MARY ABRAHAM is a research scholar at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her MPhil Dissertation was on the
memoirs of women political prisoners of India.
MANI SHANKAR AIYAR was India’s first Consul-General in Karachi, 1978-82, and has published his Pakistan Papers (UBSPD, 1994)..
SEEMA ALAVI is a Professor of History at the University of Delhi. Her latest book is Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire (Harvard University
ANITA ANAND is a multi-media specialist, writer and painter. She is author of The Kabul Blogs: My Days in the Life of Afghanistan.
MANDAKINI DUBEY teaches English at Ashoka University. She lives in New Delhi.
TANWEER FAZAL is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Hyderabad. He is the author of Nation-state and Minority Rights: Comparative Perspectives
on Sikh and Muslim Identities (Routledge, 2015), and the editor of, most recently, The Minority Conundrum: Living in Majoritarian Times (Penguin, 2020).
WAJAHAT HABIBULLAH is a former officer of the Indian Administrative Service (1968 batch from the Jammu & Kashmir cadre), and Randolph Jennings
Fellow of the United States Institute of Peace (2003-4). He was India’s first Chief Information Commissioner (2005-10) and served as Chair of the National
Commission of Minorities (2011-14). He is the author of My Kashmir: The Dying of the Light
LATHA JISHNU is an independent journalist and columnist who writes on the politics of development.
IP KHOSLA is a former Indian diplomat who now writes on globalisation and regional cooperation.
ANURADHA MARWAH is a novelist and playwright. Her publications include the dystopian novel Idol Love (1999) and the play Ismat’s Love Stories (2017).
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).
SHALINI MUKERJI is an independent writer and editor, and a professional canine trainer. She runs an erratic blog at: https://fisheyedlens.wordpress.com/
PARUL DAVE-MUKHERJI is a Professor of Visual Studies and Art History at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi,
India. Currently, she is co-editing with Partha Mitter and Rakhee Balaram a volume entitled 20th Century Indian Art (Thames and Hudson, forthcoming).
SOUVIK MUKHERJEE is an Assistant Professor of English at Presidency University, Kolkata. His main research interests are (the) Digital Humanities and
Game Studies and is the author of two monographs: Videogames and Storytelling: Reading Games and Playing Books (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and Videogames
and Postcolonialism: Empire Plays Back (Springer UK, 2017). He has also completed two digital archives on the Dutch cemetery in Chinsurah and the Scottisih
cemetery in Kolkata.
SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN teaches at the School of Journalism, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.
RANJIT NAIR is Founding Director, Centre for Philosophy and Foundations of Science and President, World Institute of Advanced Studies, New Delhi.
MADHAVAN K PALAT specialised in Modern Russian History and taught Russian and European History at the Jawaharlal Nehru University from 1974 to
2004. He was Editor of the Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru from 2011 to 2019.
USHA RAMAN is a Professor of Communications at the University of Hyderabad and a columnist
for The Hindu.
MEERA RIZVI is a media content producer and researcher, specialising in information based shows.
NILANJANA S ROY is a novelist and a columnist for the Financial Times. She is the author of The Wildings (Aleph, 2012), The Hundred Names of Darkness
(Aleph, 2013) and The Girl Who Ate Books (4th Estate, 2016)and has edited two anthologies.
HARSH SETHI is a former Consulting Editor of Seminar.
MANISHA SETHI teaches Sociology at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She is the author of Kafkaland: Law, Prejudice and Counterterrorism in India
SONAL SHAH is a freelance writer based in Delhi. She has worked as an editor at The Caravan and editor-in-chief of Time Out Delhi, and her writing can be
read at www.sonalshah.in.