Profile of Dr. Md Jahangir Alam

Profile of Dr. Md Jahangir Alam

Dr. Md Jahangir Alam
Assistant Professor
Department of Japanese Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: mjalam.jsc@du.ac.bd
Phone: + 88 9661900-73
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Short Biography:

Md. Jahangir Alam is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, and completed his Ph.D as a MEXT-Japanese Government Scholar in the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University, Japan. Mr. Alam’s experiences embrace of collaborating with international organizations especially Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), International Labor Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC), Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) and The Japan Foundation. In 2019, Mr. Alam received several international awards for his outstanding research contributions.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Regional Cooperation Policy Studies Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University Japan 2020
Masters Japanese Studies University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2012
Masters Political Science University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2007
Bachelor Political Science University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2006
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT Scholarship 2020 2020 Japan

Research Fellow ( April-August, 2020)

International Under-Represented Racial, Ethnic, and Ability Group (UREAG) Award 2019 United States For outstanding research contribution in the field of education by UREG, CIES
International International Travel Award (ITA) 2019 United States Award for Distinguished Service in Educational Reform by the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)
International RYOSO Award 2019 Japan For outstanding research contribution in the field of education by RYOSO Alumni Associations
International Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT Scholarship 2017 2017 Japan Doctoral Student (Apr. 2017- Mar. 2020).
International Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT Scholarship 2016 2016 Japan Research Student (Apr. 2016- Mar. 2017).
Research Interest
Subject Description
Teaching and Research Interest

Japan-Bangladesh relations, Japan and South Asia, Japanese Government and Politics, Japanese Education, Policy and Administration, Early Childhood Education, etc.

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Assistant Professor University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 24-08-2015 Currently Working

Japanese Studies

Assistant House Tutor University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 12-08-2014 31-03-2016

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall

Lecturer University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 09-12-2013 23-08-2015

Japan Study Center

Book Section
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Md Jahangir Alam "Who Chooses School? Understanding Parental Aspiration for Child Transition from Home to Early Childhood Education (ECE) institutions in Bangladesh." Supporting Children’s Well-Being During Early Childhood Transition to School. S. Tatalović Vorkapić & J. LoCasale-Crouch Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global, 2020 Ch. 5 .
Journal Article
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Md Jahangir Alam : Dilemma of Parental Aspiration for Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Education (ECE) Settings: The Case of Bangladesh’, Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education (APJRECE) , vol.13 , no.3 , pp.25-43 , 2019 .
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Parvin, N. & Alam, M. J. : Empowerment of Women to alleviate Poverty through Education in Bangladesh, Journal of Governance and Innovation , vol.II , no.2 , pp.July-December , 2016 .
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Md Jahangir Alam : Japan’s Transformation from Meiji Era to Modern Age: A Politico-Economic Overview, Social Science Review , vol.33 , no.1 , pp.127-143 , 2016 .
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Md Jahangir Alam : Socio-Economic Perspective of Gender Development and Empowerment of Women: An Overview of Japan-Bangladesh, Journal of the Faculty of Art , vol.8 , no.10-11 , pp.239-259 , 2016 .
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Md Jahangir Alam : Challenges and Experiences of Democratization in Bangladesh, Social Science Review [The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D] , vol.32 , no.2 , pp.205-214 , 2015 .
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Md Jahangir Alam and T. H. Khan : Comprehending the Solutions of Refugee Issues and Underneath Politics: Bangladesh and Myanmar Perspective, Lok-Prosashaon Samoeeky , vol.64 , no.April-June , pp.19-38 , 2015 .
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S M Ali Reza and Md Jahangir Alam : Japan’s Security Debate: An Overview, The Social Science Journal , vol.9 , no.9 , pp.97-109 , 2015 .
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Md Jahangir Alam : Role of Media and Governance for Bridging Socio-political Barriers: Japan-Bangladesh Perspective, Journal of International Affairs , vol.18 , no.1 & 2 , pp.85-102 , 2014 .
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Md Jahangir Alam : Consequences of Social Change in Japan: lessons for Bangladesh, Journal of Society and Change , vol.VII , no.4 , pp.39-57 , 2013 .
Conference Proceedings
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Md Jahangir Alam "Aspiration of School Choice and Enrollment for Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Rural Bangladesh." The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) , pp. April 15, 2019 (Poster). San Francisco, USA: The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2019 .
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3. Alam, M. J. & Kexin, W. Nelson, M. "Who Owns our Waters? Innovative Finance and Public Awareness on Water Conservation, Utilization and Production in Dhaka, Bangladesh." Youth Innovation Competition on Global Governance (YICGG) , pp. July 14-18. Jakarta, Indonesia: Fudan University and UNDP China, 2019 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Drawbacks of Parental Aspiration for Enrollment in Early Childhood Education (ECE): A Case Study of Rajshashi, Bangladesh." International Education Development Forum (IEDF), Annual Conference , pp. November 14-15,. Tokyo: Waseda University, Japan, 2019 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "The Role of Parental Aspiration in Early Childhood Education (ECE) Enrollment: A Case Study of Bangladesh.." The 2019 Joint International Conference of Japan Society for International Development (JASID) & Japan Association for Human Security Studies (JAHSS) Tokyo: JASID, 2019 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Parental Aspiration for Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Bangladesh." 63rd Annual Conference of The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) San Francisco, USA.: The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2019 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Parental Aspiration for School Choice and Enrollment in Early Childhood Education (ECE): The Case of Bangladesh." The Japan Society for International Development (JASID) 20th Spring Conference Rikuzentakata, Iwate, Japan: The Japan Society for International Development (JASID), 2019 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Socio-Economic Motivation for Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Bangladesh." The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) , pp. March 25-29, 2018,. Mexico City, Mexico: The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2018 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Parental Aspiration for Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Bangladesh." International Education Development Forum (IEDF), Annual Conference , pp. November 16-17. Kobe, Japan: GSICS, Kobe University, 2018 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Parental Aspiration for Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Bangladesh." The Japan Society for International Development (JASID), 29th Annual Conference University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Campus, Japan: The Japan Society for International Development (JASID), 2018 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Financing for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Bangladesh." The 19th Africa Educational Research Forum , pp. April 14-15. Osaka University, Suita Campus, Japan: Africa Educational Research Forum (AERF), 2017 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Financing for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Bangladesh." The Japan Society for International Development (JASID) 18th Spring Conference , pp. June 03. Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan: The Japan Society for International Development (JASID), 2017 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Budget for quality education in Bangladesh: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development." The 17th International Conference on Education and Research (ICER) , pp. October 12-14. Seoul National University, Republic of Korea.: International Conference on Education and Research (ICER), 2016 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Role of Media and Governance for Bridging Socio-Political Barriers: Japan-Bangladesh perspective." International Conference on Governance and Innovation , pp. 19-20 December. Comilla, Bangladesh.: International Conference on Governance and Innovation, 2015 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Major identifies gaps of volunteerism in Bangladesh." Disaster Response Facility Project, UNDP Bangladesh and United Nations Volunteer program , pp. May 12. Sylhet, Bangladesh: United Nations Volunteer (UNV), 2009 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Modernization and Social Change: a comparative analysis between Japan and Bangladesh." The Japan Foundation - Japanese Language Institute Kansai, Osaka, Japan: 2009 .
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Md Jahangir Alam "Job satisfaction of the South Asian people: especially on Japan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Srilanka and Pakistan." The Japan Foundation-Japanese Language Institute Kansai, Osaka, Japan.: 2008 .