Asrar Chowdhury

Asrar Chowdhury teaches economic theory and game theory in the classroom. Outside he listens to music and BBC Radio; follows Test Cricket; and plays the flute.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Breaking the Myths of Investment

Look at this... article about investment.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Do I need to be more like them?

Childhood is fantasised in most cultures. In the West, Mum and Dad read Grimm’s Fairy Tales or Hans Christian Anderson. In Bangladesh, Mum and Dad read Dakshinaranjan Mitra’s Thakurmar Jhuli.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Nazrul, Rabindranath, and Their Admiration for Each Other

Today is the 45th death anniversary of the younger of the two icons.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Charlie Watts: To the Beat of the Rolling Stones

The quiet man of the Rolling Stones passed away August 24, 2021.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

My first encounter With Cinema Paradiso

Rafael, my housemate at Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, asked me one day if I had watched Cinema Paradiso. When I said no, Rafael looked at me in silence for a moment. ‘Tomorrow’s the last day, they’re...

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Do You Know the Meaning of Friendship?

Muhammad Ali said, “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain”.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

The Debut Album of Pink Floyd ft. The Beatles

How did the Beatles influence Pink Floyd's debut studio album?

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

50 Years of the Concert for Bangladesh: How It Came to Be

The backstory of the concert scripted in the heavens.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Re-reading ‘The Alchemist’: A book of omens

Before I knew it, I developed a personal relationship with the book. I was glued from beginning till end. I read slowly. Sometimes I read the same section twice. I could not focus on anything else...

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

The Dimensions of Infinity

To describe infinity, we need to redefine the way we count.