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Bangladesh

Dirty Clothes
In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a commercial building with five garment factories operating inside collapsed. After days of searching,...
Women's Day
Many women in Bangladesh are exposed to domestic violence. In the worst case they become victims of an acid attack in the face....
The Bangladesh Reader
Bangladesh is the world's eighth most populous country. It has more inhabitants than either Russia or Japan, and its national...
Bangladesh Posters: Rights
This is a selection of posters about rights from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage –...
Posters from Bangladesh
Posters are important as visual chronicles of history.In Bangladesh, a country with an extremely volatile recent past, posters...
Bangladesh Posters: Public Issues
This is a selection of posters about public issues from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage...
Bangladesh Posters: Elections
This is a selection of posters about elections from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by the IISH and Heritage –...
Bangladesh Posters: Labour Relations and Trade Unions
This is a selection of posters about labour relations and trade unions from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by...
Bangladesh Posters: Left-wing Political Organisations
This is a selection of posters about left-wing political organisations from the collection of Bangladesh Posters, collected by...
Bangladesh Posters
Messages of Hope and OutragePosters are important as visual chronicles of history. In Bangladesh, a country with an extremely...
Martyrs of the Mother Tongue
Bangladesh was governed by Pakistan from 1947 to 1971. As a consequence, Urdu was the only recognized language. Bangla, the...
Posters from Bangladesh
Many posters from Bangladesh at the IISH cover issues of crucial importance to this youthful nation's history. Formerly a part of...
Modern South Asia Seminar Series
Lecture "Beyond Partition Logic? The Bangladesh Kaleidoscope" by Prof. Willem van Schendel.This is the fourth lecture in the...
Bangeswar Roy Collection
In 1932 Bangeswar Roy (1911-2001) co-founded the Communist Party of Bengal in Dhaka. Before joining this party, he belonged to an...
The Bengal Collections
Since 1996 the International Institute of Social History has been actively collecting material on the social history of Bengal,...
Shahriar Kabir in prison
The detention of Shahriar Kabir, the IISH representative in Bangladesh, was declared "illegal" by the country's High Court,...
Shahriar Kabir Freed
Shahriar Kabir, the IISH representative in Bangladesh who was one of around 40 opposition activists arrested on December 8...
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