Contributor

Lailufar Yasmin

University of Dhaka, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations

Lailufar Yasmin is Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, Sydney. She has written extensively on secularism in Bangladesh and on South Asian issues. Her latest research involves religion and politics, ethnic issues, maritime security and gender and conflict related issues. She offers courses on International Relations theories, nationalism and ethnicity, and gender and development.

Contributions

Opinion

The Fall and Rise of Extremism in Bangladesh

With a spate of Islamist murders drawing attention to Bangladesh, Lailufar Yasmin asks whether a polarised debate on the role of religion in society is leaving space for extremism to flourish.

Lailufar Yasmin

07 Jun 2016

Opinion

Struggle for the Soul of Bangladesh

The reaction to the ongoing International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh reveals long-standing social and political dynamics around the role of religion in Bangladeshi society, writes Lailufar Yasmin.

Lailufar Yasmin

05 Dec 2014

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