Nehraz Mahmud

Education:

BSS (Anthropology), University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2002

MSS (Anthropology), University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2003
Thesis: The Impact of the Social Subordination of Women on Maternal Health Care Practices’

MA (Anthropology & Women's Studies), Brandeis University, MA, USA, 2007
Thesis: “Dreams of Freedom, Days of Norms: Marriage and Domesticity as Experienced by Women in Bangladeshi Diaspora in the USA”.

PhD Candidate (Anthropology), Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Thesis Topic: Obligation and Intimacy: Bangladeshi Immigrants to Canada and the Negotiation of Transnational Sibling Relationships

Contact:

Email: n.mahmud@mun.ca

Research Interests:

Gender inequality, human rights, public policy, transnationalism and migration, Islam and religious politics, culture of practice, political economy
Major Awards

Awards:

Fulbright Graduate Scholarship 2006
Vanier Scholarship (SSHRC, Canada) 2012
Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship 2012

Recent Publications:

  • Religious Education in Bangladesh (Book Chapter, forthcoming), jointly with Dr. Mahmudul Alam and A T M Shaifullah Mehedi (15 pages)
  • [Bangladeshe narir aingoto odhikar shommondhe shochetonota o proyoge protibondhokota shomuho: ekti somajtattik bislashon] Women’s Consciousness about Legal Rights and the Barriers to Implementation: A Social Analysis. Joint Paper. Published in Bangladesh Unnayan Shomikkha 25:41-61, 2007. (peer reviewed)
  • [Grameen Bangladeshe Martishathosebay samajik shongskarer provab: ekti nriboiganik onushondhan] Impact of Social Beliefs on Maternal Healthcare in Rural Bangladesh: An Anthropological Quarry. Published in Bangladesh Unnayan Shomikkha 23: 29-51, 2005. (peer reviewed)

Contact

Department of Anthropology

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