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S. M. Anowarul Kayes Shimul, completed Master of Social Sciences (MSS) and Bachelor of Social Science (BSS) from the Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka. At present, he is teaching as a Senior lecturer at the Department of Sociology, East West University, Bangladesh. He worked with different eminent scholars in the field of Sociology and Political Science at home and abroad on contemporary social change; work and economy; social cohesion in Bangladesh.
He developed his skills in Sociological Theories, Political Sociology. His research interest encompasses, health behavior and culture; social cohesion and social movement.
Besides, his fascination spans around postmodern, and contemporary discourses on art and literature.
Being an enthusiast of Sociology, Philosophy, and Art as well as being uninterested in taking positions on good or bad; decent or indecent; he sees things from the perspective of relevance or irrelevance. As an observer, an introspective-ethnographer, and a value-free thinker, he continuously records the reality around him and analyzes them from the perspective of sociology.
June 2020- Present, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, East West University
May 2019- June 2020, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, East West University
September 2020- Present, Moderator, Sociology Club, East West University
January 2020- Present, Research Associate, Under the supervision of A. R. Khan in a project titled: Men, Masculinity and Suicide in Jhenaidah District, funded by East West University Center for Research and Training
2019, Research Assistant, Under the supervision of Dr. Ali Riaz, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Illinois State University, United States of America, In a project titled: Examining the Nature and Scope of Social Cohesion in Bangladesh
2018-2019, Research Assistant, Under the supervision of Dr. Monirul I. Khan, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, In a BILS project titled: Study to analyze the role of different authorities in industrial dispute settlement and developing comprehensive recommendations for RMG and Water Transport Sector
Work and Economy, Social Movement, Intimate Relationship, Men and Masculinity, Religion, Social change, Urban Sociology, Environment
Hussain, R. & Shimul, S. M. A. K. "Women and the Transition across State Boundaries: The Warps and Woofs of National Labor Exporting Policies of Bangladesh and the Reality".Towards Reflexivity in Migration Studies: Knowledge Production in Times of Contested Politics and Post-Colonial Dynamics, Midterm Conference of ESA's Research Network 35 Sociology of Migration., Germany, 21 and 22 January 2021
Shimul, S.M.A.K., “Mobilization Awareness of the Female Garment Workers in Bangladesh for Establishing their Rights: Issues of Enthusiasm, Fear and Indignation”. 2nd International Congress on Women and Politics in a Global World, İstanbul Ayvansaray University (İstanbul Ayvansaray Üniversitesi), Istanbul, Turkey, 25-26 December 2020
Shimul, S. M. A. K., “The Industrial Relation and Its Challenges in the Emerging Capitalist Society: A Case of the RMG sector in Bangladesh”. 1st Multidisciplinary International Conference on the Social and Life Sciences, East West University, Bangladesh, February 27-29, 2020
Khan A. R., Shimul, S. M. A. K. & Uddin, H. “Demographic Risk Factors and Motives of Male Suicide in Bangladesh, 2018-2019”. 7th International Conference on Public Administration and Development, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 5-8, 2020
Shimul, S. M. A. K. “Unique Strategies of Unionization of the Garment Workers in Bangladesh: Legal or Extralegal”. INSEARCH-2019: 6th International Integrative Research Conference on Governance in Society, Business and Environment, Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Bangladesh, December 18-19, 2019
2023 Women migrant workers and their transition across state boundaries: Labour exporting policies of Bangladesh and the reality. (IPS Working Paper Series No.3). Hong Kong: Institute of Policy Studies, Lingnan University. doi: 10.14793/ipswp_03
2022 Coronavirus (Covid-19) Crisis and Suicide in Bangladesh: Some Explanations through Durkheim's Sociology of Suicide. Journal of Community Positive Practices, Vol XXII (3), 3-17 http://www.jppc.ro/index.php/jppc/issue/view/56/55?fbclid=IwAR1D0k6oRTefnxPeqIxXPs_GKQYAmynEpcV1gGmj2VmCE6IeBLIb7Um3H8c
2021 Suicidal behavior and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: Insights from Durkheim’s sociology of suicide. International Social Science Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/issj.12269
2021 Demographic Risk Factors and Motives of Male Suicide in Bangladesh. Acta Counseling and Humanities, 2(1), 66–80.
2020 Policy Brief on Industrial Dispute Settlement in the RMG and Inland Water Transport (IWT) Sectors of Bangladesh: Present Situation and Recommendations for Comprehensive Approach. Bangladesh Institute of Labor Studies.
2020 Methodological Issues in Suicide Research in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, 93–96. https://doi.org/10.36609/bjpa.v28i2.109
Shimul, S. M. A. K. (Submitted) Mobilisation at the threshold: How the Ready-Made Garment Workers of Bangladesh Extract Power and Leverage at the verge of Union extinction?. SageOpen
Khan, M. I., Shimul, S.M.A.K., (2020), Policy Brief on Industrial Dispute Settlement in the RMG and Inland Water Transport (IWT) Sectors of Bangladesh: Present Situation and Recommendations for Comprehensive Approach
SOC101: Introduction to Sociology
SOC106: Historical Sociology
SOC107: Social Problem and Problem Analysis
SOC203: Social Groups and Social Development
SOC210: Community, Communication and Culture
GEN226: Emergence of Bangladesh
SOC302: Social Structure of Bangladesh
SOC316: Globalization, Migration, Development, and Refugee Issues
SOC411: Human Rights and Social Justice