Ahrar Ahmad

Dr Ahrar Ahmad is professor emeritus at Black Hills State University in the US, and director general of Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Foundation in Dhaka.

Citizens, elections, democracy: The Bangladeshi conundrum

Even though transparent, participatory and competitive elections are a constitutional right, the realities today have vitiated those expectations.

6m ago

What makes a great university?

A great university inspires and prepares students for a rich and fulfilling experience in a changing and challenging world.

1y ago

The great Padma story

Shorn of its sacred grandeur the Padma has embraced its secularised and earthier image with some muscularity, audacity and flair.

1y ago

What makes a classroom great?

A great classroom is one that is conducive to learning.

1y ago

Deciphering the student-learner

What makes a good student? A definitive answer to this question is difficult.

1y ago

What makes a good teacher in the 21st century?

Today, the question of being a 'good teacher' generates a new vernacular.

1y ago

Home and Displacement

The two words in the title are evocative, complex and slippery.  What after all is “home”, and what does “displacement” really mean? 

1y ago

Constitutional supremacy: The dangers within

The “idea” of a constitution may be old.  After all even Aristotle had written about them. 

1y ago
November 29, 2023
November 29, 2023

Citizens, elections, democracy: The Bangladeshi conundrum

Even though transparent, participatory and competitive elections are a constitutional right, the realities today have vitiated those expectations.

April 29, 2023
April 29, 2023

What makes a great university?

A great university inspires and prepares students for a rich and fulfilling experience in a changing and challenging world.

April 13, 2023
April 13, 2023

The great Padma story

Shorn of its sacred grandeur the Padma has embraced its secularised and earthier image with some muscularity, audacity and flair.

March 17, 2023
March 17, 2023

What makes a classroom great?

A great classroom is one that is conducive to learning.

March 11, 2023
March 11, 2023

Deciphering the student-learner

What makes a good student? A definitive answer to this question is difficult.

March 3, 2023
March 3, 2023

What makes a good teacher in the 21st century?

Today, the question of being a 'good teacher' generates a new vernacular.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

Home and Displacement

The two words in the title are evocative, complex and slippery.  What after all is “home”, and what does “displacement” really mean? 

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

Constitutional supremacy: The dangers within

The “idea” of a constitution may be old.  After all even Aristotle had written about them. 

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Student politics in private universities: To be or not to be …

On September 2, the student front of a political party announced its intention to form committees in 16 private universities.  It was greeted with apprehension and alarm. 

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

The Unheroic Antics of Hero Alom

Under what authority can the police make such a demand and compel its acceptance?

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