Archive for May, 2011

May 26, 2011

Key note speech at CPMS conference, Dhaka 21 May

During the conference at Dhaka University 21 May 2011 organised by Centre for Practical Multimedia Studies. Find the speech here: key note dhaka.

Freedom from fear is the freedom
I claim for you my motherland!
Freedom from the burden of the ages, bending your head,
breaking your back, blinding your eyes to the beckoning
call of the future;
Freedom from the shackles of slumber wherewith
you fasten yourself in night’s stillness,
mistrusting the star that speaks of truth’s adventurous paths;
freedom from the anarchy of destiny
whole sails are weakly yielded to the blind uncertain winds,
and the helm to a hand ever rigid and cold as death.
Freedom from the insult of dwelling in a puppet’s world,
where movements are started through brainless wires,
repeated through mindless habits,
where figures wait with patience and obedience for the
master of show,
to be stirred into a mimicry of life (Tagore).

May 22, 2011

New academic journal inaugurated at Dhaka University

The peer reviewed journal ONLINE published by Centre for Practical Multimedia Studies (CPMS) at Dhaka University and edited by Mahmudul Hoque Moni was inaugurated at Dhaka University 21 May 2011. The inauguration took place during the conference Freedom of Expression and Conflicting Rights in Bangladesh and some other countries organised by CPMS. The journal can be downloaded here.

May 1, 2011

Creative Documentary and Social Change

Mahmudul Hoque Moni shows ‘Dhaka Stories’ and Tina Davis shows ‘Modern Slavery’ at Oslo University College, P48, S141, Thursday 5 May 15.00.