Rama Shanker Singh obtained his Masters in Ancient History of India and completed his D. Phil on Community Rights of subaltern castes in early India from Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad, a constituent Institute of University of Allahabad. His work mainly focuses on claims of Dalits over rivers and forests in pre modern India. It critically examines the history of claims of communities of over natural resources, the making of communities and their everyday resistance with the state.
Manisha Choudhary teaches at Department of History, University of Delhi as an Assistant Professor in the History of Medieval India and specializes in History of Rajasthan. She has acquired her Degree of Bachelors from Miranda House (University of Delhi) and pursued M. Phil and Ph. D Degrees from University of Delhi. She has working knowledge of Urdu and Persian. The various aspects of Banjara community and their contributions in medieval history have been explored extensively in her M.
Sanghamitra Sadhu is Assistant Professor of English at Cotton University, Guwahati, India. She was a Visiting Research Scholar at the India Institute, King’s College, London in 2015. She obtained her PhD from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India for her research on the practice of life-writing in India in the early twentieth century with critical and shifting focus on the nation that has witnessed crucial phases of transition in Indian history.
Ashutosh Bhardwaj is a fiction writer and journalist.
K P Girija is currently a Fellow at IIAS. She completed her PhD from Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore. She is a Chemistry graduate with a Post Graduation in Women’s Studies.
Dr. Ajay Kumar did his M.A and M. Phil. in Sociology from the University of Lucknow (Lucknow). He did his Ph.D. on Contemporary Dalit Movement in Uttar Pradesh form the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow (Lucknow). He was also awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship by ICSSR on Changing Politics and Priorities of Dalit Leadreship in Uttar Pradesh.
Dr. Sandili Maharaj-Ramdial is a practicing psychologist who has lived and studied in Trinidad, England and Canada, and whose interdisciplinary research interests revolve around social, developmental and clinical psychology, religion, history and health care, and how research in these fields can be tangibly translated into clinical practice.
Prof. P Madhavan teaches at the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, in the Department of Linguistics and Contemporary English, School of Language Sciences. His areas of specialization are syntax, semantics and philosophy of language. He did his Ph D at CIEFL, Hyderabad (1987) on the structure of cleft and pseudo cleft sentences, within the Chomskyan syntactic theory.