Professor Raka Ray holds a joint appointment in Sociology and SSEAS. Her areas of interest include gender and feminist theory, social movements, and relations between dominant and subaltern groups in India. Her current project explores changes in the meanings and relations of servitude in India. Her most recent publication is Fields of Protest: Women¹s Movements in India. Professor Ray is an editor of Feminist Studies. She holds a joint appointment in Sociology and South and Southeast Asian Studies.
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The first university-housed center for Bangladesh studies officially opens at UC Berkeley on March 30 with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks presiding over an invitation-only ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a talk by Sir Fazle Abed, founder and CEO of BRAC, one of the world’s largest NGOs.
Bangladesh may be known mostly for its poverty, environmental vulnerability and deadly factory fires, but the new Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, is ready to prove that this South Asian country of over 160 million people has a lot more to teach the rest of the world.