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Dr. Kaveri Qureshi

Kaveri Qureshi is a lecturer in Global Health Equity, University of Edinburgh,. She has a regional specialisation on South Asia and its diasporas, having worked with Pakistani and Indian diasporas in Britain as well as on both sides of the border in Punjab. She has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She worked at the University of Sussex, the University of Oxford, the Lahore University of Management Sciences, and the University of St. Andrews.

Contact Information:

Tel:(44) 07916 119 473



University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Research Interests

Kaveri’s research has examined gendered life courses, family life, and how people deal with transitions, from an episode of incapacitating illness, to the breakdown of a marriage, to new motherhood. With colleagues at Oxford, she has been involved in collaborative research on generational change in reproductive cultures, infant feeding and miscarriage. She continues to be involved in collaborative work on the anthropological demography of health, and to take forward her interests in reproduction and sexuality in Pakistan and Britain.

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