Mofidul Hoque

Co-founder and trustee

Liberation War Museum

Mofidul Hoque is a co-founder and one of eight Trustees of the Liberation War Museum. The museum, established in 1996, has become a peoples’ museum and has earned recognition both nationally and internationally. As Director of the museum's education program, he has planned and executed its oral history project whereby students collect eye-witness accounts of the events of 1971 from senior family members. These accounts are then compiled in the museum’s archive of memory. He was deeply involved with the national democratic struggle since his student days and took active part in the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. The museum has recently established ‘Centre for Studies on Genocide and Peace’ with him as Director. He has written twelve books on society, culture and history.