S. Settar (Editor)
S. Settar was Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (1996-9), served as Professor, Department of History and Archaeology (1971-96) and as the Director, Institute of Indian Art History (1978-95), Karnatak University, Dharwad. Among his well-known publications are The Hosyala Temples (2 vols.), Inviting Death, Pursuing Death, Sravana Belgola, Hampi: a Medieval Metropolis, Hoysala Sculptures in the National Museum, Copenhagen. He has edited several volumes of which those relating to the fields of archaeology are: Archaeological Survey of Mysore:P Annual Reports: A Study (3 vols.) and Memorial Stones: A Study of Their Origin, Significance and Variety (in collaboration with G.-D. Sontheimer). Since 1995 he has been collaborating with a team of scholars on the ABIA South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index project as the chief of Indian section and as the editor for South Asia.
Indira Baptista Gupta (Editor)
Indira Baptista Gupta taught history at Miranda House, Delhi, and then at Sophia College, Bombay, after receiving a first Class Master's Degree from the University of Lucknow. She is now Deputy Director at the Indian Council of Historical Research and one of the editors of its journal, the Indian Historical Review. She is the co-author of Conflict and Communication: Mass Upsurge in Assam (Vikas Publishing House, Delhi, 1990), and has published research papers on communication and broadcasting in the historical perspective. She prepared for UNESCO, Bangkok, two annotated regional directories on women and social sciences. She is now working on a history of colonial broadcasting.