Details of Mohammad Abul Kawser


 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Mohammad Abul Kawser

Date of Birth: 01 January, 1978

Nationality: Bangladeshi

Email: makawser@du.ac.bd

 

Academic Qualifications:

 

MPhil (2014), Awarded by the Department of Educational Research, Faculty of    Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway.

Topic: Curriculum Development in  Higher Education: A Case Study of   Faculty’s Engagement in the Department of History, University of Dhaka.

 

Master of Arts in History (2000), First Class First Position (Exam held in 2002), Department of    History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Bachelor of Arts in History (1999), Second Class Second Position (Exam held in 2000, nobody got First Class from 1985 to 1999), Department of History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

HSC (1995) First Division (Science group), Narsingdi Govt. College, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh.

 

SSC (1993) First Division (Science group), Brahmandi KKM Govt. High School, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh.

 

Research Interest

I am interested in history of education, especially higher education and environmental history of Indian subcontinent.

 

Professional experience:

Associate Professor (01.10.2014 – to date), Department of History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Assistant Professor (21.07.2007 - 30.09.2014), Department of History, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

                                           Lecturer (30.10.2003 - 20.07.2007) Department of History,                                                  University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

 

Other experiences:

 

House Tutor (01.03.2008 to 31.07.2012), Zahurul Haque Hall, University of Dhaka.          Bangladesh

Assistant House Tutor (21.01.2004 to 29.02.2008), Zahurul Haque Hall, University of Dhaka. Bangladesh

Awards:

1. Ali Ahmed Gold Medal, Awarded by the Honorable President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh for securing First Class First position in M.A.

2. Academic Role of Honor, Awarded by the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Dhaka University, for securing First Class First position in the M.A. examination.

 

 

Affiliation:

Life Member, Bangladesh Historical Association (Bangladesh Itihash Somiti)

Life Member, Bangladesh Historical Council (Bangladesh Itihash Parishad).

Life Member, West Bengal Historical Association, India.

Member, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

 

Language Skills: Bengali (mother tongue), English (Scored overall band 6.5 in IELTS exam held in August 2010).

 

Country visited: India, Nepal, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, France,     Belgium, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. 

 

Publications

 

(English: forthcoming conference paper)

  1. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Mainstreaming Madrasah Education in Bengal, 1757-1921”, Third South Asian History Conference on Religion, State and Society in South Asia: A Historical Perspective, 16-18 October 2015, Punjabi University Patiala, India. 

 

(English)

  1. Mohammad Abul Kawser (2016) “Contextualizing Arts and Humanities Curriculum” In Imtiaz Ahmed and Iftekhar Iqbal (eds.), University of Dhaka: Past, Present and Futures, Dhaka: Prothoma, pp. 161-180

 

  1. Mohammad Abul Kawser & Md. Abdus Samad (2015), “Political History of Farakka Barrage and its effects on environment in Bangladesh”, Bandung: Journal of the Global South: A Springer Open Journal, Vol. 2:16

 

  1. Zahid A Choudhury, Mohammad Abul Kawser (2013). “Bringing research into classroom: An evidence-based model for soft-pure disciplines in the University of Dhaka”, Teachers World, Vol. 39, pp. 179-190

     4. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Farakka Barrage and International Environmental Law: An           Analysis,” The Dhaka University Studies, vol. 67, no. 2, 2010, pp. 49-61

 

  1. Al-Amin & Md. Rafiqul Islam & Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Foreign Aid and  Development: An Assessment from Third World Perspective,” Journal     of   Sociology, Dhaka University. Vol. 1, No. 2. 2009, pp. 127-141

(In Bengali)

6.“Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Bangladeshe Madras Shikkha” in Bengali (“Attitude of Government to the Madrasa Education of Bangladesh”) Itihas, Bangladesh Historical Council, December 2012, pp. 205-219)

 

7. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Lebanon e Hezbollah r Utthan: ekti Oitihashik Porjalochona, in Bengali (“Emergence of Hezbollah in Lebanon: A Historical Analysis”), Itihas Anusandhan, Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad, West Bengal, India. Vol. 26, January 2012)

 

8. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Lebanon e Jatishotta Bishoyok Rajnitee o Hezbollah r Utthan” in Bengali (“Racial Politics in Lebanon and Emergence of Hezbollah”) The Journal of Bangladesh Asiatic society. Diamond Jubilee Issue, Vol. 19, December 2011, pp. 127-144)

 

9. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Pahlavi Juge Irane Dhormio-Shamajik Shongskar o Biplobottor Iran” in Bengali (“Socio-Religious Reforms in Pahlavi Era and Post-Revolutionary Iran- A Comparative Review”), Arts Faculty Journal, Dhaka University, vol. 4, No. 6, June 2011, pp. 65-79)

 

  1. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Lebanon Shongkot: ekti Oitihashik Porjalochona” in Bengali, (“Lebanon Crisis: A Historical Review”), CLIO, Journal of The Department of History, Jahangirnagar University, Vol. XXVII,  June 2011, pp. 77-97)

 

11. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Purbobonge Rashtro Bhasha Andolon o Tomuddin Majlis” in Bengali, (“Language Movement in East Bengal and Tomuddin Majlish)” Itihas Anusandhan, Journal of Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad, West Bengal, India. Vol. 25, January 2011, pp. 951-961)

 

12. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Shipahi Bidrohe Purbobonger Jomidarder Shorkar Pokkhabolomboner Karon Onushondhan” in Bengali (“An Enquiry into the causes of the Zaminder’s support for the Government during the Sepoy Mutiny”), Arts Faculty Journal, Dhaka University, vol. 3, No. 4 & 5, June 2010, pp. 41-50)

 

13. Mohammad Abul Kawser, “Saudi Arob e Shomokalin Punorjagoroner Karjokaron: Ekti Shomikkha” in Bengali, (“An Enquiry into the Causes of Contemporary Revival of Saudi Arabia,”) Arts Faculty Journal, Dhaka University, vol. 1, No.1, June 2006, pp. 279-292)

Books

 

  • Mohammad Abul Kawser, Moddhoprachher Itihas: Unish o Bish Shotok in Bengali, (History of Middle East: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century), University publications, 2012)

 

  • Mohammad Abul Kawser, Itihas Bibhag Porichiti in Bengali,  (Introduction of the Department of History), History Department Alumni Association, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, 2006)

 

Papers presented in conference

 

  1. “Mainstreaming Madrasah Education in Bengal, 1757-1921”, Presented at the Third South Asian History Conference on Religion, State and Society in South Asia: A Historical Perspective held on 16-18 October 2015, Punjabi University Patiala, India. 

 

2.“Contextualizing Arts and Humanities Curriculum in Higher Education in Bangladesh” Presented in English in an international Seminar jointly organized by the Department of International Relations and the Department of History of the University of Dhaka in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung held on 7 September 2014 at Nawab Nawab Ali Chaudhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

3.“Geographical Account of Eastern India in the Arab Travelogues (900 AD-1200 AD),” Presented in English in an international conference on held from 12-14 March 2012 in Jawharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India.

 

4.“Emergence of Hezbollah in Lebanon: A Historical Analysis.” Presented in Bengali in an international conference of Paschimbanga Itihash Samsad held from 24-26 January 2011 in Calcutta University, West Bengal, India.

 

5. “Attitude of Government to the Madrasa Education of Bangladesh (1971-1990),” Presented in Bengali at the 42nd National Conference of Bangladesh Historical Council held from 20-24 May 2011 in Teacher-Student Center, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

6.“Language Movement in East Bengal and Tomuddan Majlish: An Overview” Presented in Bengali in an international conference of Paschimbanga Itihash Samsad held from 24-26 January 2010 in North Bengal University, Darjeeling, India.

 

7.“Socio-Religious Reforms in Pahlavi Era and Post-Revolutionary Iran- A Comparative Review”Presented in Bengali at the 38th  National Conference of in Teacher-Student Center, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

 

Trainings

 

1.“Three-Day Teachers’ Training Program on International Humanitarian Law” held from 14-16 February 2012, jointly organized by the Department of Peace of Conflict Studies, University of Dhaka and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

 

2.“e-Resource Management” held from 20-23, 29-30 December 2010 and 1-3 January 2011 in Dhaka University Library, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

3.“Workshop on Social Sciences Research Methodology” held from 10-11 December 2006, organized by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), Dhaka, Bangladesh.   

 

      

References:

 

  1. Monika Nerland, PhD

Professor

Department of Education

Faculty of Educational Sciences

University of Oslo, Norway.

Email: m.b.nerland@iped.uio.no

 

  1. Ahmed Abdullah Jamal, PhD

Professor

Department of History

Faculty of Arts

University of Dhaka

Bangladesh

Email: jamal.dhk@gmail.com

 

  1. Iftekhar Iqbal, PhD

Associate Professor

Historical and International Studies Programme

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)

Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link, Gadong BE1410
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Email: iftekhar.iqbal@gmail.com