Profile of Dr. Dilruba Sharmin

Profile of Dr. Dilruba Sharmin

Dr. Dilruba Sharmin
Assistant Professor
Department of Japanese Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
Phone: Department of Japanese Studies
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Short Biography:

My research has considers the role of scientist which inspired me to introduce with many disciplines of social science and Humanities as history, archaeology, anthropology, art history, world civilization, Islamic history and many others. Basically I am a microscopic thin-section analyst in the field of traditional Ceramic. I am interested in the history of preservation and conservation. At present I am working on the field of Intangible Cultural Heritage on global perspective. Architectural Design of Colonial period is my other passion for research.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Art History Kyoto University of Art and Design Japan 2012
Masters Conservation Science Kyoto University of Art and Design Japan 2009
M.Phil. Archaeology Jahangirnagar University Bangladesh 2002
Masters Archaeology Jahangirnagar University Bangladesh 1999
Bachelor Archaeology Jahangirnagar University Bangladesh 1997
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International MONBUKAGAKUSHO 2005 Japan
Research Interest
Subject Description
Intangible Cultural Heritage
Japanese Art History
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Emerging Popularity of Anime conventions in Bangladesh and Worldwide: an embodiment of Japanese socio-cultural influence expansion through mange, anime and Web fours Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Syeda Farzana

Animation, Manga and Web fours of Japan

Masters The Key distinctions between the Buddhist Architecture in Japan and Bangladesh: The Transition of thoughts from the South-East to the Far-East of Asia. Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Syed Abdul Halim

Buddhist Architecture

Masters Education System in Japan Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Ismat Ara Malik 2018
Masters Representation of Japanese Artifacts in Non-Japanese Movies: A Comparative Analysis Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Fouzia Reza


Masters A study on Primary Education system: Focus on Bangladesh and Japan Social Perspectives Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Md. Shamim Hossain Patwary

Primary Education System

Masters Film of Nagisa Oshima: A Legendary Japanese Director Who Loved Bangladesh Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Nabeel Al Jahan

Film and Film-makers

Masters The Shadow Education: Private Tutoring and its Implication Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Mohammed Mahamodul Alam


Masters Geographic Location or Environmental Condition Pre-condition for development of a nation in the light of Japan and Bangladesh Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Md. Shariar Adnan

Environmental issues for national Building

Masters Comparative study of cultural policy in Japan-Bangladesh: negotiating Present condition of ‘Noh & Kabuki’ and ‘Jatra’ Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Md. Rifat Amin

Comparative study of Bangladeshi and Japanese Folk Art

Masters Japanese Culture, norms & values Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Rajwana Sultana


Masters Old Age Home: Japanese and Bangladesh Perspective Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Sharifa Khanam

Society, Family and Modernity

Masters Development and Future of handicraft businesses in Bangladesh Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Md. Tanvir Reza Shanto

Handicraft Business

Masters A close view on Archaeological research and Excavation of Wari Bateswar Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Mohammad Salman Mehedi


Masters Cultural Heritage of Bikrampur Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Md. Jasim Uddin

Cultural Heritage

Masters Fort Architecture of Historic Bangladesh: Special Concern on Lalbag Fort, Dhaka Dr. Dilruba Sharmin SM. Bayazid Mahamud


Masters Archaeological sites in old Dhaka and their Present physiognomy Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Md. Rezaul Karim


Masters Initiative to Promote the value of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh in Global Perspective Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Kazi Nasrin Siddiqa

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Masters Bangladesh National Museum Contribution on Archaeological Research and Further Enhancement Dr. Dilruba Sharmin Pradip Kumar Bishawas

Museum Exhibition

Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
No project/research work is found
Invited Talk
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No invited talk is found
SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Itihas Academy Dhaka. Padda Mohal, 5/7 Gojnovi Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207 Life time 2018 Life Time
2 Japanese Universities Alumni Association Bangladesh (JUAAB), 28 Indira Road, Dhaka-1215. Lifetime 2019 Life Time
3 Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 5, Old Secretariat Road, Nimtali, Ramna, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. General Member 2018 Life Time
4 AAS (Association for Asian Studies, Inc.) 825 Victors Way, Suite 310 Ann Arbor, MI USA 48108, Phone: 734-665-2490 Fax: 734-6653801 General Member, 2016 Life Time
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Assistant House Tutor, Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall, University of Dhaka Dhaka 05-02-2019 Currently Working
Assistant House Tutor, Bongomata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hall, University of Dhaka. Dhaka 12-12-2017 12-12-2018
Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka Dhaka 02-04-2017 Currently Working
Lecturer, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka. Dhaka 02-02-2015 31-03-2017
Dilruba Sharmin Japanese Architecture: paleolithic era to modern age. Dhaka: Novel Publishing House, 2021 .
Dilruba Sharmin Bangladesher Protnobostu: Prachin Jugh, (Archaeological Remains of Ancient Bangladesh),. Dhaka: Somoy Prakashon, 2005 .
Journal Article
Dilruba Sharmin, Fumio Okada, : ‘Conservation and Restoration of Archaeological Excavated Wooden Artifacts of Japan’,, Global Journal of Quantitative Science, vol.Vol. 1., no.No.3. pp.Pp 9-15., September 2014 Issue .
Shishir Reza, Dr. Dilruba Sharmin : ‘A Comparative Study on the Environmental Management Strategies in Japan and Bangladesh, Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, vol.Volume-33,, Number-2, December 2016, .
Dilruba Sharmin, Dr. Fumio Okada : Contribution of the Polished Thin-section Method for Investigate the Surface Coating Technology of Archaeological Pottery’, Journal of Bengal Art, The International Centre for Study of Bengal Art (ICSBA),, vol.Vol.17, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012. .
Dilruba Sharmin : ‘Technological Interpretation of Traditional Ceramic Materials: Based on thin-section petrography’, International Journal of Conservation Science, vol.vol. 11, no.Issue 2, pp.539-556, 2020 .
Dilruba Sharmin : ‘Adversity of the Traditional Pottery Industry of Bangladesh: some approaches for possible solution’, PRATNATTATA, Journal of Archaeology Department, vol.25, no.Silver Jubilee Issue pp.183-194, 2019 .
Dilruba Sharmin, Syed Abdul Halim : An Approach to the Functional Interpretation of Contemporary Bangladeshi Museums, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), vol.64, no.1 pp.1-41, 2019 .
Dilruba Sharmin, Tetsuo Miyakoshi, Fumio Okada, : ‘Identification of Lacquer Coated Pottery in the Bangladesh Context’, The International Centre for Study of Bengal Art (ICSBA), Journal of Bengal Art, , Dhaka, Bangladesh,, vol.Vol.20,, 2015 .
Dilruba Sharmin, Takayuki Honda, Fumio Okada, : ‘ The Black Surface Coating of Ancient Pottery Excavated from Wari-Bateshwar and Mahasthan, Bangladesh’, The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (ASB) (Humanities group),, vol.Vol. 57, No.1, no.(June issue), 2012 .
Dilruba Sharmin, Takayuki Honda, Fumio Okada : Surface Coating Technique of the Northern Black Polished Ware by Microscopic Analysis, Ancient Asia, Journal of the Society of South Asian Archaeology (SOSAA), Ubiquity press, India,, vol.Vol.3,, 2012 .
Conference Proceedings
Dr. Dilruba Sharmin "Clay Pots, Culture and Heritage "; Paper Title: “Uncover the Technique of Traditional Pottery Making: by using Japanese Method." Asia in Motion: Geographies and Genealogies, AAS-in-Asia Conference, 2018 New Delhi New Delhi, India: 2018 .
Dr. Dilruba Sharmin "Technological Interpretation of Archaeological Materials: Based on thin-section petrography learned from Japan." 31st Annual Conference of Japanese Association for South Asian Studies (JASAS) Kanazawa, Japan: 2018 .
Dr. Dilruba Sharmin "Intangible cultural heritage: living memorial of Bangladeshi people." 10th International Convention of Asia Scholars, Chiang Mai International Convention and Exhibition Center, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand: 2017 .
Dr. Dilruba Sharmin "Pottery Making Technique of Ancient Bangladesh and Comparative discussion with other Asian Countries." Symposium of Tohoku University Tohoku, Japan,: 2011 .