Climate Change in Bangladesh Lecture | November 17, 2020 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Zoom
November 17, 2020
November 11, 2020
Rights of Rivers, Rights of Nature: Turning Intentions into Action
Lecture | November 11, 2020 | 2-3 a.m. | Zoom
November 10, 2020
Samik Bandyopadhyay | Tagore: Through the Wars Lecture | November 10, 2020 | 9-10:20 a.m. | Zoom
October 16, 2020
Fakrul Alam | “I’ve caught uncatchable loveliness in rhyme’s binds”: Translating Rabindranath Tagore’s Songs
Lecture | October 16, 2020 | 9-10:20 a.m. | Zoom
October 14, 2020
More than seven years after the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013, issues related to fire, electrical and structural safety in hundreds of the nation's garment factories have improved from before. For example, according to the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety's website, 84 percent of factories under the Accord have corrected their outstanding structural issues. Covid-19, however, has put a spotlight on just how "safe" workers really are. While building structures have been made safer over the years, the larger structure of the global supply chain was intentionally left intact.
October 1, 2020
The Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture for 2020
Naila Kabeer | Contested Narratives about National Identity: Gender, State and Community
Lecture | October 1 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Zoom
September 30, 2020
Covid-19 Experience: Garment Workers’ Perspective from Bangladesh
September 30, 2020 | 9-10:30 a.m.
September 3, 2020
Mushfiq Mobarak| Migration and the Labor Market Impacts of COVID-19 In Bangladesh and Nepal.
Lecture | September 3, 2020 | 9-10:30 a.m.
September 1, 2020
Refugees say that they are trapped on a bare hillside in a foreign country with no hope
It’s been three years, but the memory still haunts Yasmin in her dreams.
August 1, 2020
July 30, 2020
Torrential rains have submerged at least a quarter of Bangladesh, washing away the few things that count as assets for some of the world’s poorest people — their goats and chickens, houses of mud and tin, sacks of rice stored for the lean season.
May 27, 2020
Covid Conversations: Reflections from South Asia
Vulnerable Populations and COVID-19: Bangladesh During a Global Pandemic
May 27, 2020
This event on the impact of the coronavirus in Bangladesh features a conversation between:
May 7, 2020
From Fragility to Resilience: The Unique Position of Bangladesh in Global Supply Chains Panel Discussion | May 7 | 5-7 a.m.
April 24, 2020
Seven years ago, one of the worst industrial disasters in history — the collapse of an eight-story commercial building in Rana Plaza, Dhaka — demonstrated to the world the heavy price of producing cheap clothing to fuel the ‘fast fashion’ industry for consumers in the global North
April 3, 2020
The mass social distancing strategy being used to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the United States and Europe doesn’t easily translate to a developing country like Bangladesh, which lacks the capacity to impose restrictions or provide a social safety net for the unemployed. We talked with Yale SOM development economist Mushfiq Mobarak about how he is repurposing his research infrastructure in Bangladesh to gather information and test approaches to spreading public health messages.
March 27, 2020
Growing up in a house composed of doctors and public health professionals, I am no stranger to dinner conversations quickly turning to blood, mucus and infectious diseases. In high population countries like Bangladesh, health systems are constantly overwhelmed; WHO estimates the doctor-patient ratio to be 3.05 physicians for every 10,000 people.
February 14, 2020
In an age of dog-whistle scaremongering, a Union minister alleged on February 9 that, “half of Bangladesh will come to India if citizenship is offered.” But no crystal ball prediction could be more deluded. This year Bangladesh’s economic growth rate has surpassed India.
February 7, 2020
Beyond the Crisis Narrative:
Rohingya Statelessness and its implications for Bangladesh
Friday, February 7, 2020
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