Joya Chatterji is a Professor of South Asian History. She taught International History at the London School of Economics for several years, taking up a post at the University of Cambridge in 2007. She served as Director of the Centre of South Asian Studies at Cambridge and was the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Modern Asian Studies for over a decade. An author of several groundbreaking books and essays, she is a Fellow of Trinity College, the British Academy, the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Asiatic Society.
Stephen Fry is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all-round national treasure. Fry has written and presented several documentary series, contributed columns and articles for newspapers and magazines, appears frequently on radio, reads for voice-overs and has written four novels, three volumes of autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot, The Fry Chronicles and More Fool Me, and three books on Greek mythology: Mythos, Heroes and Troy.