Abstracts invited for Int’l e-Confce on ‘Celebrating 100 years of DU’

Published : 13 Oct 2020 09:21 PM | Updated : 14 Oct 2020 12:12 AM

A 4-day long international webinar on ‘History of the University of Dhaka and Higher Education in Bangladesh’ will be held on 21-24 January 2021 marking the birth centenary of Dhaka University (DU) and Golden Jubilee of independence of the country. 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will grace the inaugural session of the International e-Conference on 21 January 2021 as the chief guest, says a press release. 

Abstracts of 500 words (maximum) for these webinar have been invited from interested alumni living in Bangladesh and abroad and requested them to submit abstracts on or before November 1 to Prof. Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Convener of International e-Conference on Celebrating 100 years of the University of Dhaka, e-mail:;

Abstracts may be submitted on the following themes, but need not be limited to them: (1) British colonialism, Higher Education in Bengal and the Birth of DU (2) DU and the Language Movement (3) Role of DU in the Bangladesh Liberation War (4) DU and the City of Dhaka-a Symbiotic Relationship (5) Outstanding DU Alumni of the Last  Century (6) DU Landmarks—Historical, Topographical and Mental (7) Milestones to Celebrate in DU’s Centenary Year.  

Authors of selected abstracts will be able to present their papers at the conference. Selected papers will also be considered for publication.

Abstract submission guideline: (1) Visit to download the abstract submission form. (2) Email to:;, Subject line: Abstract webinar 1 (3) Maximum 500 words (4) Font: Times New Roman (size heading 14 and text 12) (5) Language: English.

 Notification of papers selected: November 15.  Last date for submission of full paper: January 10 in 2021.

Besides, there will be other webinar series on the following themes: Science, Engineering, Technology and Bio-science (February 2021); Arts, Literature and Culture (March 2021); Business (April 2021); Social Sciences (May 2021); and Futures of Higher Education (June 2021).