Published:  12:13 AM, 17 July 2017

Young Scholar Summit 2017 held at DU

Young Scholar Summit 2017 held at DU Guests and organizers at the Young Scholar Summit organized by South Asian Youth Research Institute for Development at Dhaka University recently. -AA

South Asian Youth Research Institute for Development (SAYRID) organized a day-long summit titled 'Young Scholar Summit 2017' at the University of Dhaka, with the theme "Empowering Knowledge Production" recently. There were four discursive dialogues after the Inaugural Session of the Summit. Four panelists (2 young scholars and 2 veteran scholars) were assigned for each discursive dialogue. Furthermore, there were three Best Discussant Awards in each discursive dialogue for the participants on the basis of their contribution in the dialogue.

The facilitator of the dialogue on Critic of Research session was Juwel Rana, Executive Director, SAYRID. The panelists were: Dr Monirul Islam Khan, Professor and Ex-Chairman of Sociology, University of Dhaka and President, Bangladesh Sociological Association (BSA), Abu Sayed Khan, Managing Editor, The Daily Samakal, Sajal Roy, PhD Candidate at Western Australia University and Assistant Professor, Begum Rokeya University, Md Mahbub-Or Rahman Bhuyan, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, City University.

The facilitator of the Creativity in Education session was Asif Bin Ali, Director, Capacity Building Division, SAYRID. The panelists were: Dr Anwar Hossain, Professor, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Ajoy Das Gupta, The Daily Samakal and Adjunct Faculty, University of Dhaka, Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy, Cartoonist, Dhaka Tribune and Assistant Editor, Unmad. 

The facilitator of the Politics of Poetics session was Asif Bin Ali. Syed Badrul Ahsan, Associate Editor, The Asian Age, Mohammad Mamun-Or Rashid of JU and Ahmed Tahsin Shams, among others, were in the panel.  Juwel Rana was the facilitator of the session titled Health Inequality.

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