Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman attends seminars, academic discussions in University of Sydney

Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman, former Vice-Chancellor of Islamic University, Kushtia, has participated in international seminars and academic discussions at the University of Sydney.

He is on a 10-day visit to Australia for attending the globally important academic programmes and sharing ideas.

Dr Shahinoor is the senior-most Grade 1 English Professor of the Islamic University. From 2013 until 2021, he served as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the university. He was also Professor of English at the Jagannath University and Jahangirnagar University.

During overseas visit, he attended a discussion on Cultural Communities in Relation to the Aboriginal Dr Charles Perkins, Camper down/Darlington Campus, University of Sydney, Australia at 5:00 pm on October 25, 2022; and a seminar titled Politics of Averting Harm, Adapting to It, and Suffering at Abercrombie Building (H70), Lecture Theater 1110 at 6:00 pm–7:30 pm on October 26.

Prof Rahman visited aboriginal artifacts in Chau Chak Wing Museum of the university at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm on October 27.

He attended International Conference on English and American Studies (ICEAS-22) in Sydney, Australia: An Examination of the Concept of Diaspora with Particular Reference to Bharati Mukherjee and Jhumpa Lahiri’s Writings at 5:00 pm on October 29.

He joined discussion on the link between Australia and Greece on Oxi Day Town Hall of Mauriceville at 1:00pm on October 30; seminar on Global Dark Matter Day at Messel Lecture Theater at 6:00 pm–7:30 pm on October 31; and Theoretical Advances and Issues in the Sociology of Punishment at Law Foyer, Level 2, Building F10 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm on November 1.

Apart from academic issues, he got involved in socio-cultural activities and held important positions in various organisations.

He was recognised as the best BNCC trainee officer in the Bangladesh Military Academy in 2004. In 2003, he served as the Rector of the Bangladesh Debating Society. In 1991, he got the Life Membership in the Bangla Academy. In 1997, he joined the American Folklore Society. In 2016, he joined BELTA. In 2017, he became the Presidium of the Bangiya Society for Literature and Culture.

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