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November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

What ails Bangladesh's publishing industry?

The price we pay for the local paper takes advantage of that extra duty, and practically we are stuck with buying low quality local paper with questionable output often.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

ULAB’s 6th literary salon discusses the local publishing scene

The event is being hosted today, October 12, between 5 and 7 pm at The Auditorium, 6th Floor of ULAB Research Building, House 56, Road 4/A Dhanmondi. It is open for all.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

'Women and Work in South Asia' explores feminism through a South Asian lens

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhary’s chapter on the trafficking of women, with a focus on India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, teases out the differences in the lived experiences of the Adivasi, Dalit, and other marginalised women. 

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Academics discuss Afsan Chowdhury’s ‘Narider Ekattor’

“The liberation war was terrifying for women and this is why Afsan Chowdhury’s book is crucial. It is important to study our culture to understand the history of our liberation war,” said Professor Sonia Nishat Amin.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

UPL releases 21st edition of Akbar Ali Khan’s ‘Porarthoporotar Orthoniti’

“Its insights into history and realism make it as enjoyable to the reader as it is deep into the subject”, UPL stated about the 21st edition of Porarthoporotar Orthoniti. 

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Akbar Ali Khan: the “Learned” and self-critical scholar

He intended to break down the jargon of economics, history, politics, and the theories behind it and make them palatable to the everyday readers. He inspired people to take part in shaping the tools and mechanisms that drive the governance of the state.

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

Economics, literature, history: Akbar Ali Khan in books

Dr Khan focused on Bangladesh’s historical roots as “the last major nation-state to proclaim its identity” —a country that changed its statehood twice in less than 25 years. 

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Ali Riaz’s ‘More than Meets the Eye’ and a writer’s responsibility

Writers and intellectuals are obligated to stir moral indignation at gross injustices and the plight of the masses.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

July’s ULAB Literary Salon discusses Bangladeshi short story anthologies

An engaging discussion on translations unfolded at the event.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Ali Riaz, UPL discuss 'More Than Meets The Eye: Essays on Bangladeshi Politics'

Ali Riaz has tried to determine the current political trends as well as trends that may emerge in the future with his keen insight.