SALMAN AL-AZAMI

A British Bangladeshi Linguist

Dr Salman Al-Azami is a British-Bangladeshi author and academic at Liverpool Hope University, where he is a senior lecturer in English language. He obtained his BA, MA, and PhD at Aligarh Muslim University in India.

BOOKS

Language of Advertising in Bangladesh
Religion in the Media: A Linguistic Analysis
হিমালয় দুহিতার উষ্ণতায়
The Himalayan Daughters

PUBLISHED OPINION PIECES

Mar 9, 20226 min read

Why we Need a Public Inquiry into the ‘Trojan Horse Affair’

Published in the Liverpool Hope University’s website on 9 March 2022. url: https://www.hope.ac.uk/news/allnews/why-we-need-a-public-inquiry-into-the-trojan-horse-affair.html?fbclid=IwAR0P7NilReAGsyfLXcHuoj4NL5rHyJnxX-kyEKmd5MLchx-yByiPA3kiwkE For the last few days I have been immersed into the recently released ‘Trojan…

Jul 25, 20207 min read

Political Islam: Problem or Solution?

Recent events in Egypt have outraged many who believe in justice, fairness and democracy. The brutality of the current regime in Egypt that killed hundreds of people;…

Jul 25, 20207 min read

Bengali Language Day: Celebrating A Universal Human Right

Today, the 21st February, marks a significant point in the global calendar. Exactly sixty Nine years ago some brave men laid down their lives for Bangladesh (then…

Jul 25, 20204 min read

The Loyalty Factor

If I am asked about my identity, I would say that I am a British Bangladeshi Muslim. Do these three contradict? Well, to me and many other…

Jul 25, 20205 min read

Is Integration a One-Way Street?

In a previous post I discussed why ethnic minorities should integrate with the majority community. This time I would like to look at the other side of…

Jul 25, 20205 min read

Does Secularism Mean Aggressive Atheism?

Secularism is a concept that separates the state from any religious affiliation claiming that religion can be practiced at individual level without any control of how others…

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Feb 20, 20227 min read

কথ্য ভাষায় কি লিখা যায়?

সিলেটি নাগরী লিপি (courtesy: sylhetiproject.com) ভাষা বলতে আমরা কি লিখিত ভাষা বুঝি না কথ্য ভাষা? পৃথিবীতে যত ভাষা আছে তার বেশীরভাগের কোন লিখিত রূপ নেই। আর ভাষার…

Feb 11, 20224 min read

বাংলা ভাষায় ভাষাবিজ্ঞানীর অভাব ও আমার ভাবনা

এ বছর ২১শে ফেব্রুয়ারী ভাষা নিয়ে বাংলা ভাষাভাষীদের আত্মত্যাগের ৭০ বছর পূর্ণ হবে। একজন ভাষাবিজ্ঞানী হিসেবে এ বিষয়টা আমাকে অনেক গর্বিত করে নিঃসন্দেহে। আন্তর্জাতিক মাতৃভাষা দিবস হিসেবে…

Feb 7, 20216 min read

Our Silver Wedding Anniversary: 25 Years of Love, Respect, and Trust

A page from the book my daughter Naba made as our Anniversary gift It was the evening of 7th February 1996 just before breaking fast on 17th…

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