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Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admir...
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...
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
Madhusree Dutta, the curator of Project Cinema City, is a filmmaker and executive director of Majlis. She curated the cultural component at World Social Forum, 2004 and 2007, and has conceived and
K.N. Panikkar was Professor of Modern History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has written extensively on the cultural and intellectual history of co
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
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
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
Ari Sitas is a poet, dramatist, activist and sociologist. He was at the core of the transformation of Labour Studies, of popular and theatre work, and a range of cultural initiatives in South Afric
Sudhir Chandra is the author of Enslaved Daughters: Colonialism, Law and Women's Rights (1997), The Oppressive Present: Literature and Social Consciousness in Colonial India (1992) and Dependence a
Born and educated in Culcutta, Sumanta Banerjee specializes in research on popular culture and the social history of nineteenth-century Bengal. His published works include The Parlour and the Stre
Rohini Hensman is a writer and independent scholar based in Bombay. She has published extensively on issues of worker's rights, women's rights and the rights of minorities, and is the co-author of
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
G.P. Deshpande taught Chinese Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, for thirty-five years. Apart from academic writings on China and international politics, he ran a regular colum
Suhita Sinha Roy (1949–2010) taught history in Jhargram Raj College, Chandernagore College and Lady Brabourne College, Calcutta University, from 1979 to 2009. She was educated in Visva-Bharati U
Pradip Kumar Datta is the author of Carving Blocs: Communal Ideology in Early Twentieth-Century Bengal (1999) and one of the co-authors of Khaki Shorts and Saffron Flag: A Critique of the Hindu Rig
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
Nyla Ali Khan is Visiting Professor at Rose State College, former lecturer at the University of Oklahoma, and former professor at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, USA; she is the granddaughter o
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
Anand Chakravarti retired as Professor of Sociology at the University of Delhi in 2006. He held the S.K. Dey Chair in Local Government at the Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, from July 201
Arindam Dutta is Associate Professor of Architectural History at the School of Architecture and Planning, and Director of the History, Theory, Criticism Program in Art and Architecture, Massachuset