Joy Bangla Youth Award 2021: Young Bangla honors young changemakers and nation-builders working quietly 

CRI’s youth platform Young Bangla conferred Joy Bangla Youth Award 2021 to 15 youth-led organizations for their outstanding contributions to society and the country on 20 December 2021 at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Youth Development, Savar. This is the fifth edition of the prestigious award after the previous four editions of 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2020. The award also marks Bangladesh’s 50 years of independence and Mujib’s birth centenary.  (more…)

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‘Lighting the Fire of freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ travels to Toronto, Canada

To celebrate the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50th year of Bangladesh, Lighting the Fire of Freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman exhibition from Dhaka Art Summit 2020, is travelling to Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada. The first iteration of the exhibition in 2020, was produced by Samdani Art Foundation and the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) in partnership with ICT Division and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, during the Mujib 100 year. The exhibition was also visited by our Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with her family. (more…)

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Shockwaves of Assassination: South Asia 1975

On August 17, 2021, Centre for Research and Information (CRI) organized a webinar "Shockwaves of Assassination: South Asia 1975" which reflected on the darkest chapter that unfolded with the assassination…

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Fourth issue of WhiteBoard looks at Bangladesh’s innovation journey

CRI launched the fourth issue of its flagship policy magazine ‘WhiteBoard’ on 17 June 2021. The issue of the second quarter of 2021 focuses on innovation and financial inclusion policy issues in Bangladesh. It also explores the potential next steps for the country’s innovation journey. With the launch of this issue WhiteBoard completes its first year.

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8th Episode of graphic novel ‘Mujib’ unveiled

CRI unveiled the 8th episode of graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ on February 7, 2021. Popular fiction writer and educationist Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal; artist and director Wahid Ibn Reza; cartoonist Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy and singer Karishma Sanu Sovvota joined the virtual unveiling ceremony. Shibu Kumer Shill, creative editor of the graphic novel, moderated the event. (more…)

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8th episode of graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ to be launched on 7th February, 2021

CRI will launch the 8th episode of its signature graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ on 7th February, 2021 at 7 pm. Popular writer and Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal will attend the virtual launching.  Promising creative minds like artist and director Wahid Ibn Reza, singer Karishma Sanu Sovvota and cartoonist Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy will join as discussants while artist Shibu kumer Shill will moderate the event. The event can be viewed live on CRI Facebook page.  (more…)

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