Faculty Profile

Dr. Ayaz Qureshi

Assistant Professor

Department Of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Qureshi received his PhD in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom in 2013. Prior to joining LUMS he taught anthropology at SOAS, the University of Sussex, and the University of Oxford. His research interests include sexual and reproductive health, NGOs, bureaucracy, neoliberalization and labour relations, and Pakistani labour migration to the Persian Gulf. He has recently published articles in the Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute, Development and Change, Anthropology & Medicine, and Global Public Health.

    • Book
      • Qureshi, A. .(2016). Bonded labour in Pakistan , Oxford University Press
    • Book Review
      • Qureshi, A. .(2015). Development and public health in the Himalaya: reflections on healing in contemporary Nepal, by Ian Harper . Anthropology & Medicine , , pp. 125-126
      • Qureshi, A. .(2013). In the shadow of shari’ah: Islam, Islamic law and democracy in Pakistan . , Pacific Affairs
      • Qureshi, A. .(2012). Taboo! The hidden culture of a red light area . , Journal of Punjab Studies
    • Book Section/chapter
      • Qureshi, A. .(2016). Bhadhal: Bonded labour among fishermen on the Indus River . Bonded labour in Pakistan , Oxford University Press
      • Qureshi, A. .(2015). Up-scaling expectations among Pakistan’s HIV bureaucrats: Entrepreneurs of the self and job precariousness post-scale-up . HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health. Edited by Nora J. Kenworthy and Richard Parker , Routledge
    • Conference Papers
      • Qureshi, A. .(2009). Sexuality, power dynamics and abuse among female, male and transgender sex workers in Pakistan . ,
    • Journal Articles
      • Qureshi, A. .(2016). Where there is no weighing scale: Newborn nourishment and care in Pakistani Punjab . Women Studies International Forum , pp. 128–135
      • Qureshi, A. .(2015). The marketization of HIV governance:Public-private partnership and bureaucratic culture in Pakistan . The Cambridge Journal of Anthroplogy , pp. 35-48
      • Qureshi, A. .(2015). AIDS activism in Pakistan: diminishing funds and evasive state . Development and Change , pp. 320-338
      • Qureshi, A. .(2014). Uncivil society: the politics of HIV activism in Pakistan . Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute , pp. 694-710
      • Qureshi, A. .(2014). Up-scaling expectations among Pakistan’s AIDS bureaucrats: enterprising selves and precarious jobs in a hybrid bureaucracy . Global Public Health , pp. 72-84
      • Qureshi, A. .(2013). Structural violence and the nation state: HIV and labour migration from Pakistan to the Persian Gulf . Anthropology & Medicine , pp. 209-220
      • Qureshi, A. .(2009). Multiple risks among male and transgender sex workers in Pakistan . Journal of LGBT Health , pp. 71-79
      • Qureshi, A. .(2009). Understanding the context of male and transgender sex work by using PEER qualitative methods . Sexually Transmitted Infections , pp. ii3-ii7
      • Qureshi, A. .(2009). Protecting the unprotected: drug-use, sex work and rights in Pakistan’s fight against HIV/AIDS . Sexually Transmitted INfections , pp. ii31-ii36
Semester Title Code
Fall Semester 2017-18 Qualitative Research Methods 1701
Spring Semester 2016-17 Independent Study 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Senior Project II 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Political Anthropology 1602
Fall Semester 2016-17 Senior Project I 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Classical Anthropological Theory 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 1601
Spring Semester 2015-16 Directed Research Project 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Anthropology of Global Health 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Independent Study 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 1502
Fall Semester 2015-16 Classical Anthropological Theory 1501
Spring Semester 2014-15 Anthropology of Global Health 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Political Anthropology 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Independent Study 1402