ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 2-21 – Public archaeology in Bangladesh: An interview with Nazmul Hassan

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode I talk with Nazmul Hassan about his work researching and promoting public archaeology in Bangladesh.

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Some useful terminology and links

Public archaeology
An approach to archaeological research which aims to increase the involvement of the public, particularly people with a vested interest in the research. This may include direct participation of the public in various stages of planning, field work, and analyses. It includes dissemination of the research in a format accessible to the public.

An archaeological site in Narsingdi District, Bangladesh. It is the site of an ancient fort city active between about 2000 to 450 BCE.


About Nazmul Hassan

Nazmul is a freelance archaeologist based in Comilla, Bangladesh. He completed his graduate studies in archaeology at Comilla University where his research focused largely on public archaeology and safeguarding archaeological heritage in Bangladesh.




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