Shakir Ullah

Shakir Ullah

Dr Shakir Ullah is a trained ethnographer. He received his Ph.D in cultural anthropology and M.Phil in Sociology. His research goal is to link anthropological theory and ethnographic data on development with issues related to mega development projects. His broader areas of interest include anthropology of development, applied anthropology , social change and development. Before joining the Society of Fellows at SUSTech he worked as lecturer in University of Peshawar, as assistant professor in University of Swabi Pakistan and as research and reporting officer in Alkhidmat foundation (an international organization). He has written extensively on state-led mega development projects in Pakistan.



Peer Reviewed Articles

"Socio-Cultural Aspect of Violence and Effects on Peace Settlement in Sectarian Conflict Areas of Pakistan (A Case Study of Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)".  Journal of Social Science Studies  5, no. 1 (2017): 115.

"Administrative Policies of Improving People to People Contact: Pakistan-China Strengthening Strategic Friendship". Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science . 9, no 2 (2019): 114-129

"Lifestyle Change of Female Farmers through CPEC's Coal Power Plant Project Initiative". Journal of International Women's Studies  20, no. 3 (2019): 154-167

"State, Religion and The Marginalisation of Traditional Healing in Gwadar, Pakistan". Medical humanities 46, no. 4 (2020): 444-453.

"Resistance in Disguise and The Re-construction of Identity: A Case of The Pashtuns in Pakistan". Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 21, no. 3 (2020): 374-391.

"Reclaiming Pashtun Identity: The Role of Informal Spaces in Developing an Alternative Narrative". Interventions 23, no. 8 (2021): 1166-1186.

"Problems and Benefits of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for Local People in Pakistan: A Critical Review". Asian Perspective 45, no. 4 (2021): 861-876.

"M arginalized Sections of P akistani P opulation: How Law M ay C ome to R escue ? " Journal of Legal , Ethical and  Regulatory Issues 24, no 1S (2021): 1-9

"Reflection on Development and Fishermen's Survival Status in Gwadar, Pakistan" (Under review) Journal: Social Indicator Research


"Religious Leadership Approach to Conflicts Resolution: Examples from Pakistan".  Proceedings of Researchfora 14 th International Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 22nd -23rd January 2018



Introduction of Cultural Anthropology


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