Prof David Lewis of London School of Economics (LSE) and Prof. Mushtaq Khan of School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday at the latter’s office of the university. Chairman of DU Development Studies Department Prof Dr Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir and Prof Dr Mohammad Abu Eusuf were present on this occasion.
During the meeting they discussed matters of mutual interest especially regarding on-going joint collaborative academic and research programs among the University of Dhaka, London School of Economics and School of Oriental and African Studies. These two distinguished professors of UK expressed their willingness to further strengthen academic and research collaborations with Dhaka University.
Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman thanked these two UK professors for their visit to and keen interest in strengthening joint academic and research collaborations with DU.
Earlier Prof David Lewis and Prof. Mushtaq Khan delivered lectures on ‘Whither Development Studies: Past, Present and Future’ at Prof. Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorioum of the university as a part of year-long Development Dialogue-2022 of DU Development Studies Department.