Sangeeta Mahapatra is a research fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Leipzig, Germany. Her research looks into digital politics, digital authoritarianism, disinformation, online radicalization and internet governance.
Anushka Jain is a lawyer and policy researcher interested in disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, facial recognition and machine learning. She is a research associate at the Digital Futures Lab, where her work focuses on the proliferation of surveillance technology and its human rights impacts.
Fahd Ahmed is executive director of DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) in New York City. Coming from Pakistan as an undocumented immigrant in 1991, he has been a grassroots organizer on the issues of racial profiling, immigrant justice, police accountability and national security for over a decade.
Usha Menon is professor of anthropology at Drexel University. Menon has written extensively on different aspects of Hindu society and civilization, in particular on goddess worship, family dynamics, gender relations, Hindu morality, Hindu women and liberal feminism and Hindu-Muslim religious violence. She also curated and published the collection “Old Age and Hinduism” for Oxford Bibliographies.
Manu Bhagavan is a specialist on modern India, focusing on the twentieth-century late-colonial and post-colonial periods, with particular interests in human rights, (inter)nationalism, and questions of sovereignty.
Aparna Gopalan is a News Editor at Jewish Currents. She has published stories on the connections between Zionism and Hindu nationalism.
Mario I Aguilar is professor of religion and politics at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. His research focuses on Buddhist traditions, Marxist religion, vegetarianism, religion and labor and Indian religions.
Iftikhar Ahmad is a labor relations expert and a recent graduate from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations who now works for the Planning Commission of Pakistan. He has previously worked in the Pakistani government’s Ministry of Labour and Manpower. His research interests encompass comparative labor relations/law, tripartism and the informal economy. Besides […]
Amanda Lanzillo is a historian of South Asia, researching artisanship and experiences of labor, technology and social change within Indian communities. She is the author of Pious Labor. She is a lecturer at Brunel University London.