Sukumar Muralidharan was a print media journalist for over two decades. Since 2004 he has worked as a freelance journalist with no formal attachments to any media organisation. He has worked in areas of science and technology, economics and current political affairs. Since 2004, he has held a year-long visiting professorship at the Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi and worked seven years as South Asia programme manager for the International Federation of Journalists.
Did her doctorate in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Did a short term post-doc tenure at IIT-Madras. Author of the book , When Godavari Comes: People's History of a River (Journeys in the Zone of the Dispossessed), 2014. Has been an independent journalist and history researcher for most part and recipient of few media and academic fellowships.
Radhavallabh Tripathi has been professor of Sanskrit at Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar and Vice Chancellor of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan and Vice Chancellor of Shri lal Bahadur Shastri Tashtriya Sanskerit Vidyapith. He specializes in Sahityashastra and Natyashastra. he has published 167 books and 207 papers. He has received 36 national and international prestigious awards, including Sahitya Akademi Award and Shankar Puraskar.
Dr. Albeena Shakil is a Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla working on ‘Neoliberalism, Middle Classes and the English Novel in India.’ She has taught English at Bharati College, University of Delhi (July 2012 – February 2014) and was a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (2005-06). She was awarded PhD for a thesis on ‘Theories of the Novel: A Critical Study of the Development of the Form in the Western Tradition’ from Jawaharlal Nehru University in March 2006.
Yogesh Snehi teaches History at Ambedkar University, Delhi. His major teaching and research interests focus on popular culture. He tends to comprehend the social formation of Punjab through an understanding of Popular Sufi Shrines and investigate the long term processes of region formation, debates on identities and growth of communalism. He problematizes the prevalent communal reductionism of historiography in contemporary Punjab and offers a critical insight into local and regional processes of social formation.
Aniruddha Chowdhury received his PhD through the Graduate Program of Social and Political Thought at York University. His book Post-deconstructive Subjectivity and History: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, and Postcolonial Thought has been published by BRILL in 2014. He has also published essays in reputable national and international journals.
Arnab Chatterjee-with diverse departmental affiliations in political science, social work, sociology and philosophy is the founding member of Centre for Programmes in Practical Humanities ( CPRAH),Kolkata and has formerly been, as per his self-ascription-- a ‘floating’ faculty in pluridisciplinary social sciences at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Yashwant Rao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA), Pune, CCDS, Pune and various other institutes and universities across India and West Bengal including Jadavpur University, Burdwan University, Vid