A lawyer and labor organizer, Suhrawardy went on to shape global politics through winning elections before and after Partition, serving as Fifth Prime Minister of Pakistan and Prime Minister of Undivided Bengal.
Bengali Americans and Black Liberation
While our histories parallel, it is imperative to recognize the stark differences in outcome, positionality, and present status.
To Be Palestinian
Palestine gave me everything. She is perfect and I love her. But she is not okay. She hasn’t been okay for over 70 years.
A Man Named Mujib
“My greatest strength is the love for my people, my greatest weakness is that I love them too much”
Chronicling the Search for a Home in Post-Partition West Bengal
The Chronicling Resettlement project, undertaken by two graduates, Atmadeep Sengupta and Sagnik Bhattacharya and supported by the Kolkata Partition Museum Trust, aims at researching post-Partition resettlement of refugees from East Pakistan in West Bengal
The First Imperialist: Clive and the Rise of Multinational Corporations
How did European presence on the Indian subcontinent change from trade to conquest?
On Empire & Religion in Bengal
While being an annual celebration, marking the apex of Bengali culture, Pohela Baishakh it is not an invention made by Bengalis for the explicit benefit of Bengalis.
Ekushey February a day of mourning, but it’s also a day of gratitude.
Remembering East Pakistan
When the Liberation War of 1971 established a new Bangla-speaking country, Ms. Smith’s acquaintances began to ask her why she was still there. She would say, “I’m Bengali. Where am I supposed to go?”