Dr Ammara Maqsood


Research Affiliate

Ammara Maqsood is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester. Prior to this, she was ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Her research interests are in the anthropology of the modern Muslim world, with a particular focus on middle-class culture and religious change in urban Pakistan.

Ammara holds a DPhil and MPhil in Social Anthropology from the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Oxford.

Selected Publications                                                 

In Press (2017): The New Pakistani Middle-Class. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

2015. ‘Moving On: Mobility Among Tribal Pashtuns’. Tanqeed Winter 2015.

2014. ‘Buying modern’: Muslim subjectivity, the west and patterns of Islamic consumption in Lahore, PakistanCultural Studies Vol. 28 (1), 184-107.


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