BIGD Research Fellow Dr. Md Shanawez Hossain participated in the Faculty Workshop at University of California, Berkeley
BIGD Research Fellow Dr. Md Shanawez Hossain participated in the Faculty Workshop on Research Writing & Publishing in the USA from October 11-18, 2016. Hosted by Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, University of California, Berkeley in partnership with the American Institute for Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) and the US Embassy in Dhaka. Eight faculty members from top universities from Bangladesh participated in the program. The workshop led by UC Berkeley faculties covered topics on research methodologies including, deconstructing a paper, qualitative methods, survey methods, literature review/theory, archival research, polishing the paper and publishing process. The overall program was coordinated by Dr. Sanchita Saxena, Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, University of California, Berkeley.
From October 20-23 Dr. Hossain participated in the 45th Annual Conference on South Asia organized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison at The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club. The four day conference featuring research panels and roundtables, lectures and addresses, film screenings, booksellers, association receptions, and other special presentations was attended by more than 750 scholars, students and professionals. On 20th October Dr. Hossain presented a paper on ‘Regional Cooperation for Resource-Centered Strategies: Analysis from Energy Security Perspective in Asia’, at the daylong session titled, ‘From MDGs to SDGs: Bangladesh as a Case in Point’. Dr. Jason Cons, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin was discussant of the paper. Dr. ASM Atiqur Rahman, Professor, Institute of Social Welfare & Research, University of Dhaka presented the keynote in the event. Among others Dr. Golam M. Mathbor, President, AIBS; Professor, School of Social Work, Monmouth University; Dr. Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malilni Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley and Mahbub Hasan Saleh, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Bangladesh Embassy in USA attended the event.