Essays

Art against the Rohingya genocide

  Pablo Picasso had once said that the job of art is not just to enhance the elegance of a room, but it is rather a weapon, which we take to war. He had uttered those words right after completing his Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

University’s Role as the Locus of Knowledge Creation

  Among the total educational institutes of a country, universities play the crucial role in producing skilled human resources. Besides the mission of teaching-learning, the modern universities now have a new identity as the locus of knowledge creation through research in Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

A. K. Chowdhury, valiant Freedom Fighter & Financial Advisor to Mujib Nagar Government passes away

  A. K. Chowdhury FCA, a valiant Freedom Fighter & Adviser to the Interim Mujib Nagar Government 1971, Founder Council Member & Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Managing Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

‘Art Against Genocide’ launched Experts call for forging global solidarity to resolve Rohingya crisis

  Cosmos Books’ publication – Art Against Genocide – has received much accolades with people appreciating such artistic depiction of Rohingyas’ plight that should exert pressure on the world community to find a rightful solution to one of the 21st century’s Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Belal Chowdhury: Departure of a good soul

  Belal Chowdhury – our dear Belal Bhai was not among the leading poets of our country, nor was he known to be a riveting intellectual. Nobody could say that he was boisterous during any meeting or chat. But it is Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Poet Belal Chowdhury: A solitary walker

  “Cast a cold eye/ On life on death/ Horseman, pass by/,” wrote W. B. Yeats in his own epitaph. The inscribed words are the last bit of his poem Under Ben Bulben, which later became and is still becoming the Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Ending all forms of violence against children in schools

  (Violence against Children in Education Settings in South Asia: A Desk Review, Published in 2016 by the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal, Pages: 84)   Schools are the places where children gain knowledge and skills as well as learn Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Promoting the professionalisation of youth work

  (Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession, Published by the Commonwealth Secretariat, 2017, Pages: 275, ISBN (e-book): 978-1-84859-965-9)   Around the world youth work has now become a growth profession. It is rapidly evolving and changing, just like young people. Young Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Courage in A Quarter Mile Country

  A Quarter Mile Country is a short film on Rohingya refugees, directed by Noman Robin (joint production of Bengal Multimedia & Tanveer Seajaan Films and co-produced by Adam Dawla), set to be shown in the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival’s Thursday, April 5th, 2018

The quest for a child-friendly digital world

  Like globalization, ‘digitalization’ has already changed the world. The rapid proliferation of information and communications technology (ICT) is an unstoppable force, touching virtually every sphere of modern life, from economies to societies to cultures, and shaping our everyday life. Childhood Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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