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International Journal and Book Chapters/ Research Monograph :

 1. Islam, S., Mannan, F., & et el. (2020) COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis of the healthcare, social and economic challenges in Bangladesh, Progress in Disaster Science, December2020,Volume8,100135. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pdisas.2020.100135

2. Islam, S. Islam, R., Mannan, F. & et el. (2020) COVID-19 Pandemic: How is Bangladesh coping with the rapid spread of coronavirus infection?, Journal of Infection in Developing Countries2020, 14(10):1098-1105. doi:10.3855/jidc.13289. 

3. Mannan, F., Banu A. (2020) (in press) Women in Politics: Gender Quota and Women’s Movements in Bangladesh, Rajasthan Journal of Sociology Volume 12, October 2020, India.

4. Mannan. F. (2019) Breaking the Chain: Dynamics of Intra-Household Relationships & Non -Governmental Organizations in Bangladesh, International Journal of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, Volume 4 Number 1, DAKAM, Turkey. https://www.dakam.org/archive-ijssis 

5. Mannan, F. (2018) Are Organizations Accountable? Disconnect Between Gender and Sanitation in Bangladesh , Environment and Urbanization ASIA journal, Volume 9 Issue 1, March 2018, Sage Publication. 

6. Mannan, F. (2012) Gender-based Violence in Dhaka’s Slums, Book Chapter: The Future of Asian Feminisms: Confronting Fundamentalisms, Conflicts and Neo-Liberalism, Eds., Nursyahbani Katjasungkana and Saskia E. Wieringa, Cambridge Scholars Publishing,12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle uponTyne, NE6 2XX, UK. p182. https://www.amazon.com/Future-Asian-Feminisms-Fundamentalisms-Neo-liberalism/dp/1443834505

7. Joshi, D., Fawcett, B., and Mannan, F. (2012) Sanitation for the Urban Poor: Gender Matters, book chapter in Diverting the Flow : Gender Equity and Water in South Asia, edited by Margreet Zwarteveen, Sara Ahmed and Suman Rimal Gautam. – Zubaan, New Delhi. 

8. Joshi, D., Fawcett B., Mannan F. 2011 Healthhygiene and appropriate sanitation: experiences and perceptions of the urban poor, Environment and Urbanization, April 2011 23: 91-111, doi: 10.1177/0956247811398602, (by) Sage Journal. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0956247811398602 

9. Holmes, R., Jones N., Mannan F. (2011) Addressing gendered risks and vulnerabilities through social protection: examples of good practice from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Peru. Gender and Development Journal, Vol 19:2 July 2011, Oxfam, UK. PP 255-270. : Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13552074.2011.592637 

10. Mannan, F. 2013 ‘The Times of Hope and Despair’: Gender at the Crossroads of Water and Sanitation in Bangladesh. South Asian Water Studies, Volume 3, Issues 3, February, 2013, (www. sawas journal.org)

11. Holmes, R., Mannan, F, Dhali, H, Parveen,S. (2010) Gendered Risks, Poverty and Vulnerability in Bangladesh, Case Study of the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction Programme (CFPR), Specially Targeted Ultra Poor II (STUP II), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, United Kingdom. https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opinion-files/6244.pdf

12. Mannan, F. (2002) Gender and Development: An Analysis of Selected NGO Interventions in Bangladesh and India – Thesis submitted to the Center for the Study of Social Systems (CSSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in partial fulfillment of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).


National Journal /Book Chapters/  Working Paper:


13. Mannan,F., and Banu, A (2017). Livelihood Vulnerability and Elderly Women in Urban Slums, Book Chapter: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context,  Eds., Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu, University Press Limited (UPL), Dhaka, Bangladesh. http://www.uplbooks.com/book/gendered-lives-livelihood-and-transformation-bangladesh-context

14. Mannan, F. (2016) NGOs and Women's Empowerment in Bangladesh and India, Empowerment, Vol. 23, December 2016, Women For Women , Dhaka. PP41-60.

15. Mannan, F. (2011). Mastanocracy, Violence and Gender in Dhaka Slum, Book Chapter: Gender and Militarization in South Asia, University Press Limited (UPL), Dhaka, Bangladesh. http://www.indianbooksonwomen.com/index.php?p=sr&Uc=5727873974735278436Mannan,

16. Mannan, F. (2010) Mainstreaming Gender in Sanitation: An Analytical Study of Selected Organizations in Bangladesh published by the Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka. 32p. (Working Paper 10)

17. Mannan, F. (2010) Emergence of Women Studies in Bangladesh: A Journey Through History in Ten Years Celebration Memorial Journal. Published by the Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka. P28-36.

18. Mannan, F. (2003) Contributed to a book in Bangla titled “Shikkhakosh” (A Compendium on Education) edited by M. Habibur Rahman. Published by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Conference & Seminars
  1. Invited as a Co-the Chair of Technical Session ,' Educational Opportunities and Challenges' at the XXVII International Annual Conference 2020 (Online) organized by the Rajasthan Sociological Association (RSA), India, February 7-10, 2021.
  2.  I was interviewed by the Dialogue Institute, Temple University, USA, as a selected SUSI Scholar (U.S. State Department Academic Scholars Program)  for the US State Department podcast on September 2020.

  3. Attended and presented a paper on ‘Veil As Religious Expression: An Ethnographic Study Among Young Female Students in Bangladesh’, at the International Conference organized by the Dialogue Institute, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, August 18, 2020 (Online).

  4. A life member of the Rajasthan Sociological Association since 2018.
  5. Was a member of the Scientific Committee of Eastern Mediterrian Academic Research Center (DHAKAM), Istanbul from 2018-2019.Editorial board member of the conference proceedings of the Ist Multidisciplinary International Conference on the Social and Life Sciences, February 2020, ISBN 978-984-34-8662-2, East West University, Dhaka,.
  6.  Reviewer of the Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, East West University since 2014 till present. 

  7. Convener of the International Conference on Social and Life Sciences (ICSL) organized by  East West University, Dhaka Bangladesh, February 2020

  8. Was a Panel Speaker on Religion and Women at The Temple University, Philadelphia, June 13, 2018, USA.
  9. Presented a paper in a public symposium 'Hijab, Religion and Women in Bangladesh', at University of St. Thomas, July 2018, Minnesota, Minneapolis U.S.A.
  10. Attended and presented a paper on 'Breaking the Chain: Dynamics of Intra-Household Relationships and Non-Governmental Organizations in Bangladesh' at the International Conference on Gender and Women Studies'17 organized by Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Centre, November,10-11, Istanbul, Turkey.
  11. Invited as a Resource Person in the curriculum development training workshop on “Gender inclusive Agriculture Education and Research” from 22-30 September, 2016 in Kalimpong, India.
  12. Attended and presented a paper as a Keynote Speaker at the conference organized by the SaciWATERs on ‘Interdisciplinary in Water Education in South Asia: Challenges, Perspectives and Policy Implications’ from October 3-6, 2010 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  13. Presented a paper on ‘Mainstreaming Gender in Sanitation: Perspective from a Dhaka Slum’, at Wageningen University, Netherlands, 19th November 2009.
  14. Attended a workshop organized by the Centre for Intercultural Studies, Portugal, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, University of Tampere, Finland, 25 November, 2009.
  15. Attended the I International Congress of Culture and Gender: Culture in the Body11-13 November 2009, Elche, Alicante, Spain.
  16. Attended the conference of East Mediterranean University, ‘Gender Studies at Crossroad’, 22 -24th April 2009 at Cyprus.
  17. Attended and presented a paper at the Second Conference of the Kartini Asia Network, 2-5 November 2008, Bali, Indonesia.
  18. Attended and presented a paper at the XII National Conference of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS), Feminism, Education and Transformation of Knowledges: Processes and Institutions, 7-10 February 2008, Lucknow, India.
  19. Attended a workshop on Feminist Methodology, organized by the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Dhaka University, 2008, Bangladesh.
  20. Participated in a Gender Workshop at the University of Dhaka, organized by the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Dhaka University, 2007, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  21. Attended a Workshop on Curriculum Development on Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, October 14-17, 2006, Hyderabad, India.
  22. Attended a Workshop on Gender and Water Reader for South Asia, October 9-13, 2006, Hyderabad, India.
  23. Attended a workshop on Feminist Methodology, organized by the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Dhaka University, 2008, Bangladesh.
  24. Attended and presented a paper at a seminar on Exploring the Sociological Perspective of Poverty, organized by Bangladesh Sociological Society, May 2004, University of Dhaka.
  25. Attended the All India Sociological Conference, December 19-21, 1994, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  26. Attended the National Workshop on Rural Poverty, March 12-13, 1992, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Academic Work

Taught courses at  East West University:                                                                                           

  • SOC 101 : Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 102: Introduction to Anthropology
  • SOC 218: Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 207  Early Social Thought
  • Soc 303 : Urban Sociology
  • SOC 208 : Social Stratification and Inequality
  • SOC 320: Social Structure of Bangladesh
  • Soc  311 : Feminist Thought
  • SOC 408: Sociology of Gender Planning and Development
  • SOC 301: Qualitative Research Methodology
  • SOC 401: Classical Sociological Theories
  • SOC 406: Sociology of Development
  • ECO 433: Gender and Development
  • POP 602: Population, Gender and Development
  • GEN 201: Bangladesh Studies


Taught courses at the University of Dhaka   

  • WGS 301           :  Tools of Gender Analysis
  • WGS BSS 401   :   Gender and Development : Conceptual Issues
  • WGS-308           :  Project Management
  • WS-401              :  Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) and Women’s Empowerment
  • WS-305             :   Women in the Production Processes and the Economy
  • WGS MSS-02   :    Gender and Development : Strategies and debates
  • MSS 06             :   Gender, Poverty and Livelihoods      


Academic and Policy Research

Academic Research

 

        Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands , September 2009.


 

Junior Consultant, “Analysis of Poverty Trends (APT)” project, Bangladesh Institute for Development Studies, Bangladesh (BIDS), June 1993- July 1994.

Research Officer, “Analysis of Poverty Trends (APT)” project, Bangladesh Institute for Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1989-1993

Lead Researcher in Bangladesh with the University of Southampton, UK under the "Study on Livelihood-Gender- Sanitation linkages Relating to the Urban Poor", research project conducted in Bangladesh, India  Kand kenya, Supported by DFID, UK.

Lead Researcher with The Overseas Development Institute  (ODI), UK, under the project on 'Gender and Social Protection in Bangladesh', project conducted in Bangladesh, Peru, and Ethiopia ,2009. 

Research Officer, Nari Uddug Kendra (NUK), a National NGO, Dhaka Bangladesh, 2001-2002.


 

 


Policy Research




Consultant (Gender Strategy Paper), in a project 'integrated management of crop-fish-water resources to enhance agricultural production systems towards sustainable food security in Bangladesh', at Bangladesh 

Agricultural University (BAU), funded by CDI, Wageningen, the Netherlands, November 2013.

 

Consultant (Gender Strategy Analysis), in a project titled   "Capacity Development of Higher Education on Integrated Water    Resources Management at CUET", funded by UNESCO-IHE,  Netherlands, June, 2012
















National Consultant (Gender Specialist), Evaluation of the Consolidation  of a National Platform for the Women’s Movement, Doorbar Network Project of Nari Pokkho, Dhaka, 2007.

 Consultant (Gender and Governance), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Dhaka under the “Strengthening Parliamentary Democracy” project, 2006.

Consultant (Gender Specialist), Evaluation of the Reaching Out-of-the-School Children (ROSC) project, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), Dhaka, November 2005- January 2006.

Consultant (Gender and Development Specialist) with Action Aid Bangladesh (AAB) to assess Gender concerns/practices in Action Aid Bangladesh as a part to reviewing its Country Strategy Paper CSP II and to help mainstreaming gender issues in the implementation of the Country Strategy 1999-2003, Bangladesh, October to December, 2003.


Journal Article

2022 Men and Climate Change: Some Thoughts on South Africa and Bangladesh, International Journal for Masculinity Studies.  https://doi.org/10.1080/18902138.2022.2077082 [Routledge & Scopus Journal].

2022 Everyday peacebuilding among Ghanaian men: Ambiguities, resistances and possibilities.  Journal of the British Academy, 10(s1), 35–53.  https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/010s1.035  

2022 Configuring traditional masculinities among young adults in Northwestern Ghana: Surveillance, ambivalences, and vulnerabilities.  Cogent Social Sciences, 8:1  https://doi.org/10.1080/23311886.2022.2038849 [Routledge, Scopus & ISI Journal].

2022 Masculinity and men's suicide attempts in Bangladesh. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 27(4), 367-385   https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2021.1987037. [Routledge, Scopus & ISI Journal].

2022 Female perpetrated domestic violence against men and the case for Bangladesh. Journal of Human Behaviour in the Social Environment. 3(4), 519-533. https://doi.org/10.1080/10911359.2021.1927281 [Routledge & Scopus Journal].

2021 Hegemonic masculinity in the marginal societal context. Agathos-An International Review of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 12, 1 (22), 223-234  [ISI Journal].

2021 Suicidal Behaviour and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Insights from Durkheim’s Sociology of Suicide. International Social Science Journal, 71, 7-21.  [Wiley & Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1111/issj.12269

2021 Increased risk for mental disorders and suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic. Position statement of the Section on Suicidology and Suicide Prevention of the European Psychiatric Association, Global Psychiatry, 4(1). https://globalpsychiatry.co.uk/article_8114.html 

2021 Men and COVID-19 pandemic: Explicating the need for masculinity analysis. Journal of Community Positive Practice,  XXI (1), 3-7 [Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.35782/JCPP.2021.1.01

2021 Intimate Relationship and Suicidal Behaviour of Men in Bangladesh. Mortality [Routledge & Scopus Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2021.1879755

2021 Seasonality of suicide in Jhenaidah district, Bangladesh, 2011-2018. Journal of Social Health, 4(1), 64-75. http://socialhealthjournal.org/2021/02/23/seasonality-of-suicide-in-jhenaidah-district-bangladesh-2011-2018/

2021 Demographic risk factors and motives of male suicide in Bangladesh: A retrospective content analysis. Acta Counseling and Humanities, 1(2), 66-68. https://doi.org/10.46637/ach.v1i2.7 

2021 Suicide prevention intervention in Bangladesh: The current state and the way forward. Asian Social Work and Policy Review15(1), 15-23 [Willey, Scopus & ISI Journal] https://doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12214

2021 Men’s reflections on post-suicide attempt episode in Bangladesh. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 84(2), 582–595 [Impact factor 2.858, Scopus, ISI & SAGE Journal]. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0030222820904878  

2020 Methodological issues in suicide research in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of  Public Administration, 28 (2), 93-96. https://doi.org/10.36609/bjpa.v28i2

2020 Suicidal behaviour in South Africa and Bangladesh: A review of empirical literature. African Safety Promotion: A Journal of Injury and Violence Prevention, 18(1), 1-35. https://www.samrc.ac.za/content/social-and-health-sciences-journal

2020 Masculinity and suicide in Bangladesh. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, Ahead of print  [Impact factor Impact factor 2.858, ISI, Scopus & Sage journal]. https://doi.org/10.1177/0030222820966239 

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 Policy3 (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.

2004 Max Weber: on Structures of Authority in Society, Bangladesh Journal of Administration and Management, 10, 57-65.

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

Conference

Conference Proceeding 

2014     Men in feminist research: Debates over exclusion and inclusion, Proceeding of the Social Sciences Research ICSSR (e-ISBN 978-967-11768-7-0).

Paper Presented

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

International Training/Workshop/Colloquium/Diploma/Lecture

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) 

2020    A Strategic planning approach to suicide prevention (online), Suicide Prevention Resource Centre, USA (04 April)  

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

Book Chapter

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.  


On-going Research Project

2020 Men, Masculinity and Suicide in Jhenaidah District, Funded by CRT, EWU 

How women develop resiliency in climate vulnerable situations: Experiences of women across four regions of Bangladesh. (Eds),

Tanjeela, M. & Rutherford, S. (Upcoming in 2020).

Climate Adaptation for a Sustainable Economy: Lessons from Bangladesh, an Emerging Tiger of Asia. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY 11788 USA.

The Influence of Gender Relations on Women’s Involvement and Experience in Climate Change Adaptation Programs in Bangladesh. T

Tanjeela, M. & Rutherford, S. (2018).  

SAGE Open October-December 2018: 1–9     DOI: 10.1177/2158244018812620 journals.sagepub.com/home/sgo 

Women and Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh: Do Women Matter?

Tanjeela, M. (2015).

International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, Volume 7Issue 4, pp.61-74. Published online: December 3, 2015.

Women Voices in Local Government Bodies in Bangladesh

Tanjeela, M. (2011) 

Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011, ISBN: 9783845416281.

Conference Proceeding: Are Migrant Women More Vulnerable in Urban Context? A Case Study on Four Slums of Dhaka City

Tanjeela, M. (2019).  International Conference on Disaster Risk Management (ICDRM), Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 12-14, 2019.

Conference proceedings: Need of Understanding Disaster Risk for Resilient City Development

Tanjeela, M. & Ramhan, A. (2019) 

15th International Asian Urbanization Conference. Urban Futures:Critical Transformation of Asian Cities. 27-30 November, 2019

Vietnamese- German University, Binh Duong, Vietnam

Coping With Disasters: The Potentiality of Indigenous Knowledge and Community Based Responses to Climate Change Adaptation

Fifth International Conference on Building Resilience, Held at Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia from15th - 17th July 2015, ISBN - 978-0-9943652-1-7 Published by NCP (2015).

International Research Publications

2022 Hossin, M.Z., Islam A., Masum Billah, Haque, M., & Uddin, J. "Is there a gradient in the association between internet addiction and health?" PLOS ONE 17(3): e0264716. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264716

2021 Huda, M.N., Masum Billah, Sharmin, S., Amanullah, A.S.M., & Hossin, M.Z. "Associations between family social circumstances and psychological distress among the university students of Bangladesh: To what extent do the lifestyle factors mediate?" BMC Psychology 980. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-021-00587-6 

2021 Masum Billah & Trisha, N.J. "COVID-19 and Mental Health Impacts in Bangladesh: A Review of Empirical Evidence", Journal of Social Health, Vol. 4, Issue 2. pp 30-42. http://socialhealthjournal.org/2021/08/12/covid-19-and-mental-health-impacts-in-bangladesh-a-review-of-empirical-evidence/

2021 Arendse, N., Khan, A.R., Masum Billah, Ratele, K., & Islam, M.Z. "Seasonality of Suicide in Jhenaidah District, Bangladesh, 2011-2018", Journal of Social Health, Vol. 4, Issue 1. pp 64-75. http://socialhealthjournal.org/2021/02/23/seasonality-of-suicide-in-jhenaidah-district-bangladesh-2011-2018/

2020 Masum Billah, Sultana, S.E., & Kabir, M.H.M.I. "Exploring Challenges of Maternal Healthcare Utilization in Bangladesh: A Cross-sectional Survey in Saturia, Manikganj District”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, Vol 11, No 4. pp 185-190. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i4  

2019 Masum Billah, Gonzalez, P.A., & Delgado, R.C. "Patterns of mortality caused by natural disasters and human development level: A South Asian Analysis", Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp- 312-316. http://dx.doi.org/10.5958/0976-5506.2019.00307.3

2019 Masum Billah & Amanullah, ASM. "Returnee Migrants and HIV Infection in Bangladesh", International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 8, pp- 56-61. https://iarjset.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IARJSET.2019.6810.pdf

2018 Masum Billah, Gonzalez, P.A., & Delgado, R.C. "Analyzing disaster risk factors of cyclone survivors in Bangladesh", Journal of Indian Research, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp- 52-58. http://publichealthdisasters.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/JIR-2018-DISASTER-52-58.pdf 

2018 Masum Billah & Hossain, M.A. "Media and Consumption Behavior of Urban Youth in Dhaka City", Journal of Indian Research, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp- 57-69. http://mujournal.mewaruniversity.in/JIR6/jan-march2018.pdf#page=63

2015 Masum Billah "Healthcare seeking practices of People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in Bangladesh", HIV/AIDS Review, Elsevier, Vol.14, pp-114-118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hivar.2015.05.001

Publications
  1. Hussain, R., Saha, A.K. (2022). Street-based Female Sex Workers and Their Vulnerabilities: A Study in the Municipalities of Bangladesh. Journal of Social Health (February, 2022), Volume 5, Issue 1. ISSN 2651-6837. University of Santo Tomas, Philippine.
  2. Hussain R. (2021). Information Economy, Employment Vulnerability, and the Emergence of New Urban Marginality in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. In: Huong L.T.T., Pomeroy G.M. (eds) AUC 2019. Advances in 21st Century Human Settlements. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5608-1_40
  3. Hussain, R. (2019). City, Informality and Poverty: The Polarization of the Street Vendors in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Italian Sociological Review,9 (3), PP.413-430. [DOI: 10.13136/isr.yi3.249]
  4. Hussain, R., & Yesmin, T.S, (2018), Unusual and unnecessary C-Section practices in Bangladesh: Violation of respect for autonomy principle and absence of social equity in health care system.  Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Volume 35, Number-2, December 2018, PP 247-260, ISSN 1562-269X.
  5. Pervin, I., Hussain, R. (2018), Web Technology and the Changing Pattern of Relationship: A Study on Urban Youth in Dhaka City, International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) |Volume II, Issue XII, December 2018|ISSN 2454-6186
  6. Yesmin, T.S, Hussain, R. (2018). Child Murder Issues in Bangladesh: Reasoning from Socio-Ethical Observation. ‘Society and Change’ a Social Science Journal Vol. XII, No.2, April-June 2018, ISSN :1997-1052 (Print), 227-202X (Online): pp37-48.
  7. Hussain, R.,  (2015); The Emerging Digital Culture of Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects; Journal of Philosophy, Culture and Religion; ISSN 2422-8443; An International Peer-reviewed Journal; Vol.6, 2015, P: 18-24.
  8. Hussain, R., Saha, A. K., Rabbani, G., Pervin, I., Shamma, W.T., & Khan, S.H.,  (2015); State and the Low Cost Housing for the Poor: Fall of BashentekRehabilitation Project (BRP) in Dhaka City: Bangladesh; Journal of Education and Practice; ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online); Vol.6, No.13, 2015
  9. Saha, A. K., Hussain, R., Rabbani, G., Pervin, I., Shamma, W. T., & Khan, S.H., (2015); Anti-pornography Act (2012) and the Current Behavior, Knowledge Status and Opinion poll: A study on the Students of University of Dhaka; Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, ISSN 2224-3240 (Paper) ISSN 2224-3259 (Online)Vol.36, 2015
  10.  Hussain, Rasel (2014); The Hidden Misery of the Marginal group of People: The Case of Street Vendors in Dhaka City; writerscafe.org
Book Publications
  1. Hussain, Rasel (2015); State, Informality and Urban Marginality: The miseries of street vendors; LAP (Lambert Academia Publishing); ISBN:978-3-659-67628-4.66121, Saarbrucken, Deutschland/Germany.
Conference and Seminar
  1. Hussain, R. (2022). Educational institutes dealing with Covid-19 pandemic: Experiences from Bangladesh. 22nd Annual Conference: Global Crises, Alternative Futures. Hong Kong Sociological Association, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. January 8, 2022.
  2. Hussain, R. (2021). Child marriage and school dropout in Bangladesh during Covid-19: Challenges for youth education sustainability. China and Higher education conference (ChinaHE21 Hong Kong Session). Education and SDGs: Promoting Quality Education for All. Organized by Manchester University in collaboration with Lingnan University. Hong Kong, 6th December.
  3. Shova, T.Y, Hussain, R. (2021). Integration and recognition of Asian Immigrants: A critical Exposition on Will Kymlicka's Polyethnic Rights. The 12th International Convention of Asia Scholars: Creating a Global Future.  Kyoto, Japan, 24-28 Aug 2021. https://www.eventscribe.net/2021/ICAS12/agenda.asp?BCFO=M&pfp=Browse%20By%20Day&tn=&cpf2=&cus2=&pta=&all=1&mode=
  4. Hussain, R. (2021). Information Economy, Employment Vulnerability and the Development of New Urban Marginality: A Case of Bangladesh. Postgraduate Conference on Interdisciplinary Learning: Re-Imagining Postgraduate Studies in the 21st Century and Beyond. 26-27 March 2021. Organized by Lingnan University, School of Graduate Studies & University Grants Committee. Tuen Mun, Hong Kong.
  5. Hussain, R., Shimul, S.M.A.K (2021). Women and the Transition across State Boundaries: The Warps and Woofs of National Labor Exporting Policies of Bangladesh and the Reality. ESA RN 35 “Sociology of Migration” – Midterm Conference. Towards Reflexivity in Migration Studies. Knowledge Production in Times of Contested Politics and Post-Colonial Dynamics. 21-22 January 2021. In collaboration with the IMISCOE Standing Committee “Reflexivities in Migration Studies”.
  6. Hussain, R. (2020). Challenges, Opportunities, and Responses to and by Higher Education institute amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, Higher Education Research(CHER,2020), “Innovations of Higher Education Amid that Pandemic: Institutional Management, Teaching, and Research Perspectives” Organized by Lingnan University and Co-Organized by University of Bath & Durham University. Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, 13-14 November 2020.
  7. Hussain, Rasel (2020), Online Intolerance: Netizens Responsibility, Organized by East West University Telecommunications Club in collaboration with 'Move Foundation', 02 March 2020, CCC Lobby (EWU), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  8. Khan, A.R, Hussain, Rasel (2020). ‘’Pathways of the Studies on Men and Masculinities in Bangladesh’’, Multidisciplinary International Conference on the Social and Life Sciences; Gender, Health, Information and the EnvironmentThe Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) in collaboration with Life Sciences, East West University, February 27-29, 2020
  9. Hussain, Rasel (2019).''Information Economy, Employment vulnerability and the Emergence of New Urban Marginality in Dhaka City, Bangladesh''.15th International Asian Urbanization Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 27-30th November 2019.
  10. Hussain, Rasel (2019), Women Health Issue: Reproductive Health (ARH) and Rights, Organized by East West University Sociology Club, 01 August 2019, CCC Lobby (EWU), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  11. Hussain, Rasel, Shova, T.Y (2019). ‘’Inclination of Suicide among the University Students of Bangladesh: A Socio-Moral Investigation’’ The 1st International Conference on Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Law, University of Barishal on15-16 March 2019.
  12. Hussain, Rasel (2018). ‘’ The Alienation of Bachelor in the Metropolitan Areas: A Case of Dhaka City, Bangladesh’ ’The 1st National Conference on ‘’ Contemporary Changes in Bangladesh Society’’, Department of Sociology, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh held on May 12, 2018
  13.  Hussain, Rasel (2018), ‘’ Information Economy and the New Urban Marginality in Dhaka City, Bangladesh’’. International Conference on ‘South Asian Sociology & Beyond’, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, held on 19-20th January 2018.
  14.  Hussain, Rasel, Shova, T.Y (2017) “Child Murder Issue in Bangladesh: Reasoning from Socio-Ethical Observation”. Insearch 2017: 4th International Integrative Research Conference at Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla, Bangladesh held on 18-19 December 2017.
Award, Fellowship, Membership

1.Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS),  PhD Fellow at Lingnan University, Department of Sociology and Social Policy. Tuenmun, Hong Kong. 

2. Hong Kong Sociological Association (2021-2022)


Journal Article

2021 Huda MN, Uddin H, Hasan MK, Malo JS, Duong MC & Rahman MA. Examining Bangladesh’s responses to COVID-19 in light of Vietnam: Lessons learned. Global Biosecurity, 2021; 3(1).

https://jglobalbiosecurity.com/articles/10.31646/gbio.123/ 

2021 Mostafizur Rahman, Helal Uddin, Lutfun Nahar Lata & Jalal Uddin "Associations of forms of intimate partner violence with low birth weight in India: findings from a population-based Survey"
The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine,

https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2021.1940129 

2021 Anisur Rahman Khan, S.M. Anowarul Kayes Shimul & Helal Uddin. "Demographic Risk Factors and Motives of Male Suicide in Bangladesh: A Retrospective Content Analysis." Acta Counseling and Humanities, 1(2), 66–80. https://doi.org/10.46637/ach.v1i2.7  

https://ach.idcounselor.com/index.php/ach/article/view/7 

2021     Jalal Uddin, Zobayer, Helal Uddin & Andrew Tatch. "Family resilience and protective factors promote flourishing and school engagement among US children amid developmental disorder and adverse psychosocial exposure." Sociological Spectrum. 

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02732173.2021.1875089?src=

2020     Uddin, Jalal, Najwa Alharbi, Helal Uddin, Belal Hossain, Serra S. Hatipoglu, Leann D. Long, and April P. Carson. “Parenting Stress and Family Resilience Affect the Association of Adverse Childhood Experiences with Children’s Mental Health and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” Journal of Affective Disorders. 272 (2020): 104-109

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.03.132

2020     Uddin, Jalal., Helal Uddin, & Mostafizur Rahman. “Association of women’s occupation with actual and ideal number of children in Bangladesh: a case of role incompatibility”. Demography and Social Economy. 2(40): 139-154

https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2020.02.139

Manuscripts under review 

Uddin, H. Zobayer Ahmmad & Jalal Uddin. (2021). Racial-ethnic Disparities in Adolescent Obesity in the United States: The Effect of Cumulative Social Risk Varies by Race-ethnicity. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health

Uddin, H., Jalal Uddin, Masum Billah, Monir Hossain. (2021). Family resilience and connection protects child flourishing and school engagement against adverse childhood experiences. Child Abuse & Neglect

Jalal Uddin, Helal Uddin, Gargya Malla, Lutfun Nahar Lata, D. Leann Long, Elizabeth H. Baker, April P. Carson. (2021). Adverse Childhood Experience and Children’s Mental Health: Separate versus Cumulative Risk Models and Potential Mediating Mechanisms. JAMA Psychiatry

Public Sociology

Public Sociology

... (2022, March 9). Digital proximity tools for contact tracing and quarantine. The Daily Observer, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp.15.  Digital proximity tools for contact tracing and quarantine - Op-Ed - observerbd.com  

..... (2019, February 1). Socioeconomic determinants and elderly mental health in Bangladesh. The Daily Observer, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 7 https://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=181010

…… (2018, October 11). State of young mental health in Bangladesh. The Daily Observer, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 7. https://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=162597

…… (2018, October 7). World teacher’s day and thinking of teaching. The Daily Observer, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 6. https://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=161945

…… (2018, September 6). Endangered Reserved Forest and Our Liability. The Daily Observer, Dhaka Bangladesh, pp. 6. https://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=156870

……. (2017, March 21). The principle of Sustainable Development: Ensured Natural Purified Source of Water. (In Bengali), AbashanNews24.Com. Retrieved from http://www.abashannews24.com/post_details.php?id=5045

Book Review

Book Review 

..... (2019, April 27). Buddhist Nationalism Rohingya Crisis and Contemporary Politics, (edi) Asif Bin Ali and Sabbir Ahmed. The Daily Observer, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 14. https://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=195002

Translation Work: English to Bangla

Translation Work: English to Bangla 

Khondker, H., Chowdhury, K & Uddin, H., et al. (2016-2021). Global Dialogue (In Bengali). International Sociological Association (ISA), Vol. 6.3, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 11.1. 11.2, 11.3

https://globaldialogue.isa-sociology.org/

Conferences and Seminars

Conferences and Seminars 

Paper Presenter, “Racial-ethnic Disparities in Adolescent Obesity in the United States: The Effect of Cumulative Social Risk Varies by Race-ethnicity”, In: 2021 American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting (Virtual), (6-10 August 2021)

Paper Presenter, “Family resilience and connection protects child flourishing and school engagement against adverse childhood experiences”, In: 2021 American Sociological Association (ASA) Annaul Meeting (Virtual), (6-10 August 2021)

Paper Presenter, “Adverse Childhood Experience and Children’s Mental Health: Separate versus Cumulative Risk Models and Potential Mediating Mechanisms”, In: 2021 American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting (Virtual), (6-10 August 2021)

Paper Presenter “Association of women’s occupation with actual and ideal number of children in Bangladesh: a case of role incompatibility”, In: ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. (8 July, 2020)

Paper Presenter, “Parenting stress and family resilience affect the association of adverse childhood experiences with children’s mental health and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder”, In: First Multidisciplinary International Conference on the Social and Life Sciences (ICSL 2020), East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (27-29th February, 2020)

Paper Presenter, “Demographic Risk Factors and Motives of Male Suicide in Bangladesh, 2018-2019”, In: 7th International Conference on Public Administration and Development, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Dhaka, Bangladesh, (5-6th February 2020)

Paper Presenter, “Coastal Tourism, a Blue Economy for Alternative Livelihoods: Problems and Challenges in Bangladesh”, In: 6th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, (5-6th December, 2019)

Poster Presenter, “Investment in Workers’ Health and Sustainable Growth of Garments Industry: A Study on Garments Industry in Dhaka City, Bangladesh”, In: 2nd Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at Workplace 2019, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, (17th September, 2019)

Paper Presenter, “Deforestation and Degradation of Sangu Reserved Forest in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh”, In: 8th Annual Conference of the Sociology of Development, at The University of Notre Dame, USA, (17-19th October, 2019)

Paper Presenter, “China’s Position on Rohingya Crisis from Neo-realism Perspective”, In: International Conference on the Rohingya Crisis in Comparative Perspective, at University College London (UCL), UK, (4-5th July, 2019)

Paper Presenter, “Pre-lacteal Feeding Practice among the mothers having children below 5 years of age at selected slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh”, In: 6th International Conference on Natural Science and Technology (ICNST' 19), at Asian University for Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh, (29-30th March 2019)

Paper Presenter, "Socioeconomic Determinants and Mental Health: A Cross-sectional Study among Urban Elderly Women in Bangladesh", In: 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development, at United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (19-20th February 2019)

Paper Presenter, “Assessing Choice in Buying T-shirt among the Students of Dhaka University”, In: International Conference on Envisioning Our Common Future (ICEOCF 2016), University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (22-23rd December 2016)

Conference and Seminar

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

Journal Publication

Khan., A.R., Shimul, S.M.A.K., and Arendse, N. (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

Khan, A. R., Shimul, S. M. A. K., & Uddin, H. (2021). Demographic Risk Factors and Motives of Male Suicide in Bangladesh. Acta Counseling and Humanities, 2(1), 66–80.

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. Bangladesh Institute of Labor Studies.

Khan, A. R., & Shimul, S. M. A. K. (2020). Methodological Issues in Suicide Research in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, 93–96. https://doi.org/10.36609/bjpa.v28i2.109

Khan A. R., Uddin, H. & Shimul, S. M. A. K.Billah, Masum., (Accepted). “Suicide and Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bangladesh: What are the lessons from Durkheim’s sociology of suicide?” Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences (SLJSS) 

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 



Policy Brief

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

Selected Publications

(1) Barkat, A., Islam, M. W., Ahsan, M., & Osman, A. (2019). Land Grabbing: A Quest for the Loopholes in Land Laws. In Barkat, A., (Ed.), Bangladesh Land Status Report 2017: Land Grabbing in a Rent Seeking Society (pp. 41–72). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Muktobuddhi Publishers.

(2) Barkat, A., & Ahsan, M. (2017). International Migration, Social Protection and RightsIn Thematic Research on Migration and Development. (pp. 121–194). Dhaka, Bangladesh: International Organization for Migration (IOM). Available at: https://bangladesh.iom.int/sites/default/files/publication/Report-of-Thematic-Research-Book.pdf 

(3) Barkat, A., Suhrawardy, G.M., Ahamed, F.M., & Ahsan, M. (2017). In depth Monitoring Study Report: ‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar’ (One House One Farm) Project. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Local Government and Rural  Development Sector, Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED), Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh.

(4) Barkat, A., & Ahsan, M. (2014). Gender and Migration from Bangladesh: Mainstreaming Migration into the National Development Plans from a Gender Perspective. Dhaka, Bangladesh: International Labour Organization (ILO). Available at: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---asia/---ro-bangkok/---ilo-dhaka/documents/publication/wcms_310411.pdf  

(5) Barkat, A., Poddar, A., Ahsan, M., & Ahamed, F. M. (2013). Social and Income Security of Older People at Household Level: A Background Study. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) and HelpAge International.

(6) Barkat, A., Osman, A., Sen Gupta, S.K., Ara, R., & Ahsan, M. (2013). Situational Analysis on Sexual Harassment at Tertiary Level Education Institutes in and around Dhaka. Dhaka, Bangladesh: UN Women. 

(7) Barkat, A., Halim, S., Osman, A., Hossain, M.I., & Ahsan, M. (2010). Status and Dynamics of Land Rights, Land Use and Population in Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) and DANIDA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark).

Research Reports/Working Papers/Policy Papers (as co-author)

(1) Barkat, A., Ahamed, F.M., Osman, A., & Ahsan, M. (2018). Baseline Survey of SWAPNO (Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities) 2nd Cycle of SWAPNO project, UNDP. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Local Government Division, MoLGRD&C, Government of Bangladesh and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bangladesh.

(2) Barkat, A., Ahsan, M., Osman, A., & Ahmed, Sk. A. (2018). Skills Demand Survey in Information and Communication Technology Sector. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC).

(3) Barkat, A. et al. (2017). Baseline Survey of Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project (NJLIP). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Social Development Foundation (SDF) and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC).

(4) Barkat, A. et al. (2016). Baseline study of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Rights in Disaster Prone Areas of Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Marie Stopes, Bangladesh and Plan International, Bangladesh.

(5) Barkat, A. et al. (2016). Women's Dairy Entrepreneurship in Rural Bangladesh, conducted under "Developing and Executing an Influencing Strategy/Advocacy Strategy for Gendered Enterprise Markets (GEM) and Enterprise Development Program (EDP) Components of Oxfam GB. Dhaka, Bangladesh: UKAid and Oxfam GB, Bangladesh. 

(6) Barkat, A. et al. (2015). Baseline Survey of the Generation Breakthrough Project. Dhaka, Bangladesh: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(7) Barkat, A. et al. (2014). Baseline Study for Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Linkages (SaFaL) Programme. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Solidaridad Network Asia and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(8) Barkat, A. et al. (2014). Assessing Inheritance Laws and their Impact on Rural Women in Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh: International Land Coalition (ILC) and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(9) Barkat, A. et al. (2013). Study on Knowledge Attitude Practice (KAP) of University Students on Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR). Dhaka, Bangladesh: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(10) Barkat, A. et al. (2013). Impact of Social and Income Security for Older People at Household Level. Dhaka, Bangladesh: HelpAge International, Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(11) Barkat, A. et al. (2012). Situational Analysis of the Street Children involved in Begging in Dhaka City. Dhaka, Bangladesh: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC).

(12) Barkat, A. et al. (2012). Women in Parliament: Process and Extent of Participation and Scope for Strengthening Their Role. Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Asia Foundation Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(13) Barkat, A. et al. (2012). Baseline Survey on Joint Programme to Address Violence against Women (JP-VAW) in Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

(14) Barkat, A. et al. (2011). Baseline Survey to Know the Extent and Severity of Violence Against Women in Selected Sectors. Dhaka, Bangladesh: International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for Bangladesh and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC).  

(15) Barkat, A. et al. (2011). Socio-economic Impact Study of the Rural Electrification Development Project (REDP). Dhaka, Bangladesh: National Rural Electrification Cooperative Association (NRECA) International Ltd. and Human Development Research Centre (HDRC). 

Conference Papers

(1) Ahsan, M. (2020). Sexual Harassment in Education Institutions: A Sociological Analysis. Paper presented at the 1st Multidisciplinary International Conference on the Social and Life Science: Gender, Health, Information, and Environment (ICSL 2020). Organized by East West University; Dhaka, Bangladesh; 27-29 February 2020.

(2) Ahsan, M. (forthcoming). Women and Migration: A Sociological Review on the Current Trends and Future of Women Migration in Bangladesh. Paper accepted in the 2nd International Congress on Women and Politics in a Global World. Organized by Altınbaş University; Istanbul, Turkey; 17-18 April 2020. 

Unpublished Masters Thesis and Monographs

(1) Ahsan, M. (2009). The Cultural Construction of Women: A Comparative Sociological Study on the Urban and the Rural Societies of Bangladesh. Unpublished Masters Thesis under the Supervision of Dr. A.I. Mahbub Uddin Ahmed, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka. 

(2) Ahsan, M. (2008). Sexual Relationship and Media Image: Men’s Desires over Women’s Performances – An Application on Jean Baudrillard’s Concept of ‘Simulacra and Simulations’. Unpublished monograph under the Supervision of Dr. A.I. Mahbub Uddin Ahmed, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka. 

(3) Ahsan, M. (2007). Consensual Poverty and Social Exclusion in Urban Bangladesh under ‘Poverty and the Social Exclusion in Dhaka City in 2007’. Unpublished monograph under the Supervision of Dr. A.I. Mahbub Uddin Ahmed, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka.

(4) Ahsan, M. (2007). The Impact of the ‘Internet’ on the Teenage Users: A Sociological Study in Dhaka City. Unpublished monograph under the Supervision of Dr. Shah Ehsan Habib, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka.

(5) Ahsan, M. (2005). The Dynamics of Changes in the Agrarian Structure – How did it happen historically? Unpublished monograph under the Supervision of Dr. Monirul I Khan, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka.