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Jahanir Alam


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Current PhD student


I am a PhD candidate at the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) department at the University of Warwick since January 2023. Before joining my PhD journey, I completed my MSc in Tourism and Events with distinction from the University of Sunderland in 2020.

Academic background

PhD candidate at GSD at the University of Warwick. Expected completion January 2025

MSc in Tourism and Events from the University of Sunderland 2020

MA in Islamic History and Culture from the University of Dhaka in 2007.


Professor Mandy Sadan and Dr Marta Guerriero

Research Overview

My research investigates the Rohingya refugees’ community resilience through inclusive tourism development. I am interested in understanding how different dimensions of community resilience concept, inclusive tourism, and entrepreneurship will help Rohingya Refugees achieve moderate resilience. Therefore, my research mainly focuses on Rohingya refugees' voices and experiences and employs visual ethnographic methods to collect their untold stories.

Research interests

My current research is focusing on refugee community resilience, ethnic entrepreneurship, and inclusive tourism development. In addition, I am very keen on ecotourism, destination development, sustainability and international development.

Publications and conference papers

Alam, J. and Rajoana, J. (2022) Conceptualizing the roles of Ecotourism for vulnerable community resilience in the Sundarbans regions of Bangladesh, CAUTHE 2022 HYBRID CONFERENCE; BRISBANE AND ONLINE 'Shaping the Next Normal in Tourism, Hospitality and Events: