Aseem Shrivastava

Aseem Shrivastava is a Delhi-based writer, teacher and ecological thinker. He holds a Phd in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He currently teaches courses on Global and Indian Ecosophy at Ashoka University. He has taught philosophy at Nordic College, Norway (2001-05). Since 2005, he has been working, researching, writing and lecturing nationally and internationally on issues associated with globalization and its multiple ecological and other impacts. He has co-authored the books Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India (Penguin Viking, New Delhi, 2012), and Prithvi Manthan (Rajkamal Prakashan, New Delhi, 2016). Aseem writes regularly for many national publications. He is currently at work on a set of three books tentatively called Srishti-Sutra, which bring Rabindranath Tagore’s spiritual and ecological vision into dialogue with the ecological challenges of 21st century modernity.