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UBI Professor calls on DU VC

Published : 27 Jul 2022 09:12 PM

Prof Dr Catrina Moura of the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday at the latter’s office of the university.

Chairman of DU International Relations Department Prof. Muhammad Ruhul Amin and Director of DU Public Relations Office Mahmood Alam were present on this occasion.

During the meeting they discussed matters of mutual interests especially regarding on-going joint collaborative academic and research programs as well as exchange of teachers between the University of Dhaka and University of Beira Interior. They stressed the need for further strengthening academic collaborations between these two universities. They also discussed the possibilities of exchanging students for a short period between these two universities.

Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman thanked Prof. Dr. Catrina Moura for her visit to and keen interest in strengthening joint academic and research collaborations with DU. Earlier Prof Dr Catrina Moura delivered two lectures on ‘Design, territory and citizenship: The discursive experience of digital fluidity in a world of obstacles, walls and borders’ and ‘Designing the other as a feeding mechanism of globa-localized tensions: Appreciation, appropriation, otherisms and how inclusivity informs sustainability’ respectively for teachers and students of the Department of DU International Relations.