Bangladesh Studies: An Overview

Dates :
Mardi 14 juin 2022 - 09:00 - Mercredi 15 juin 2022 - 20:00
Lieu :
Hybride (Zoom, EHESS et Inalco - 65 rue des Grands moulins 75013 Paris, Auditorium)
International conference

Bangladesh Studies: An Overview

14th & 15th of June 2022
Bangladesh Studies: An Overview

Hybrid format (online on Zoom and in presence in Paris)
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14th of June 9.00am - 8.00pm
Centre de colloques – Auditorium 250 Place du Front populaire, 93300 Aubervilliers

15th of June 9.00am - 8.00pm
INALCO – Auditorium 65 Rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris

Convenors: Philippe Benoit, Olivier Bougnot, Charza Shahabuddin, Raphaël Voix

Scientific event funded by the CS of INALCO, CERLOM, CEIAS, EHESS and GIS ASIE.

The program schedule may be subject to change

Tuesday 14th of June
Centre de colloques – Auditorium 250

Auditorium 250 Campus Condorcet | 9.00am – 8.00pm

Introduction | 9.00am – 10.15am
Public entrance | 9.00am
Introduction to the conference by Michel Boivin (CNRS – CEIAS) | 9.15am – 9.30am
Introduction by the keynote speaker | 9.30am – 10.15am
Bangladesh at 50: Secular Power and Religious Dispensations - Samia Huq (BRAC University)

Contesting dominant narratives | 10.15am – 12.30am

‘We have to do something’: forestalled futures in Pakistan, 1947 – 1952 – Layli Uddin (Queen Mary University of London) | 10.15am – 10.40am
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: the rise of a 'Father of the Nation' in his Prison Diaries  - Philippe Benoit (INALCO) | 10.40am – 11.05am 
Examining Narratives on South Asian Past in Textbooks of Bangladesh - Shreya Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University) | 11.05am – 11.30 am (online from India)
Understanding mobility and immobility of Bengali immigrants in the Chittagong Hills of Bangladesh - Nasrin Siraj (VU University Amsterdam) | 11.30am – 11.55am (online from Bangladesh)

Q&A – Moderator Samia Huq | 11.55am – 12.30am

Lunch Break | 12.30am – 2.00pm

Defining Islam in Bangladesh or the diversity of Islamic traditions | 2.00pm – 5.15pm

Madrasa education in Bangladesh: competition, integration, modernization - Charza Shahabuddin (EHESS) | 2pm – 2.25 pm
Islam in Bangladesh: Humanists, Muslims, and Islamists - Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury (Shuddhasar) & Lisa Knight (Furman University) | 2.25 – 2.50 pm

Coffee Break | 2.50pm – 3.30pm

Politics of Islam in Everyday Lives among the Bangladeshi Youths - Mubashar Hasan (University of Western Sydney) | 3.30pm – 3.55pm (online from Australia)
Sufis with Interreligious Appeal: the Maijbhandaris of Chittagong - Hans Harder (Heidelberg University) | 3.55pm – 4.20pm (online from Germany)
Devotion to a Hindu Saint in Bangladesh: The Case of Lokenath Brahmachari – Raphael Voix | 4.20pm – 4.45pm (online from India)
Q&A – Moderator Dina Siddiqi | 4.45pm – 5.15pm

Cocktail au Petit salon du Faculty Club | 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Wednesday 15th of June
Auditorium INALCO | 9.00am – 8.00pm

Public entrance | 9.00am
Introduction to the conference by a CERLOM researcher | 9.15am – 9.30am
Introduction by the keynote speaker | 9.30am – 10.15am (online from Bangladesh)
The aesthetic experience of Bengali poetry and Bangla culture – Kaiser Haq (Dhaka University)

Reassessing Gender Equality in Bangladesh | 10.15am – 1.00pm

Untold stories, domestic violence against women in Bangladesh – Nelufar Parvin (Dhaka University) | 10.15am – 10.40am (online from Bangladesh)
The Continuum of Violence: Sexual Violence and Body Politics in Bangladesh- Nayanika Mookherjee (Durham University) | 10.40am – 11.05am
Gender and the religious subject in Bangladesh: Negotiations of complementarity and equality - Samia Huq, BRAC University | 11.05am – 11.30am
Laboring Bodies, Muslim Bodies: Reflections on "Empowerment" in the Time of Neoliberal Capitalism – Dina Siddiqi (NYU) | 11.30am – 11.55am

Q&A – Moderator Layli Uddin | 12.20am – 1.00pm

Lunch Break | 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Bangladesh between borders, migrations and refugees | 2.00pm – 3.45pm

Leaving to pick up the neighbors’ waste: a migratory niche for Bangladeshi peasants - Marie Percot (IIMAD) | 2.00pm – 2.25pm
Mask of authoritarianism – Arild Engelsen Ruud (University of Oslo) | 2.25pm – 2.50pm (online from Norway)
Polity, Rule of Law & Human Rights: a viable equation in Bangladesh? - Nordine Drici (ND Consultance) | 2.50pm – 3.15pm 

Q&A – Moderator Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury | 3.15am – 3.45 pm

Coffee Break | 3.45 pm – 4.15pm

Bangladesh historical homelands | 4.15 pm – 5.30pm

The religious environment of the urban center of Mahasthangarh in Bangladesh from the 6th to the 13th century CE: the contribution of written sources and material culture – Coline Lefrancq (CNRS) | 4.15pm – 4.40pm (online from Thailand)
The transformative power of love: Epic romances and conversion in Middle Bengali poetry- Thibaut d’Hubert (University of Chicago) | 4.40pm – 5.05pm (online from Chicago)

Q&A – Moderator Philippe Benoit | 5.05pm – 5.30pm

Keynote speaker | 5.30pm – 6.10pm
Misreading the Bengal Delta Climate Change, Development, and Livelihoods in Coastal Bangladesh - Camelia Dewan (University of Oslo) | 5.30pm – 6.10pm (online from Oslo)

Q&A – Moderator Charza Shahabuddin | 6.10pm – 6.30pm

Screening of the documentary “Quran Children” by Shaheen Dill-Riaz | 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Q&A in presence of the filmmaker | 7.30pm – 8.00pm
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  • Colloques et journées d'étude
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Région du monde :
Asie et Pacifique