Greta Green Global Day Observed at IUB

The ‘Greta Green Global Day’ was observed on October 24, 2019 at IUB’s own campus in Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka. The daylong event was organized by the Global Studies and Governance (GSG) Program of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (SLASS) at IUB. Focusing on environmental and development issues, GSG arranged different activities such as students’ speech contest, roundtable session on Bay of Bengal, and a colorful cultural show. During the speech competition, Charlotta Schlyter, Ambassador of Sweden was present as Special Guest. Renowned persons participated in the roundtable discussion with the topic, ‘Bay of Bengal’. Sidsel Bleken, Ambassador [...]

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IUB Hosts Seminar on Major Challenges of Dhaka

Global Studies & Governance (GSG) Program organized a daylong seminar on 18 November, 2019 on sustainable urban planning titled "The New Megacity: for Whom" in collaboration with the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), UNESCO, and IHE DELFT.  Four University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) professors including the Dean, School of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs presented their research papers. Another four professors from Wageningen University, Netherlands also presented their research papers on various urban issues. Professor Imtiaz A. Hussain, Dean (Acting) School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, IUB, Dr. Marufa Akhter, Assistant Professor, (GSG) and Lecturers Hossain Ahmed Taufiq (GSG), Jessica Tartila Suma (Media and Communication) [...]

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IUB faculty represents South Asia in ‘Global Korean Cinema‘ Conference

Professor Zakir Hossain Raju joined ‘Global Korean Cinema’ conference commemorating 100 years of Korean Cinema in Seoul during October 25-27, 2019. He was invited as the only speaker from South Asia in this conference. The first screening of the earliest Korean film ‘Fight for Justice’ took place on October 2019. This year Korean Film Council and Committee for Korean Film 100 Years are celebrating the first century of Korean cinema in South Korea. The conference brought together film professors from North America, Europe and East Asia to look through the first century and the future of Korean cinema in [...]

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