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Online Seminar: “Sheikh Mujib: Icon of postcolonial liberation”

December 3, 2020 - 15:00-16:30

SASNET invites you to a digital seminar on the occasion of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s 100th anniversary, post-colonial leader and the founder of Bangladesh.

The speakers will also present Anisur Rahman’s book Jag är Sheikh Mujib. Bengali-Swedish author Rahman’s epic monologue I Am Sheikh Mujib depicts the twentieth century freedom struggle on the Indian subcontinent through the voice of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – from British colonial times to the first tentative years of independent Bangladesh under his leadership. Along the way, this political struggle was to a large extent also about the right to one’s own language.

 

Speakers:

Anisur Rahman

Kristian Carlsson

Online Seminar: “Sheikh Mujib: Icon of postcolonial liberation”

Details

Date:
December 3, 2020
Time:
15:00-16:30

Organiser

South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) Lund University

Venue

Online