Details of Ms. Sharmin Akhtar


 

 

Curriculum Vitae of Sharmin Akhtar

 

Home address                                                            University address

Flat no. 9B                                                                Associate Professor

House Tutors Quarter                                                Department of History

Profulla Bhaban                                                        University of Dhaka

Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall                                                Dhaka-1205

University of Dhaka

Education

1998: Master of Arts in History with first class and first position (Major in History of Ancient and Medieval Bengal, Medieval Indian architecture), University of Dhaka.

1997: Bachelor of Arts in History with second class and second position.

 1994: Higher Secondary Certificate in humanities with first division.

1992: Secondary School Certificate in humanities with first division*.

Teaching experience

January 2007 to Present: teaching, Department of History, University of Dhaka.

January 2006 to 2007: Lecturer, Department of history, Jahangirnagar University.

December 2005 to November 2008: Part time lecturer, Department of Sanskrit, Pali and

Buddhist Studies, University of Dhaka. Responsibilities- teaching the History of Ancient India.

Publications

Book:

Akhtar,  Sharmin.  Mainamatir  Poramatir  Pholake  Samatata  (Smatata  as  Refelected  in the Terracotta Plaques from Mainamati), Pathak Shamabesh, 2015, Dhaka.

Articles:

Akhtar, S. (2006). Pracin Gangaridae: Ekti Parjalochona (Ancient Gangaridae: A Review), CLIO; Journal of the Department of History, Vol. xxiii; June 2006, Jahangirnagar University

Akhtar,  S. (2009).  PraĐiŶ  Saŵatater  Nagar  ͚Devaparďata͛  ;͚Devaparďata͛  An  AnĐient  City, Itihash Parishad Patrika, Biallish Barsha, Baishakh-Chaitra, 1415 (March 2009)

Akhtar, S. (2009). Banglar Anchalik O Bhutattik Gathan abong Bodipayan Prokria: Mullayan (Regional and Geological Constructions and Deltaic Process of Bengal: Evaluation), Bangladesh Asiatic Society Patrika, Shaptabingsha Khonda, June 2009

Akhtar,  S. (2011)  Mainamati-Lalmai  Pratnasthaler  Poramatir Folokcitre  Samatata Anchaler Samajik O Sanskritik Jibondhara (Social and Cultural Life of Samatata on the basis of Terracotta Plaques of the Archaeological Sites of Mainamati-Lalmai), Pratnatattva, Vol .17, June 2011, Journal of the Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka

Akhtar, S. (2012). Pracin Banglar Arthanaitik Itihashe Tamralipti Bonderer Provab (Impact of the port of Tamralipti on the  Economic History of Ancient Bengal), Nibondhomala, Saptadosh Khando, 2013, Uccatoro Manabiddya Gobeshona Kendra, University of Dhaka

Akhtar, S. Pundra, Poundrobardhana Bhuktir Poriciti O Bistrity: Ekti Parjalochana (Familiarity and Expansions of the Pundra, Poundrabardhana Bhukti: A Review), Journal of Bangla Academy, Jan-Jun, 2014, Dhaka.

Akhtar, S. Paharpur Bouddha Bihare Prapto Poramatir Folokcitre Pracin Banglar Samajik O Sanskritik Jibondhara (Social and Cultural Life of the Ancient Bengal on the basis of Terracotta Plaques found in the Buddhist Monastery of Paharpur), Journal of Praccyabiddya, Department of Sanskrit, June, 2015, University of Dhaka.

Akhtar, S. Sen Yjuger Dhorma o Samajik Obasthar Katipay Dik (Some Aspects of Religion and society of Sen Period), Dhaka University Potrika, vol. 91-93, Jun 2015, University of Dhaka.

Presentations

Akhtar, S. (2012). Pracin Banglar Arthanaitik Itihashe Tamralipti Bonderer Provab (Impact of the port of Tamralipti on the Economic History of Ancient Bengal), Nibondhomala, Saptadosh Khando, 2013, Uccatoro Manabiddya Gobeshona Kendra, University of Dhaka

Akhtar,  S. (2011)  Mainamati-Lalmai  Pratnasthaler  Poramatir Folokcitre  Samatata Anchaler Samajik O Sanskritik Jibondhara (Social and Cultural Life of Samatata on the basis of Terracotta Plaques of the Archaeological Sites of Mainamati-Lalmai), Pratnatattva, Vol .17,June 2011, Journal of the Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka

Akhtar,  S. (2009).  PraĐiŶ  Saŵatater  Nagar  ͚Devaparďata͛  ;͚Devaparďata͛  An  AnĐient  City,Itihash Parishad Patrika, Biallish Barsha, Baishakh-Chaitra, 1415 (March 2009)

Other contributions

             1.  Writer (Selective entry), Encyclopedia of Dhaka, Celebration of 400 years of                      Capital Dhaka, Sharif Uddin Ahmed (ed), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2012

2.  Translator (Selective entry), History and Heritage Section, National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh Project, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2003.

Awards

2004: Awarded Ali Ahmed Gold Medal, University of Dhaka.

2001: Awarded Academic Roll of Honor, Department of History, University of Dhaka.

Membership

Member, Bangladesh Itihash Somiti (Bangladesh History Association). Member, Bangladesh Itihash Porishad (Bangladesh History Council). Member, Bangladesh Itihash Shammilani.

Workshop

1.  Participated in 2-days workshop program on Social Science Research Methodology organized by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) on 29-30 April, 2015, Dhaka.

Corporate Activity of the students:

Serving as Assistant House Tutor, Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall, University of Dhaka

Convener, Seat Allocation Committee (2014-2015), Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall, University of Dhaka

Member, Debate Club Committee, Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall, University of Dhaka

 

Sharmin Akhtar

Associate Professor

Department of History

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh