Bangladeshi Community in USA: Know Your Rights

Bangladeshi community living in USA - Know Your Rights information

Since the winning of the US presidential election by Mr. Donald Trump with help of anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim rhetoric, the fear of deportation and harassment among many ethnic communities are very real. Bangladeshi community in USA is also experiencing anxiety, apprehension, and uncertainty. Bangladeshis are often victim of crimes – from race related shouting to victim … Read more…

Maps of Bangladesh you may never seen or how to draw map the British way!

Shapes of Enclaves near Bangladesh-India Border

To draw a map of Bangladesh is not easy. It is close to impossible for anyone to draw an accurate and complete map of Bangladesh if all the enclaves are included into the account. No geography books in Bangladeshi schools have them drawn! These enclaves are also kind of unseen, forgotten and neglected because they … Read more…

Marxism and Islam in Bangladeshi Left Politics: A Conversation

Marxism and Islam in Bangladeshi Left Politics

‘Marxism and Islam in Bangladeshi Left Politics: A Conversation’ was organized and sponsored by South Asia Solidarity Initiative (SASI) on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at a local Restaurant in New York. Azfar Hussain, Associate Professor of Liberal Studies at Grand Valley State University, Michigan was the key speaker. The key talking points of the speaker … Read more…

Bangladesh Tomorrow: Rethinking Left Politics

Bangladesh Tomorrow: Rethinking Left Politics

Professor Anu Muhammad, Nazrul Islam, Naeem Mohaiemen, Ahmed Shamim, Dina Siddiqi, and Nayma Qayum talked on various sides of the issue at a seminar on  ‘Bangladesh Tomorrow: Rethinking Left Politics’ at the Graduate Center, CUNY on Tuesday, January 28th.  It was moderated by Humayun Kabir. Most of the attendees were, naturally, of Bangladeshi origin. The … Read more…