Syed Badrul Ahsan is a Bangladeshi journalist and author who currently serves as editor-in-charge of The Asian Age, a publication based in Dhaka. He previously served as the press minister at the High Commission of Bangladesh, London and has worked for numerous universities such as the University of Dhaka, Independent University, Bangladesh, and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh as well as being a Fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has written a biography on the Founder of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman entitled From Rebel to Founding Father: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to much critical acclaim. Ahsan regularly contributes to Dhaka Courier, First News, Dhaka Tribune, Bangla Tribune, The Daily Star Our Time, Indian Express, Asian Affairs and South Asia Monitor.[1][2]

Career edit

Ahsan has served as the executive editor and current affairs editor of The Daily Star.[3] He edited Star Books Review and Literature.[4][5]

Ahsan is the editor-in-charge of The Asian Age, a publication based in Dhaka.[6]

In 2020, Ahsan was nominated for the Sohel Samad Memorial Award of the Press Institute of Bangladesh.[7]

Bibliography edit

  • From Rebel to Founding Father: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman[8]
  • Glory and Despair: The Politics of Tajuddin Ahmad (2008)[6]
  • History Makers in Our Times (2008)[6]

References edit

  1. ^ "Syed Badrul Ahsan". Lowy Institute. Archived from the original on 2022-10-26.
  2. ^ "Syed Badrul Ahsan". Observer Research Foundation. Archived from the original on 2022-10-26. Retrieved 2022-10-26.
  3. ^ Ahsan, Syed Badrul (2013-07-23). "Tajuddin Ahmed . . . our lost leader". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-10-27.
  4. ^ "Tales of critical times". The Daily Star. 2013-07-15. Retrieved 2022-10-27.
  5. ^ Badrul Ahsan, Syed (2009-03-21). "Tales of the gallows, story of a princess". The Daily Star. Archived from the original on 2023-01-10. Retrieved 2023-01-10.
  6. ^ a b c "Syed Badrul Ahsan, Author at WhiteBoard is a Quarterly Policy Magazine". WhiteBoard is a Quarterly Policy Magazine. Retrieved 2022-10-27.
  7. ^ "Badrul Ahsan nominated for PIB-Sohel Samad Memorial Award". Daily Sun. Retrieved 2022-10-27.
  8. ^ "Syed Badrul Ahsan". The Indian Express. 2018-02-13. Retrieved 2022-10-27.