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Professor Dr. Mohammad Humayun Kabir

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Professor Dr. Mohammad Humayun Kabir

Pro-Vice Chancellor

Comilla University
Comilla-3506, Bangladesh

mhumayunkabir@du.ac.bd

Dr. Mohammad Humayun Kabir is the first Pro Vice-Chancellor of Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh. He is a Professor (on deputation) of the Department of Islamic History and Culture at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his Ph.D. from the Centre for South Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India, specializing in Religion and politics in Bangladesh. Dr. Kabir got his Bachelor's, Master's and M.Phil. degrees in Islamic History and Culture from the University of Dhaka.

He has attended and presented his research at more than 20 international meetings and academic conferences worldwide. He has invited speakers to various international and national symposiums and conferences. Dr. Kabir has contributed to over 25 peer-reviewed publications, Book chapters and book. He received the prestigious Best Book Award of 2014 from Bangladesh Itihas Parishad for his book Bhasha Andolon O Nari (Language Movement and Women) published by Bangla Academy.

Professor Kabir has professional involvement in various associations including the World History Association, Indian History Congress, Pashchimbanga Itihas Samsad, Bangladesh Itihas Parishad, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, etc. He has also been involved in various social organizations including Asian Youth Centre (AYC), Badhon, Rotary International, etc.

Dr. Kabir has served as visiting professor at the Centre for Peace Studies (CPS), the Uit-The Arctic University of Norway in 2019.

Dr. Kabir is serving as Secretary of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh; Editor-Itihas, Journal of the Bangladesh Itihas Parishad; Regent Board Member of Noakhali Science and Technology University. He also served as a Syndicate Member of the University of Dhaka (2018-2022).

Dr. Kabir has visited twenty countries including India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Norway, Finland, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Italy, and France.

Ph.D School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
M.Phil. University of Dhaka Islamic History and Culture
Master's University of Dhaka Islamic History and Culture
Bachelor's University of Dhaka Islamic History and Culture