Arpeeta Shams Mizan

Reflections of a Sociolegal Analyst on law, religion, humanities and life ​

#Talkshows

writings on traversing the professional territory- so many hats I wear as a teacher, trainer, researcher…

#Opinions and notes

writings on life, philosophy, travelogue, painting- my window to my soul…

#AcademicLife

আমার মুক্তি

writings on studies, field work, exploring the interdisciplinary approach to modern day eductaion…

Painting Portfolio

Painting is not just a passion or a vocation, but a salvation. I have been dabbling with abstract art in mixed media, wood cut and pen-paper. Check out here for more.

Organisations I Work With

Arpeeta is a socio-legal researcher from Bangladesh. Arpeeta is interested in qualitative studies of the human experience and understanding of law as a lived reality. Her areas of academic interest include sociolegal studies, colonial legal history, human rights, law and religion and legal education. Arpeeta has an LLM from Harvard Law School.  Arpeeta is a faculty member at the Department of Law, University of Dhaka. Besides academia, she designs human rights fact finding simulation workshops and also works as the Senior Legal Officer for iProbono (Bangladesh), a UK based legal service providing organization.  Arpeeta has been a speaker at TEDxNSU (2017) and a fellow at the Swedish Institute in 2013-2014 and won the 2017 University Grants Commission Gold Medal for her field research on Street Law programs. She has published in national and international peer reviewed journals

Recent Activities

Dec 21- Invited at CPG/Haans Seidel Foundation Panel discussion on “Religious Extremism and Intolerance in Asia: Where are we heading in 2022?”

Dec 21- Invited as Guest Lecturer at CPG‘s Online Academy on Human Rights

Oct 21- Invited by SPaRC to conduct session on GBV: Root Causes and how to fight back

 Sept 21- Invited as Plenary Speaker at Asia Pro Bono Conference Orientation Ceremony

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