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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


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

 

Full name
Bishawjit Mallick
E-mail bishawjit mallickTbw2∂kit edu; bishawjit_mallickMix7∂biari brown edu
Google scholar page https://scholar.google.de/citations?hl=en&user=fd18IzwAAAAJ
Researchgate page https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bishawjit_Mallick

Current Affiliation

 

10/2016 to date Visiting Research Fellow at International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford, UK
04/2013 to date Foreign Research Fellow at Vanderbilt University, USA under the project “Social and Environmental Change in Bangladesh”. (http://www.vanderbilt.edu/ISEEBangladesh/network.php)
03/2013 – to date Habilitand (in the process of post-doctoral lecturer qualification) at Institute of Regional Science (IfR), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

Education

 

2013 Ph.D. at Graduate School for Climate and Environment (GRACE) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany; Grade: Suma cum laude
2007 M.Sc. in Regional Science/Spatial Planning at Institute of Regional Science (IfR) of University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
1998 Bachelor in Urban and Rural Planning at Khulna University, Bangladesh

Professional Training

 

27/06 – 18/07/2015 BEAHRS Environmental Leadership Program, UC Berkeley
27/07 – 8/8/2014 Summer Institute: Disaster and Risk in a Changing World, Beijing Normal University, China
11/06 – 25/06/2011 Brown International Advanced Research Institute: Climate Change and Its Impacts: Water in a Changing Climate, Brown University, USA
01/03 – 30/04/2007 Internship: at Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Dhaka
07/10 - 13/10/2007 Winter School: The Economics of Corruption- training in Good Governance and Reform at Passau University, Germany
01/11/2006 – 28/02/2007 Internship: at Regional Planning Authority (Regionalverband), Karlsruhe City Corporation, Germany
01/03 – 30/04/1996 Internship: at Grameen Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Job and Research Experience

08/2016 – 09/2016 Visiting Research Fellow at Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Spatial Planning, Erkner, Berlin
10/2012 – 12/2015 Research Associate at Institute of Regional Science (IfR) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. (http://www.ifr.kit.edu/mitarbeiter_3222.php)
03/2014 – 04/2014 Team Leader of household key informants (HHKII) survey in Bangladesh under the project “Social and Environmental Change in Bangladesh” (http://www.vanderbilt.edu/ISEEBangladesh/network.php)
06/2013 – 10/2013 Host & guide a PhD Student of Twenty University, Netherlands under Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists’ Guest Fellowship of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
07/2010 – 09/2012 AutoCAD Assistant (part-time), GI-Consult, Karlsruhe, Germany
02/2010 – 04/2010 Field survey under Ph.D. research in Bangladesh
02/2009 – 09/2009 Field survey under Ph.D. research in Bangladesh
03/2008 – 09/2010 Research Assistant at Institute of Regional Science (IfR) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany under the projects: (i) “Informal economy of Sundarbans”; (ii) “Micro-Credit and its impact on Society”
06/2004 – 03/2005 Project Coordinator at Rehabilitation and Development Organization for Landless (RADOL), Dhaka, Bangladesh
10/2003 – 05/2004 Senior Officer (Research, advocacy & Communication) at Bandhu Social Welfare Society (BSWS), Dhaka, Bangladesh
07/2002 – 09/2003 Research Officer at SHETU-Bangladesh, Satkhira, Bangladesh
10/2001 – 06/2002 Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Nari Uddug Kendro (NUK), Dhaka, Bangladesh in the project “Improvement of livelihood condition of garments workers in Dhaka city”
12/1998 – 09/2001 Planning & Documentation Officer at Satkhira Unnayan Sangstha (SUS), Satkhira, Bangladesh.

1. Publications

1.1. Peer-reviewed Journal Paper (selected)

Heiman, T. & Mallick, B. (2016): Understanding Climate Adaptation Cultures in Global Context: Proposal for an Explanatory Framework, in Climate, 2016, 4(4), 59; doi:10.3390/cli4040059
Mallick, B. & Vogt, J. (2015). Societal Dealings with Cyclone in Bangladesh – A proposal of Vulnerability Atlas for Sustainable Disaster Risk reduction, Journal of Coastal Zone Management, Vol. 18. Issue 3. 1000409, doi.10.4172/jczm.1000409 [1]
Sultana, Z. & Mallick, B. (2015): Adaptation strategies after cyclone in southwest coastal Bangladesh – Pro poor policy choices, in American Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 3, No. 2. pp 24-33. doi: 10.12691/ajrd-3-2-2
Sikder, S.K., Asadzadeh, A., Kuusaana, E.D., Mallick, B. & Koetter, T. (2015). Stakeholders Participation for Urban Climate Resilience: A Case of Informal Settlements Regularization in Khulna City, Bangladesh. Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 5-20.
Mallick, B. (2014): Cyclone Shelter and its locational Suitability – Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh, Disasters, Vol. 38, No. 3, 654- 671 [6]
Mallick, B. (2014) Cyclone Induced Migration in Southwest Coastal Bangladesh, ASIEN 130, pp 60 -81
Akter, S & Mallick, B. (2013): The Poverty-Vulnerability-Resilience Nexus: Evidence from Bangladesh, Ecological Economics, Volume 96, December 2013, pp 114–124 [22]
Mallick, B. and Vogt, J. (2013): Population displacement after cyclone and its consequences: empirical evidence from coastal Bangladesh, Natural Hazards, 73: 191. doi:10.1007/s11069-013-0803-y [15]
Mallick, B. and Vogt. J. (2012): Cyclone, Coastal Livelihood and Migration – empirical evidence from Bangladesh, International Development and Planning Review, Vol.34, Issue 3, pp 217-240 [22]
Mallick, B., Rahaman, K.R. and Vogt. J.(2011): Coastal Livelihood and Physical Infrastructure in Bangladesh after cyclone Aila, Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change, DOI 10.1007/s11027-011-9285-y [24]
Mallick, B. and Vogt. J. (2011): Social Supremacy and Its Role in local level Disaster Mitigation Planning in Bangladesh, Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol.20 Issue 5. pp 543-556 [12]
Mallick, B., Rahaman, K.R. and Vogt. J. (2011): Social vulnerability analysis for sustainable disaster mitigation planning in coastal Bangladesh, Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol.20. Issue 3, pp 220-237 [20]
Mallick, B., Witte, S., Sarker, R., Mahboob, A.S. and Vogt. J. (2009): Local Adaptation Strategies of a Coastal Community during Cyclone Sidr and Their Vulnerability Analysis for Sustainable Disaster Mitigation Planning in Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP), Vol. 2, pp 158-168. [14]
Mallick, B. & Vogt, J. (2008): Analysis of disaster vulnerability for sustainable coastal zone management: a case of cyclone Sidr 2007 in Bangladesh, IOP Conference Series, Earth and Environmental Science 6(35), 352029 [10] 

1.3 Book Chapters

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Etzold, B. & Mallick, B. (2016) Moving beyond the focus on environmental migration towards recognizing the normality of translocal lives – Insights from Bangladesh, in Warner, K. et al. (eds). Migration, Risk Management and Climate Change: Evidence and Policy Responses, Volume 6 of the series Global Migration Issues pp 105-128
Mallick, B. & Sultana, Z. (2016): Is risk relocated with rehabilitation? –Empirical evidence of ‘Guccha Gram’ projects in Bangladesh, in Mallick, B. et al. (ed.) Resilient Communities – water management, rural development and adaptation to climate change, Google books [forthcoming]
Siddiqui, T. & Mallick, B. (2016) Development Induced Migration – Empirical Evidence from Dhaka city, Bangladesh, in in Mallick, B. et al. (ed.) Resilient Communities – water management, rural development and adaptation to climate change, Google books [forthcoming]
Ackerly, B., Carella, A., Cruz, J.M., & Mallick, B. (2016) “Measuring Critical Theories of Human Rights,” in Quantitative Methods in Critical and Constructivist Theory, eds. J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg, [forthcoming]
Mallick, B. & Siddiqui, T. (2015): Migration and Adaptation Discourse in Bangladesh, in Fecilitas, et al (2015) Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration in complex regional realities. Palgrave Publication, Chapter 8, pp 164-185
Mallick, B. (2015): Cyclone Induced Migration in Southwest Coastal Bangladesh, in Mallick, B & Etzold, B. (eds). Environment, Migration and Adaptation – Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh. Chapter 7, AHDPH Publishing, Dhaka, pp 119-141
Mallick, B. & Etzold, B (2015): Introduction and State-of-the-art, in Mallick, B & Etzold, B. (eds). Environment, Migration and Adaptation – Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh. Chapter 1, AHDPH Publishing, Dhaka, pp 1- 27
Etzold, B & Mallick, B. (2015): Reflections, in Mallick, B & Etzold, B. (eds). Environment, Migration and Adaptation – Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh. Chapter 1, AHDPH Publishing, Dhaka, pp 307- 312
Mallick, B. (2011): “Necessity of Acceptance – Searching for a Sustainable Community Based Disaster Mitigation Approach”, in Wallendorf et al. (ed.): Proceedings of the 2011 Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference, ASCE and COPRI, pp. 753 – 766. [5]
Mallick, B. and Vogt, J. (2009): “Local Strategies to Cope with Natural Hazards: Experiences of Cyclone ‘Sidr’ in Bangladesh”, in Hamilton, Neumaier, Schwiegner, Sedmark (eds.) “Facing Tragedies” LIT, pp. 212-220. [3]
1.4 Book
Mallick, B., Berger, B., Kim, K. & Zilbermann, D. (eds.) (2016) Resilient Communities – water management, rural development and adaptation to climate change, Google Books [forthcoming]
Mallick, B & Etzold, B. (eds.) (2015): Environment, Migration and Adaptation in Bangladesh – Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh. AHDPH Publishing, Dhaka,
2. Research Monographs/Dissertation
Mallick, B. (2014): Der gesellschaftliche Umgang mit zunehmender Verwundbarkeit: Eine Analyse der sozialen Bedingungen für vulnerabilitätsorientierte räumliche Planungen in der Küstenzone von Bangladesch, Dissertation, Regionalwissenschaftlicen Schrieftreihe 36, Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
Mallick, B. (2007): Corruption of Holding Tax Management System in Bangladesh – A case study of Mymensingh municipality, Masters Thesis at Institute of Regional Science (IfR) of University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Mallick, B. (1998): Resource Base of a Village: A case study of Shovna village,Dumuria thana, Khulna, Bachelor thesis at Urban & Rural Planning Discipline of Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh
3. Invited presentations
3.1 Communication in international meetings [Selected]
Mallick B. (2014): Migration and Adaptation Conversation in Bangladesh – presented at 9th IIDS-IIMS International Conference (New Series) ICSD, 9 – 13 July, 2014 at University of Bonn, Germany,
Mallick, B. and Vogt. J (2012): Social disparities in disaster-triggered migration process – a case study of tropical cyclone prone coastal community, paper presented at ESF-Bielefeld University Conference on “Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration” 9 – 13, December 2012, Bielefeld, Germany
Mallick, B. and Akter. S. (2012): Interplay between vulnerability and resilience: empirical evidence from a natural disaster-prone low-income country, poster presented at NSF-DFG Conference on “Reckoning with the Risk of Catastrophe”, October 3-5, 2012, Washington DC
Mallick, B. (2011): “Cyclone, Coastal Society and Migration – Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh” – paper presented at Researchers Workshop on ‘Climate Induced Migration’, Organized by Asian Development Bank (ADB), Philippines, on 14-15 September 2011

3.2 Invited talk [Selected]
07/01/2017 : Interplay between cyclone disaster and displacement in southwest coastal Bangladesh, Research Presentation for policy formulation, organized by BRAC and Yukta, Bangladesh
03/01/2017 : Disaster and Displacement, Successful Graduate Award Speech at Urban and Rural Planning Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
16/11/2016 : Cyclone – Migration – Adaptation Nexus in the Social Context of Bangladesh, Seminar Series of International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford, UK
22/09/2016 : Disaster induced Migration and Planning Perspective in Coastal Bangladesh, Guest Lecture Series at Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS), Berlin, Germany
30/04/2016 : Cyclone, Migration and Adaptation Nexus – Policy perspective of adaptation planning, invited talk at Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP), Dhaka, Bangladesh
11/12/2015 : Migration-Disaster Nexus in Southwest Bangladesh, invited talk at Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
27/06/2015 : Disaster induced displacement in coastal Bangladesh, participants’ lecture at 2015 BEAHRS Environmental Leadership Program at UC Berkeley, USA
30/07/2014 : Emerging issues and challenges in tropical cyclone disaster risk reduction in coastal areas of Bangladesh and China, presented at 2014 Summer Institute for Disaster and Risk Research, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
14/11/2013 : Societal Dealings with Cyclone – at DAAD Alumni Summer School 2013 “Coping with Disasters & Climate Extremes – Challenges and Cooperation Potentials”, Applied University of Cologne, Germany
14/03/2013 :The Way in which Society Dealings with Disaster – presented in ISEE Guest Lecture Series, Vanderbilt University, USA
25/01/2012 : Socio-spatially differentiated vulnerability and politics of cyclone disaster mitigating infrastructural development planning in coastal Bangladesh, presented at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig
4. Research Expeditions/Funding
4.1 Research
09/2015 – on-going : Lead editor with Kihwan Kim, Brittany Berger & David Zilberman of the book titled as “Resilient Communities” – Financed under Buck Kingman Initiative of UC Berkeley, Budget: 10000 US$
06/2015 – 03/2016 : Team leader of research Project: Migrants at Slums – Livelihood at Risk, Research Project of Coastal Research Foundation (CRF), Khulna, Bangladesh. Budget: 6000€
04/2014 – 03/2015 : Team leader of research Project: Risk at Relocated Settlements at Government supported Gucchagram project in Bangladesh- Research project of Coastal Research Foundation (CRF), Khulna, Bangladesh. Budget: 5000€
02/2014 – 05/2014 : Team Leader of field research: Household Key Informants Interview (HHKII) and Qualitative Survey in Bangladesh under Integrated Social, Environmental and Engineered Model (ISEE) Project of Vanderbilt University, USA. Budget: 65000€
12/2012 – 12/2014 : Lead Editor with Dr. Benjamin Etzold of the Book: Environment, Migration and Adaptation: Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh – financed by International Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Development (ICCCAD), Bangladesh, AHDPH Publishing House- Dhaka. Budget: 5000€
12/2013 : Printing Grant from KAAD for the publication of Dissertation, Budget: 1000€
05 – 08/2013 : Host and Guide Guest Researcher of ITC, Netherland, support provided from Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) at KIT, Budget: 2500€
07 – 12/2011 : BIARI Climate Change Award 2011, Co-Principal Investigator, Project: Interdisciplinary discourse on climate change adaptation (IDCCA): global implications and local response to extreme events in Asian trans-boundary river basins, Budget: 4000€
9/2010 – 6/2011 : Coordinator of Project: Informal Economy of Sundarbans – Research Project of Institute of Regional Science (IfR) of KIT and Coastal Research Foundation (CRF), Bangladesh, Budget: 6000€
9/2009 – 05/2010 : Team leader of Documentation on: Living with Cyclone Aila project of Coastal Research Foundation (CRF), Bangladesh, Budget: 1000€
12/2009 – 03/2010 : Research Assistant at DAAD-STIBET Grant, supported from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Project: Literature review on micro-credit, Budget: 3000€
03/2009 – 08/2009 : Field Research Grant, supported from Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS), of KIT, Budget: 7000€
4.2 Travel grants
European Science Foundation (ESF) Travel grant for ESF-Bielefeld conference on ‘Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration, Bielefeld, Germany [9-13/12/2012]
NSF-DFG Grant for NSF-DFG Conference “Reckoning with the Risk of Catastrophe”, Washington DC, USA [3-5/10/2012]
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Travel Grant, for researchers’ workshop on Climate induced Migration at ADB, Manila, Philippines, [14-15/09/2011]
Graduate School of Climate and Environment (GRACE) of KIT Travel Grant for ASCE conference on Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2011 at Anchorage, Alaska, [26-28/06/2011]
KAAD Travel Grant for Colorado Conference of “Earth System Governance: Crossing Boundaries and Building Bridges”, Fort Collins, Colorado State University [17-20/05/2011]
European Science Foundation (ESF) Travel grant for ESF-Bielefeld conference on ‘Environmental Change and Migration: From Vulnerabilities to Capabilities, Bad Salzuflen, Germany [5-9/12/2010]
5. Organization of International conferences
30 April 2016 : Lead host & coordinator of international round-table discussion on “Coupled human-natural interactions: environmental and social changes in southwest Bangladesh”, at Planners Auditorium at Dhaka, in cooperation with Vanderbilt University (VU), Dhaka University (DU), Khulna University (KU), and Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP)
02 May 2016 : Lead host & Coordinator of international workshop on ‘Livelihood and Environment of Southwest Bangladesh – Stakeholders perspective for policy planning’, CSS Ava Centre, Khulna, Bangladesh in cooperation with VU, DU, KU and BIP
6. Prizes and Awards
Successful Graduate Award 2017, 4th Batch of Urban and Rural Planning Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
Visiting Research Fellowship 2016/2017 at International Migration Institute (IMI) of Oxford University, UK
Visiting Fellowship 2016 at Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, Erkner, Berlin
Fellowship for summer course on “BEAHRS Environmental Leadership Programme” at UC Berkeley 2015
Fellowship for Summer Institute for Disaster and Risk Research Award 2014, Beijing Normal University
Highly Commended Paper- Emerald Literati Network Excellence Award 2012
Climate Change Award 2011, Brown Advanced Research Institute, Brown University
Fellowship for Brown Advanced Research Institute Award 2011, Brown University
Ph.D. Scholarship - KAAD (Catholic Educational Exchange Program), 10/2010 – 09/2012
M. Sc. Scholarship - DAAD (German Educational Exchange Program), October 2005 – September 2007
Bachelor Scholarship – Khulna University scholarship for undergraduate results, July 1994 – November 1998

7. Teaching, Supervision & Mentoring
7.1 Teaching
WS 2013-2014, WS 2014-2015 & SS 2015: ‚Disaster Management and Regional Planning: International Experiences’ for the postgraduate Student (Module 21: Risk, Vulnerability and Catastrophe in the regional Planning, Module speaker: Prof. Joachim Vogt)
WS 2013-2014 : Regional Statistics (M.Sc. in Regional Science, Module 3, Module speaker: Prof. Joachim Vogt)
September 2014 : Qualitative Data Analysis in ATLAS.ti’ – for the Post-graduate Student, Department of Political Science of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
7.2 Mentoring /supervision
11/2015 – to date : Mentor of PhD Project: Factors and risks of drinking water supply in rural southwest, Bangladesh; at Institute of Regional Science (IfR), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),
05 – 08/2013 : Host a guest fellow at KIT, S.M. Tanvir Hassan, PhD Student, ITC, Netherlands
02 – 05/2014 : Guide and Mentor of Field research of the PhD project of Ms. Anna C, Carella, PhD candidate, Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA, PhD project: International Affairs of Foreign Aids in Bangladesh
2013 : Supervisor of study project on ‘Ziele, Chancen und Risiken von Mikrokreditprogrammen in Entwicklungsländern mit besonderem Fokus auf den Bedingungen in Zentralasien’, at Institute of Regional Science (IfR), KIT
2012 : Supervisor of study project on ‘Methoden der Evaluation von Mikrokreditprogrammen und Ergebnisse zu ihrer Wirksamkeit in Bangladesch’, at Institute of Regional Science (IfR), KIT
04-08/2010 : Guide of field research for Master’s Thesis of Pierre Borghi, Pierre Mendès-France University, Grenoble, France; Thesis: Evaluation of Disaster Mitigation Interventions and Its Impact on Coastal Society in Banglades
Scientific Review
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change; Journal of Environment and Planning; Atmosphera; Area; Water; International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Environmental Science; International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, Sustainability, Climate
Collaborators
Brooke Ackerly, Jonathon Gilligan & Steve Goodbred (Vanderbilt University, USA); Sonia Akter (National University Singapur); Terry Cannon, Max Martin (IDS, UK), Saleemul Huq (IIED, UK), Animesh K. Gain (GFZ-Postdam, Germany), Carlo Giuponni (Ca Foscari, Italy), Sujit Sikdar, Benjamin Etzold (University of Bonn, Germany), Dilip Dutta, Kushal Roy, Md. Rezaul Karim (Khulna University, Bangladesh). Bayes Ahmed (UCL, London); Thorsten Heimann (IRS-Berlin); M. M. Naser (Mcquire University, Australia).
Experience as user of advanced techniques
The candidate had hands-on experience in geodata software ArcGIS, social science database software SPSS and R, design software Adobe in Design, Adobe Photoshop, and qualitative data analysis software Atlas.ti.