I am an award winning Researcher, Human Rights Defender, Author, Policy Communication and Public Relations Expert. I was born in Bangladesh and proudly call Australia my home. I work in University of Oslo, Norway as a Post Doctoral Researcher.

Email: contactme@mubasharhasan.com

Recent Noteworthy Publications

  • Journal Article (2023): Politics of Constructing Islam in the Everyday Lives of Young Bangladeshis: Asserting Majoritarian Islam, and the “Good / Bad Muslim” Narrative in Critical Research on Religion (With Srinjoy Bose)
  • Newspaper Commentary (2023): Dwindling university autonomy in Bangladesh, The Daily Star, January 7 (With Nazmul Ahasan)
  • Special Research Report: The Persistent Challenge of Extremism in Bangladesh, United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC, June 23, 2022 ( With Geoffrey Macdonald)
  • Research Brief: What is Islam? The highly contested debate about ‘Islam’ in Bangladeshi politics and culture, Melbourne Asia Review, Edition 10, June 6, 2022, DOI: 10.37839/MAR2652-550X10.8  
  • Research Brief: When crackdowns and cooptation fail: What constrains religious opposition forces in Bangladesh? Melbourne Asia Review , Edition 10, June 6, 2022, DOI: 10.37839/MAR2652-550X10.5   ( With Matthew J Nelson)
  • Analysis: Knowledge is power: A Small Investment for a Big Return: Australia should see that training rights advocates across the region can be an effective means to bolster democracy. The Interpreter, Lowy Institute, Sydney, June 2, 2022
  • Analysis: How Facebook Fuels Religious Violence, Foreign Policy, Washington DC, February 4, 2022 ( With Geoffrey Macdonald and Hui Hui Ooi)
  • Outstanding Alumnus Award: Griffith Business School, Griffith University 2021 Outstanding Alumnus Award. Read the Griffith University Press Release here
  • Analysis: Minorities under attack in Bangladesh, The Interpreter, Lowy Institute, Sydney, November 18,2021
  • Radio Interview: Violent Attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh on the Religion and Ethics Report with Andrew West, ABC Radio National, Australia. To listen to the interview, click here , October 27, 2021
  • Analysis: How Climate Change Deepens Bangladesh’s Fragility, United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC, September 13, 2021 ( With Geoffrey Macdonald)
  • Commentary: Transnational authoritarianism return of the strongmen, The Interpreter, Lowy Institute, Sydney, September 1, 2021
  • Analysis: The Indo-Pacific Strategy: Promoting Democracy in South Asia, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Washington DC, August 27,2021

With Nobel Laureate Dr. Martin Chalfie who inspires me to defend and appreciate academic freedom & free speech
Handing our edited book to Dr. Kayako Hayashi, President of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
With British Labour Party MP Rushanara Ali