Events: Upcoming, Current and Past

CARASS arranges seminars, symposiums, conferences and training  courses on Arts and Social Sciences areas.  In this regard, important date will be displayed in CARASS website.

Upcoming Seminar

 

Upcoming workshop

CARASS is planning to offer the following research training courses:

1.  5 days Workshop on Foundation on Research Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences

Expected Participants

Young researchers from Dhaka University and any other institutions, interested to be equipped with different research approaches in arts and social sciences are welcome to participate in the workshop Expected number of participants per workshop is 25.

Expected Outcome

The participants will get the fundamental ideas about research study and research paper writing.

Content This is a 5 days workshop.

Day Topic and Content
 1 Session 1 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Research: Concept 

  • What is research?
  • The  importance of research
Session 2 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Researcher’s stance

  • Ontology, epistemology
  • Linking between ontology-epistemology-methodology
 2 Session 3 (2:00pm- 3:15pm) Literature Review

  • Purpose
  • Process
  • Potential models
Session 4 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Literature Review (Continued)

  • Common mistakes
  • Writing literature review
 3 Session 5 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Data Collection tools I

  • Questionnaire
  • Survey
  • Interview

 

Session 6 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Data Collection tools I

  • FGD
  • Observation
 4  Session 7 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Data Analysis Approaches I: Quantitative

  • Methods for summarizing and/or describing data with respect to central tendency, dispersion, and association.
Session 8 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Data Analysis Approaches II: Qualitative

  • Concept
  • Genres
 5 Session 9 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Writing Research Report I

  • Concept
  • Example

 

Session 10 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Writing Research Report I

  • Concept
  •  Example

 

2. Training Workshop on Research Paradigms and Advanced Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences

Expected Participants

 

Young researchers, mid-career professionals from different organizations interested to be equipped with different research approaches in arts and social sciences and develop their career in research, are welcome to participate in the workshop. Expected number of participants per workshop is 25.

 

Expected Outcome

The participants will get the fundamental ideas about different approaches of research and academic paper writing.

 

Content and Schedule

This is a 8 days workshop.

Day Topic and Content
 1  Session 1 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)OpeningAbout Research, ImportanceWhy do we do research? Session 2 (3:30pm-4:45pm) Source and Library SearchUse of resources
 2  Session 3 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Researcher’s stanceOntology, epistemologyLinking between ontology-epistemology-methodology Session 4 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Literature ReviewPurposeProcessPotential models
3  Session 5(2:00pm- 3:15pm)Research Approaches: QuantitativeThe organization of quantitative data (e.g., tables, graphs).Methods for summarizing and/or describing data with respect to central tendency, dispersion, and association. Session 6 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Research Approaches: QualitativeConceptGenres
 4  Session 7 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Data Collection tools QuestionnaireSurvey Session 8 (3:30pm-4:45pm) SamplingConceptProcedures
5 Session 9 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Experimental ResearchConceptExample Session 10 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Action ResearchConceptExample
6 Session 11 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Mixed Approach ConceptExample Session 12 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Research in Arts and HumanitiesConceptExample 
7  Session 13 ((2:00pm- 3:15pm)Research Ethics, Referencing and CitationConceptProcedures Session 14 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Writing Research Report ConceptExample
 8  Session 15 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Wrap up   Closing and Certificate Giving Ceremony

The date will be announced soon.

 

Currents Events

Currently CARASS is counducting one research on ‘ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের শিক্ষার্থীদের আর্থ-সামাজিক অবস্থা: একটি পর্যালোচনা’ . The data collection for this research is going on.

 

Past Events

Research & Seminar

 

CARASS  completed a research titled ‘ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে সাংস্কৃতিক কর্মকাণ্ড-: সেকাল-একাল’.  This will be published soon.

CARASS  arranged a seminar  titled “Comparison Policy in Arabic Literature Criticism: A Review” at 12 pm on May 6, 2015.Professor Dr. Muhammad Yusuf (Chairman, Department of Arabic, University of Dhaka) will preside over the seminar and  UGC Post Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Md.Manirozzaman (Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic, University of Rajshahi) will present keynote paper. Besides, Professor Dr. Shaikh Abdus Salam, Director, CARASS will deliver his welcome speech at the seminar.

CARASS  completed a research titled “Jibonjuddhe Nari Muktijuddhara” ( Women freedom fighters and their life struggle)

Another  research titled “Union Information and Service Centers in Rural Bangladesh: A Study on Divide among Peri – urban and Real Rural Centers ” has been conducted under CARASS.

Seminar held at CARASS

A seminar entitled- “English Writings of Micheal Madhusudan Dutt : The Captive Ladie ’’ was held at Center for Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences (CARASS) on August 19, 2014.

Emeritus Professor Dr. Anisuzzaman presided over the seminar and UGC Post Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Ferdushi Khatun presented keynote paper. Professor Dr. Shaikh Abdus Salam, Director, CARASS delivered his welcome speech.

Professor Dr. Rofiqullah Khan and Dr. Mohammed Azam of Bangla Department of Dhaka University discussed as the paper designated discussants.

Professor Syed Md. Shahed, Sohana Mahboob, Momenur Rasul, Dulal Kanti Bhoumik and Kazal Krishna Banerjee took part in the open discussion.

Research Training

CARASS organized two 8 days long training workshop on Research Paradigms and Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences (from March 28- April 6 and  May 16- May 28,2017). Young teachers, research fellows, PhD/MPhil from different departments, centers of Dhaka University participated there. Total number of participants was 28. Faculties from different departments of Arts and Social Sciences faculties, Director and Senior Research Fellow of CARASS conducted different sessions on the training-workshop. After completion Honorable Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of CARASS Council Professor Professor Dr. A A M S Arefin Siddique distributed certificate among the participants. On the certificate giving ceremony Dean of Arts Faculty Prof. Dr. Abu Md. Delwar Hosain, Dean of Social Sciences Prof. Farid Uuddin Ahmed and Prof. Dr. Abul Mansoor Ahmed were presented as Special Guests. Director of CARASS Prof. Dr. Shaikh Abdus Salam presided over the program.

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