Institut für Regionalwissenschaft

Dr. rer. nat. Bishawjit Mallick (jetzt tätig an der TU Dresden)

  • Technische Universtität Dresden

CV updated only until 10/2017; for later updates please contact Dr. Bishawjit Mallick.

CURRICULUM VITAE

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Personal Information

Full name
Bishawjit Mallick
E-mail bishawjit_mallick∂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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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

 

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.
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.

 

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 Bangladesh

 

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 InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and qualitative data analysis software Atlas.ti.