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Dev Centre for Philosophical Studies


Dev Centre for Philosophical Studies a research centre set up by the university of dhaka on 15 December 1980 commemorating philosopher govinda chandra dev (1907-1971). He was a renowned professor in the Department of Philosophy of Dhaka University from 1953 to 1971). On 31 January 1991 the centre was given a corresponding Bangla name: ‘Govindadev Darshan Gabeshana Kendra’. The centre is managed by a seven-member committee headed by a director.

The Centre studies humanistic and welfare-oriented philosophy, offers scholarships and fellowships for philosophical research, and arranges Dev Memorial Lectures on Dev's death anniversary. It publishes two half-yearly periodicals: Philosophy and Progress in English from 1981 and Darshan O Pragati in Bangla from 1984 including monthly seminar. [Kali Prasanna Das]