Ali Khan is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Dean at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences). His research interests vary from labour issues to popular culture in Pakistan focusing particularly on cinema and sports. He is the author of Representing Children: Power, Policy, and the Discourse on Child Labour in the Football Manufacturing Industry of Pakistan (2007). He was also the General Editor for the Oxford University Press series of seven books on Sociology and Social Anthropology in Pakistan. Three major pieces of research resulted in co-authored and co-edited books on cricket and Pakistani cinema viz. Cricket Cauldron (2013); Cinema and Society (2016) and Film and Cinephilia (2020). His latest monograph, Cricket in Pakistan: Nation, Identity and Politics was published by Oxford University Press in 2022. Ali Khan has an MPhil and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge in England.