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Lailufar Yasmin

Lailufar Yasmin

Dr. Lailufar Yasmin is Professor at the Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has undertaken her studies at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA, and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. She has been a recipient of the US Fulbright, the British Chevening, and the Australian International Post-Graduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). She has done her fellowships on peace and conflict issues in the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK; in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing, China, as an Asia Fellow under the Ford Foundation Fellowship; at Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS), Hawaii, USA as a FIPSS (Fellowships in Indo-Pacific Security Studies) Fellow; and Fellowship on Women in Conflict 1325 Fellowship Programme, offered by Beyond Borders Scotland, under Scottish Government’s initiative. Her latest publications are on Rohingya issue (Palgrave Macmillan: London) and The Development of International Relations in South Asia (Oxford Research Encyclopedia: OUP). Her areas of research include Bangladesh’s politics, economy and foreign policy, South Asian Affairs, China’s Rise, maritime security and the Indo-Pacific Region, and women’s participation in the UN Peacekeeping, among others. She can be reached at

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Bangladesh’s Indo-Pacific Outlook: Has Dhaka ‘Tilted Towards the West’?

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<strong>Bangladesh in 2022: A Year of Reckoning</strong> Domestic Politics

Bangladesh in 2022: A Year of Reckoning

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