Ghulam Murshid

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Ghulam Murshid
গোলাম মুরশিদ
Alma materDhaka College
University of Dhaka
OccupationAuthor, scholar, journalist
EmployerSchool of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Ghulam Murshid is a Bangladeshi author, scholar and journalist. He won Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1982 for his contribution to research.[1]


Murshid was previously a professor of Bengali literature at the University of Rajshahi and a radio journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation in London. He also held teaching and research positions with Bangladesh Agricultural University and University of Melbourne. He is currently a research associate with the department of the language and culture of South Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London,[2] and an occasional commentator for Voice of America.

Murshid is a scholar on the literature, history, culture and society of Bengal. He has authored over 20 books on a variety of subjects, including Women Studies, Bengali Language and Literature, and Socio-cultural History of Bengal.


  • Lured by Hope
  • The Heart of the Rebel Poet
  • The Reluctant Debutante
  • Kalantare Bangla Gadya
  • Bibartanmulak Bangla Abhidhan[3]
  • Kalapanir Hatchhani: Bilete Bangalir Itihas
  • Muktijuddha O Tarpor: Ekti Nirdolio Itihas[4]


  1. ^ "পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা" [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Dr Ghulam Murshid". SOAS, University of London. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
  3. ^ Amin, Sonia (1996). The world of Muslim women in colonial Bengal, 1876-1939. Brill Academic Publishers. p. 25. ISBN 9004106421.
  4. ^ "Ghulam Murshid". Open Library. Retrieved 10 March 2010.