Out work would not be possible without friends who share their love stories with us, or those who comment on our work. On this website, we present those of them who do not wish to remain anonymous.

Dr. Dev Nath Pathak is interested in the anthropology of emotions in South Asian context and he lends his expertise eagerly. He is a founding faculty of sociology at South Asian University, New Delhi, and previously taught at Hindu College (University of Delhi), Jamia Millia Islamia. He was also a visiting scholar at Brown International Advance Research Institute at Brown University, a Charles Wallace fellow at Queen’s University Belfast, a visiting scholar at Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Shimla, and scholar-in-residence at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is confounding editor of the journal Society and Culture in South Asia.  He authored In Defence of the Ordinary: Everyday Awakenings (2021), Living and Dying: Meanings in Maithili Folklore (2019) and edited  Another South Asia (2017)Culture and Politics in South Asia: Performative Communication (2017); Decoding Visual World: Intersections of Art, Anthropology and Art History in South Asia (2019), Against Nation: Thinking Like South Asian (2019), Neighbourhoods in Urban India: In Between Home and the World (2021). Additionally, he has authored many articles in peer reviewed journals, and occasionally writes in popular forums such as Scroll, Quint, and Hindi newspapers. He also created a popular public space on YouTube, Galp Lok.

Dr. Amiya Kumar Das, Associate Professor, teaches sociology at Tezpur University. He is also the Coordinator of the Centre for Public Policy and Governance at Tezpur University, Assam. His research interests include governance and development, sociology of health and illness, and traditional ecological knowledge. His recent publications include Investigating Developmentalism: Notions of Development in the Social Sphere (co-edited, 2019) and Indigeneity, Citizenship and the State: Perspectives from India’s Northeast (co-edited, 2021). He is also interested in sustainable farming and is a collaborator in the Feeding City Lab project at the University of Toronto.