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Anas Ansar

Doctoral Researcher

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University of Bonn

Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies

“Beyond Slavery: Dependency in Asian History”

Genscherallee 2

D-53113 Bonn

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  • 2015-2017: MA in Migration and Intercultural Relations, University of Oldenburg, Germany and University of Stavanger, Norway
  • 2008-2013: BSS and MSS in International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 2010: Diploma in Democracy and New Media, Center for Politics, University of Virginia, USA

Academic Positions

  • 2017-2018: Junior Co-Researcher, Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 2014-2015: Research and Communications Officer, Migrating out of Poverty Research Consortium, University of Sussex, UK.

Participation in Recent Research Projects

  • Research Project Coordinator, “Impact of Migration on Families Left Behind” commissioned by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
  • Research Associate and field coordinator, “Climate induced migration in Bangladesh” in collaboration with Climate and Development Knowledge Network, University of Sussex
  • Research Associate “Cross Border Movement of Rohingya Refugees: vulnerability and coping mechanism in Bangladesh” in Collaboration with the University of Sussex
  • Research Associate, “Impact of Migration on Poverty and local Development in South Asia”.
  • Research Associate, “Mainstreaming migration in the development strategies of Bangladesh”

Recent Publications:

  • Book, Beyond Remittance: The Social Impact of Migration on Families Left Behind in Bangladesh (with Tasneem Siddiqui), Forthcoming, RMMRU
  • Journal Article, Challenges in access to health care among involuntary migrants in Germany: a case study of migrants’ experiences in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, the Journal of International Migration, IOM, February 2017
  • Book, Impact of Migration on Poverty and Local Development in Bangladesh (with Tasneem Siddiqui and Raisul A Mahmud), RMMRU, 201


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