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  • 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...
  • Mobilizing Women Voters: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan
    2020-02-19
    The first talk of the SWGI seminar series was given by Dr. Karrar Hussain, Assistant Professor at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. The talk titled, 'Mobilizing Women Voters: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan’ explored one reason for...
  • 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...
  • MHRC Reform Dialogue: Financing Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Pakistani Cities
    2020-02-13
    On January 31, 2020, the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre (MHRC) at LUMS organized its first Mahbub ul Haq Reform Dialogue with Professor Ehtisham Ahmad on ‘Financing Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Pakistani Cities’. Professor Ahmad is a...
  • Thinking with Unfinished Buildings - Between Construction and Ruination in Lahore
    2020-02-13
    On February 3, 2020, the Dean's Office MGSHSS at LUMS organized a talk by Dr. Chris Moffat titled ‘Thinking with Unfinished Buildings – Between Construction and Ruination in Lahore’. The talk reflected on the history, revival, and incompletion of...

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