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War, Memory, and Museums

Monday, November 12, 2018
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Storrs Campus
Humanities Institute, 4th floor Homer Babbidge Library

War, Memory, and Museums Insights from Mofidul Hoque, Founder Trustee, Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh

Monday, November 12, 2018, 12:00 - 2:00 PM, Humanities Institute, Conference Room, 4th floor, Homer Babbidge Library

Mofidul Hoque, author and cultural activist, has written 15 books on history, liberation studies, arts, and genocide studies. He is the Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice, and is a recipient of the Bangla Academy Literary Prize and the national award Ekushey Padak. In 1996 he along with seven other Trustees established the Liberation War Museum, a private museum that became a people’s institution. Along with memorialization work, the museum also aims to uphold truth and justice.

Co-Sponsors: UConn Humanities Institute; The Thomas J. Dodd Center; Human Rights Institute; HRI Research Program on Humanitarianism; India Studies

Contact:

Lyndsay.Nalbandian@uconn.edu

Human Rights Institute (primary), Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, UConn Master Calendar

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