Profile of Dr. Md Akhtaruzzaman

Profile of Dr. Md Akhtaruzzaman

Dr. Md Akhtaruzzaman
Professor And Vice Chancellor
Department of Islamic History & Culture
Faculty of Arts
Email: akhtaruzzaman@du.ac.bd
Phone: 9672533 / 9672545
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. The Social Life and Urban Centres in Eastern India, 13th and 14th Centuries Aligarh Muslim University India 1997
Post Graduate Diploma Persian Language University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1993
Masters Islamic History and Culture University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1986
Bachelor Islamic History and Culture University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1985
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
Local The Justice Ibrahim Gold Medal 2008 Bangladesh

The award is provided by the University of Dhaka for the extraordinary Researchwork

International Senior Visiting Scholar 2003 United Kingdom

The visiting Fellowship was provided under the academic link between Department of Islamic History and Culture, University of Dhaka and the Department of Thiology, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. The British Council, Dhaka provided all expenses. The title of the research work was, Muslim Communities in the United Kindom

International Fulbright Scholar 2002 United States

The fellowship was sponsored by the Deartment of State and hosted by The Biosi Centre for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College. The title of the research work was "Religion in American Public Life"

Research Interest
Subject Description
Historiography

The art of writing history particularly that of Arab Khilafat and Indo-Muslim

Minority Studies

History of Myanmar (Burma) and the Origin and Development of Rakhine community, British Muslim Communities etc.

Emergence of Bangladesh and Bangladesh Studies

Freedom movements before the Liberation War and verious aspects of the War of Independence of Bangladesh

Urbanization

History of Urbanization in Medieval India and Bengal. The title of Ph.D dissertation was- The Socia Life and Urban Centres in Eastern India, 13th and 14th Centuries

Socio-Cultural and Economic History

Socio-Cultural and Economic History of the Muslim world during medieval and modern era with special focus on India and Bengal

Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Ph.D. বাংলাদেশে রাজনীতি ও ধর্ম (১৯৭১-২০০৮) একটি বিশ্লেষণ [Politics and Religion in Bangladesh (1971-2008)]: An Analysis Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman S. M. Mofizur Rahaman 2019
Ph.D. নবাবী বাংলার রাজনীতি ও অভিজাত শ্রেণীঃ একটি সমাজতাত্বিক অধ্য়য়ন (Politics and the Nobility of Nawabi Bengal: A Sociological Study) Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Mohammad Siddiqur Rahman Khan 2013
M.Phil সুলতানি আমলে বাংলার নগরায়ণ ( The Urbanization in Sultanate Bengal) Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Sufia Khatun 2011
Ph.D. সুলতানি বাংলার অর্থনীতি ( The Economy of Sultanate Bengal) Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Sufia Khatun Current Year
Ph.D. তুরস্কের রাজনীতিতে ১৯২৩ সাল থেকে সামরিক বাহিনীর ভূমিকা ( The Role of Military force in the Politics of Turkey from 1923 ) Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Mahmudur Rahaman Current Year
Ph.D. The Role of the Organization of Islamic Co-operation in Political and Economic spheres of the Muslim Ummah in the Era of Globalization (1990-2010) Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman A K M Iftekharul Islam Current Year
Ph.D. পূর্ববাংলার আর্থ-সামাজিক জীবন ও মুক্তিযুদ্ধ (১৯৪৭-১৯৭১) [The Socio-Economic life of East Bengal and the Liberation War (1947-1971)] Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Md. Abdur Rahim Current Year
Ph.D. বাংলার কৃষক বিদ্রোহ ও মধ্য়বিত্ত শ্রেণী (১৭৫৭-১৮৫৭) Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Abdul Basir
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
No project/research work is found
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
1

Convocation Speech, Asian University of Bangladesh, Dhaka

SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Member National Education Policy 2010 Implementation Committee, Government of Bangladesh 2010 2010
2 Convener Textbook Printing and Distribution Oversee and Advisory Committee, Government of Bangladesh 2010 2010
3 Convener Textbook Printing and Distribution Oversee and Advisory Committee, Government of Bangladesh 2009 2009
4 Convener Textbook Crisis Resolution National Committee, Government of Bangladesh 2008 2008
5 General Secretary Aligarh Old Boys’ Association of Bangladesh 2007 2009
6 General Secretary Aligarh Old Boys’ Association of Bangladesh 2007 2009
7 Presidium-member Bangladesh-Russia Moitry Samity 2017 present
8 Presidium-member Bangladesh Peshajibi Somonnoy Parishad 2013 Present
9 Member National Curriculum and Coordination Committee (NCCC), Government of Bangladesh 2019 2019
10 Member Trustee Board, Prime Minister’s Education Assistance Trust, Government of Bangladesh 2012 Present
11 Council Member Association of Commonwealth Universities 2019 present
12 Vice President Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) 2011 2011
13 Vice President Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) 2009 2009
14 Council Member Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 2006 2009
15 Editor Bangladesh Itihas Parishad Journal 'Itihas' 2009 2014
16 General Secretary Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA) 2004 2006
17 Vice- President Bangladesh Itihash Parishad 2009 present
18 General Secretary Bangladesh Itihas Parishad 2006 2009
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Vice-Chancellor University of Dhaka University of Dhaka 06-09-2017 Currently Working
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Administration) University of Dhaka University of Dhaka 01-06-2016 05-09-2017
Chairman University of Dhaka Department of Arabic 02-04-2015 15-06-2016
Dean University of Dhaka Faculty of Arts 09-11-2014 27-06-2016
Chairman University of Dhaka Department of Islamic History and Culture 01-07-2008 30-06-2011
Part-time Teacher University of Dhaka Department of Persian Language and Literature 28-11-2007 29-11-2009
Provost University of Dhaka Kabi Jasimuddin Hall 17-11-2007 16-11-2013
Professor University of Dhaka Department of Islamic History and Culture 16-01-2004 Currently Working
Assistant House Tutor University of Dhaka Sir P. J. Hartog International Hall 24-11-2002 23-11-2006
Part-Time Teacher University of Dhaka Department of Persian and Urdu 01-05-2001 27-11-2006
Associate Professor University of Dhaka Department of Islamic History and Culture 02-01-2000 15-01-2004
Assistant Professor University of Dhaka Department of Islamic History and Culture 14-10-1995 01-01-2000
House Tutor University of Dhaka Zahurul Haq Hall 01-08-1992 24-10-1995
Assistant Warden University of Dhaka Sir A F Rahman Hall 16-01-1991 15-01-1992
Lecturer University of Dhaka Department of Islamic History and Culture 11-07-1990 13-10-1995
Book
1
Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman (editor) Probandha Sankolon (Anthology of Essays) (edited), , 2011. Dhaka: Department of Islamic History & Culture, University of Dhaka, 2011 .
2
Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman A Quest for Islamic Learning: Essays in Memory of Professor Serajul Haque (edited). Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2011 .
3
Dr.Md Akhtaruzzaman ( (edited & moderated) Bangladesh and Global Studies ( textbook for class IX - X). Dhaka: National curriculum and Textbook Board, 2010 .
4
Dr. Md Akhtaruzzaman Liberation War of Bangladesh: Background and Event (edited). Dhaka: 2009 .
5
Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Society and Urbanization in Medieval Bengal. Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2009 .
6
Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Muslim Itihastattwa (Muslim Historiography). Dhaka,: Dhaka University, 2008 .
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