ALICE ALBINIA is a freelance writer. Her first book, Empires of the Indus, will be published by John Murray in 2008.
NICK BRIDGE was his country’s High Commissioner to India from 1993 to 1997. Now retired from New Zealand’s Foreign Service, he visits India frequently.
URVASHI BUTALIA is a feminist publisher and founder of Zubaan Books.
SAMPURNA CHATTARJI is a poet, fiction writer and translator. Her book of poems Sight May Strike You Blind was published by the Sahitya Akademi this year.
SALMAN HAIDER is a former diplomat who served in the Indian Foreign Service and retired in 1997.
SANJAY KAK is an independent documentary filmmaker, whose recent film Jashn-e-Azadi (How we celebrate freedom) is about the idea of freedom in Kashmir, and the degrees of freedom in India. he can contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIRANMAY KARLEKAR is Consulting Editor of The Pioneer. He is the author of Bangladesh: The Next Afghanistan? (Sage, 2005).
RAVINDER KAUR is Assistant Professor at Institute for Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University, Denmark, and her most recent work includes Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Partition Migrants in Delhi (Oxford University Press, 2007).
TABISH KHAIR is Associate Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark. His latest book Filming: A Love Story has been recently published by Picador.
FARIDA ABDULLA KHAN is Professor and Head, Department of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
TAPATI GUHA-THAKURTA is Professor of History, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.
RADHA KUMAR is Director, Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
DEEPTI Mehrotra is a writer and social scientist. A doctorate in political science, she teaches in Lady Shri Ram College. She writes in both Hindi and English.
JAWED NAQVI is a Delhi-based journalist and writes for Dawn, Karachi.
ANUSHA RIZVI is a filmmaker.
RAHUL ROY is an independent documentary filmmaker based in New Delhi.
NAVTEJ SARNA is the official spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry. He has written short stories for the London Magazine and BBC. His first novel, We Were not Lovers Like That was published by Penguin in 2003.
YOUSUF SAEED is an Indian filmmaker and researcher. He spent over five months in Pakistan in 2005 to study the impact of Partition on its music traditions.
RANJANA SENGUPTA is a freelance journalist. Her book on New Delhi is to be published shortly.
MAJID H. SIDDIQI is Senior Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.
BRIAN STODDART is a former Vice-Chancellor and now Emeritus Professor of La Trobe University in Australia, and is a writer, commentator and consultant.
DEBORAH SUTTON is a lecturer in South Asian History in the Department of History, Lancaster University.
MARK TULLY has a long association with the BBC in India and frequently writes on the subcontinent. His latest book, India’s Unending Journey, is a personal account of the impact that India has had on his life and beliefs.