K M Baharul Islam

Professor Dr K M Baharul Islam is presently working as a Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, India. He originally holds the position of Professor and Chairperson of Communications Area at Indian Institute of Management Kashipur. He also serves as the Chairperson of the Center of Excellence on Public Policy and Government at the institute. He is a Fellow at the US India Policy Institute in Washington DC.

Leon Morenas

Leon Morenas is a Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla where he is working on a project entitled 'Mohallas and Smart Cities: Post-Colonial Development in Delhi.'. He is also Associate Professor of Architecture at the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. He was a World Social Sciences Fellow in Sustainable Urbanization (2014) and an Assistant Professor and Programme Coordinator of the Masters in Social Design at Ambedkar University, Delhi.

Aditya Pratap Deo

Dr. Aditya Pratap Deo is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, where he has been teaching the histories of the Modern Western World, Medieval India and Environment since 1995.

Bindu Menon Mannil

Bindu Menon Mannil is currently an Assistant Professor in Journalism and Mass Communication at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. She holds a PhD in Cinema Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University and her research interests are in Film Theory and History, Gender Studies, Religion and Media.

R. Lalitha Raja

Lalitha Raja, Fellow at IIAS, Shimla works on "Significance of Optimality Theory in Phonological Acquisition and Assessment and Intervention of Phonological Disorders." She is an Assistant Professor at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University. In addition to the post of Assistant Professor, is in-charge for the ‘Centre for Speech and Language Disorder Studies’ that has set as an extension activity of CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University. She holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics (Psycholinguistics) and her research interests are in Clinical, Psycho and Cognitive Linguistics.

Sumanyu Satpathy

Sumanyu Satpathy, currently a Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, is a former Professor and Head of the Department of English, University of Delhi. His area of expertise are literary modernism, Indian literary culture and Odisha studies. His other areas of interest are queer studies and literary Nonsense. He was Distinguished Scholar at the Michael J.

Chhering Dorje

Chhering Dorje retired as Joint Director General from Archaeological Survey of India, Government of India in  November, 2013. He served ASI for 35 years in various capacities and had the experience of heritage management and conservation of monuments particularly in the states of Rajasthan, Panjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.