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Notes on Contributors a r ju n a p p a d u r a i is Goddard Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NewYork University. A founder of the Interdisciplinary Network on Globalization, his numerous books include Fear ofSmallNumbers: An Essay on the GeographyofAnger (2006) and Modernity atLarge: CulturalDimensions ofGlobalization (1996). a jt t BAIAKRISHNAN, an entrepreneur in the IT and media industries, is chair­ man ofthe board ofthe Indian Institute ofManagement-Calcutta and presently chairs the Indian Ministry of IT commit­ tee on Internet governance. MUKULtKA b a n e r je e , author of The Pathan Unarmed (2000) and editor of EffervescentDemocracy (2011), is a reader in social anthropology at the London School of Economics. Her current research is on popular perceptions of democracy in India. She is preparing a monograph on the subject. SABYASACHT BHATTACHARYA, a condensed matter physicist and the former director ofthe Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, is currently a distinguished professor at TIER. La w r e n c e c o h e n is a professor of social cultural anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. His current research projects include The OtherKidney, a collab­ orative project with Nancy ScheperHughes that engages with the nature of immunosuppression and its accompany­ ing global traffic in organs for transplant. WENDY d o n t g e r is the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her current projects include Hinduism (2011), Faking It: Narratives ofCircularJewelry and Deceptive Women and Horsesfor Lovers, Dogsfor Husbands (a novel). g o pa l g u r u is a professor of social and political theory in the Center ofPolitical Science atJawaharlal Nehru University. He is the author of numerous articles on Dalits, women, politics, and philosophy and the editor ofHumiliation: Claims and Context (2009). s u v ir k a u l is professor and chair of the department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author ofPoems ofNation, Anthems ofEmpire: English Verse in the LongEighteenth Century (2000). His edited and coedited volumes include Postcolonial Studies and Beyond (2005). b o r ia m a ju m d a r is is the author ofSellotapeLegacy: Delhi and the Commonwealth Games (with Mehta, 2010). Executive academic editor ofSociety and general editor ofthe series Sport in the Global Society, he covered the Delhi Commonwealth Games for Times Now Television, India’s leading news channel. r a n ja n i m a z u m d a r is associate profes­ sor of cinema studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. An author and documentary filmmaker, her publica­ tions include Bombay Cinema: AnArchive of the City (2007). s h e l d o n p o l l o c k is Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Columbia University. He is author of The Language ofthe Gods in the World ofMen (2006) and founding editor of the Murty ClassicalLibrary ofIndia (Harvard). In 2010 he was awarded the Padma Sri by the government of India. r a je s w a r i s u n d e r r a ja n ’s work spans debates about the relationship between gender, postcolonialism, and culture in the context ofpostindependence Indian nationalism. Her publications include Scandal ofthe State (2003) and The Crisis ofSecularism in India (coedited with Needham, 2006). ...

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ISSN
1944-768X
Print ISSN
0037-783X
Pages
pp. c3-c4
Launched on MUSE
2014-04-30
Open Access
No
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