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Salimullah Khan

  • Eminent intellectual and thinker
  • Wed, 8 Nov 23
Salimullah Khan is a Bangladeshi writer, academic, teacher and public intellectual. Khan explores national and international politics and culture using Marxist and Lacanian theories. Informed and influenced by Ahmed Sofa's thoughts, his exploration of Bangladesh's politics and culture has a significant following among the country's young generation of writers and thinkers. Khan translated the works of Plato, James Rennell, Charles Baudelaire, Frantz Fanon, Dorothee Sölle into Bengali. In Bangladesh, he is a regular guest in talk shows on national and international political issues.
Nobel literary works cannot be concessional
Nobel literary works cannot be concessional

Interview

Tue, 30 Jan 24

Nobel literary works cannot be concessional

Bangladesh has emerged through an unprecedented mass movement and people's war. The country has now crossed 52 years since Independence, counting one, two, three. We celebrated the golden jubilee of Independence in stately splendor. But how far has Bangladesh progressed as a country in these 52 years? Bangladesh has come a long way in art, culture, literature, intellectual practice, and intellectualism. Rahat Minhaz, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism Department of Jagannath University, had a detailed conversation with eminent intellectual and thinker Salimullah Khan on these issues. The critical parts of that conversation appear here in sequence. Episode 4 today:

We are now in a dark age in the literature of Bangladesh In Arabic, it is called Ayame Jahiliyat
We are now in a dark age in the literature of Bangladesh In Arabic, it is called Ayame Jahiliyat

Interview

Fri, 22 Dec 23

We are now in a dark age in the literature of Bangladesh In Arabic, it is called Ayame Jahiliyat

The state called Bangladesh has emerged through an unprecedented mass movement and people's war. The country has now crossed 52 years since Independence, counting one, two, three. We celebrated the golden jubilee of Independence in stately splendor. But how far has Bangladesh progressed as a country in these 52 years? Bangladesh has come a long way in art, culture, literature, intellectual practice, and intellectualism. Rahat Minhaz, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism Department of Jagannath University, had a detailed conversation with eminent intellectual and thinker Salimullah Khan on these issues. The critical parts of that conversation appear here in sequence. Episode 3 today:

No more politics, only diplomacy dominates our country
No more politics, only diplomacy dominates our country

Interview

Fri, 24 Nov 23

No more politics, only diplomacy dominates our country

Bangladesh was born through an unprecedented mass movement and people-oriented freedom fight. One after another, the country has already passed 52 years of independence. The nation celebrated its golden jubilee of independence amid great indulgence; however, as a nation, how many roads it walked? In terms of art and culture, literature and intellectual practice, Bangladesh crossed a long way. In an exclusive interview with Assistant Professor at Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Rahat Minhaz, renowned intellectual and philosopher Salimullah Khan conversed on various aspects of all these issues. Prominent parts of that interview have been published consistently.

Intellectuals proceeding with fragmented ideas of history a major problem
Intellectuals proceeding with fragmented ideas of history a major problem

Interview

Thu, 9 Nov 23

Intellectuals proceeding with fragmented ideas of history a major problem

An unprecedented mass upsurge and a war for independence led to the creation of a state named Bangladesh. Little by little, the country has already passed 52 years of independence. The nation celebrated the golden jubilee of independence amid grandeur. However, in these 52 years, Bangladesh has come a long way as a nation. In art and culture, literature, intellectual discourse, and intellectual life, Bangladesh has made significant strides. In an interview with Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication and Journalism at Jagannath University Rahat Minhaz, Renowned intellectual and philosopher Salimullah Khan discussed on various aspects of the country's intellectual and cultural landscape. Here are the significant parts of the interview.