Category Archives: Bangladesh

Who is ‘Indigenous?’

Wasfia Nazreen.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 September 2011.

This piece elaborates on the concept of indigenousness in the context of Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh-India: Conflicts over land and maritime boundaries

Syeed Ahamed

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 September 2011.

This piece revisits the lessons learnt from two exceptional boundary disputes to highlight some policy priorities.

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They are just too powerful – but are they? (In memory of all those we lost in road accidents)

Mridul Chowdhury

Published in BDnews24 on 17 August 2011.

This piece calls to bring into account the vested interests that defend the status quo in our transport sector.

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Citizenship and contested identity: A case study

Bina D’Costa and Sara Hossain.

Published in the Daily Star 20th Anniversary supplement on 14 March 2011.

This piece looks at Bangladesh’s citizenship laws, using Father Timm as a case study.

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Sufi of Suburbia: Struggles of a Muslim identity in Bangladesh

Shahana Siddiqui.

Published in Forum on 7 February 2010.

This piece takes a journey of self-discovery while trying to understand the notion of the Bengali Muslim identity.

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Including the excluded

Wasfia Nazreen and Devasish Roy Wangza.

Published in the BDnews24 on 6 November 2010.

This piece asks for constitutional rights of the Adibashis of Bangladesh.

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Bridging the Foreigner-Bangladeshi Divides

Bridget Kustin.

Published in the Star Weekend Magazine on 29 October 2010.

This piece explores the experiences of foreigners in Bangladesh.

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