He is currently the Secretary and Advisor, Provincial Superior of Jesuits, Tamil Nadu. He is also the Editor of Jivan a Thamizh magazine. Graduated from the Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin U.S.A (Masters in Journalism),he penned a large number of books and magazines, both in Thamizh and English. Prior to this,
He is a teaching faculty in the department of Social work, Loyola college, Chennai. He graduated in Social medicine and community health from Jawaharlal University, Delhi. With a special interest in Social work, he has been the President of Association of Social Workers, Loyola College, Counselor of Blood Bank and
He is an Assistant Professor in Sociology under Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in IIT Madras. His areas of Interest are Sociology of Religion, Identity questions, Islam and Modernity, Development, Social movements. He pursued Ph. D. in Sociology from Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore and M.A.
He headed the Dept. of Media Sciences in 2012-2014. He is formerly a Chief Sub-Editor with The Hindu newspaper. He had also served as the President of the Madras Press Club. He has been a resource person for UNESCO training programmes on Media. He had presented papers in several national
P.K. Abdul Rahiman is an Assistant Professor and Head of the JBAS Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Madras. He has been the Academic Coordinator of the University Centre for International Relations (UCIR), University of Madras for more than three years. Further, he has coordinated the Dialogue on Higher Education
After 36 years of working in the field of Control Technology, from being a Design Engineer to heading a multinational company in Asia-Pacific, in 2002, he started a second career in writing and Social Entrepreneurship. He is currently the Managing Trustee of AMITA FOUNDATION, a public charitable Trust for education
Vincent Sekhar is a Jesuit priest from India. His doctoral thesis was on Dharma in Early Brahmanic, Buddhist and Jain traditions. He is a rare Christian and a Jesuit priest to have done doctoral studies in Jain religion and philosophy and, on account of that, he has initiated Jain-Christian dialogue
After studies in languages, education, music, philosophy and theology, he did his PhD in the Catholic Institute of Paris on Sacramental Theology. He is the Director of the Institute of Dialogue with Cultures and Religions, Chennai. He has been a professor of theology at Vidyajyoti College of Theology in Delhi;