Miguel LoureiroHumanities and Social Sciences
Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Miguel Loureiro has joined LUMS in February 2003 and since then he has been teaching Introduction to Development Studies, Perspectives in Development Sociology, Comparative Regional Development, Research Methods and the Pakistani Earthquake, Management of Humanitarian Crisis, Applied Research Methods, and the Social Sciences Field Course. Since the 2005 earthquake his research has focused on community coping mechanisms and resilience, particularly in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, social protection (and exclusion) and social stratification. At the moment Miguel is on a study leave and enrolled as a doctorate student at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex. His research topic is the impact of the 2005 earthquake on social institutions and value systems in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Before joining LUMS, Miguel has worked in Portugal (Ministry of Agriculture), Nigeria (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) and Namibia (EU/Min. Agric.). He holds an MA in Governance and Development from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS/University of Sussex) and an MSc in Sustainable Agriculture from the University of Aberdeen. He was a weekly columnist for the Daily Times from June 2004 until November 2005 on Pakistan's political economy and is the coach of the LUMS Rugby Team.
BSc, Agricultural and Livestock Engineering Escola Superior AgrÃ¡ria de Coimbra 1997
MSc, Sustainable Agriculture University of Aberdeen 1998
MA, Governance and Development University of Sussex 2002
PhD Candidate, Social Anthropology University of Sussex
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Village Studies & Agrarian Reforms; Public Action and Social Security; Humanitarian Crises, Risk and Vulnerabilities; Migration Studies; Anthropology of Development; Economic Anthropology; History of Pakistan-administered Kashmir; Social Stratification of South Asian Muslims.
He is currently working on the impact of the 2005 earthquake on social institutions and value systems in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.