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

July 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;…

July 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…

July 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…

July 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…

July 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…

July 25, 20204 min read

Who Speaks Better?

Language is an essential component of an individual’s everyday life. Scholars say that an individual is born with the ‘innate ability’ to speak a language, which Noam…

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BLOG

February 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…

October 11, 20205 min read

Safa – Here are my thoughts on your 19th Birthday

3-year-old Safa on the roof of our house in Dhaka My sweet darling Safa – on this day 19 years ago, 12 October 2001, Allah sent you…

October 4, 20207 min read

Professor Fatihi: My Idol

[A slightly different version of this article was published in the book, Reflections on Science of Language: In Honour of Professor Ali. R. Fatihi, edited by Aejaz…

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