“Legal, Political and Ethical Dimension of Refugee Studies” a Keynote Speech delivered at a Research Workshop on Refugee Studies and Forced Migration organized by Asian School of Business and UNHCR at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 22-23, 2019.
“Voices of the Victims: The ‘Subhuman’ life of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh and Myanmar”, paper presented at a seminar organized by the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS, University of London, November 30, 2018.
“The Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh: A Case of ‘Subhuman” paper presented in the Work in Progress Seminar at Refugee Studies Centre (RSC), University of Oxford, November 27, 2018.
“The Case of “Subhuman”: The Rohingyas in Myanmar and Bangladesh” Paper presented at the 8th Bonn Humboldt Award Winners’ Forum Conference on Between handcraft and confession, empiricism and normativity: Self-determination in international jurisprudence held on October 17-22, 2018 at Bristol Hotel, Bonn, organized the Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
“A Tale of ‘Subhuman’: The Rohingyas in Bangladesh and Myanmar.” December 06, 2017, Organized by Munk School of Global Affairs, the Asia Institute, University of Toronto, Canada.
“Experiencing ‘Data’ vs. Data is experience: An Account of Fieldwork in the Chittagong Hill Tracts” paper presented at an International Workshop on Lives of Data held on January 06-07, 2017, organized by Center for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Deli, India.
“State in Statelessness: A case of the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh” paper presented at the 29th Annual Conferece of the Japanese Association of South Asian Studies (JASAS), held on September 24-25, 2016 at Koe City University of Foreign Studies, Kobe, Japan.
“Impersonalising personal experiences: Dialogue with the practices of fieldwork in the Southeaster Bangladesh” paper presented as an international workshop on Identity, Agency and Fieldwork Methodologies in Risky Environment held on July 28-29, 2016, organized by Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
“Citizenship, Migration and Statelessness: A Case of Rohingyas in Bangladesh” paper presented at an international workshop on Migration and Citizenship held on May 30-June 01, 2016 organized by the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, India.
“Beyond Pahari and Bengali Binary: Inter and Intra-ethnic Relations in the Chittagong Hill Tracts”, paper presented at an international conference on Bangladesh: History, Society and Culture jointly organized by Bangladesh Historical Society and the Department of History, University of Chittagong to be held on November 14-15, 2015, at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
“Transforming Bangladesh Uplands: Roles of Internal and External Agencies”, paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Japanese Association of South Asian Studies (JASAS) held on September 26-17, 2015, at The University of Tokyo, Japan.
“Indigeneity in Bangladesh: An Empirical and Critical Perspective” a paper presented at an International Workshop on Indigeneity in South and Southeast Asia: The Geopolitics of the Expansion and Localization of an Increasingly Global Movement held on March 18-22, 2015 organized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
“Beyond Political and Cultural Binary: Understanding Indigenous Activism from Below” paper presented in a workshop on Indigenous Activism: Critical Perspective from Bangladesh held on March 18, 2014, organized by the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics (LSE), UK.
“In Search of Self: Identity, Indigeneity and Cultural Politics in Bangladesh” paper presented at a workshop on The Futures of Indigeneity: Spatiality, Identity Politics and Belonging held on November 6-8, 2013, organized by Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany.
“Between Peace and Conflict: State and Margins in Bangladesh” paper presented at a workshop on State and Margin in Bangladesh held on May 23, 2013, organized by the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, in VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“State of Stateless People: A Case of the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh” paper presented in a workshop on Slippery Citizenship held on October 11-14, 2012 in Wilfred Laurier University, Canada.
“Dependent People in Independent States: Forty Years of the Chittagong Hill Tracts” paper presented in a national conference on Forty Years of Bangladesh: In the Contexts of Society, Politics, Economics held on July 5-6, 2012 in the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
“Colonial Representation and Theory of Civilization: A Case Study of the Chittagong Hill Tracts”, paper prepared to be presented at a regional conference on the Chittagong Hill Tracts, May 29, 2011, organized by Bangladesh Research Society, to be held in the Institute of Fine Arts, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
“Treatment of Unwelcome Guests: The State of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh” paper presented in an international conference on Culture, Politics and Economics of South Asian Migrants, 24-26 November, 2010, organized by Indian Formation Research Society, held in the University of Delhi, India.
“Politics of Cultural Difference: Identity and Marginality in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh”paper presented in a South Asia Conference on Modernity, Identity and Resistance in South Asia: Negotiating Subjectivity amidst Changing Solidarities, 18-20 March, 2010, organized by, and held in, the Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai, India.
“Between Peace and Conflict: A Case Study of Post-Peace Accord Situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh” paper was presented at an international conference on Regional Formation in Contemporary South Asia, November 25-27, 2009 held in the University of Delhi, India.
“Colonial (Re)presentation of Colonised People: A Case Study of the Chittagong Hill Tracs,” paper presented at a seminar organised by the Department of Politics and International Studies,September 11, 2009, University of Hull, UK.
“Paradigm of Better-life: Re-conceptualizing Development among the Pahari in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh”, paper presented at a regional seminar on Relevance of Chittagong on the Economic Development of Bangladesh jointly organized by the Department of Economics, University of Chittagong, and Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Chittagong Chapter, March03, 2009, Theatre Institute Auditorium, Chittagong.
“Transforming Identity: A Study on the Evolving History of Upland-lowland relationship in Bangladesh”, paper presented at the 20th International Association of Historians of Asia Conference, November 14-17, 2008, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
“Constructing Minority:The State of ‘Tribal’ peoplein Bangladesh” paper presented at The Eleventh Asian Studies Conference Japan, June 23-24, 2007, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo.
“Breaking the Boundary between Hills and Plains: Transition in Everyday Life among the Marginalized Pahari in Bangladesh” Paper presented at the international Conference entitled “Looking at Asia: Changes, Continuities and Consequences” June 15-17, 2007,the University of Hawai’i, USA.
“Questioning the Unquestioned Truth: A Case Study of Ethnic Integration in Bangladesh”, (co-authored), Paper presented at an International Seminar entitled Assessing Contemporary Anthropology: Tasks and Priorities, January 5-7,2005 organized by the Department of Anthropology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
“Cultural Imperialism: An Empirical Study on the Post-colonial Discourse in Anthropology”, Paper presented at an international seminar entitled Anthropology in the 21st Century, January 25-26, 2004 organized by the Department of Anthropology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.