Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Department of General Studies
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Muhammad Mughal

Dr Mughal is Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia. He was awarded a Durham Doctoral Fellowship by the University of Durham where he received his PhD in social anthropology. His doctoral research analysed the interrelatedness of time, space, and social change in rural Pakistan. After completing his PhD, he undertook a research project on the conceptual models of nature in rural Pakistan. He has widely published on various topics and has edited special issues of different international peer-reviewed journals. His research and teaching interests include the cultural perceptions of time and space, critique on development, globalisation, Pakistani rural social organisation, and innovative social research methods.


GS 336
Work and Society

GS 355
Cultural Anthropology

GS 434
Mass Media and Society


Time, Space and Social Change

Conceptual Models of Nature

Social Media and Society

Exchange Relations and Social Change in Rural Pakistan: Rituals and Ceremonies of Childbirth, Marriage and Death. In press

Time in Flux: Daily and Weekly Rhythms in Rural Pakistan. Asian Ethnology 76 (2) - 2017



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