dr. A. (Adnan) Hossain


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Globalising Culture and the Quest for Belonging
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Room number: B5.22
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15509
    1001 NA  Amsterdam
  • A.Hossain@uva.nl
    T: 0205255320

Adnan Hossain is a socio-cultural anthropologist with interest and expertise in gender and sexual diversity, masculinities and transgender studies, race/ethnic relations, nationalism, cricket, bodies, decoloniality and epistemologies. He has completed a PhD in Social Anthropology in 2014 from the University of Hull. He was also a Postdoctoral Fellow in the ERC-funded Globalsport project at the University of Amsterdam from 2013-2017. He has conducted fieldwork in Bangladesh, Trinidad and Guyana. He is currently an Affiliated Researcher with the Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS) at the University of Amsterdam and a Lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

2017

  • Hossain, A. (2017). The paradox of recognition: hijra, third gender and sexual rights in Bangladesh. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 19(12), 1418-1431. DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1317831 

2016

  • Hossain, A. (2016). Race and Cricket Narratives in the West Indies. Anthropology News, 57(8), e1-e4.

Talk / presentation

  • Hossain, A. (speaker) (3-11-2015): Cricket mobilities within the Caribbean: Indo-Guyanese masculinities and cricket in Trinidad, at the workshop: Masculinity and mobilities: Ethnographic approaches to men and change. Goldsmiths, University of London, London.
  • Hossain, A. (speaker) (25-5-2015): Indo-Caribbean men and masculinities in cricket in postcolonial Trinidad, at the conference: Caribbean Studies Association: 40th Annual Conference, New Orleans.
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