KAZIMUDDIN AHMED is an anthropologist, photographer and documentary filmmaker, who has been involved in research and communication relating to various issues in what is referred to as India's 'Northeast'.
KAUSIK BANDYOPADHYAY teaches History at West Bengal State University, Kolkata.
PRATHAMA BANERJEE is a Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. She is the author of Politics of Time: 'Primitives' and History Writing in a Colonial Society (OUP, 2006).
TANIA BHARDWAJ is a final year student of Political Science at Presidency University, Kolkata.
SHAMYA DASGUPTA is Senior Editor with Wisden India.
GITHA HARIHARAN is a writer and editor. Her published work includes novels, short stories, essays, newspaper articles and columns. She has been Visiting Professor or Writer-in-Residence in several universities.
YENGKHOM JILANGAMBA is a Visiting Associate Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.
MINI KAPOOR is a writer based in New Delhi.
NANDINI LAL is a writer based in Washington DC.
BORIA MAJUMDAR is a Rhodes scholar, and co-author of Olympics: The India Story (Revised and Updated Edition, HarperCollins India, 2012,) and will be covering the London Olympics for Times Now Television.
NALIN MEHTA is a Senior Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore and is the co-author of Sellotape Legacy: Delhi and the Commonwealth Games and Olympics: The India Story (Revised and Updated Edition, 2012).
SHAKYA MITRA has a Masters in Sports Management from the University of Stirling and is currently working on an Ethnography of the 2012 London Olympics.
SHALINI MUKERJI is an independent writer, researcher and editor. She enjoys reading books, travelling and collecting stories that gather up the world.
SUVAM PAL is a television journalist based in Mumbai. His book The Ultimate Olympic Quiz Book has just been published by HarperCollins India.
ANGELA J SCHNEIDER is an Olympic Silver Medalist (Rowing, 1984) and is currently Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
PRAVEENA SHIVRAM is a writer based in Chennai and one of the winners of the 2009 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. She is currently the Consultant Editor of Culturama, a cultural magazine for expatriates.
RAMÓN SPAAIJ is a sociologist based at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He specialises in social and cultural issues in sport. He is the editor, with Cindy Burleson, of the forthcoming book The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemaking (Routledge).
BRIAN STODDART is a former Vice Chancellor of La Trobe University, Melbourne and is one of the world's foremost scholars of sport, having written on the politics of sport for close to three-and-a-half decades.
K S SUBRAMANIAN is ICSSR Senior Fellow affiliated to the Council for Social Development, New Delhi.