Prem Shankar Jha

Prem Shankar Jha is a journalist, economist and author based in New Delhi, India.  He took a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Delhi university and a Masters of Arts Degree from University of Oxford in philosophy, politics and economics at Magadalen College, Oxford. In 1961, he joined the United Nations where he spent five years… Read More »Prem Shankar Jha

Gyan Prakash

Princeton University

Gyan Prakash is the Dayton-Stockton Professor of History at Princeton University where he directed the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies from 2003 to 2008. He was a member of the influential Subaltern Studies Collective until its dissolution in 2006 and has been a recipient of Guggenheim and the National Endowment of Humanities fellowships.… Read More »Gyan Prakash

Ashish Avikunthak

University of Rhode Island

Ashish Avikunthak is an Indian avant-garde filmmaker, archaeologist, and cultural anthropologist. He is the author of “Bureaucratic Archaeology: State, Science and Past in Postcolonial India,” published by Cambridge University Press in 2021, that ethnographically interrogates the role of Archaeological Survey of India in the making of the past in contemporary India. It meticulously uncovers the… Read More »Ashish Avikunthak

Dipa Sinha

Dipa Sinha is a Development Economist with about 20 years of experience in teaching, research and policy advocacy. Her areas of expertise include social policy, especially related to public health, food and nutrition, gender and child rights. She has been a full time Academic, teaching at the Ambedkar University Delhi, for about nine years, where… Read More »Dipa Sinha

Jens Lerche

SOAS, University of London

Jens Lerche is Professor Emeritus in the Development Studies Department, SOAS University of London. He works on caste and racial discrimination and oppression, and agrarian and labour relations in India. He has done extensive fieldwork on Dalit (the ex-untouchable caste groups) class-caste oppression and rural labour relations in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh… Read More »Jens Lerche

Tanja Herklotz

University of Hildesheim

Dr. Tanja Herklotz is the deputy professor of Public Law with a Focus on Social Welfare and Education Law at the University of Hildesheim (Germany). Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Public Law and Comparative Law at Humboldt-University Berlin and coordinator of two projects comparing law and legal cultures in India… Read More »Tanja Herklotz

Uday Prakash

Born in Sitapur, a village in a region of Madhya Pradesh with a strong presence of Scheduled Castes and Tribes population, Uday Prakash is a Hindi poet, novelist, scholar, short story writer, journalist, and translator, whose worls have been extensively translated in Indian and international languages. Among his best known stories are Peeli Chhatri Waali Ladki and Mohandas, the latter a disturbing tale of a Dalit boy… Read More »Uday Prakash

Urvashi Butalia

Zubaan Books

Urvashi Butalia is an Indian writer and publisher. An activist in the women’s rights movement, she founded India’s first feminist publishing house, Kali for women, and currently runs Zubaan Books. She is the author and editor of several books, including Speaking Peace: Women’s Voices from Kashmir (edited, Zed Books 2002) and The Other Side of… Read More »Urvashi Butalia

Subir Sinha

SOAS, University of London

Subir Sinha is Reader in the Theory and Politics of Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Hailing from Bihar in India, his first degree is in History from Delhi University. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania and then at Northwestern University, obtaining an MA and a PhD in… Read More »Subir Sinha

Ahonaa Roy

IIT - Mumbai

Ahonaa Roy is an Associate Professor of Sociology, Social Anthropology and Policy Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and Research Associate at the school of Social Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa. A Social Anthropologist, with MA and DPhil (University of Sussex), she has taught at the Delhi School of Economics, Department of… Read More »Ahonaa Roy