Vidya Jain is Professor of Political Science at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India. She is principal of Maharani College, Jaipur, which is Asia’s largest Girl’s College, and has also served as the Director, since 2009, of the University of Rajasthan’s Centre for Gandhian Studies. Professor Jain is the elected convener of the International Peace Research Association’s Nonviolence Commission and was Secretary-General, from 2010 to 2014, of the Asia Pacific Peace Research Association. A scholar of Gandhian and Peace Studies, Professor Jain has authored five books and innumerable articles in journals of national and international repute. Matt Meyer is a New York City-based educator, organiser, and author, affiliated with the New York Department of Education, the Resistance Studies Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Aspiring to bring together academics and activists, Meyer serves as a United Nations Economic and Social Council representative of the International Peace Research Association, and he is the War Resisters’ International Africa Support Network Coordinator, and fiscal advisor to the International Fellowship of Reconciliation. In addition, he is the author, editor, and contributor to over a dozen books.