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Lecture "Beyond Partition Logic? The Bangladesh Kaleidoscope" by Prof. Willem van Schendel.This is the fourth lecture in the Modern South Asia Seminar Series organized by Leiden Institute of Area... [Event]
This is a selection of posters about rights from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage – Archives of Bangladesh History . Click on the picture for an enlarged image... [Image gallery]
This is a selection of posters about public issues from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage – Archives of Bangladesh History. Click on the picture for an enlarged... [Image gallery]
This is a selection of posters about elections from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage – Archives of Bangladesh History. Click on the picture for an enlarged... [Image gallery]
This is a selection of posters about left-wing political organisations from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage – Archives of Bangladesh History . Click on the... [Image gallery]
This is a selection of posters about labour relations and trade unions from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage – Archives of Bangladesh History . Click on the... [Image gallery]
Messages of Hope and OutragePosters are important as visual chronicles of history. In Bangladesh, a country with an extremely volatile recent past, posters can be seen everywhere but they are rarely... [Image gallery]
Since 1996 the International Institute of Social History has been actively collecting material on the social history of Bengal, an important area in Asia. This region, inhabited by some 200 million... [Collection highlight]
Shahriar Kabir, the IISH representative in Bangladesh who was one of around 40 opposition activists arrested on December 8 following bomb blasts in the northern town of Mymensingh, was released from... [News]
The detention of Shahriar Kabir, the IISH representative in Bangladesh, was declared "illegal" by the country's High Court, according to the Daily Star of January 13. "The court order, however, would... [News]

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