Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tara Asgar (Ali) | In Between Lands and Territories: Love, Loss and Survival

Lecture | October 15 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Tara Asgar (Ali), Transdisciplinary artist and cultural producer

 Lawrence Cohen, Professor in Anthropology and South and Southeast Asian Studies and the co-director of the Medical Anthropology Program

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, The South Asia Art Initiative

A talk by Tara Asgar (Ali), a transdisciplinary artist and cultural producer whose work focuses primarily on the body and the relationship between body and space.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza

Reading - Nonfiction | October 21 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Kaufman Management Center of the Stern School of Business (). The room is on the (add to website), Room 55, 3rd floor, MC building

  44 W 4th St, New York, NY 10012

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Dina M. Siddiqi, Clinical Associate Professor, NYU; Chaumtoli Huq, Associate Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law and the founder/Editor of Law@theMargin; Shikha Silman Bhattacharjee, Ph.D. Candidate in Jurisprudence and Social Policy at Berkeley Law and the 2019 Subir Chowdhury Fellow on Quality of Life in Bangladesh

 Paula Chakravarty, Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication (MCC), and the Gallatin School, at New York University

 David Ludden, Director of the Center for Global Asia in New York and Professor and Chair of the Department of History at New York University

 New York Center for Global Asia, Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley, Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley, Stern Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU, CUNY School of Law, NYU | South Asia

Book launch: Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

New Directions in Bangladesh Studies: Recent Scholarship and New Publications

Panel Discussion | November 5 | 3-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Poulomi Saha, Assistant Professor of English, UC Berkeley; Nusrat S. Chowdhury, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College; Tariq Omar Ali, Associate Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Department of English

A panel discussion on recent scholarship on Bangladesh-related studies with Nusrat S. Chowdhury, Tariq Omar Ali, and Poulomi Saha.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

The Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture for 2019 by Shahidul Alam: Title TBD

Lecture | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Shahidul Alam, Photographer, writer, human rights activist, and Time magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year

 Geeta Anand, Acting Professor of Reporting, UC Berkeley School of Journalism

 The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, The South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley

A lecture by Time magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year, photographer, writer, and human rights activist Shahidul Alam.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Critical Perspectives on Power, Accountability and Agency in Global Supply Chains

Conference/Symposium | November 22 – 23, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  The Dickson Poon School of Law

  King’s College London, Anatomy Museum, Strand campus, London WC2R 2LS

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Liliane Mouan, Associate Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London and Lecturer in Emerging Markets at Coventry University

 King's College, Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley, Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley

Conference: Critical Perspectives on Power, Accountability and Agency in Global Supply Chains

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Critical Perspectives on Power, Accountability and Agency in Global Supply Chains

Conference/Symposium | November 22 – 23, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  The Dickson Poon School of Law

  King’s College London, Anatomy Museum, Strand campus, London WC2R 2LS

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Liliane Mouan, Associate Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London and Lecturer in Emerging Markets at Coventry University

 King's College, Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley, Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley

Conference: Critical Perspectives on Power, Accountability and Agency in Global Supply Chains