Dr. Abid Bahar
Dr. Abid Bahar is an advisor to CRDI. He is a professor at Dawson College in Montreal. He has contributed numerous papers to international seminars and conferences and published numerous papers on Burma. He has attended several international conferences, most recently in Japan on Problems of Democratic Development in Burma. As a specialist in Ethnic Relations in Burma, he was recently invited to speak at the United Nation’s expert consultation on citizenship and minorities held in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Bahar continues to write on ethnicity and race relations in Burma, Bangladesh and India. In 1982, he completed his thesis entitled: The Dynamics of Ethnic Relations in Burmese Society: A Case Study of Ethnic Relations between the Burmese and the Rohingyas.