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Talk by Naomi Hossain: Title TBD

Lecture | April 24 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Naomi Hossain, Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

Sanchita B. Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies

The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies


The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley is delighted to welcome political sociologist, Naomi Hossain.

Speaker Bio
Naomi Hossain is a political sociologist with 20 years of development research and advisory experience. Her work focuses on the politics of poverty and public services, and increasingly on the political effects of subsistence crises.

She has researched elite perceptions of poverty, accountability in education and social protection, and women’s empowerment in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the UK, and led cross-country research in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.

Most recently she was the Principal Investigator on the DFID-ESRC funded research project Food Riots and Food Rights: the moral and political economy of accountability for hunger Project (2012-14) and a research lead on the IDS/Oxfam GB Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility project. Her book on the political effects of the 1974 famine in Bangladesh,
The Aid Lab, was published by Oxford University Press in February 2017.

Naomi is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex.

Read more about Naomi Hossain at her WEBPAGE

Established in 2013 with a generous gift from the Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley champions the study of Bangladesh’s cultures, peoples and history. The first of its kind in the US, the Center’s mission is to create an innovative model combining research, scholarships, the promotion of art and culture, and the building of ties between institutions in Bangladesh and the University of California.

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