Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam
Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam Associate Professor, Department of Government & Politics

PROFILE

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam is an emerging political scientist with a research focus on South Asia. He is an Associate Professor of Government and Politics at the Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh.  Prior to joining the University in 2014, Dr Islam has worked with the United Nations Development Programme Bangladesh for a period of seven years in various managerial capacities. During these roles and during brief missions at UNDP country offices in Indonesia, Nepal and China, Professor Islam gained hands-on experiences that continues to inform his research and teaching.

 

Dr Islam is a regular contributor to the South Asia Blog of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK, Oxford Political Review and the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. He has a good number of publications to his credit mostly appeared in international outlet (Routledge, Elsevier, Cambridge, SAGE, Oxford and Springer). His edited volume ‘Human Security, Peace and Development: South Asian Perspective’ published from India, has gained significant scholarly reviews. He has delivered lectures, seminars and workshops at Cambridge, LSE, SOAS, Oxford and different universities of China, India, Indonesia and Nepal.

 

Prof. Islam also acts as a Research Guide to different courses (Senior Staff Course-SSC and Advanced Corse for Administration and Development-ACAD) at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre. He is recently engaged by the National Defence College (NDC) to participate in its academic affairs as an Expert. His articles regularly appear in some of the leading English dailies of South Asia such as the Daily Star, the Daily Independent, the Financial Express, the Business Standard, the South Asia Monitor and the Khabarhub (Nepal). His forthcoming book is ‘Local Government in Bangladesh: Contemporary Issues and Challenges’ to be published by the Routledge. His another important book ‘Disaster, Governance and Development: Bangladesh Perspective’ is recently accepted by the Springer.

 

Professor Islam is currently co-editing a book "COVID-19 in South Asia: It's Impact on Society, Economics and Politics" with two young scholars from the University of Oxford and the University of Leeds, to be published by the Routledge. The ‘Higher Education Digest’ one of the most popular global higher education magazines publishes from Bangalore, Dubai and London simultaneously, had featured Dr Islam as the most promising young scholar of Asia in 2020. Professor Islam is the Editor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research.

 

Professor Islam is perhaps the rare academic with a PhD from Bangladesh who has been affiliated with the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in different prestigious capacities (Visiting Scholar and Visiting Research Fellow).

RESEARCH INTEREST

Local Government, Human Security, Foreign Relations of Bangladesh towards Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal, Politics of Migration, Environmental Governance and Disaster Management

AWARD

Best Interview (s) on South Asia in 2020-21,

With South Asian Newspaper 

Featured Author of Routledge,
Routledge (Taylor & Francis) highlights Dr Islam as a Featured Author 
Commemorating the first LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit: Bangladesh article special,

The first LSE_UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018 had selected and awarded top articles relating to the summit panels on minority and gender rights, civil society and the ‘idea of Bangladesh’. Article of Dr Tarikul Islam was among the top five. 

Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam: A Young Scholar of Bangladesh Who Reached New Heights in 2020,

"Higher Education Digest' one of the most popular global higher education Magazine publishes from Bangalore, Dubai and London simultaneously. It has recognized Dr Tarik Islam as the most promising scholar in 2020. 

Best Writer Award 2020 from Nepal,

Considering his scholarly contribution with 20 articles and 5 exclusive interview in a year, Kathmandu (Nepal) based popular English News Portal Khabarhub has decided to honor Dr. Mohammad Tarikul Islam, as one of the best thinkers/writers of this region, with the “Best Contributor” award for 2020.

Best Paper Presenter Award from the International Conference on Prospects and Challenges of Sustainable Development in Developing Countries held in Rajshahi University, Bangladesh,

Received the best paper presenter award. More than 130 research papers were presented in two days long conference hosted by the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Rajshahi  from 19-20 July, 2019.


KEYNOTE SPEECH

Bangladesh-Maldives: Unlocking the potential for deepening bilateral relations,

The Business Standard, Dhaka

Can Local Government become a home of social coherence and peace in rural South Asia?,

@ SOAS Department of Politics and International Studies (TBC)

AN ACADEMIC OVERVIEW ON ROHINGYA CRISIS, GEO-POLITICS, POLITICS OF REPATRIATION AMIDST MILITARY INTERFERENCE IN MYANMAR,

In conversation with Youth Policy Forum 

Military interference in Myanmar and the plight of Rohingya repatriation,

The Business Standard, English Dailies of Bangladesh 

INTERNATIONAL E-CONFERENCE ON PEACE EDUCATION,

Radio Candid, Nepal

SDGS and COVID PANDEMIC,

Radio Candid

MILITARY INTERFERENCE IN MYANMAR AND THE FUTURE OF ROHINGYA REPATRIATION,

Radio Candid, Nepal

Paper @ Conference on COVID-19 and State of Preparedness for the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, https://www.humanmovement.cam.ac.uk/blog/covid-19-and-state-preparedness-rohingya-refugees-bangladesh-june-1-2020,

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom 


JOURNAL PAPER

Influx of Rohingya Refugees: UN Resolution and Diplomatic Endeavour of Bangladesh Government,

Oxford Political Review, University of Oxford

Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development Goals in Developing Countries,

Volume for Partnership for the Goals, the Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Springer 

COVID-19’s Impacts on Migrant Workers from Bangladesh: In Search of Policy Intervention, World Development, Journal of Elsevier, 2020.

World Development, Journal of Elsevier

Access to justice for marginalised rural victims across South Asia: Issues and challenges, South Asian Affairs ,

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom 

Bangladesh and Bhutan: Fostering Win-Win Bilateral Relations,

ISAS, National University of Singapore 

Combating COVID-19 in Rural Bangladesh: The Role of the Local Government,

Insights, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Bangladesh: Towards the localisation of Sustainable Development Goals,

South Asia (2020), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK

Bangladesh–Nepal Trade Relations: Understanding the Influence of Economic Diplomacy,

SAGE, India 

Rural dispute resolution in Bangladesh: how do village courts safeguard justice?,

Contemporary South Asia, Journal of Routledge (Taylor & Francis)

Popular Perceptions about Village Courts: Bangladesh Perspective,

Development Issues (working paper series), Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

Influx of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and it's Consequences on Human Security,

South Asian Affairs, South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Climate Change Diplomacy: A Reflection in the Context of Bangladesh,

British Journal of Environment and Climate Change, London. 

Conflict Resolution and Civil Society: Experiences of Nepal,

SAGE, India 


CONFERENCE PAPER

Towards the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals: Issues and Challenges amidst COVID-19 Pandemic, 2nd E International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management,

Invited Speaker to the 2nd E International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

COVID-19 and State of Preparedness for the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, Cambridge Human Movement,

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, University of Cambridge, UK

Influx of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: State of Human Security and Politics of Repatriation, International Conference on the Rohingya Crisis in Comparative Perspective, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom,

International Conference on the Rohingya Crisis in Comparative Perspective

University College London (UCL), United Kingdom

Talking on Rohingya Crisis: Concern over Human Security, Geo-politics, Diplomatic Endeavour and COVID Impact,

Offered at the Centre for Human Movement, Cambridge and it went on air by the Radio Candid, Nepal. 

Role of Union Disaster Management Committee in Post-Disaster Response Management: Rural Bangladesh Perspective,

 SAARC Disaster Management Centre, New Delhi

Paper also published in the journal of South Asia Disaster Studies, SAARC

Public Engagement with Research: Global Perspective,

University of Oxford, UK

Capability Approach and Human Development,

Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

South-South Cooperation,

DFID and UNDP, China 

LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018,

Ahead of Bangladesh Summit at LSE, top five articles on contemporrary issues of development with reference to Bangladesh were chosen by South Asia Centre. My article on Standing Committee of the Local Government was one of them. 

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science(LSE), UK


BOOK CHAPTER

Grassroots Political Movement to Achieve SDGs in Developing Countries,

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Volume, Springer 

Special Publication of NUS on The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on South Asia,

The Institute of South Asian Studies, the National Unviersity of Singapore (NUS) has collated papers on the COVID-19 outbreak in South Asia prepared by its researchers and invited scholars from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Maldives and Sri-Lanka  into a Special publication in the form of special report. It offers a comprehensive coverage of the pandemic and its impact on the South Asian countries. Among other, it discusses issues relating to the economy, migration and remittances, tourism, public health and online battles.  


EDITED BOOK

Knowledge Management, Governance and Sustainable Development: Lessons and Insights from Developing Countries, 2020.

Edited book based on international conference at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre. Acted as one of the members to the editorial panel, Routledge, UK 


BOOK

Disaster, Governance and Development: Perspectives from Bangladesh (from the Springer),

230 pages book. Status # Forthcoming from the Springer 

Local Government in Bangladesh: Contemporary Issues and Challenges from Routledge ,

Forthcoming Textbook is consisting of 15 chapters. Contract signed ISBN provided.

Hardback: 978-0-367-54502-4 

Human Security, Peace and Development: South Asian Perspective,

Published by Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

The capacity of Cyclone Preparedness Programme and Flood Preparedness Programme volunteers for gender -inclusive preparedness and response,

Publication of UN Women, Asia and the Pacific Region, United Nations.

Bangladesh Report 2013: Disaster Preparedness Response and Recovery,

Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, Bangladesh Government 


SEMINAR

Unlocking youth potential in research and teaching on local government in South Asia, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh , 2020.

It's funded by UNDP Bangladesh to promote research and innovation pertaining to lcoal government in attaining SDGs. I did act as Coordinator to the series of seminar. 

Political and Law of Democratic Transition: Discourse of Democracy and Development in Bangladesh,

 School of South Asian Laws, SOAS, University of London

Liberty, Equality and Alienation,

St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK

SDGs and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement: Methodology and Data Challenges,

Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford, UK

South Asian Seminar,

Centre of South Asian Studies, Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge, UK

E-Governance: Free, Open, Peaceful and Secure: Applying the UK's New 'Fusion Doctrine' in Cyberspace,

Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, University of Oxford, UK

South Asia Seminar on Peopling Policy Processes? Methodological Populism in the Bangladesh Health and Education Sectors,

South Asian Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford, UK

Constitutional Debate in the Contemporary World,

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, UK

Government needs to get better at Policy-Making,

Martin School, University of Oxford, UK

Globalisation, Public Policy and Labour,

Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK

Deciphering EU-China diplomatic relationship-building,

Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK

Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge: Developing Countries Perspective,

University of Oxford, UK

Rohingya Crisis: Diplomatic Endeavor of Bangladesh Government towards Peaceful Repatriation,

Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK. 

Understanding the Effectiveness of Union Parishad Standing Committee: A Perspective on Bangladesh,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK


WORKSHOP

Better Assessment Better Response: Disaster Management,

United Nations in Indonesia 

Non-violence in the Context of War or Armed Conflict,

Kathmandu, Nepal 


OTHER

FAO of United Nations featuring article on Sustainable Rural Development (Part-1),

FAO, United Nations HQ

BOOK REVIEW: An essential read on knowledge management,

The book, Knowledge Management, Governance and Sustainable Development: Lessons and Insights from Developing Countries (Routledge, 2020), edited by M Aslam Alam, Fakrul Alam, and Dilara Begum, The Daily Star, Dhaka

UNGA President visit, China’s three-phase proposal & Rohingya repatriation efforts: How far?,

Khabarhub, Nepal 

Interview - Mohammad Tarikul Islam,

Academic conversation with E-International Relations, London 

সমকালীন প্রসঙ্গ : রোহিঙ্গা প্রত্যাবাসন প্রচেষ্টা কতদূর,

Published in the Bangla Dailies Samakal 

Interview with the English Dailies of Nepal (Local Government is rather slow in engaging people to implement SDGs: Dr. Islam),

Khabarhub, Nepal 

Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam, Visiting Scholar, SOAS, University of London, UK, SOAS Newsletter from the Department of Politics and International Studies,

SOAS Newsletter

Bangladesh and Maldives: Efforts to unlock potential for deepening bilateral relations,

At the English Newspaper, Nepal 

Interview: Revitalization of SAARC could be better option for South Asian integration: Dr. Islam,

Interview with international Media (Newspaper) 

Interview with the Higher Education Digest (India and UK),

An Academic Overview on how to bridge the gap between the government and rural people 

In conversation with the Higher Education Digest Magazine (UK and India),

I had had very recent past conversations with the Higher Education Digest Magazine pertaining to my passion in local government research highlighting the forthcoming book from Routledge.

Bangladesh-China bilateral relations: Influences of geopolitics and Rohingya,

The Business Standard, Dhaka 

Economic Diplomacy a must to consolidate bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka: Dr. Islam,

Interview with the International English Dailies 

PTA 2020: A milestone to consolidate mutual interests of Bangladesh and Bhutan,

English Dailies of Nepal 

Bilateral relations between Bangladesh and China have widened in various dimensions: Dr. Islam,

Interview with the International English Dailies 

Citizen participation in sustainable rural development,

The Daily Star has brought out supplement (segment 5 in number) marking its 30th Founding Anniversary. My article comes into view as well.

Rohingya Crisis: Repatriation efforts alongside relocation to Bhasan Char must be persistent,

The Business Standard, Dhaka

Military coup in Myanmar: Shifting attention from Rohingya Repatriation to Democracy Restoration?,

International English Dailies

Sri Lanka-Bangladesh: A model for South-South Cooperation,

The Daily News, Sri Lanka

Influx of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: How can repatriation effort happening alongside their relocation in Bhashan Char?,

@ International English Dailies 

Foreign policy of Bangladesh towards South Asia: Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka on conversation,

Newspaper Article

SME, Sustainable Rural Development and Local Government,

English Dailies, Nepal 

Democratic surface of local govt unfolds in local leadership, participatory development,

Overseas English Dailies

Disaster, Migration and Challenges to Human Security,

Khabarhub, Nepal

Participation of people with disabilities in Inclusive Local Government and SDGs,

@ Khabarhub, Nepal 

Synergy between Human Security and Sustainable Development needs to be broadly augmented: Dr. Islam,

Exclusive Interview with overseas English Dailies 

Paths to attaining food security in rural Bangladesh,

@ Newspaper (English)

Female Upazila Vice-Chairperson in Bangladesh:In quest of equal access to the decision-making process,

@ the English Dailies of Nepal 

Upazila Parishad nexus Local Development in Bangladesh: Challenges lie in Accountability and Invention,

@ Khabarhub, Nepal 

Role of MP in Local Government of Bangladesh: In Quest of Trustworthy Working Relations,

English Dailies, Nepal 

Localizing SDGs in developing countries amid COVID-19 pandemic,

Newspaper article @ Khabarhub, Nepal 

Strengthening local government in Bangladesh: The need for decentralization,

@ Khabarhub, English Dailies of Nepal 

Improving Environmental Governance in Rural Bangladesh,

Newspaper Article, Khabarhub, Nepal 

Bilateral Relations between Bangladesh and Nepal reach new height: Dr. Islam,

Interview with overseas English Dailies

Party-line Election and Grassroots Democracy in Bangladesh,

@ English Dailies, Nepal 

Media Coverage _ In conversation with LSE Professor David Lewis,

Local Government, Centre for Social Harmony and Development, Bangladesh  and Khabarhub, Nepal 

Local Government in Bangladesh must be empowered for effective Disaster Management: Dr. Islam,

Interview with English Dailies of Nepal 

Reinforcing local government for dispute resolution,

At Khabarhub, Nepal 

Citizen’s participation in local govt a must for sustainable dev in rural Bangladesh: Dr. Islam,

Interview with Kathmandu based English Dailies

Ensuring Health Security in Rural Bangladesh : A Paradigm Shift is Must,

Khabarhub, Nepal 

Rural Women in Local Government Affairs of Bangladesh,

Khabarhub, Nepal 

Interview with the English Dailies of Nepal (Citizen’s participation in local govt a must for sustainable dev in rural Bangladesh: Dr. Islam),

Extensive Interview with the English Dailies of Nepal 

Bridging Gap Between People and Local Government in Bangladesh,

@ Khabarhub (English Dailies of Nepal)

State of Social Security in Rural South Asia amid COVID pandemic,

Presented at the international E-conference on Impact of COVID-19 in rural South Asia and published by the Khabarhub, English Dailies of Nepal 

Economic Diplomacy and Sustainable Development: An Interplay,

@ Khabarhub, Nepal 

Participatory Development in Bangladesh: Governance Matters,

@ Khabarhub, Nepal 

UNHCR Resolution for Meaningful Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees from Bangladesh: How Far? ,

@ Khabarhub, Nepal 

How Bangladesh employs diplomatic endeavor for better Climate Change adaptation,

@ Khabarhub, Kathmandu, Nepal

Can Local Government make Community Policing functional in rural Bangladesh?,

@ Khabarhub, Kathmandu based English Dailies, Nepal 

State of Human Security in Rural Bangladesh amidst COVID Pandemic ,

@ English Dailies (Khabarhub), Kathmandu, Nepal 

Can BIMSTEC harness Regional Development in a true sense? ,

Khabarhub, English Dailies of Nepal 

Livelihood Opportunities of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh,

Khabarhub, English Dailies of Nepal 

Article for the English Dailies on Better Governance for Better Disaster Management: Bangladesh Perspective, 2020.

Khabarhub, Kathmandu, Nepal 

Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Governance and Development: Bangladesh Perspective,

Kathmandu based English Dailies

Bangladesh: In Quest of a Decentralised Local Representative Bodies, 2020.

Policy Paper published in URBANET, GIZ, Germany 

Bangladesh and Bhutan foster win-win bilateral relations: Dr. Islam, 2020.

Interview with Kathmandu based English Dailies, Nepal 

How UN defends global peace, prosperity amid COVID-19 pandemic?,

Khabarhub (English Dailies), Kathmandu, Nepal 

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka: Trade and Diplomatic Relations,

Kathmandu based English Dailies

Can BIMSTEC harness shared, accelerated development as a sub-regional forum? ,

The Business Standard, Dhaka 

Localizing SDGs is must for inclusive rural development in Bangladesh: Dr. Islam,

Interview with Kathmandu based English Dailies, Nepal 

COVID-19 and State of Preparedness for the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh,

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, University of Cambridge

Bangladesh-India Track II Diplomacy,

Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement

Shaping Global Partnership for Combatting COVID-19,

Kathmandu based English Dailies 

Economic diplomacy is a must to boost Bangladesh-Nepal trade relations,

The Business Standard, Dhaka 

A global partnership is needed to combat COVID-19,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi

Local govt can defend ‘access to justice for marginalized rural people’ in S Asia: Dr. Islam,

Interview with English Dailies, Kathmandu 

Mohammad Tarikul Islam , Time to shape global partnership for combating Covid-19,

The Business Standard, Dhaka

Repatriate Rohingya refugees with dignity: Dr Islam,

Interview with Kathmandu based English Dailies 

Bangladesh-Nepal Trade Relations: Influences of Economic Diplomacy,

Nepali English Dailies 

Analysing Viability of the BIMSTEC: Roles, Processes and Challenges,

Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement 

Covid-19 and vulnerability of overseas Bangladeshis,

Nepalis English Dailies 

Bangladesh-Nepal Trade Relations: Influences of Economic Diplomacy,

Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement 

Bangladesh's paradox of reopening its garment industry: Time to end dangerous working conditions,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Covid-19 and Vulnerability of Overseas Bangladeshis,

Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement 

COVID-19 and State of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh,

Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement 

 

Interview with FORCE (Indian Defence Magazine),
COVID-19 Pandemic and the Search for Regional Cooperation in South Asia,

Nepal Institute for International Cooepration and Engagement, Kathmundu 

COVID-19 and Trump’s Halting of Funding to WHO,

Nepal Institute for International Cooepration and Engagement, Kathmundu 

Towards Localization of SDGs: Bangladesh Perspective,

The Daily Star (Bangladesh)

Local government in Health Services for the Rural Communities,

The Daily Independent

Bangladesh Foreign Relations with India and Sri Lanka,

The daily Independent 

Reinforce Local Government for Dispute Resolution in Rural Bangladesh,

The Daily Independent, Bangladesh 

Upazila Parishad Standing Committee and its Effectiveness,

The daily Independent, Bangladesh 

South Asia: An analysis of Bangladesh foreign policy,

The Daily Independent (Bangladeshi English Dailies)

Local Government in Sustainable Rural Development,

The daily Independent 

Round table on E-Governance for Accountable and Transparent Public and Private Service Delivery,

Organized by Save the Children and published by the Daily Star 

State of Health Security in rural Bangladesh,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK

Health security in rural Bangladesh needs a bottom-up approach,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Bangladesh-India ties should be a multi-party, multi-stakeholder affair,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Rohingya refugees: Issues of security, geo-politics and repatriation,

The Daily Independent, Bangladesh 

Rural Women and Democracy in Local Government in Bangladesh,

LSE South Asia Blog

Role of MP in Local Government: Bangladesh Perspective,

LSE South Asia Blog, United Kingdom 

Without decentralisation we cannot have effective local government,

The Daily Star (Leading English Dailies of Bangladesh)

Bangladesh-China relations have metamorphosed into a strategic partnership,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Disaster governance in South Asia: Regional collaboration essential,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Ensuring enforcement of environmental governance,

The Financial Express (English dailies of Bangladesh)

Mainstreaming human security: Need for paradigm shift,

The Financial Express (English dailies of Bangladesh)

Bangladesh should consider appointing a special climate-change envoy,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India

Bangladesh and Nepal must raise the level of their economic ties,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Informal Diplomacy: Reinforcing Bangladesh-India relationships,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

How we can strengthen local governance ?,

The Daily Star, Bangladesh 

Cooperation or Interference: MP’s Role in Local Government,

The Daily Star, Bangladesh 

Policy brief at Oxford Department of International Development,

University of Oxford

Despite legislative and institutional arrangements, Bangladesh is struggling to improve environmental governance,

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science 

Health Security in Rural Bangladesh,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK. 

In quest of justice in rural Bangladesh,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK.

Cold Wave in Bangladesh: Consequences of Poor Human Security,

Column in the Financial Express (popular english dailies of Bangladesh)

In quest of functional community policing,

Column in the Daily Star (leading english dailies of Bangladesh)

How Can Bangladesh Utilize Human Security for Rural Development ?,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK

Are Bangladesh’s local government bodies democratic?,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK

How does local government cope with disaster in Bangladesh?,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK

Climate negotiations: How does Bangladesh fare?,

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Bangladesh China Strategic Relations: Critical Analysis,

LSE South Asia blog 

Bangladesh-China relations have metamorphosed into a strategic partnership Informal Diplomacy: Reinforcing Bangladesh-India relationships,

Two published articles reproduced by Indian Defence Review

Bangladesh needs paradigm shift in governance: Let local community lead and power social changes,

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Parliamentary standing committees in Bangladesh must be made effective,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Local bodies vital to ensure environmental security in rural Bangladesh,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Without decentralisation Bangladesh cannot have effective local government,

LSE South Asia Centre, UK

Bangladesh and Bhutan: A strategic development partnership,

South Asia Centre, LSE, UK

Bangladesh needs paradigm shift in governance: Let local community lead and power social changes,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India

India should support Bangladeshi diplomatic efforts to repatriate Rohingyas,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 

Bangladesh Studies at LSE Research Online,

London School of Economics and Political Science 

Bangladesh, Bhutan have a strategic development partnership,

South Asia Monitor, New Delhi, India 


Teaching

Course Code Course Title Semester/Year
IR, LG and DS Lectures on Development Studies, Peace Studies, Local Governance and Bangladesh's Foreign Relations towards South Asia @ Tribhuvan University, Nepal
IR Lecture on Bangladesh in South Asia and Climate Diplomacy @ Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India @ College Teacher's Training Programme
DM Disaster and Environmental Management, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Professional Master's level
Strategic Studies (SWOT Analysis) Lecture on SWOT Analysis, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre, Bangladesh Government ACAD (Deputy Secretary level course)
PA Public Administration, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level
BC (Foundation Training Course) Basic Course, Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, GoB Basic Course for PIO and DRR
CIP Contemporary International Politics, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level
BA Bangladesh Studies, Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level
LG Local Governance, Department of Public Administration, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level
Online course as guest faculty/invited speaker Lecture on Participatory Local Governance, SDGs, Peace Education, Geo-politics of Rohingya Refugees and Human Security @ LSE, Cambridge, SOAS and Radio Candid
PR Policy Research, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center, Bangladesh ACAD (Deputy Secretary level course) and Senior Staff Course/SSC (Join Secretary level course)
PPM Planning and Project Management, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Master's level
PM Project Management, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Professional Master's level
SAS South Asian Studies (Politics of South Asia), Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level
LG Local Government, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Professional Master's level
LG Local Government, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level
SC Security Studies, Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University @ Undergraduate level

Academic Info

Institute: East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Period: 2021

Session Chair at the 2nd E International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

Institute: The School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK

Honorary Fellow (Visiting Scholar), Department of Politics and International Studies (research and teaching mostly on Human Security, Local Governance and Foreign Relations of Bangladesh towards South Asia)

 

Institute: University of Cambridge , United Kingdom

Post-Doc Fellowship (visiting scholar) with research undertaking on Influx of Rohingya Refugees: issues of Human Security, Geo-politics and Diplomacy for Repatriation 

Institute: University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Visiting Research Fellowship at Oxford Department of International Development with Research on Local Government in Dispute Resolution: A Comparative Perspective

 

Institute: Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

PhD from the Department of Government and Politics 

Institute: Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

Master of Social Science from the Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh 

 

Experience

Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor in Government and Politics
Period: 30 June 2019 to the date
Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Assistant Professor in Government and Politics
Period: 30 January 2017 to 29 June 2019
Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Lecturer in Government and Politics
Period: 9 August 2014- 29 January 2017
Organization: United Nations Development Programme
Position: Development Practitioner (Research, Knowledge Management, Publication, Donor Communication and Project Management)
Period: Seven years (2007- 2014)

Activity

Organization: Youth Policy Forum
Position: Honorary Senior Fellow (Local Government and Rural Development)
Period: 2021-2022

https://www.facebook.com/YouthPolicyForumBD/ 

Organization: The Daily Star, Dhaka
Position: Local Government and Sustainable Development Columnist
Period: 2018 Continued

Kindly visit the link to get access to all published articles https://www.thedailystar.net/author/mohammad-tarikul-islam

Organization: The Business Standard, Dhaka
Position: Expert Columnist
Period: 2020 Continued

Kindly visit the link to get access to all published articles https://tbsnews.net/author/dr-mohammad-tarikul-islam

Organization: Khabarhub, Nepal
Position: Development Columnist (South Asia)
Period: 2020 Continued

Kindly visit the link to get access to all published articles https://english.khabarhub.com/author/dr-mohammad-tarikul-islam/

Organization: Radio Candid, Nepal
Position: Expert Commentator on South Asian Affairs
Period: November 2020 to the date

Attend Talk Show and Offer comments on emerging South Asian issues 

Organization: Centre for Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
Position: Editor (Honorary)
Period: Effective from January 2021

Editor to the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (Journal and Academic Blog)

Organization: Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center, Savar, Dhaka
Position: Member to the Editorial Board (Publication of Routledge as an outcome of the first international conference hosted by BPATC)

http://iikm.ewubd.edu/?page_id=422

Organization: Bangladesh Institute for Information Literacy and Sustainable Development (BIILSD)
Position: Senior Research Fellow (Honorary)

http://biilsd.org.bd/research-hub/

Organization: Local Government-Centre for Social Harmony and Development
Position: Administrator (Founder)

Academic platform for attaining excellence in research and innovation on local government, human security and rural sustainable development. 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/416888995694608/

Organization: Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Position: Associate Member (Honorary)

https://www.humanmovement.cam.ac.uk/directory/mohammad-tarikul-islam

Organization: Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Position: Research Guide ( ACAD and SSC)
Organization: United Nations Development Programme and Center for Governance Studies, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Coordinator (UNDP Research Fellowship for Graduate Students, Faculty of Social Sciences, JU)
Period: April, 2019-December 2019
Organization: LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science) Consultancy Team working with Bangladesh’s urban local governance
Position: Honorary Local Government Expert
Period: January-March 2018
Organization: Bangladesh Scouts
Position: Guest Volunteer Trainer ( leadership, strategic planning, communication and disaster management)
Organization: Oxford Human Rights Hub
Position: Network Member
Period: May 2018 to the date
Organization: Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Position: Guest Lecturer in the Department of Conflict, Peace and Development Studies
Period: December 2016
Organization: Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Position: Guest Lecturer in the Department of International Relations
Period: February 2016

Contact

Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam

Associate Professor
Department of Government & Politics
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +88 01716812265
Work Phone: +88 01716812265
Email: t.islam@juniv.edu , tarikislamju@gmail.com