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TEDxDhaka 2014 Session 1: Saving Tomorrow

Speakers from this first session of TEDxDhaka 2014 are focused on breaking barriers of discrimination, traditional education, and the way we view a fading historic place. IQBAL HABIB Our first speaker, Iqbal Habib, spoke on inclusive housing and living conditions in Dhaka. According to Habib, the urban slums in Bangladesh house some 60% of the […]

Do-it-yourself in the Internet era: a TEDxDhaka talk by Nash Islam

“With the rise of the Internet, individuals now have unprecedented access to information. And if you are one of those lucky individuals that has access to the Internet, you are more empowered than ever before to learn almost anything you want. You are more empowered to do almost anything you want. And when so many […]

From TEDxDhaka September 2012: Unveiling Bengal’s legacy of greatness

“If we think of our identity in terms of the nation-state construct, then we have no option but to place so much emphasis on 1971, and in doing so, we risk losing sight of a much grander narrative of what it means to be Bengali. While 1971 explains why we fought for our culture and […]