Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Ferdoush, M. A. (2021). To “help” or not to “help” the participant: A global South ethnographer’s dilemma in the global South. Geoforum, 124. pp. 75-78https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2021.06.004  (Click here for the first 50 free downloadable author's copy)

Ferdoush, M. A. (2020). Sovereign atonement: (Non)citizenship, territory, and state-making in post-colonial South Asia. Antipode, 53 (2). pp. 546-566. DOI: 10.1111/anti.12685  (Antipode short video abstract) (Antipode Critical Class Room Resource)

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2020). Navigating the 'field': Reflexivity, uncertainties, and negotiation along the border of Bangladesh and India. Ethnography. https://doi.org/10.1177/1466138120937040.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Acts of belonging: The choice of citizenship in the former border enclaves of Bangladesh and India. Political Geography, 70. pp. 83-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2019.01.015. (Finalist, Political Geography Early Career Researcher Award 2020)

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Symbolic spaces: Nationalism and compromise in the former border enclaves of Bangladesh and India. Area, 51 (4). pp. 763-770. https://rgs-ibg.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/area.12539. 

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2018). Seeing borders through the lens of structuration: A theoretical framework. Geopolitics, 23 (1). pp. 180-200.

https://doi.org/10.1080/14650045.2017.1341406.  (Winner of Outstanding Publication by a Graduate Student Award 2018, Geography & Environment, UH Mānoa) 

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). Revisiting Cass’s model of homosexual identity development in the context of Bangladesh society. Sage Open, 6 (2). pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244016651913.

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2014). Rethinking border crossing narratives: A comparison between Bangladesh-India enclaves. Journal of South Asian Studies, 2 (2). pp. 107-113

Ferdoush, M. A. (2013). Living with stigma and managing sexual identity: A case study on the kotis in Dhaka. Sociology Mind, 3 (4). pp. 257-263. DOI: 10.4236/sm.2013.34034

Books/ Edited Books

Jones,R. and Ferdoush, M. A. (eds.). (2018). Borders and mobility in South Asia and beyond. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

(Review 1 “relevant,” “thought-provoking,” and “a good read.”)

(Review 2 “an excellent compilation”)

Book Chapters

Ferdoush, M. A. (forthcoming 2022). 'Stateless' yet resilient: Resistance, disruption, and movement along the border of Bangladesh and India. In D. Andersen and E. Prokkola (eds) Borderlands Resilience –Transitions, Adaptation and Resistance at Borders. London: Routledge

Paasi, A. and Ferdoush, M.A. (forthcoming, 2022). New borders and mobility in the age of globalization: De-bordering, re-bordering and beyond. In D.J. Timothy and A. Gellbman (eds), Routledge Handbook of Political Borders and Tourism. London: Routledge

Ferdous, M.A. (forthcoming 2022). Parallel identities: Enclave dwellers, (non)citizens, proxy citizens, Bangladeshis, and Indians. In K. Jacobsen and N. Majidi (eds), Handbook on Forced Migration. London: Edward Elgar

Ferdoush, M. A. and Jones, R. (2018). The decision to move: Post-exchange experiences in the former Bangladesh-India border enclaves. In A. Horstmann, M. Saxer and A. Rippa (eds) Handbook of Asian Borderlands. New York: Routledge, pp. 255-265

 

Jones, R. and Ferdoush, M. A. (2018). The global transformation of borders and mobility. In R. Jones and M. A. Ferdoush (eds) Borders and mobility in South Asia and beyond. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 11-30

Ferdoush, M. A. and Jones R. (2018). Partition's borders. In R. Jones and M. A. Ferdoush (eds) Borders and mobility in South Asia and beyond. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 267-274

Encyclopedia Entry

 

Ferdoush, M. A.(2020). Structuration Theory. In Audrey Kobayashi (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, pp. 97-104, London: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102295-5.10714-0

Conference

Ferdoush, M. A. (2021). Showcase citizenship: Experiences in the border enclaves of Bangladesh and India. Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference (RGS-IBG), Virtual Conference, UK , August 31-September 03.  

Ferdoush, M. A. (2021). The border moved and the land became “flexible.” The Line Crossed Us Conference, Lethbridge Border Studies Research Group, Lethbridge University, Alberta, Canada, June 10-11.  

Ferdoush, M. A. (2021). Acts of motion: Towards a post-humanistic understanding of borders. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 07- April 11.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2021). Showcase citizens: Citizenship in making along the border of Bangladesh and India. Political Geography Specialty Group Pre-Conference. Washington, January 06-07.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2020). Acts of belonging: Incorporating the stateless from below. Migration in the North. Arctic Center, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, October 29-30.

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Sovereign overcompensation: (Re)making the border and citizens in the former enclaves of Bangladesh and India. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 03- April 07.

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Acts of belonging: The choice of citizenship in the former border enclaves of Bangladesh and India. Political Geography Specialty Group Pre-Conference. Washington DC, April 02.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). Swapping territories: Choosing citizenship, sovereignty, and belonging in the former Bangladesh- India border enclaves. Center for South Asian Studies, UH Mānoa 33rd Annual Spring Symposium: Borders and Mobility. Honolulu, HI. April 6-8.

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). Settling in and settling out of the border enclaves of Bangladesh and India: New identity, new prospects, new problems too? American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. March 29-April 02.

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). After the exchange: citizenship, sovereignty, and belonging in the former Bangladesh-India border enclaves. Political Geography Specialty Group Pre-Conference. San Francisco, CA. March 28

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). Exchanging Bangladesh-India border enclaves, changing states, changing nationality: Problems and prospects. The Annual EWC Graduate Student Conference. Honolulu-Hawaii. February.

Campus Talks

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Flexible lands: The state and its citizens’ negotiation over land ownership, Annual Geography Student Symposium, UH Mānoa, May 03. 

             

Ferdoush, M. A. (2017). Seeing borders through the lens of structuration: A theoretical framework. Annual Geography Student Symposium, UH Mānoa, May 05.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). After the exchange: Citizenship, sovereignty and belonging in the former Bangladesh-India border enclaves. Annual Geography Student Symposium, UH Mānoa, May 06.

Invited Talks

Ferdoush, M. A. (2021). Showcase citizenship: The sovereign, state and territory along the margin of South Asia.  Subaltern and Decolonial Citizenship Seminar Series, Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge, UK, May 20. 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Global migration and refugee "crisis". Sacred Hearths Academy,  Honolulu, HI, December 13.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). To ‘leave’ or to ‘move’: Experiences of citizenship along the border of Bangladesh and India. International Cultural Studies Fall Faculty Speaker Series, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, October 16.

 

Ferdoush, M. A. (2019). Symbolic spaces: Citizenship and state-making along the border of Bangladesh and India. Noon Seminar Series, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI, May 07

Ferdoush, M. A. (2018). The choice of citizenship: Social memory, regional identity, and spatial socialization, Sociology Colloquium at the

Department of  Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 30.

Ferdoush, M. A. (2016). After the exchange: Citizenship and territoriality in the former Bangladesh-India border enclaves, Wednesday Evening Seminar, East-West Center, November 09. 

Web-based Publications


Borderwork and borders in South Asia through structuration

Op-Eds


70 Years After Partition: From 'Bare Lives' to 'Bare Citizens'


Life in the camp