Economic and social rights in Bangladesh

  • Start Date: March 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm
  • End Date: March 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm
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  • Location: A44, Sir Cli ve Granger Building, University Park
  • Ticket Price: 0.00

A roundtable event hosted by the Institute for Asia and Pacific Studies, in association with the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice and the Human Rights Law Centre.

Chair: Dr Carole Spary (Deputy Director, Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies).

We are delighted that Sara Hossain, a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the Honorary Executive Director of Bangladesh Legal Aid Service Trust (BLAST) will join University staff and doctoral researchers discussing wide ranging issues relating to economic and social rights in Bangladesh. The Nottingham experts joining Ms Hossain are specialists on gender and gender related violence, LGBTQ rights, human rights and international political economy.


  • Sara Hossain, Supreme Court Lawyer, Bangladesh
  • Professor Andreas Bieler, Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice
  • Ibitsam Ahmed, Nottinghamshire Pride, Commonwealth Decriminalisation Campaign Coordinator
  • Katrina Peake, School of Law/Human Rights Law Centre

This event is free to attend. Find out more at

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