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Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide

Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide by Shafiq for AlaloDulal.org This article is a continuation of a discussion initiated in an AoD post by Naeem Mohaiemen on March 4th 2013, … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Udayan Chattopadhyay: Mind your language

Mind your language: “Too Much Bengali Spoken in Tower Hamlets (Council)” by Udayan Chattopadhyay, for AlalODulal.org Tower Hamlets is one of the most densely populated Bengali areas outside of the … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Kimberly Ann Elliott: Better work for Bangladesh

In the wake of Savar and Tazreen, debate rages in garments business about whether to deepen trade ties, or take punitive measures (“39 per cent said they would probably buy … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Shahbagh: the blind spot

A line in the esteemed Jyoti Rahman’s otherwise excellent article made me sit up. “…But to me, it is yet another case of the rest of the world caring little … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

Jerry Allen: Expulsion from Bangladesh

[Editor's Note: Jerry Allen submitted this article about his experience in CHT to several deshi media outlets, who did not print it. AoD is printing it today in its entirety.] … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 33 Comments

British Bangladeshi “Power 100″

BRITISH BANGLADESHI POWER 100 list has been released. Problematic concept (“Power”), fuzzy categories, and bizarro inclusions (Gaffar Chowdhury!), but here it is– for blog dissection. Women 1. Irene Zubaida Khan … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 5 Comments

Bangla Academy Debate

The Hay Festival controversy picks up speed as protesters demand “Prime Minister’s intervention to refrain Bangla Academy from being the host of the Hay Festival on the academy premises, resignation … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 24 Comments

Citizen Khan

This England…”I am community leader”…

September 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

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