Megaprojects and Social Justice: The Contest over Place-making and Identity in Gwadar, Balochistan

16/10/20145:00 pm-5:30 pm
Tariq Rafi Lecture Theater, Habib University

Hafeez Jamali holds a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin and is currently serving as the Director of Balochistan Archives at Quetta. His research focuses on the anthropology of globalization and development, the history of Indian Ocean Trade, and the politics of identity and place in Balochistan. His doctoral research examines how Pakistani Government’s investment in mega development projects such as transnational gas pipelines and commercial ports has affected the lives and transformed the political attitudes of local Baloch people.