An interdisciplinary seminar series was organized by the Office of Faculty Research at the Seminar Room of Campus B, where the first seminar of the series was held on March 9, 2018. Eminent writer and medical anthropologist Dr. Shahaduz Zaman was the speaker of this seminar, who is a Research Fellow in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Glasgow, UK. Dr. Zaman’s speech was titled “Interdisciplinary Perspective: Death and Dying as a Casein”. The event initiated by Professor Imran Rahman where Professor Rahman delivered the welcome speech. Later, Dr. Zaman presented his research where Dr. Zaman discusses traditional, modern and postmodern death and dying, drawing on perspectives from biology, anthropology, literature, film, painting, sociology, and politics. Taking death and dying as a case the speaker demonstrated our understanding of a phenomenon could be enhanced by cross-fertilization of different disciplinary perspectives. Later, chest and gift bag was presented to the speaker and the seminar was concluded with the vote of thanks by Professor Dr. Sumon Rahman.
The second seminar of the interdisciplinary seminar series was held on March 12, 2018, in the auditorium of Campus A. Titled as war, ethics and neuroscience’, the seminar was held. Dr. Garga Chatterjee was the main speaker at the seminar. Dr. Chatterjee is currently working as a Neurosurgeons of the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta.
Prior to the talk, Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Zahirul Haque (Pro-Vice-Chancellor than) introduced the speaker with everyone at the seminar. After the invited talk by Dr. Chatterjee, Director of the Office of Faculty Research, Professor Dr. Sumon Rahman delivered the vote of thanks. Professor Rahman expresses his willingness to organize such seminar on a regular basis since students get a lot of motivation from such initiatives.