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 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Two Sides of Dorm Life

Arun and Barun came from two different parts of Bangladesh, and from two different social backgrounds.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

‘Bulbuli’: Nazrul’s music for future listeners?

We were at the dinner table. My wife asked if I had seen Bulbuli, the Coke Studio Bangla song. Till then I hadn’t. The upload was only a few days old.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Remembering the heavenly harmonies of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Today marks the 25th death anniversary of the Qawwali legend.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Remembering the honest and natural voice of Amy Winehouse

Once you hear a voice like that, you know there’s a story behind all this.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

SHOUT at 9!

SHOUT was born in 2013, with an established legacy behind it.

July 11, 2022
July 11, 2022

Ananta Jalil's "Din-The Day": A Bond movie for the family

Din-The Day goes one step ahead of James Bond. The family can enjoy the movie, too.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

An ode to Paul McCartney, on his 80th birthday

Paul has written many great songs. Each one of them has a special story for each listener.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Claustrophobia, and the lack of open spaces in Dhaka

Ever since I started living in Dhaka, I feel suffocated.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Adapting students from diverse academic backgrounds

Helping first year students from diverse academic backgrounds adapt is a challenge for universities.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Have you become disenchanted with university?

Only you know what you are good at, and what you can be good at if you try.