A/2, Jahurul Islam Avenue
Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar
Anisur Rahman Khan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, East West University. Previously, he served as a career civil service trainer at the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre.
Currently, his core academic theme includes developing a knowledge-base on the sociology of suicide in Bangladesh. He is also involved in exploring and fixing the ambivalences and vulnerabilities associated with men and masculinities in Bangladesh. He holds immense interest to advance his works on rediscovering and decolonising Bangladesh-centred sociological knowledge and realities.
He has received higher academic training in Dhaka, York, Bangkok and Cape Town. He has also attended several professional training, workshops and conferences both at home and abroad.
2020 Masculinity and suicide in Bangladesh. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, Ahead of print [Impact factor https://doi.org/10.1177/0030222820966239, ISI, Scopus & Sage journal].
2020 Assessing the policy implementation of the Bangladeshi domestic violence act: Any lessons for protecting South African women in their homes? South African Review of Sociology, 51 (1), 17-36, [Routledge & Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1080/21528586.2020.1741443
2020 Suicide and COVID-19: Call for critical masculinity analyses and interventions, Postdigital science and education, 2, 651–656, [Springer Nature & Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42438-020-00152-1
2020 (Re)Animating Sociology of Suicide in Bangladesh. Italian Sociological Review, 10 (1), 55-75. [Scopus Journal]. http://dx.doi.org/10.13136/isr.v10i1.317
2020 Suicide and attempted suicide in Jhenaidah district, Bangladesh, 2010-2018. CRISIS: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 41(4), 304–312 [Impact factor 2.508, IASP Journal, ISI & Scopus Journal]. https://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1027/0227-5910/a000631
2019 Engaging men to support women in science, medicine, and global health. Lancet, 393 (10171), 609-610. [Impact factor 60.10, Elsevier, ISI & Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30031-5 https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30031-5
2019 The informal sector in Bangladesh: A case study on rural and urban street vendors. Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, 44 (3-4), 271-282. [Scopus Journal]
2019 Socio-economic situational analysis of tea plantation workers: A case study from Lubachhara tea garden, Sylhet. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, 25 (2), 75-83. https://doi.org/10.36609/bjpa.v25i2.31
2018 Challenges and Coping Strategies of Women Leaders at the Local Level in Bangladesh, Italian Sociological Review, 8 (1), 43-63. [Scopus Journal]. http://dx.doi.org/10.13136/isr.v8i1.155
2017 Analysing Masculinity from the Key Theoretical Lenses and Searching for Linkages with Violence against Women, Masculinities and Social Change, 6 (3), 257-287. [Scopus & ISI Journal]. http://dx.doi.org/10.17583/mcs.2017.2593
2017 The Introduction of the National Identity Scheme: An Assessment of the Dilemma between Social Benefits and Challenges. International Journal of Social Science and Development Policy, 3 (2): 114-120.
2017 Factors associated with Domestic Violence against Rural Bangladeshi Women. Multidisciplinary Journal of Gender Studies, 6(1), 1208-1230. [Scopus Journal]. http://dx.doi.org/10.17583/generos.2017.2085
2017 The Role of Evaluation at the Stages of Policy Formulation, Implementation, and Impact Assessment. Agathos-An International Review of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 8 (1), 173-186. Agathos-An International Review of the Humanities and Social Sciences
2016 Politics, Ethics and Professionals in Policy Evaluation. Humanities, Arts and Social Science Studies (formerly Silpakorn University Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts), 16 (2), 41-71. [Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.14456/sujsha.2016.11
2016 Public and Private Organisations: How Different or Similar are They? Journal of Siberian Federal University, Humanities and Social Sciences, 12(9): 2873-2885. [Scopus Journal]. 10.17516/1997-1370-2016-9-12-2873-2885
2016 A Critical Insight into Policy Implementation and Implementation Performance. Public Policy and Administration, 16(4), 538-548. [Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.13165/VPA-16-15-4-02
2016 Policy Implementation: Some Aspects and Issues. Journal of Community Positive Practice, XVI (3):,3-12. [Scopus Journal]
2015 Consequences of Domestic Violence against Women: Some Reflections from Rural Bangladesh Asian Social Work and Policy Review, 9(3): 210-223. [Willey, Scopus & ISI Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12059
2015 Domestic Violence against Women in Bangladesh: A Review of the Literature and the Gaps to Domestic Violence against Women in Bangladesh. Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 18 (3), 55-81. [ISI Journal]
2015 Women’s Coping Strategies and Help-seeking Practices: Some Observations on Domestic Violence in Rural Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, 21(3), 252-272. [Taylor & Francis journal & ISI Journal] [Impact factor 0.291]. https://doi.org/10.1080/12259276.2015.1072941
2015 A Chronicle of the Global Movement to Combat Violence against Women: The Role of the Second-Wave Feminist Movement and the United Nations: The Perspective of Bangladesh. Journal of International Women's Studies, 16(2), 213-244. [Scopus Journal]
2015 Who is Old and When is a Woman Old? Cultural, Social and Economic Meanings. Thai Journal of Public Administration, 13(2), 131-146.
2015 Gender and Diaspora: The Bihari Community in Bangladesh. NIDA Case Research Journal, 7 (2), 83-94.
2014 Rural Bangladesh Women’s Experiences of Domestic Violence: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Social Research and Policy, 5 (2), 1-24. [Scopus Journal]
2014 Community Perceptions and Activisms Regarding Domestic Violence against Women: Perceptions from Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Community Positive Practice, XIV (3), 79-98. [Scopus Journal]
2013 Constructions of Masculinity and Domestic Violence against Women: Perspectives from Ghana and Nepal. Thai Journal of Public Administration, 11 (2), 101-135.
2012 A Review of Studies on Violence against Women in Bangladesh. Empowerment, 19, 29-42.
2009 Quality of Implementation of 100 Days Employment Generation Programme. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, XVIII (2), 89-116.
2007 Are Women Treated Fairly in the Labour Market: A Study on the British Labour Market. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, XVII (2), 27-41.
2005 Problems, Factors and Consequences Associated with South-Asian Women in Realising their Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Well-being. Public Administration Quarterly, 37, 33-48.
2003 Minority Groups in Society- Some Aspects and Issues: A Sociological Insight with a Reference to Bangladesh. Bangladesh Public Administration Quarterly, 26, 51-75.
2003 A Sociological Search for Uncovering Different Dimensions of Crime and the Context of Bangladesh Society. Bangladesh Public Administration Quarterly, 29, 61-84.
2003 The Elderly and Their Problems in Society-A Sociological Interpretation with Special Focus on Bangladesh Perspective. Bangladesh Journal of Administration and Management, 9, 57-84.
2003 Role of Geographical Factors in Shaping Society and Bangladesh Perspective. Bangladesh, Lok Prashashan Patrika, 8,1-24.
2002 Family and Marriage Systems in Bangladesh, Changes and Future therein: A Sociological Discussion. Bangladesh Public Administration Quarterly, 25, 9-62.
2002 Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh: A Discussion. Bangladesh Lok Prashashan Patrika, 7, 41-56
2014 Men in feminist research: Debates over exclusion and inclusion, Proceeding of the Social Sciences Research ICSSR (e-ISBN 978-967-11768-7-0).
2020 Masculinity and suicide attempt of men, Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Public Administration and Development, 5-8 February at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2020 Demographic Risk Factors and Motives of Male Suicide in Bangladesh, 2018-2019, Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Public Administration and Development, 5-8 February at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2020 Pathways of the Studies on Men and Masculinities in Bangladesh, Paper presented at Multidisciplinary International Conference on the Social and Life Sciences; Gender, Health, Information and the Environment, East West University, February 27-29, 2020
2019 Interface between masculinity and suicide, 26th, South African Sociological Association Congress, 15-17 July 2019, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
2019 Re-energising sociology of suicide: Case application in Bangladesh, 26th, South African Sociological Association Congress, 15-17 July 2019, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
2019 Trends of suicidal behavours in Bangladesh: A Descriptive analysis, 26th, South African Sociological Association Congress, 15-17 July 2019, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
2018 The Informal Sector in Bangladesh: A Case Study on Rural and Urban Street Vendors, First National Conference, Department of Sociology, 12 May 2018, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2015 Who is Old and When a Woman is Old? Cultural, Social and Economic Meanings, Third International Conference on Social Sciences Research, 8-9 June 2015, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia
2015 Implementation Assessment of the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2010: Reflections from Two Bangladeshi Districts, 4th International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration, 28-30 June 2015, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, Thailand
2015 Community Perceptions and Activisms Concerning Domestic Violence against Women: Evidences from Rural Bangladesh, 4th International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration, 28-30 June 2015, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, Thailand
2015 Gender and Diaspora: The Bihari Community in Bangladesh, NIDA International Conference for Case Studies on Development Administration, 6-7 August 2015 Bangkok, Thailand
2015 Who is Old and When a Woman is Old? Cultural, Social and Economic Meanings, paper presented at the Third International Conference on Social Sciences Research, 8-9 June 2015, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia
2020 Covid-19 and suicide, lecture delivered for Young People Mental Health Trust, Zimbabwe organised by Faculty of Medicine, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe (12 August)
2019 How Does It Feel To Be a Problem? Decolonising Mental Health at Academic Institutions, 07 May, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
2019 The shame is not ours: Reflections on, resistances to and reattributions of shame, 19 March, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
2019 Discourse Analysis workshop, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa (12-13 August)
2018 Research Ethics, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa ( 06 September)
2017 University-Industry Linkage Training Programme, Peking University, China (14-17 November)
2010 Public Administration Reform, Performance Management and Service Delivery, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (9 -20 August)
2010 Human Resource Management and Economic Development, Beijing Administrative College, China (10-18 June)
2010 Administration and Development, ACN Institute for Higher Education, New Delhi, India (1 -10 June)
2010 Managing Change in the Public Service, Civil Service College, Singapore (15-25, March)
2006 Public Administration Capacity Building, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (2-11 May)
2002 Diploma in Management, Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India
1996 Diploma in Human Rights and Legal Aid, Humanist and Ethical Association of Bangladesh in Collaboration with Dhaka International University
2016 Implementation Assessment of the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2010: Evidences from Two Bangladeshi districts. In M. Ortiz (Ed.) Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Perspectives (pp. 189-224) New York: Nova Science Publishers.
2021 Men, masculinities, peace and violence: A multi-level overview on justice and conflict. In T. Väyrynen, É. Féron, P. Medie, S. Parashar, & C. C. Confortini (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Feminist Peace Research (pp. 313-323), London: Routledge.
2020 Men, Masculinity and Suicide in Jhenaidah District, Funded by CRT, EWU