Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka
Imtiaz Ahmed is Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka. Professor Ahmed was educated at the University of Dhaka, Carlton University, Ottawa, and the Australian National University, Canberra. He has served as the Chairperson of the Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka (2000-2003) and is also currently Visiting Professor at the Sagesse University, Beirut. He is the recipient of various awards and honours. Notable among them are the SSRC Award on International Conflict Zones, Social Science Research Council New York (2002); Honorary Citizenship, The State of Maryland, USA (1993). He has authored, co-authored, or edited 16 books and 6 monographs. More than 98 research papers and scholarly articles have been published in leading journals and chapters in edited volumes. His most recent publications are Historicizing 1971 Genocide: State versus Person (Dhaka: University Press Limited, 2009) and a co-edited volume on Women & Militancy: South Asian Complexities (Dhaka: University Press Limited, 2011). His forthcoming book is a co-edited volume titled: Contemporarising Tagore and the World (Dhaka: University Press Limited).