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One of India’s most prominent contemporary painters, Arpita Singh has dedicated this sketchbook to her daughter, Anjum. Created between 1995and 2002, the book has been reproduced as a facsimile e...
Jeemol Unni is Professor of Economics at the Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, India. Her recent books are Informal Economy Centrestage: New Structures of Employment (2003), co-
Uma Rani holds a PhD in economics from University of Hyderabad. She specializes in Labour and Institutional Economics, and has recently joined the International Institute of Labour Studies, ILO, Ge
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay is former Professor of Cultural Studies, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), and former Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
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
Mrityunjay Tripathi is Assistant Professor in the Hindi programme at Ambedkar University, Delhi. He has translated the autobiography of Mallikarjun Mansur into Hindi (Ras Yatra), and a Hind
A.G. Noorani is Advocate, Supreme Court of India, and a leading constitutional expert and political commentator. He is a regular columnist for Frontline and the author of numerous books, including:
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)
Devi Prasad – potter, educationalist, peace-activist, photographer, painter – graduated in 1944 from Kala Bhavana, Rabindranath Tagore's art school in Santiniketan, where he had the good fort
Ashish Rajadhyaksha is Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore, and a critic and writer on cinema, art and culture. He is author and editor (with Paul Wil
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
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
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
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
Kumkum Sangari worked as a UGC Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, and is the William F. Vilas Research Professor of English an
Amalendu Guha was an eminent historian whose work covers twentieth-century Afghanistan, medieval Assam, and from the saga of the early Parsi capitalists to tribal unrest in post-colonial Northeast
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
Late Vijay Kumar Thakur was Professor of History, Patna University, and author of Urbanisation in Ancient India (1981) and Historiography of Indian Feudalism (1989).
Trained in Indian and Western Asiatic archaeology, Shereen Ratnagar is the author of books and academic papers on the Indus civilization: its overseas trade, political organization, cities, and its