by Afsan Chowdhury

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    1947-71: Was Pakistan a ‘false’ state?

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 01:30am on March 26, 2020

    THE analytical problem troubling the history of both Pakistan at birth and Bangladesh in being is that it takes colonial interpretations and narratives of state...

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    Class conflicts in a remittance-economy state

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:10am on February 21, 2020

    ALL history hitherto known is one of seeking class advantages through various alliances and combinations. These alliances are formed in response to challenges posed to...

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    Allegation of sexual harassment against a teacher and protests

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    A TEACHER of the English literature in Chattogram University of Science and Technology and former professor of Chattogram Univesity for more than for decades, Professor...

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    Sheikh Mujib and historical identity of the margin

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:38am on March 26, 2019

    THE Indian India National Congress peddled its One-Nation Theory, the Muslim League counter-produced the Two-Nation Theory as a negotiating tool with British colonialism and everyone...

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    Can marginalised history be told by middle class?

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:23am on February 21, 2019

    The peasant existed as far as history goes back but the middle class is largely a colonial product....

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    Bangladesh up on global terrorism index

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    AN AUSTRALIAN outfit, Centre for Peace and Economic Studies, has stated that Bangladesh has gone up four positions in the global terrorism index, according to...

  • Enayetullah Khan’s appointment with history

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 01:31am on November 10, 2016

    PEOPLE judge events and events enable people. Somewhere in between lies a space where the both converge and it’s here that the individual and the...