He is the co-author of three books — Japanese Government and Politics, Japanese Society and Culture, and Japanese Economy
Dr Abdullah-Al-Mamun has been appointed as the new chairman of the Department of Japanese Studies at Dhaka University.
He joined his new position on July 11, according to a press release. Earlier, he was serving as an assistant professor of the department.
Mamun earned his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sociology from Dhaka University and joined the Japan Study Center (JSC) as a lecturer in June 2006.
Apart from a diploma in Japanese Studies, he has an MBA degree in marketing.
He has been involved in a variety of research works and is the co-author of three books — Japanese Government and Politics, Japanese Society and Culture, and Japanese Economy.
Mamun, who is also the research director at the Centre for Governance Studies, has written numerous articles in local and international journals too.
He had completed his PhD from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom — with the research area of “aid and development effectiveness, and international development cooperation.”
The JSC was created in 1994. Later in July 2017, the JSC was expanded as the Department of Japanese Studies as a discipline under the Faculty of Social Science.