ULAB organizes event to promote diversity, pluralism

The event was held in India on Friday

The Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized a bilateral exchange event in India to promote diversity, and pluralism. 

The event was organized on Friday from 2pm to 4pm at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 

Sudeep Chakravarti, director of the Center of South Asian Studies (C-SAS) at ULAB, an author and columnist, delivered a talk on “BANGLADESH: SINGULARLY PLURAL: The Perception and Realities of a Rainbow Nation at the event on behalf of CES.

This exchange of ideas aims to imbue values of diversity, tolerance, and pluralism by allowing Bangladeshi and Indian students to understand the roots and background of these aspects in both countries and the challenges to these impulses in the two countries.

Chakravarti's talk was followed by an interaction with students and faculty.

The bilateral exchange was part of an ongoing CES, ULAB project funded by the US State Department. 

Through these events, CES is implementing the “Building Resilient Universities Project” (BRUP) to engage students and alumni of various universities in promoting diversity and tolerance. The project is currently in its fifth phase.

The World Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking for Global Universities ranked ULAB at number 39 worldwide in the Ethical Value Category in 2021 as a result of this CES project.