Pigeon Keeping in Pakistan

In Pakistan, pigeons are not seen as urban birds who cause a bit of nuisance. Instead, breeding and racing them is a part of everyday life for many citizens.

Muhammad Kavesh is a PhD Candidate at the department of anthropology at the School of Culture, History, and Language. In his PhD project titled "Passion and Pleasure: Interspecies Intimacy in South Punjab, Pakistan," he is examining how animals are animating human lives in the Pakistani Punjab, and what human-animal relationships—as examined through different sporting activities—can tell us about the transformation of Pakistani value system.

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