Faculty Profile

Dr. Ayaz Qureshi

Assistant Professor

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
Independent StudySpring Semester 2014-151402
Political AnthropologySpring Semester 2014-151402
Anthropology of Global HealthSpring Semester 2014-151402
Classical Anthropological TheoryFall Semester 2015-161501
Introduction to Cultural AnthropologySpring Semester 2015-161502
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Anthropology of Global HealthSpring Semester 2015-161502
Directed Research ProjectSpring Semester 2015-161502
Introduction to Cultural AnthropologyFall Semester 2016-171601
Classical Anthropological TheoryFall Semester 2016-171601
Senior Project IFall Semester 2016-171601
Political AnthropologySpring Semester 2016-171602
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Qualitative Research MethodsFall Semester 2017-181701