Dr. Ali Riaz, University Professor and Chair of the Department, presented the keynote paper at the round table ‘Drivers of Violence and Conflict in Bangladesh: Evidence-based research and Understanding’ at Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 4. The round table was organized jointly by the RESOLVE network based in Washington D.C. and Brac Institute of Governance and Development based in Dhaka. The paper was titled “Religion in Public Life in Bangladesh.”

Professor Riaz also delivered a lecture at the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Dhaka University on the “Challenges of Social Science Research in Bangladesh” on April 5.