Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh was established as the Asiatic Society of Pakistan in Dhaka in 1952, and renamed in 1972. Ahmed Hasan Dani, a noted historian and archaeologist of Pakistan played an important role in founding this society. He was assisted by Muhammad Shahidullah, a Bengali linguist. The society is housed in Nimtali locality of Old Dhaka.
The society's publications include:
- Banglapedia, the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (edition 2, 2012)
- Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh (2010, 28 volumes)
- Cultural Survey of Bangladesh, a documentation of the country's cultural history, tradition and heritage (2008, 12 volumes)
- Children’s Banglapedia, a three-volume version of Banglapedia for children
- History of Bangladesh (1704-1971) (3 volumes)
- National Online Biography; Digital publication of the Survey and Settlement Reports (1896-1927)
- Parliamentary Documents and History
- Digest of the reports and surveys on the mineral resources in Bangladesh
- Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities)
- Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Sciences)
- Asiatic Society Patrika
- Sajahan Miah Murshed (2012). "Asiatic Society of Bangladesh". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.