|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||Sociology||University of Oxford||United Kingdom||2014|
|Masters||Sociology||Lehigh University||United States||2006|
|Masters||Sociology||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2001|
|Bachelor||Sociology||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||1999|
|Award Type||Award Title||Year||Country||Description|
|National||British Council Balance for Better||2019||Bangladesh||https://www.britishcouncil.org.bd/en/blog/bringing-social-change-through-art-and-activism?fbclid=IwAR1SEYAQvpagk0gBvtk-BfhhM_8rzKVZWou0jk9ILQTtkHRxr0fsWDRN1ag|
|International||Commonwealth Scholarship||2008||United Kingdom||Received this award from Commonwealth Scholarship commission to complete my DPhil in Oxford. It was a 36-month long scholarship from UK government.|
|International||Junior Fulbright Scholarship||2004||United States||Junior Fulbright Scholarship was granted for my MA at Lehigh from The J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and United States Department of State|
|National||Nurunnesa Khatun Bidda-Binodini Gold Medal 1998||1998||Bangladesh||For securing highest marks in the MSS examination|
|National||Nazmul Karim Gold Medal 1998||1998||Bangladesh||For securing the first position in MSS in Sociology|
|Qualitative Research Methodology||
I am interested in exploring action based research in feminist political ecology
|Indigenous knowledge||My focus is on the agro-ecological knowledge of an indigenous group. Also how their identity is constructed and deconstructed in the context of politics with the majority is my focus.|
|Political Ecology||I look at environmental justice movements, discourses and their impact in the global south|
I work on discrimination against and vulnerabilities of female workers in Bangladesh, their movements and roles in everyday politics.
I also study the voice of women peasants of Mandi community and theatre actors of Bangladesh
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Ph.D.||Overpowering Climatic Constraints:Social Innovation and Gender Dynamics in Bangladesh||Professor Constanza Parra, KU Leuven, Belgiam||Samina Luthfa, DU||Jinat Hossain||
Women and gender studies
|Ph.D.||Women labor force participation and the status conflict within the family: A Case study||Samina Luthfa||Fatema Akhter||
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Youth and Cultural Consumption||Study on perceived patters of consumption of Korean Culture (KPop) buy Bangladeshi youth||Own fund||01-01-2019|
|Female Garment Workers' Rights V||Vulnerable Empowerment- a study of the perceived vulnerability and capability of female garment workers of Bangladesh||Bangladesh Mahila Parishad||01-06-2013||01-07-2016|
|Environmental Justice Movement||Confronting the Juggernaut of Extraction||Commonwealth Scholarship Commission||01-09-2008||01-05-2014|
|Indigenous Knowledge||Debunking the Myths of Indigenous knowledge||Fulbright Scholarship Commission||01-07-2005||16-05-2006|
|Gender Advisor||Power and Politics in Land Administration Reform||Erusmus and EU||University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh|
|No invited talk is found|
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|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date||Description|
|Visiting Scholar||South Asian University||New Delhi, India||02-04-2017||10-04-2017||As their Traveling South Asian Scholar, I delivered lectures on social movement, labour rights and gender. I also demonstrated part of a play written and acted by me.|
|Associate Professor||University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||24-08-2016||Currently Working||Teaching and Research are major responsibilities. Courses taught: Introduction to Sociology, Economy and Society, Research Methodology, Social Research Methods.|
|Part-time Teacher||University of Asia Pacific||Dhaka||01-04-2016||25-08-2016||Bangladesh Studies: Society and Culture|
|Athena Swan Gender Consultant||University of Oxford||Oxford, UK||01-01-2013||15-04-2013||Research design, data collection and analysis, presentation of data on gender scenario of Department of Mathematics, UoOxford to prepare the department to apply for the Athena Swan Award. I was employed by the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, University of Oxford|
|Athena Swan Gender Researcher||University of Oxford||Oxford, UK||01-02-2012||30-11-2012||Research design, data collection analysis, and presentation of data on gender scenario of all departments of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division of University of Oxford to prepare the departments to apply for the Athena Swan Award. I was employed by the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, University of Oxford|
|Assistant Professor||University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||18-09-2008||23-08-2016||Teaching and Research are major responsibilities. Courses taught: Introduction to Sociology, Economy and Society, Research Methodology, Social Research Methods.|
|Senior Lecturer||Independent University, Bangladesh||Dhaka||11-01-2007||17-09-2008||Social Psychology, Research Methodology, Introduction to Sociology|
|Assistant Professor||Bangladesh Agricultural University||Mymensingh, Bangladesh||06-06-2005||10-01-2007||Teaching and Research are major responsibilities. Courses taught: Introduction to Sociology, Research Methodology, Social demography, Agrarian Societies.|
|Lecturer||Bangladesh Agricultural University||Mymensigh, Bangladesh||02-11-2002||05-06-2005||Introduction to Sociology|
|Tutor||New College, UoOx||Oxford, UK||Introduction to Sociology|
|Tutor||University College, UoO||Oxford, UK||Sociology of Education|
Samina Luthfa, Tanzimuddin Khan and Munasir Kamal The Bangladesh Environmental Humanities Reader: Environmental Justice, Developmental Victimhood and Resistance. Maryland: Lexington, 2020 (under review) .
Zahid Arefeen Chowdhury, Samina Luthfa and Kaberi Gayen Vulnerable Empowerment: Understanding Capabilities and Vulnerabilities of Female Garment Workers in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, 2016 .
S Luthfa "Can female performers be heard? Her stories in Theatre of Bangladesh." Her Body, Mind, and Sexuality: The Evolving(?) Woman in Bengali Theatre. Manujendra Kundu (Ed.) New Delhi, India: OUP, India, Forthcoming .
সামিনা লুৎফা "বাংলাদেশে তৈরী-পোশাক শ্রমিকের জীবন ও কর্মক্ষেত্রঃ রাষ্ট্র ও পুঁজির বিপরীতে শ্রমজীবি নারীর আপোস-রফা ও লড়াইগাঁথা." ইতিহাসে নারীঃ দক্ষিণ এশিয়া প্রসঙ্গ. বাংলাদেশ ইতিহাস পরিষদ, Forthcoming .
Samina Luthfa "Aftermath of Rana Plaza Collapse: Framing injustice through Creative Avenues." Poetic Imaginings of South Asia. Mallika Shakya Forthcoming .
Samina Luthfa "Resisting a Coal Mine in Bangladesh and Immigrants in the United Kingdom: the new agent/actors in transnational environmental politics." The Bangladesh Environmental Humanities Reader: environmental justice, developmental victimhood and resistance. S Luthfa, TU Khan and M Kamal (eds) Maryland: Lexington Books, 2020 (under review) .
Samina Luthfa "Neo-Liberal Agenda and Gender: The Case of Mandi Women." Neo-liberal [Development]: People in the Margins.. T. Khan and S. Rahman (Eds.) Dhaka: University Press Limited, 2020 .
Samina Luthfa : [In Bengali] Rana Plaza Bhaban Dhas and Sompadito cuktisomuher Porjalochona” (Rana Plaza building collapse and new policies: an analysis), Sarbajankotha, pp.27-30, May 2015 .
Samina Luthfa : [In Bengali] "Phulbari andolon: protirodhershokti (Phulbari movement: the strength of resistance)"., Sarbojonkotha, pp.54-63, August 2015 .
Samina Luthfa : Showcasing Environmental Justice Movements from the South: comparing the role of media in Bangladesh, Society and Culture in South Asia, vol.5, no.2 pp.290-328, 2019 .
Samina Luthfa : Transnational Ties and Reciprocal Tenacity: Resisting mining in Bangladesh with transnational coalition” In: February 2017, Sociology, Vol 51(1), (impact factor:2.537) pp.127-145, 2017 .
Samina Luthfa and Shahadat Hossen : After Rana Plaza: Why were NGOs left to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse?, Open Democracy - free thinking for the world, 2014 .
Samina Luthfa : Debunking the Myths of Indigenous Knowledge: towards a political ecology of the Mandi of Madhupur, Bangladesh, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Hum.), 59(1), pp.211-237, 2014 .
Samina Luthfa and Lutfur Rahman : Market-led initiatives for Seed production and Product Processing in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy Vol. 20(1), 2004 .
Samina Luthfa : Structural Adjustment Policy, Agriculture and Pauperization in Bangladesh, The Social Science Review. The Dhaka University Studies Part D Vol. 12 (1), 2004 .
Samina Luthfa "Everything Changed after the 26th: Repression and Resilience against Proposed Phulbari Coal Mine in Bangladesh." QEH Working Paper no. 193 ODID Oxford: Oxford Department of International Development, 2011 .