Dr Julie Flowerday

Dr Julie Flowerday


PhD (University of North Carolina)
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Dr Julie Flowerday is a Socio-cultural Anthropologist and Professor in the Department of Sociology at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) where she has taught since 2014. Previously, she taught at Truman State University, Missouri, before taking a Higher Education Commission position at the University of Gujarat, 2012-13. She has held adjunct positions at Sewanee University, Tennessee, and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and is a Fulbright Scholar.

Currently, Dr Flowerday is completing a project for the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on annotations to Lieut-Colonel David L R Lorimer’s Hunza Catalogue of glass lantern slides (1934-35). She is also preparing a journal article, “Pre-Partition: the British-Chinese Stalemate and the Kashmir Dispute” and a book manuscript Sentiments of Deception: Hunza and the Kashmir Dispute.

Research Interests: The relationship of changing landscape and shifting knowledge; re-writing frontier spaces of the nation-state; and matters of identity.


  • “Hunza after 9/11. State and Development.” In Literary and Non-Literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond, edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah. Routledge. Forthcoming (2017)
  • “Federalizing a Non-federal Territory: Gilgit-Baltistan.” Proceedings of First International Political Science Conference (2015), edited by Dr. Ryan Brasher, Forman Christian College University: Oxford University Pakistan, Forthcoming (2017)
  • “Identity Matters, The Hidden Text: Gilgit-Baltistan.” Law and Governance in Gilgit Baltistan. Special Issue, edited by Livia Holden and Emma Varley. Journal of History and Culture of South Asia (Taylor & Francis). Forthcoming (2018)