The Centre for South Asian Studies of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) held the inaugural session of Dhaka Dialogue, its signature thought platform, on Sunday, 11 February.
Renowned political scientist Prof Sanjib Baruah, formerly of Bard College, New York, and currently Andy Matsui distinguished professor of the humanities at Asian University of Women, Chittagong, spoke on “Bangladesh and Assam: Intertwined Histories.”
The subject assumes great significance with emerging policies and the imminent election in India and their possible impact on Bangladesh.
Prof Imran Rahman, vice chancellor of ULAB, delivered the opening remarks at the event at ULAB’s permanent campus.
Dhaka-based diplomats, editors, writers as well as policy analysts attended the event along with faculty members and students of ULAB and engaged in a spirited discussion with Prof Baruah.
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