War, Memory, and Museums
Insights from Mofidul Hoque
Founder Trustee, Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh
Monday, November 12, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 PM
Humanities Institute, Conference Room, 4th floor, Homer Babbidge Library
Mofidul Hoque, author and cultural activist, has written 15 books on history, liberation studies, arts, and genocide studies. He is the Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice, and is a recipient of the Bangla Academy Literary Prize and the national award Ekushey Padak. In 1996 he along with seven other Trustees established the Liberation War Museum, a private museum that became a people’s institution. Along with memorialization work, the museum also aims to uphold truth and justice.
Co-Sponsors: UConn Humanities Institute; The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center; Human Rights Institute; HRI Research Program on Humanitarianism; India Studies