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  • BA in History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    MA in History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    MA in History, Leiden University, the Netherlands. 

Areas of Interest
My field interests include modern and early modern history of South Asia, particularly social and cultural history and  critical theory.

M. M. Azizul Islam Rasel

Senior Lecturer

Overview

He is a historian. Apart from historical studies he is interested in critical theory and Marxism. He was educated in Dhaka and Leiden University, with prestigious Encompas Scholarship. He has authored a number of academic articles. He has presented papers in several national and international conferences among which include Center for South Asian Studies, Hawaii University, USA and Bangladesh Itihas Samiti and Itihas Sammiloni. He has published a book titled The Seventeenth Century Dutch Travel Literature and the Production of Knowledge on Asia (2013). Currently He is researching on Communalism in Pakistan (East Bengal, 1947-1955) and Indigenous history and society.

Creative Works: Published poems and short stories in the national dailies and little magazines.

Research & Awards

Publications

Books

The Seventeenth Century Dutch Travel Literature and the Production of Knowledge on Asia (2013)

Journal Articles

`Armenian Diaspora in Bengal: Trade and Politics in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Bangladesh Historical Studies , Vol-XXII, 2010-2012.Bangladesh abhudoyer boissik prekhkhapot [Global perspective of the emergence of Bangladesh], Protichinta, 2014, 9th issue, http://protichinta.prothom-alo

Partition and Postcolonial States, Daily Star, August 14, 2013

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