1. Visiting Research Fellowship, Refugee Studies Centre (RSC), University of Oxford
  2. Research Consultant, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS, University of London
  3. Visiting Fellow, Department of Anthropology, the London School of Economics (LSE), University of London, UK (2014)
  4. Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany (2012-2013)
  5. Visiting Fellow, South Asia Institute (SAI), University of Heidelberg, Germany (November, 2013).
  6. Visiting Fellow, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands (May 2013).
  7. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada (2012).
  8. Institute of Culture and Development Research (ICDR), Research Grants (2010-2011)
  9. Visiting Fellow, Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India (2010-2011).
  10. British Academy Visiting Fellowship, the University of Hull, UK (2009)
  11. The MEXT (Ministry of Education, Youth, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology, Japan), (2004-2008)
  12. 21st Century COE Fieldwork Grant (Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University) (2006)
  13. 21st Century COE Fieldwork Grant (Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University) (2005)
  14. Grant from the Chittagong University Research Cell, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (2003).