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Dr. M. Anwar Hossen

PhD (UBC, Canada), MA (Carleton, Canada), MSS (DU, Bangladesh)

Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences

 University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

E-mail: anwar_sociology@yahoo.com; Cell: +8801757-256903

Web-link: http://www.du.ac.bd/faculty/faculty_details/SOC/1098

 

 

 

Teaching and Research Interests:

Sociology and Anthropology; Nature-society relationships; Political ecology; Development Geography; Community Empowerment; Water Governance; Climate Change; Natural Hazards; South Asia; Research Methods; Sustainable Development; Human Rights.

 

Professional Experiences:

University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2017-Current

Co-Coordinator, Masters in Sociology and Social Policy Program, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

2016-Current

Professor (tenure track), Department of Sociology

2014-Curret

Student Advisor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

2015-Current

Co-Organizer, colloquium series, department of sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

2011-16

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

2003-11

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

2003-06

Part-time Professor, Department of Economics

2003-06

Part-time Professor, Department of Humanities, Home Economics College

2005-06

Part-time Professor, Department of Women Studies

2001-3

Assistant Provost (House Tutor), Shah Paran Residential Hall, ShahJalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh (SUST)

1998 (Jan.-Aug.)

Lecturer (Part-time), Institute of Education and Research

 

ShahJalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh (Selected)

1998-03

Lecturer (tenure tract), Department of Sociology

2001-03

Part-time Professor, Department of Economics 

2001-03

Part-time Professor, Department of Anthropology

 

Other Institutions (Selected)

2017-Current

Co-Editor, Governance Research and Innovation Society Journal, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

2015-Current

Co-Editor, Springer Journal, Bandung: Journal of the Global South

2015-16

Guest Editor, Springer Journal, Bandung: Journal of the Global South

2015

Guest Professor, Post Graduate Program in Disaster Management (PPDM), DMG 513: Community Based Disaster Management, BRAC University

2015

Workshop lecture on Team Building: A Tool in Improving Human Relations. Session 1 and 2, July 28. Investment Corporation of Bangladesh, Dhaka

2105

Guest Lecturer on Social Survey Method for Monitoring and Evaluation, BRAC Institute of Governance Studies, BRAC University, March 25

2105

Guest Lecturer on Social Survey Method for Development Studies, Department of Development Studies, Dhaka University, March 27

2015

Teachers’ Training on Water Resource Management, College Teachers of Sociology Department, National University, Gazirpur, September 19

 

 

 

The University of British Columbia, Canada (Selected)

2013-14

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2013-14

Invigilator, Disability Resource Centre (DRC), Faculty of Graduate Studies and

Research

2012-14

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2012

Guest Lecturer, The Farakka Barrage and Its Impacts on a Rural Community in Bangladesh, ANTH 245 (Culture and Environment), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of British Columbia, October 30, 2012

2012-13

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2012-13

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2010-11

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2010-11

Campus Life Organizer, Graduate and Non-traditional Collegium

2010

Guest Lecturer, ANTH 100 (Introduction to Anthropology), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University of British Columbia, Canada, February 27

2010

Guest Lecturer, SOC 237 (Sociology of Environment), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University of British Columbia, Canada, June 11

2010

Teaching Assistant training, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2010

Research Assistant (RA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

2009

Research Assistant (RA), Community, Culture, and Global Studies

2009-11

Invigilator, Disability Resource Centre (DRC), Faculty of Graduate Studies and

Research

 

Carleton University, Canada (Selected)

2007-08

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

2007-08

Invigilator (Proctorial duty), Undergraduate final examination

2007-08

Invigilator (Proctorial duty), CUTV examination

2006-08

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

2006

Teaching Assistant training, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

     

 

Research Experiences (Selected):

2016-17

Project Director, Climate Change Concerns over Fishing Community Adaptation in Bangladesh. Funded by the University Grant Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2016-17

Project Director, Ecocentric Development Approach for Marginalized Community Empowerment. Funded by Dhaka University and the University Grant Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2015-18

Lead Researcher, Deltas, vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation (DECCMA). Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia. Funded by IDRC (Canada) and DFID (UK)

2015 (Jan-Dec)

Additional Director (research), Institutional Quality Assurance Project at University of Dhaka funded by the World Bank  

2015 (Jan-Oct)

Research Coordinator, Third Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP 3) – A Study on School Level Improvement Plans (SLIP), Bangladesh. UNICEF Bangladesh.

2015-current

Associate Researcher, Urban Research and Development Society (URDS) Research Networks, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2014-current

Associate Researcher, Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2009-14

PhD Researcher, Water Policy and Governance for the Empowerment of River Basin Communities in Rural Bangladesh, PhD Thesis, (Supervisor: Dr. John R. Wagner) University of British Columbia, Canada

2009-12

Research Assistant, Internal Research Grant on Okanagan Valley Water for Indigenous Community, Project Supervisor: Dr. John R. Wagner, University of British Columbia, Canada

2009-10

Research Assistant, Okanagan Basin Research Grant on Water for Agricultural Production, Project Supervisor: Dr. John R. Wagner, University of British Columbia, Canada

2010-11

Research Associate, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Grant on Water Governance for Community Livelihood in Okanagan Basin, Project Supervisor: Dr. John R. Wagner, University of British Columbia, Canada

2011

Development Program Evaluation, Targeting the Ultra Poor Program, Bangladesh Rural   Advancement Committee (BRAC), June 14-15, Faridpur district, Bangladesh

 2006-09

Natural Disaster, Inequality, and Vulnerability: A Case Study in Rural Bangladesh. Master of Art (MA) Thesis (Supervisor: Dr. Jared Kyle) Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

1993-94

Impact of Flood on Human Behavior: A Sociological Analysis. Master of Social Sciences (MSS) Thesis (Supervisor: S. Aminul Islam), University of Dhaka

 

Education and Awards (Selected):

Education (Selected):

2014

PhD, The University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

2009

MA (Research) Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

1994

MSS (Master of Social Sciences, first class second position out of 243 students), Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1993

BSS (Bachelor of Social Sciences, honors, first class fourth position out of 187 students), Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Awards (Selected):

2013-14

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, The University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada

2013

Special Award, the University of British Columbia, The University of

British Columbia, Canada

2013-14

University Graduate Fellowship (UGF), UBC,  Canada

2012-13

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada

2012-13

University Graduate Fellowship (UGF), UBC,  Canada

2011-12

University Graduate Fellowship (UGF), UBC,  Canada

2011-12

IDRC Doctoral Research Award, International Development Research

Center (IDRC), The Government of Canada, Canada

2011-11

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and

Research, UBC, Canada

2010-11

Nehru Humanitarian Award, the Centre for India and South Asia Research CISAR), UBC, Canada

2010

 

Research Assistant, Faculty of  Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada, May-August

2010

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada

2009-12

PhD Tuition Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada

2009-12

International Partial Tuition Scholarship (IPTS), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada

2009-12

Internal Research Grant, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada

2009

 

Research Assistant, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, UBC, Canada, September-December

2007-08

Research Bursary, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Carleton University, Canada

2006-08

Faculty Professional Development Scholarship, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2006-08

Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, Canada

2006-07

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Scholarship, Carleton University, Canada

2006-07

Dean of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship for Academic Excellence for Graduate Studies, Carleton University, Canada

2006-07

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Scholarship (FGSRS), Carleton University, Canada

2006-07

Dean of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Carleton University, Canada

1993-94

Master of Social Sciences scholarships, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1990-93

Bachelor of Social Sciences scholarships, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

     

 

Course Works Completed:

The University of British Columbia, Canada (Selected)

IGS 620J

Trans boundary Watershed Governance & International Water Law

IGS 620 H

Advanced Qualitative Methods: Ethnography

RMES515

Integrated Watershed Management

IGS 5501

Cartography and Society

 

 

Carleton University, Canada (Selected)

ANT 5109

Development, Dependency, and Gender

ANT 5809

Development and Underdevelopment

SOC 5005

Recurring Debates in Sociological Thought

SOC 5809

Logic of the Research Process

SOC 5406

Citizenship and Globalization

ANT 5812

Research Design

SOC 5105

Selected Topics in Social Research

SOC 5606

Selected Topics in Sociology

SOC 5908

M.A. Research Essay

 

 

 

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (Selected)

SOC 449

Advanced Research Monograph (Master’s Thesis)

SOC 411

Advanced Statistics and Methods in Sociological Inquiry

SOC 407

Theory Construction

SOC 405

Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment

SOC 320

Environmental Sociology

SOC 317

Peasant Society

SOC 305

Social Demography

SOC 302

Research Methodology

SOC 301

History of Sociological Theory

SOC 202

Social Statistics

ANT 201

Introductory Anthropology

SOC 101

Introductory Sociology

POL 101

Political Science (subsidiary courses)

Stat 101

Statistics (subsidiary courses)

 

Courses Taught:

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (Selected)

SOC 503

Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment

2016

ANP 152

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

2016

SOC 362A

Sociology of Disaster

2016

SOC354B

Water, Politics, and Development

2015

SOC 151

Principles of Sociology

2015

PSY 115

Bangladesh Studies, Department of Psychology

2015

SOC 101

Principles of Sociology, Department of Economics

2004

SOC 276

Social Problems, Department of Sociology

2005

SOC 206

Rural Sociology, Department of Sociology

2004

SOC 281

Social Structure of Bangladesh, Institute of Education and Research

1998

SOC 205

Sociology of Organization, Institute of Education and Research

1998

WS 307

Research Methodology, Department of Women Studies

2003

 

 

 

Shah Jalal University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh (Selected)

 

SOC 101

Principles of Sociology, Department of Economics

1999

SOC 121

Introduction to Anthropology, Department of Anthropology

2000

SOC 240

Seminar and Viva Voce, Department of Sociology

2001

SOC 355

Social Demography, Department of Sociology

2001

SOC 358

Women and Development, Department of Sociology

2002

SOC 364

Sociology of Environment, Department of Sociology

2002

SOC 472

Theories of Development and Underdevelopment, Department of Sociology

2000

SOC 474

Population, Development and Politics, Department of Sociology

2000

Other Institutions

 

DMG 513

Community Based Approach to Disaster Risk Management, Department of PPDM, BRAC University

2015

 

Research Students

Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka

Name

Level

Research Title

Year

Priodharshini Auvi

MPhil

Supervisor: Gender Based Water Governance to Cope with Salinity Intrusion: A Study on Coastal Area in Bangladesh

2015-17

A.B.M. Nurullah

Master

Supervisor: Community livelihoods with wetlands ecological resources: A sociological study at chalanbeel area in Bangladesh

2014-15

Farhana Kamal

Master

Supervisor: The Role of Local Government in Disaster Management at Kisamater Char, Nilphamari

2015-16

 

Other Institutions

Koredla Ramaprabha

PhD

External: Impact of SHG on Fisher Women: A Study with Reference to Greater Visakha Municipal Corporation Coastal Area

2017

Md. Anwar Hossain

PhD

External: Land Tenure Complexity and Its Economic Impact on Rural Life. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka  

2011-17

Mohammad Tarikul Islam

MPhil

Supervisor: Deprivation of Water Rights: Policy Option for Bangladesh, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka

2016-17

Md. Abdus Samad Al-Azad

MPhil

Supervisor: Stigma, Identity and Sexual Assault: A Study on Victims of Sexual Offences in Dhaka City, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka

2017-19

 

Publications:

Journal Publications (Selected):

2017 (Submitted)

With Md. Arif Chowdhury, M. Shahjahan Mondal, and Mashfiqus Salehin. Human Rights Approach to Adaptation and Migration to Address Climatic Concerns. Ecology and Society.

2017 (Submitted)

With Md. Arif Chowdhury, M. Shahjahan Mondal, and Mashfiqus Salehin. Challenges of Governance for Addressing Climatic Concerns in Coastal Bangladesh. Environmental Policy and Governance.

2017

With M. Rafiqul Islam: Connection among Water, Agriculture, and Human Rights, and Its Concerns in Bangladesh, Journal of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1(1): 1-9

2017

Enhancing resilience in megacities: urban governance responses to floods in Dhaka. Sustainability

2016

Editorial: Water and Ecological Resource Governance: The GBB Context. Springer Journal, Bandung: Journal of the Global South

2016

Participatory Mapping for Community Empowerment. Taylor & Francis Journal, Asian Geographer, 33(2): 97-113.

2016

With John Wagner. The Need for Community Inclusion In Water Basin Governance in Bangladesh. Bandung: Journal of the Global South. 2(1):1-17.

2015

The Ganges Basin Management Review for Community Empowerment. Bandung: Journal of the Global South, 1(4):1-16.

2015

Poverty Reduction Challenges: BRAC’s Programs in Bangladesh

The Dhaka University Studies, 6(8):43-63

2012

Bilateral Hydro-hegemony in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Basin.

Oriental Geographer, 53(1&2):1-18.

2012

Ethnic Identity and Inequality in Israeli Labor Market                            Participation, The Dhaka University Studies 11(5)

2008

Economic Globalization: An Episode in Cultural Homogenization?   Global Media  Journal, 7(13)

2008

The Impact of Recurrent Natural Disasters on Chronic Poverty.

Societies without Borders, 3(2)

2005

With Islam, M. S., M. A. Hossain: Prioritizing Institutionalization in Political Parties: A Remedy for Dysfunctional Effects on Institutions in Bangladesh. Journal of Political Science and Public Administration, 1(1)

2002

The Impact of Flood and Human Behavior: A Sociological Analysis.

Social Science Review, 19(2)

2002

Sociological Approach and Health Care: A Critical Review. Bangladesh Journal of Resources and Development, 1(1)

2001

Beliefs and Practices Relating to Health Care in Developing Countries.

Social Science Review, 18(2)

2000

(In Bengali) Bangladesh-er Shasthaseba Bebastha ebong er Proti Manuser Dristivongi: Ekti Somastattik Bisslation. Dhaka Biswabiddalaya Protika. 67, 199- 224.

 

Book Publications

2017

Water Policy and Governance in Asia: Empowering Rural Communities. New York: Taylor and Francis Group.

2016

Water and Ecological Resource Governance. Edited Volume. Springer Journal, Bandung: Journal of the Global South

 

Book Chapters (Selected)

2017

With M. Rafiqul Islam: Ecological Integrity of the Brahmaputra Basin for Community Livelihoods in Bangladesh. Dhaka: The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

 

2017

Bangladesh: A Question for Civil Society on Environment and Human Rights. In The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia by Akihiro Ogawa. London: Routledge.

2005

Factors Influencing Migration Typology and their Social Impact: A                                 Critical Evaluation. In: Islam, Z. and H. Safi (eds.), Anthropology and

Development: Tasks and Priorities. Part II, Dhaka: the University of Dhaka               

 

Conference/Workshop (Selected):

2017

With Md. Arif Chowdhury and Mashfiqus Salehin. Barriers to Climate Change Policy Implementation on Community Adaptation in Coastal Bangladesh. Poster Presentation. 7th Consortium Workshop, University of Ghana, 2-5 July.

2017

With Tasneem Siddiqui, Mahmudol Hasan Rocky, Gobinda Chakraborty, and Fhahmida Yasmin Ripa. Role of Migration in In-situ Adaptation in Coastal Bangladesh. 7th Consortium Workshop, University of Ghana, 2-5 July.

2017

With Arif Chowdhury, Masfiqus Salehin, and Andrew Allan. Effectiveness of Government Laws and Policies in Addressing Climatic Concerns in Coastal Bangladesh. 7th Consortium Workshop, University of Ghana, 2-5 July.

2017

Challenges of Governance for Addressing Climatic Concerns in Bangladesh. 6th International Conference on Water & Flood Management, ICWFM. BUET. 4-6 March. Dhaka.

2017

Keynote Speaker: Disability and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). International Conference on Sustainable Development: Sustainability is the challenge of the day. United International University, Dhaka, 18 February

2017

Session Chair: Sustainable Livelihoods. International Conference on Sustainable Development: Sustainability is the challenge of the day. United International University, Dhaka, 17 February

2017

Challenges for Addressing Adaptation in the Context of Climate Change. University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 15-21 January 

2016

Governance Approach to Adaptation and Safe Migration in the Context of Climate Change. Fifth Consortium Workshop. The Ffort Raichak, West Bengal, India, 29 August-2 September.

2016

With the DECMMA Team, Governance Approach to Climate Change, Safe Migration, and Adaptation, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, Government of Bangladesh, 24 August.

2016

Village as the Model Organization for Sustainable Development in Rural Bangladesh, InterAsian Connections V: Seoul, Seoul National University, 27-30 April 2016

2015

Ecological Integrity of the Brahmaputra Basin for Community Livelihoods in Bangladesh. Seminar on Bangladesh’s Neighbors in Indian Northeast: Exploring Opportunities and Mutual Interests. The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 13-14 November, 2015.

2015

Effects of Technocentric Water Management on the Ganges Basin Ecosystem in Bangladesh. International Interdisciplinary Conference: Ecocriticism, Environmental Justice and Literature organized by EMK Kennedy Center and ASLE Bangladesh, Dhaka, 7-8 August 2015.

2015

Coordinator, Multi-country Stakeholder Dialogue to Understand the

Issues of Common Interest for Improved Brahmaputra Basin Management. Funded by Asia Foundation. May 23. Dhaka: Bengal Inn Hotel.

2015

Deltas, Vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation (DECMMA). National Stakeholders Workshop under Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), 10 May 2015. IWFM, BUET.

2015

Institutional Quality Assurance, University of Dhaka. This workshop is jointly organized by the World Bank, University Grants Commission, and University of Dhaka. 4 May.

2015

Social Science Research Methodology. This workshop is organized by Bangladesh Institute of Strategic Studies (BIISS). Dhaka on 29-30 April.

2015

Using Research Results for Informed Policy: Learning from ODI’s Rapid Outcome Mapping Approach. This workshop is organized by USAID and WINROCK International, 21-22 March, Venue: Chittagong University.

2014

Promoting Sociology (BSS) major at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), Dhaka: IUB, December 15.

2013

The Impact of Ganges River Dams on Human Rights in Bangladesh, UBCO Water Research Splashdown, The University of British Columbia, March 22

2011

Water, Culture, and Political Economy: Some Issues of Livelihood Practice Transformation, Second International Conference on Bengali Studies, Dhaka, December 19

2011

Local Governments’ Performances for the Empowerment of Agriculture Dependent Marginalized Communities in Kushtia District of Bangladesh. Paper presented at the Padma-Gorai Water and Environment Problems: Role of Local Governments at Folklore Research Institute and the Padma Gorai area Water Partnership, Kushtia, Bangladesh, September 29

2011

With J. Wagner: Trans-boundary Water Governance, Human Rights and Food Security: A Comparison of the Ganges and Columbia River Basins. Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Moscow, Idaho, April 21-23

2011

Transnational River Basin Sharing: Challenges and Ecological Consequences. Paper presented at the Graduate Conference, the University of British Columbia Okanagan, March  31

2011

Political Economy of water development and Social Inequality in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the Graduate Instructional Skill Seminar 2010-2011, the University of British Columbia Okanagan, January 24

2009

Political Economy of Disaster Management: A Case Study of Rural Bangladesh. Paper presented at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ottawa, May

2009

The Foundation of Research Design for the Social Scientific Research.  Paper

published at the proceedings of the 9th Advances in Qualitative Methods Conference, Alberta, October 8-11

2008

The Sociological Dynamics of the Recurring Flood Vulnerability in Bangladesh. Paper accepted (unable to attend conference for financial reason) at the Coastal Cities Summit, Values and Vulnerabilities, Florida , November 17-20

2008

Countering Poverty in a Least Developed Country: How Bangladesh Rural

Advancement Committee (BRAC) Manages Anti-poverty Program in

Bangladesh. Paper presented at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Vancouver, June 5-7

2008

Institutional Ethnography: A Method of Studying the Coping Mechanisms to Natural Disasters. Paper accepted (unable to attend conference for financial reason) presented at the British Sociological Association, Warwick, 28-30 March 28-30

 

Extra-Curricular & Community Activities:

Status/Role (Selected):

2017-Current

Vice-president, Governance Research and Innovation Society, A civil society initiative in Bangladesh

2017-18

Impact Evaluation Panel, Research Proposal Evaluation, Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC), Government of Bangladesh

2017-18

Impact Evaluation Expert, Technical Committee on In-depth Monitoring of Social Protection Programs, Planning Commission. Government of Bangladesh.

2014-Current

Folklore Research Institute, Kushtia, Bangladesh

2007-08

The Canadian Association for the Study of International

Development (CASID), Canada

2004-11

Centre for Development and Research (CDR), University of Dhaka,

Bangladesh

1997-06

Member, Bangladesh Sociological Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1997-98

Member, Bangladesh Population Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1993-95

Member, Rotary Club, Dhaka Premier, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1993-94

Member, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Organizing Experiences (Selected):

2012

Principal Organizer, Seminar Title: The Comparative Study of Water Governance in Large International Watersheds: What do the Columbia and Padma (Ganges) have in Common? Dhaka, May 8. 

2011

Organizer, Conference Organizing Committee, the Graduate Conference, 

The University of British Columbia, Canada, March 31

2004

Organizer, community awareness against land grabbing in Gazipur, Dec 23

2003

Organizer, Community awareness against child exploitation, UNICEF, Feb 21

1999

Organizer, Flash Flood Victims in Sunamgonj, ShahJalal University, Sylhet, Dec 31 

1997

Principal Organizer, International Conference, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, August 11-21

1994

Organizer, International Conference, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, June 3-8

 

Interview (Selected):

2017

Children between 4-5 Age on Access to Gadgets and their Effects. Md. Ehteramul Hoq. Rtv. 21 March.

 

2017

Dowry Effects on Society. Muslima Jahan. Staff Reporter. Prothom Alo. Dhaka. January 24.

 

2017

Disaster Recovery Mechanism in Bangladesh. Ahsan Haque, Senior Reporter, Prothom Alo, Dhaka. January 12.

 

2016

Effective Role of Democracy in Bangladesh. Tanvir Fahad, Dainik Amader Arthoniti. 4 October. Dhaka.

 

2016

Eve teasing in Bangladesh: Issues and Concerns. Muslima Jahan. Staff Reporter. Prothom Alo. September 17, Dhaka

 

2016

Terrorism in Bangladesh. Muslima Jahan. Staff Reporter. Prothom Alo. July 27, Dhaka

 

2015

Child Delinquency in Bangladesh. Senior Staff Reporter, Mytv, September 13, Dhaka

 

2015

Crossfire in Bangladesh. Md. Emdadul Hoque Khan, Staff Repoter, The Daily Shokaler Khobor, February 24, Dhaka

 

2015

Future Prospect of Recycling Industry in Bangladesh: Sociological Persectives. Interviewed by Farhan Fardaus, Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com, April 8, Dhaka

 

2014

Youth Movement Against Corruption in Bangladesh. Sayla Roksana, Broadcast Journalist, BBC World Service, December 9, Dhaka

 

2010

Water Governance in South Asia. Roberts Deanna, Information and Communications Department, The University of British Columbia, December 23, Canada.

 

Volunteer Activities (Selected):

2010

Volunteer, ANTH 227 (Health, Sickness, and Wellbeing), The University of British Columbia, Nov 15

2000

Consciousness Awareness Campaign Program: Education for All. UNICEF, Sylhet-Moulavibazar Train Journey and Awareness Activities, October 27

1993

Volunteer, Rotary Club of Dhaka Premier Water Supply Project to Slum Dwellers at Babupara, April 1-7

1988

Volunteer, Flood Victim Support Team in Tangail district, Dhaka College, October 13-17

1991

Volunteer, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Team for Manikgonj District Cyclone Victim, December 23-27