Department of History
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Advisor||The National Archives of Bangladesh||Dhaka||Currently Working|
|Council Member||The Bangladesh Asiatic Society||Dhaka||Currently Working|
|General Secretary||Bangladesh Itihas Samiti||National||Currently Working|
|General Secretary||International Federation for Research in Women's History (IFRWH)||International||Currently Working|
|Board Member||International Federation for Research in Women's History||International||Currently Working|
|Editor||Bangladesh History Association Jounal||Dhaka University||Currently Working|
|Editor||Bangladesh American Studies Journal||Dhaka University||Currently Working|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Women's History||My Ph.D. dissertation, supervised by Prof. Sonia Nishat Amin, was titled From Andarmahal to Schools: Women's Education in Eastern Bengal in the 19th and 20th Centuries. My research interest continues to revolve around the area of gender issues, gender identities, patriarchy, and the general area of women's history and gender studies.|
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|M.Phil||Women Workers in Urban Areas after Independence: An Overview||Dr. Asha Islam Nayeem||Merina Sultana||Women's History|
|M.Phil||Women of the Aristocratic Class: the Nawab Family of Dhaka||Dr. Asha Islam Nayeem||Suma Rani De||Women's History|
|M.Phil||Women in the Cultural Movement of Bengal||Dr. Asha Islam Nayeem||Shanta Patranobish||Women's History|
|M.Phil||Women in the Leftist Movement in Bengal, 1947-1971||Dr. Asha Islam Nayeem||Rajib Odhikari||Women's History|
|M.Phil||Women of Bengal in the Struggle for Democracy: Five Case Studies (1952-1994)||Dr. Asha Islam Nayeem||Shamima Nasreen||Women's History|
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Women's History||Female Domestic Workers in Dhaka||Private|
|No invited talk is found|
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|No Collaboration & Membership is found|
Asha Islam Nayeem "Did the Bengali Woman Have a Girlhood? A Study of Colonialism, Education and the Evolution of the Girl Child in Nineteenth-Century Bengal." A History of the Girl: Formation, Education and Identity. Edited by Mary O'Dowd and June Purvis Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, January, 2018 pp 163-179 .
Asha Islam Nayeem "How to Educate the Girl Child? Financing Female Education in Colonial Bengal." Readings in Bengal History: Identity Formation and Colonial Legacy. Edited by Asha Islam Nayeem and Aksadul Alam Dhaka: Bangladesh History Association, December, 2017 pp 179-203 .
Asha Islam Nayeem and Avril A. Powell "Redesigning the Zenana: Domestic Education in Eastern Bengal in the Early Twentieth Century." Rhetoric and Reality: Gender and the Colonial Esperience in South Asia. Edited by Avril A. Powell and Siobhan Lambert-Hurley Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006 pp 50-82 .
Raana Razzaque and Asha Islam Nayeem : Anowara: The Novel as Source of History, Clio, Journal of the Department of History, Jahangirnagar University (impact factor:The article unearths subtle tensions of patriarchal control over women's lives.) , pp.pp 85-98 , Volume XXIV, June, 2007 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Determining the Attitude towards Women's Education in Eastern Bengal: The Partition Interlude, Bangladesh Historical Studies (impact factor:It is an insightful study into patriarchal domination and feminist resistance that played out in colonial Bengal in the nineteenth century which is based on primary sources only.) , Volume XXIII, 2012-2014 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Dwelling on the Question of Female Education in Nineteenth Century Bengal: From Western Theory to Local Reality, Bangladesh Historical Studies (impact factor:Entirely based on archival documents, this article is a valuable source for women's history.) , pp.pp 9-22 , Volume XXI, 2008-2009 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Muslim Bhadramahilas in the Public Eye in Post-colonial Bengal: A Cross-generational Study, Journal of the Bangladesh History Association (impact factor:It is an inspirational study of three generations of venerable Bengali women who defy patriarchy.) , pp.pp 113-130 , Volume XX, 2005-2007 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Women's Emancipation Through Education in 19th Century Eastern Bengal: Private Enterprise Or Government Agency?, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (impact factor:Primary sources from the archives have been used to document the process of emancipation of women in colonial Bengal) , Volume 60, No. 1, June 2015 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Breaking the Myth of the White Woman's Burden': Female Missionaries in Bengal and the Institutionalization of Zenana Education, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities) (impact factor:Digging into the archives, primary material has been unearthed to break the myth that Bengali women were the sole beneficiaries of Christian benevolence whereas, actually, it was a two-way traffic.) , Volume 59, No. 1, June 2014 .
Raana Razzaque and Asha Islam Nayeem : Some Aspects of the Ahl-i-Hadith Movement in Bengal, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (impact factor:Adds insight into how religion permeates culture.) , pp.pp 215-230 , Volume 51, No. 2, December, 2006 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Women at Work in Japan: Expectation and Reality, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (impact factor:The article adds insight into the gender complexities of Japanese culture.) , pp.pp 167-177 , Volume 45, No. 2, December, 2000 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : Japan's Education System: Quest for Perfection, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (impact factor:Wide circulation nationally and uploaded in cyber space) , pp.pp 84-101 , Volume 44, No. 2, December 1999 .
Asha Islam Nayeem : The Quest for Teachers of the 'Right Stamp' as Pre-requisite to Progress of Female Education in Eastern Bengal: The Partition Interlude, The Arts Faculty Journal (impact factor:This article analyzes critical archival material to show how patriarchal attitudes were an impediment to women's progress in colonial Bengal.) , pp.Pp 53-74 , Volume 4, No. 6, June 2010-June 2011 .
|International||Fulbright Fellowhip||2005||United States||Was awarded the Fulbright Short Fellowship in the summer of 2005 to work on American civilization at New York University (NYU), New York, USA.|
|International||Commonwealth Fellowship||1994||United Kingdom||Was awarded the Commonwealth Fellowship to do research at the School of African Studies (SOAS), London University during the academic session 1994-1995.|
|International||Research Fellowship||1991||Japan||Was awarded a Research Fellowship at the Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, Japan, for two years.|
|National||Shahid Ghiyas Award||1988||Bangladesh||Was awarded the Shahid Ghiyas Award for obtaining First Class First position in Masters from the Department of History, University of Dhaka|
|National||Chancellor's Award||1987||Bangladesh||Was awarded the Chancellor's Award in 1987 for obtaining First Class First position in BA Hons. in History, University of Dhaka|