Whose Peace Agreement? Indigenous perspectives on Bangladesh’s CHT Accord 1997

Image: View of Kaptai Lake, Chittagong Hill Tracts; supplied by the presenter

Event details

PhD Seminar

Date & time

Tuesday 13 September 2022


Seminar Room 1.04 Coombs Extension Building #8 Fellows Road ANU


Binota Moy Dhamai

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Accord 1997 provisions land dispute settlement, demilitarisation and special governance arrangement, are crucial for peace, stability, and Indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh. These provisions are to examine the potential of cascade of violence, how and why these affects to Indigenous Jumma people expectations for whom it was created.

This seminar is Binota’s final presentation of his doctoral candidature.

About the Speaker

Binota Dhamai is a PhD candidate at RegNet. Before joining RegNet, he worked in the field of human rights and indigenous peoples’ rights national, Asia regional and international organizations.

COVID protocols

  • Please do not attend this event if you feel unwell, are awaiting the results of a test or are required to self-isolate/quarantine. The ANU’s COVID Safety advice can be accessed here.
  • The ANU will continue to require that masks be worn indoors for the foreseeable future, except when eating or drinking.
  • Attendees are encouraged to use hand sanitiser and the Check in CBR app at the entrance to the building.
  • Please maintain good social hygiene by staying 1.5m apart from others and coughing/sneezing into elbows.

This seminar presentation will be in-person only.

Image credit: View of Kaptai Lake, Chittagong Hill Tracts; supplied by the presenter

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