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Geof Wood: 'I feel my identity is tied up with Bengal'

Geof Wood talks to Sushmita S Preetha of The Daily Star about his latest book, in which he explores the dilemmas of being an academic immersed in the processes of development and the intersection between policymaking and activism.

BOOK REVIEW: NONFICTION / Navigating culture, history, and nostalgia in ‘My Life in Tea’

Review of Anwarul Azim’s book ‘My Life in Tea’ (The University Press Limited, 2023)

‘Sisters in the mirror’: Elora Shehabuddin’s response to the West’s idea of feminism

The book is especially relevant in the context of Bangalee women’s life because usually while talking about Islam and women, the West fails to take the South Asian Bangalee women into account.

How Pakistan viewed ‘71: Academics and publishers discuss

To understand the attitude of the adversaries of the Liberation War, I went to collect the data for this book and found that Pakistanis are defending themselves.

UPL Summer Book Fair 2023 underway

Some of UPL’s best selling titles include 'Political Parties in India' (2022) by Abdul Razzaq and a Bangla translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind' (2014).

Lit Fest and Boi Mela: A linguistic, cultural apartheid?

Both the Dhaka Lit Fest and Ekushey Boi Mela offer sobering insights into the underlying socioeconomic challenges that have hamstrung Bangla publishing.

February 11, 2024
February 11, 2024

Geof Wood: 'I feel my identity is tied up with Bengal'

Geof Wood talks to Sushmita S Preetha of The Daily Star about his latest book, in which he explores the dilemmas of being an academic immersed in the processes of development and the intersection between policymaking and activism.

January 8, 2024
January 8, 2024

Navigating culture, history, and nostalgia in ‘My Life in Tea’

Review of Anwarul Azim’s book ‘My Life in Tea’ (The University Press Limited, 2023)

July 22, 2023
July 22, 2023

‘Sisters in the mirror’: Elora Shehabuddin’s response to the West’s idea of feminism

The book is especially relevant in the context of Bangalee women’s life because usually while talking about Islam and women, the West fails to take the South Asian Bangalee women into account.

June 22, 2023
June 22, 2023

How Pakistan viewed ‘71: Academics and publishers discuss

To understand the attitude of the adversaries of the Liberation War, I went to collect the data for this book and found that Pakistanis are defending themselves.

June 4, 2023
June 4, 2023

UPL Summer Book Fair 2023 underway

Some of UPL’s best selling titles include 'Political Parties in India' (2022) by Abdul Razzaq and a Bangla translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind' (2014).

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

Lit Fest and Boi Mela: A linguistic, cultural apartheid?

Both the Dhaka Lit Fest and Ekushey Boi Mela offer sobering insights into the underlying socioeconomic challenges that have hamstrung Bangla publishing.

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