Dr. Mehak Burza
Commissioning Editor – Jamia University – New Delhi, India
Dr. Mehak Burza is currently one of the Board of Directors and the Head of Global Holocaust and Religious Studies at The Global Center for Religious Research (Denver, United States). Her PhD thesis entitled, Literary Representations of The Holocaust; An Assessment focuses on the gendered response to the Holocaust from the vantage points of trauma, memory and identity.
Her primary interests include Holocaust/Genocide Studies, Jewish Studies, Gender, Identity, Trauma Studies and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
She has presented her research papers at the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies in The University of Texas at Dallas and at the Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. Her research paper and book reviews have been published in Contemporary Literary Review India. Her translations have been published in Purple Ink, the online journal of Brown University, Los Angeles. On the creative front, her short story and several poems have been published in Visual Verse and Trouvaille Review.
Commissioning Editor – University of Hyderabad, India
Anindita Shome is a Ph.D. Candidate at the UGC Centre for the Study of Indian Diaspora, University of Hyderabad, India. Her research interests lie in the literary and socio-cultural aspects of the South Asian migration and diaspora. She takes a keen interest in the areas of Conflict Studies, Youth Studies, Digital Humanities, Environmental Studies, and Transnational Studies.
She has received her BA in English Literature and Language from Bethune College, University of Calcutta, before her Master’s in English Literature from EFLU, Hyderabad and MPhil in Indian Diaspora Studies from University of Hyderabad.