VIDURA JANG BAHADUR is a photographer and is currently pursuing a PhD in Communication Studies in the program of Rhetoric and Public Culture at
Northwestern University, Chicago. His doctoral thesis explores Indian identity and citizenship from the perspective of the ethnic Chinese living in the country.
MEENA BHARGAVA is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.
SIDHARTH BHATIA is the Founder Editor of The Wire. He has written several books on popular culture including Cinema Modern (2011) and India
MAAZ BIN BILAL is a poet, translator, and cultural critic. He is the author of Ghazalnama: Poems from Delhi, Belfast, and Urdu (Yoda Press, 2019) and the
translator of The Sixth River: A Journal from the Partition of India (Speaking Tiger Publishing, 2019). He teaches Literary Studies at Jindal Global University.
BRINDA BOSE teaches English Literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her first chapbook, Calcutta, Crow and other fragments, was published in July this year.
SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor Emerita in the Department of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
KAVERI GILL teaches at the Department of International Relations and Governance Studies, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi.
OMKAR GOSWAMI is Chairman of CERG Advisory. He is an economist, an author and serves as an independent director in several major listed companies.
DAISY HASAN holds a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Swansea. She is the author of The To-Let House (Tara Books, 2010).
RAKHSHANDA JALIL is a Delhi-based writer, translator and literary historian.
PREM SHANKAR JHA is a columnist for The Wire, former media adviser to Prime Minister VP Singh and former Editor of the Hindustan Times and the
Financial Express. He is the author of The Perilous Road to the Market: A Political Economy of Reform in Russia, China and India (2002); Managed Chaos: The
Fragility of the Chinese Miracle (2009) and Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger: Can China and India
dominate the West (2010).
BERTIL LINTNER is a Thailand-based author and journalist specialising in South and Southeast Asian affairs. His most recent book is The Costliest Pearl: China’s
Struggle for India’s Ocean (Context/Westland Publications, 2019).
GAYATRI MENON is an Associate Professor at Azim Premji University’s School of Development.
SHIVSHANKAR MENON is a former Foreign Secretary and National Security Advisor to the Government of India. He is the author of Choices: Inside the
Making of Indian Foreign Policy (Penguin Random House India, 2016).
SUDIPTO MUNDLE is a Distinguished Fellow at the National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi. Prior to this he was an Emeritus Professor at
the National Institute of Public Finance & Policy and a member of the Fourteenth Finance Commission.
DEB MUKHARJI is a former member of the Indian Foreign Service.
PULIN B NAYAK was Professor of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics. He is the editor of Perspectives on India’s Political Economy (Routledge,
RITUPARNA SENGUPTA is a PhD candidate in Literature at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
MIHIR S SHARMA is a Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and Head of its Economy and Growth Programme. His book, Restart: The Last
Chance for the Indian Economy (2015) won the Tata LitLive best Business Book of the Year. He co-edited What the Economy Needs Now with Abhijit Banerjee,
Gita Gopinath and Raghuram Rajan (Juggernaut Publications, 2019).
SUYASH RAI is a Fellow at Carnegie India.
PARNI RAY is an independent researcher and writer based out of Delhi. She is currently a writing and critical thinking instructor at Ashoka University, Sonipat.
NAVTEJ SARNA is the former Ambassador of India to the United States and High Commissioner to the UK.
HARISH TRIVEDI taught English at Delhi University.