East Bengal

How Partition impacted the Dhaka book trade

With the expansion of the publishing business, bookshops also sprang up in various parts of Old Dhaka, particularly in Chawkbazar, Islampur, Mughaltuli and Patuatuli. It is estimated that the number of bookshops in Dhaka till 1900 were no less than 40. 

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

75 Years of Partition: Lessons we need to un/learn

Narratives from the peripheries are needed to balance out the indocentrism of Partition Studies

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

How Partition impacted the Dhaka book trade

With the expansion of the publishing business, bookshops also sprang up in various parts of Old Dhaka, particularly in Chawkbazar, Islampur, Mughaltuli and Patuatuli. It is estimated that the number of bookshops in Dhaka till 1900 were no less than 40. 

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

A history of this subcontinent, woven in jute

The book reveals how in mid-19th century colonial East Bengal jute first emerged “as a global commodity”

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

ABUL MANSUR AHMAD: Our Language and our Literature

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of author, journalist, and politician Abul Mansur Ahmad (1898-1979) on September 3, 2021, we publish an excerpt from his essay, "Our Language and Our Literature", first published in The Concept magazine in 1965 and later collected in the book, 'End of a Betrayal and Restoration of Lahore Resolution' (1975).

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

Ctg Abahani, East Bengal in semifinals

Hosts Chittagong Abahani and East Bengal move into the semifinals of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup from Group B at the MA Aziz Stadium.