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  • Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) 2018 - Duration: 4 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 117 views
  • DLF 2017 - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 659 views
    The seventh edition of Dhaka Literary Festival will be held on 16-18 November 2017 at Bangla Academy, Dhaka.
  • Grenfell Tower, June, 2017: a poem by Ben Okri. Recited by Tilda Swinton. - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 233 views
    Grenfell Tower, June, 2017: a poem by Ben Okri. Recited by Tilda Swinton.
  • Dhaka Lit Fest 2016 - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 3,276 views
  • WORLD FICTION HIDDEN REALITIES - Duration: 45 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 182 views
  • AMERICANA - Duration: 54 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 58 views
  • DEATH OF LITERATURE - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 160 views
  • LAUNCHING LOCATIONS - Duration: 58 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 40 views
  • PUBLISHING PAINS - Duration: 56 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 108 views
  • AMERICA EXCEPTIONAL NO MORE - Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 84 views
  • GENETICS LIFE HACKED - Duration: 58 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 327 views
  • OF GOOGLIES AND CHINAMAN - Duration: 58 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 38 views
  • THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PUTIN - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 2 years ago
    • 130 views
  • WHAT NOT TO WEAR - Duration: 53 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 142 views
  • 331 POP GEN AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE THE INVISIBLE HISTORY OF DNA - Duration: 57 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 42 views
  • 228 KOBI JIBON JIBONER KOBITA A POET’S LIFE THE POETRY OF LIFE - Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 607 views
  • BISHAD SHINDHU AN OCEAN OF SORROW - Duration: 52 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,287 views
    Fakrul Alam and Syed Manzoorul Islam with MK Aaref Fakrul Alam’s translation of the epic Bishad Shindhu (An Ocean of Sorrow), is the first English translation of this late nineteenth century novel ...
  • BIRANGONA SURVIVING WAR, SURVIVING PEACE - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 2 years ago
    • 258 views
    Nayanika Mookherjee, Firdous Azim and Shireen Huq with Sadaf Saaz During the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971, Pakistani soldiers and their collaborators carried out a brutal campaign of rape a...
  • ARAB FICTION - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 403 views
    Nael Eltoukhy and Marcia Lynx Qualey with Kelly Falconer The rich tradition of Arab fiction, as we know, dates back to A Thousand and One Nights. Stories in the epic volume cover everything from ro...
  • BREXIT BLUES - Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 857 views
    Ben Judah, Alex Preston and Rosamund Urwin with Justin Rowlatt London Bridge is not falling down, but the Pound Sterling has taken a nosedive since the seminal referendum that cost David Cameron hi...
  • WORDS UNDER SIEGE - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 2 years ago
    • 142 views
    Shapan Adnan, Hamid Ismailov, Kanak Mani Dixit and Prabda Yoon with Romana Cacchioli
    Shapan Adnan is a Bangladeshi economist working with shrinking freedom of speech. Dixit has been forced to shut ...
  • HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO CHILDREN’S LITERATURE - Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 95 views
    Daniel Hahn and Anthony McGowan with Mahrukh Mohiuddin
    The last three decades have seen a blossoming of children’s books, which include illustrative writing, the Harry Potter phenomenon, graphic a...
  • IN OTHER WORDS: LIBRARY OF BANGLADESH - Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 118 views
    Deborah Smith, Arunava Sinha, Carles Torner, Kaiser Haq with Daniel Hahn
    From ancient times to the very present, translations have remained a vital aspect not only of literature but indeed all lear...
  • THE NEW WORLD DISORDER - Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 232 views
    Max Rodenbeck, Ben Judah, Rosamund Urwin, and Zafar Sobhan with Justin Rowlatt. Ever since 9/11, the world has appeared more full of conflict and instability. In addition to America's ‘war on terro...
  • NASTY WOMEN - Duration: 57 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 312 views
    Lady Nadira Naipaul, Rosamund Urwin, Evie Wyld and Deborah Smith with Bee Rowlatt
    The now-infamous pejorative used by US presidential candidate Donald Trump has been embraced by feminists worldwide...
  • RUDDHO SHOR BOLTE KENO MANA (REPRESSED VOICES) - Duration: 53 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 397 views
    Probhash Amin, Syeda Aireen Jaman, Rasheda Rawnak Khan, Arif Jebtik with Harun Ur Rashid
    স্বীকারোক্তি আর অনুশোচনার কতটুকু সুযোগ পায় শিল্পী তার শিল্পকর্মে? যেখানে ধর্মীয় ও সামাজিক গোড়ামীর কারণে কথা ...
  • JUDDHO SHESHER JUDDHO (WAR AFTER THE WAR) - Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,972 views
    Ahsan Akbar, Akimun Rahman, Faruk Wasif, Mahbub Aziz with Nobonita Chowdhury
    In this part of the world values of humanity were under threat soon after India had been partitioned into two countries ...
  • THE BOOK OF DHAKA - Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,164 views
    Arunava Sinha, Kaiser Haq, QP Alam, and Syed Manzoorul Islam with Daniel Hahn
    Ten stories in translation that create a literary map of Dhaka, from the torturous days of the independence war to the ...
  • THE WRITER AND THE WORLD: VS NAIPAUL - Duration: 51 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 10,613 views
    One of the greatest living writers, Nobel Prize-winning VS Naipaul, in conversation with DLF director Ahsan Akbar about his literary work
    Fifty five years ago, A House for Mr Biswas placed Sir Vidi...
  • Festival 2015 - Duration: 3 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 626 views
  • AMPERSAND: SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE - Duration: 54 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 150 views
    An emerging group of spoken word artists perform a collection of original works.
  • WORLD ENGLISH POETRY - Duration: 53 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 49 views
    Launch of the contemporary World English Poetry anthology, published by Bengal Foundation, with poet and editor Sudeep Sen and literary critic Fakrul Alam.
  • COMEDY: WHAT CAN’T IT SAY? - Duration: 53 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 302 views
    Comedians Naveed Mahbub and Asif Baul in conversation, mark the launch of Mahbub’s book Humorously Yours and Counting by Daily Star Books.
  • A LIFE WITH POETRY - Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 272 views
    Poet Arvind Krishna Mehrotra is widely viewed as extending the Indian English language poetry tradition. He discusses his life and works with author and academic Amit Chaudhuri.
  • NAYANTARA SAHGAL - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 3 years ago
    • 307 views
    Nayantara Sahgal, leading light of Indian liberalism, talks to her biographer Ritu Menon about her life of wide-ranging literary and political commentary, from the heady days of early Indian indepe...
  • সময়ের কবিতা সময়ান্তরের কবিতা Shomoyer Kobita Shomoyanter Kobita - Duration: 51 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 255 views
    Recitations by Bangladeshi poets from a cross-section of generations. Featuring Ruby Rahman, Asad Mannan, Nasir Ahmed, Jharna Rahman, Mohammad Sadique, Muhammad Samad, Farid Kabir, Shihab Shahriar,...
  • CUBA - Duration: 58 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 70 views
    Renowned Cuban science fiction writer Yoss, in conversation with Rafique-um-Munir-Chowdhury, talks about his prolific writing career and life as a rock star in Havana.
  • SEX WORKERS OR PROSTITUTED WOMEN? - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 7,334 views
    A lively discussion between global feminist campaigner Ruchira Gupta, and member of Bangladeshi women's activist group Naripokkho, Firdous Azim, exploring issues surrounding the sex trade.
  • A CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE SEXES - Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 37 views
    WOW founder Jude Kelly and veteran journalist Jon Snow on being a woman in a man’s world, and a man in a woman’s world. A WOW – Women of the World festival talk.
  • THE PURPOSE, POTENTIAL, AND POLITICS OF SCIENCE - Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 16 views
    Nobel Prize-winning scientist Harold Varmus gives a wide-ranging talk covering the excitement of basic science research, government and science policy, and the future of global healthcare.
  • THE BANGLADESH PARADOX - Duration: 38 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,273 views
    Panel discussion and launch of Himal Southasian's special issue on Bangladesh with contributors Afsan Chowdhury, Prashanta Tripura, Kasia Paprocki and Garga Chatterjee. Moderated by Himal editor Au...
  • BEYOND THE CITY - Duration: 53 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 20 views
    Literally meaning Beyond the City, this performance explores creative expression transcending urban restrictions. Presented by Shadhona.
  • LONDON FIELDS - Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 107 views
    Amit Chaudhuri with a new work on London, one of the most written-about cities, discusses its enduring appeal and shaping influence. Farrukh Dhondy, a great Londoner himself, joins the discussion w...
  • আবুল মনসুর আহমেদ (Abul Mansur Ahmed) - Duration: 49 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,276 views
    Launch of a collection of selected stories by Abul Mansur Ahmed by Daily Star Books. Ahmed was a leading Bangladeshi author and politician of the Pakistan era. Best remembered as a social and polit...
  • সাহিত্য যখন সবার (Shahitto Jokhon Shobar) - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 557 views
    Ata Sarkar, Poulomi Sengupta, Anisul Haque and Andalib Rashdi debate popular literature. In conversation with Imdadul Haque Milon.
  • THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT - Duration: 55 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 152 views
    The short story is bigger than ever before. Linked stories are all the rage. The panel discusses how this short form now dares to fit either 1.2 billion or the world, entirely into its folds. Featu...
  • SHOOTING HISTORY - Duration: 56 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 55 views
    In a conversation with writer and DLF director Ahsan Akbar, notable international journalist Jon Snow discusses his wide-ranging experiences in reporting from conflict zones, covering political cha...
  • NEVER A DULL DE - Duration: 55 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 701 views
    Legendary opinion maker Shobhaa De talks to Antara Ganguli about a lifetime as one of India’s most outspoken independent voices.
  • THE MARCH TO INDEPENDENCE - Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 109 views
    This session will mark the launch of Rehman Sobhan's memoir Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfilment by Sage Publications, which covers the birth of the nationalist movement, how it develo...
  • TRANSLATING BLUES - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,528 views
    Mashrur Arefin, Chinmoy Guha and Rosinka Chaudhuri discuss the challenges of translating with Arunava Sinha
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