A daylong national conference on anthropology will begin today at Jahangirnagar University.
Anthropology department of Jahangirnagar University is organising the conference at the seminar room of the department this year.
The slogan for the national conference is: ‘Culture, Power and History’.
Convener of the conference Professor Siddiqur Rahman unveiled the event on Sunday at a press conference held at the teachers’ lounge of the social science faculty.
‘We have organised the conference to uphold the diverse culture, power and histories of the country where anthropology teachers of different public universities will take part,’ he said.
‘Jahangirnagar University vice-chancellor Farzana Islam will inaugurate the conference as the chief guest at the seminar room of Zahir Raihan auditorium on the campus’, he added.
A total of 17 research papers on identity of post colonial societies, migration, health, power, visual media, social movement and gender will be presented at six academic sessions of the conference.
Dean of social science faculty Rasheda Akhter and teachers of anthropology department were present at the press meet.
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