Search

Brick lane Circle conference will tell story of Bangladesh and its people

PUBLISHED: 16:15 16 April 2012

The second annual conference of the Brick Lane Circle cultural organisation next week tells the story of Bangladesh and its people at home and in the Diaspora.

Academics and researchers are coming from home and abroad for the two-day gathering at Poplar’s Ideas Store on April 28 and 29.

It opens with a lecture on culture and identity by the distinguished Dr Shams Zaman, whose medical papers have been published in international journals and has now developed an interest in Bangladesh’s historical perspective.

Other events include a workshop on the impact of international events on London’s Bangladeshis since independence, by Dr Muhammad Ahmedullah, and poetry and film in East Pakistan 1952-71 by Dr Nazneen Ahmed who is researching Bengali communities in East London since 1880.

The aim of the conference is to bring Bangladeshis and the wider community together to improve knowledge and help promote more networking.

If you value what this gives you, please consider supporting our work. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser