Prof. Ananda Lal

Professor of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal

Jadavpur University

Diptanshu Roy

Mandolin Player

Creative Director JWT Kolkata, West Bengal India

Youtube Channel: Folkpick

Naveen Kishore

Publisher, Seagull Books

Seagull India
The Seagull School

Parjanya Sen

Assistant Professor in English, Sonada Degree College, Darjeeling

Assistant Professor in English, Sonada Degree College Darjeeling, West Bengal India Ph.D. Fellow, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal India Nehru Trust Visiting Fellow, Indian Collections at Victoria and Albert Museum London UK

Baul Purna Das

Baul Samrat

Shamik Bag


Kolkata-based journalist-writer working with Mint Lounge Socio-cultural and travel writing are his areas of interest He has written for Forbes, Rolling Stone, Indian Express, Outlook Traveller, Caravan, Time Out and BBC Online

Bob Dylan and the Bauls
Community being beautiful in Imphal
Barhopping: A Malayali walks into a bar
Music: Songs about bloodshed

Dr Shubha Chaudhuri

Director, Archive and Research Center for Ethnomusicology (ARCE), American Institute of Indian Studies

Department of Ethnomusicology
Indian Studies

Dr. Sushanta Dattagupta

Vice-Chancellor Visva-Bharati University, Shantiniketan, West Bengal


Prof. Uma Das Gupta

Former National Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Simla

A renowned Tagore scholar, formerly Research Professor, Social Sciences Division, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Rabindranath Tagore - Illustrated
Rabindranath Tagore
A Difficult Friendship: Letters of Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore 1913-1940 
OUP Profile: Uma Dasgupta