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  • Gurmani Centre Scholar’s Punjabi Book wins the Syed Waris Shah Award
    2017-02-21
    Zahid Hassan, research scholar at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature, has won the Syed Waris Shah Award worth PKR 200,000, which is awarded by the Pakistan Academy of Letters to the best Punjabi literary fiction of the year. The book is...
  • LUMS-USIP Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies, Spring Semester, 2017
    2017-02-05
    LUMS and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) are inviting research proposals for 3 fellowships in the Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 to January 2017). The aim of the fellowship is to groom and train young scholars in the field of Peace...
  • LUMS Graduate Declared Rhodes Scholar Elect 2017 From Pakistan
    2016-12-07
    Saman Tariq Malik, an English major from the Class of 2016 has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Each year the Rhodes Trust awards this scholarship to one person from each member country to study at Oxford. Saman is the Rhodes Scholar-elect...
  • Gurmani Centre Hosts Ongoing ‘Bazm-e-Ghalib’ Series
    2016-11-03
    This Fall semester, the Gurmani Centre in collaboration with Gad and Brigit Rausing Library is hosting ‘Bazm-e-Ghalib’, a series of eight lectures on the renowned Urdu poet, Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib.Each lecture is led by a...
  • LUMS Faculty Members Awarded Competitive Research Grant by IPA
    2016-10-06
    LUMS faculty members Dr. Kashif Zaheer Malik and Dr. Faisal Bari has been awarded one of most competitive research grants of 300,000 USD from Innovation for Poverty action (IPA) to conduct field experiment on Lease-based Microfinance Contracts for...
  • Gurmani Centre Scholar Wins Prize for Punjabi Fiction
    2016-10-04
    Mr. Zahid Hassan, Research Associate at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature has been awarded the 2nd prize in Punjabi Fiction under the auspices of the Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Fiction, for his book "Tassi Dharti". The Dhahan...

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