Writers of both fiction and non-fiction have come under increasing pressure and censorship across South Asia. To discuss these issues, the fifth ULAB Lit Salon brings together a diverse group of experts drawn from policy and its practice, publishing, and media.
Awami League Presidium Member Abdur Rahman today (August 20, 2022) said Foreign Minister Abdul Momen is not a party member and so there is no reason to misunderstand Awami League for the statement he made on seeking India’s help for sustaining the government.
The event will discuss the Bengal Partition of 1905, a second Partition of Bengal—and the Indian subcontinent in 1947—and the birth of Bangladesh in 1971. The Salon will showcase aspects of these partitions, living histories that bind India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.