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  • MHRC Reform Dialogue: Enforcement for Sale? Irrigation Reform and Lobbying for Water in Pakistan’s Indus Basin
    2020-04-09
    On February 28, 2020, the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre (MHRC) at LUMS organized a lecture as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr Ghazala Mansuri, titled ‘Enforcement for Sale? Irrigation Reform and Lobbying for Water in Pakistan’s...
  • Imagination as Resistance
    2020-03-31
    On Wednesday, February 12, the Gurmani Centre held a talk titled “Imagination as Resistance''. The guest for the day was Adania Shibli, a Palestinian writer who has authored accredited works of fiction and nonfiction and teaches at Birzeit...
  • HSS Seminar Series: A talk by Prof. Javed Majeed
    2020-03-31
    On Wednesday, February 12, the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at MGSHSS held a talk titled "Convinced about knowing little': the paradoxes of colonial knowledge in the Linguistic Survey of India 1903-1928". The guest for the day was...
  • Halqa-e-Danish Spring 2020: Shāʻirī ke Safeer—Afzal Ahmed Syed in Conversation with Moeen Nizami
    2020-03-31
    On February 19, 2020, the Gurmani Centre held the first session of its Halqa-e-Danish series for Spring 2020, titled Shāʻirī ke Safeer. The series aims to generate a discussion around the craft of literary translation and the unique challenges faced...
  • Kulliyat-e Faiz: Reflections from the Present
    2020-03-31
    On February 24, 2020 the Gurmani Centre held a discussion on contemporary Faiz scholarship, to commemorate the launch of the new critical edition of Kulliyāt-e-Faiz by Syed Nomanul Haq. The discussion was led by Dr. Nomanul Haq, the editor of the...
  • English Seminar Series: A talk by Naveed Alam
    2020-02-19
    The English Seminar Series was held on 6th February 2020 and featured Mr. Naveed Alam, a renowned academic, creative writer and translator. Mr. Alam’s talk examined the linguistic and cultural significance of the Punjabi poetry of Nasreen Anjum...

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