Hemachandran Karah

An Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM), Dr Hemachandran Karah wrote a Ph.D thesis on the writings of Ved Mehta, the Indian-American author of the acclaimed cycle of autobiographical works called Continents of Exile, and earned his doctorate from the University of Cambridge, UK. His research interests comprise life-writing, comparative musicology, disability studies, and medical humanities. He is working on a monograph on literary works by Ved Mehta.