Current Project

Defending Bangladeshi bloggers under threat

Secular humanist bloggers, activists, publishers, university lecturers, members of minority community & foreign nationals are being systematically targeted by religious extremists in Bangladesh.

Current Project 2

A History of Bengali Music and Musician in the UK

This oral history project will aim to document multi-generational experiences of Bengali music in Britain, and examples of the music itself.

Current Project

History walk and trail

Tower Hamlets Council with Swadhinata Trust’s assistance has produced, in September 2004, a Bengali History Walk booklet Exploring Banglatown and the Bengali East End (pdf 444Kb) to introduce evidence of Bengali history and for people to explore for themselves in and around Brick Lane.

Current Project

TALK: Bengali History Walk

The BanglaTown walk and talk is aimed at anybody interested in Bengali migration and settlement in the East End. It is an opportunity to learn about the Bengali community’s history and heritage, and the lives of people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, values and customs.