Distinguished Lecture Series

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Each year, the Chowdhury Center invites prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to their field. Past lecturers have come from academia, civil society, law, and policy, and we look forward to inviting future speakers from a wide variety of disciplines whose work has made an impact on Bangladesh and to Bangladesh studies.

See all past Distinguished Lectures below.


2018

Daniel M. Kammen | The Clean Energy Transition in Bangladesh: Local and Global Impacts and Opportunities
November 1 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


2017

Sara Hossain | On Justice and Accountability in Bangladesh
February 16 | 5-7 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, D37 (Blanche du Bois Room)


2016

Amartya Sen | The Nobel Laureate in conversation with UCB Professor of Economics, Pranab Bardhan
March 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | The Sanctuary, First Presbyterian Church, 2407 Dana St, Berkeley, CA

Videorecording of the lecture


Photographs of the event. Pictures by Prasenjit Sengupta


2015

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed | A Quiet Revolution in Bangladesh
March 30 | 5:30-7 p.m. | The Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Photographs of the event. Pictures by Keegan Houser, University Relations, UC Berkeley

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center
Institute for South Asia Studies
UC Berkeley
10 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA  94720-2310
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