian Rodrigues is currently Ambedkar Chair, Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD). His recent books include The Essential Writings of B.R. Ambedkar (2002), The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Wo