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Bishawjit Mallick

Dr. rer. nat. Bishawjit Mallick

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Institut für Regionalwissenschaft &
Institut für Städtebau und Landesplanung
Geb. 10.50
Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
76131 Karlsruhe


Teaching

  • Supervision of Study- and Masterprojects

Research Interest

  • Developing countries perspective on climate change issues – social vulnerability and sustainable adaptation
  • Spatial planning and disaster risk reduction
  • Micro-credit and development politics
  • eGovernance, eHonesty and digital administration
  • Land Policy, Land use/land cover change

Research/ Book projects

  • Micro-credit in Bangladesh  - research project in collaboration with Costal Research Foundation (CRF), Bangladesh, Funding under DAAD-STIBET Grant (on-going)
  • Informal economy of Sundarbans – research project in collaboration with Costal Research Foundation (CRF), Bangladesh (on-going)
  • Edited book on “Environment and Climate Migration in Bangladesh” (on-going)
  • Societal Dealings with Increasing Vulnerability (PhD research)

Institutional/Professional Membership

  • Affiliated Scholar, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • Chairperson & Founder – Coastal Research Foundation (CRF), Bangladesh
  • Associate Member – Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP)
  • Associate Member – European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)
  • Student Member – Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Asienkunde e.V.
  • German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) Alumni
  • Khulna University Planners Alumni
  • Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI) Alumni
  • Reviewer – Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change Journal, Springer

Work Experience

  • 06/2011 – Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), USA
  • 02/2010 – 04/2010   Field study in Bangladesh
  • 04/2009 –  Coastal research Foundation (CRF)
  • 10/2008 – 12/2008 DAAD STIBET
  • 03/2009 – 08/2009    Field Research in Bangladesh, funding under Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS)
  • 05/2008 – Ph.D. Student, Institut für Regionalwissenschaft (IfR)
  • 11/2007 – M.Sc. (Regional Science)
  • 06/2004 – 03/2005    Project Coordinator, Rehabilitation and Development Organization for Landless (RADOL), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 10/2003 – 05/2004    Senior Officer (Research, Advocacy- und Communication), Bandhu Social Welfare Society (BSWS), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 07/2002 – 09/2003     Research Officer, SHETU-Bangladesh, Funding from CORDAID-Netherlands
  • 10/2001 – 06/2002     Monitoring- und Evaluation Officer, Nari Uddug Kendra (NUK), Dhaka Bangladesh, Funding from CIDA
  • 12/1998 – 09/2001    Planning and Documentation Officer, Satkhira Unnayan Sangstha (SUS), Satkhira, Bangladesh
  • 07/1994 – 11/1998     Bachelor in Urban and Rural Planning, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Scholarships, Honors and Awards

  • Highly Commended Award, Emerald Literati Network of Excellence 2012
  • Climate Change Award 2011 - von Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, USA for Innovative Research Concept: “Interdisciplinary discourse on climate change adaptation (IDCCA): local responses to extreme events in Asian trans-boundary river basins”.
  • 10/2010 – 06/2012 PhD Scholarship from KAAD
  • 03/2009 – 09/2009 Field Research Fund from Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KYHS)
  • 10/2008 – 12/2008 DAAD STIBET Grant  for Research Project: “Micro-credit in Bangladesh”
  • 04/2005 – 09/2007 DAAD Scholarship for completing masters study
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