Message from the Chair

  • Making the whole country proud, the short film, Darling, directed by LUMS alum Saim Sadiq won the Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Darling, the first Pakistani film to be nominated and to have won at the Venice Film Festival, tells the story of a young boy and...

  • Sadaf Ahmad (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes chapter titled “When Emotions Become Fuel: The Passage of the Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation in Pakistan” in Emotions, Mobilisations and South Asian Politics. Edited by Amelie Blom and Stephanie Tawa Lama-Rewal. Routledge (2019). For details: htt...

  • Tania Saeed (Assistant Professor, HSS) publishes chapter titled “Resisting Islamophobia: Muslim Youth Activism in the UK” in Contesting Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Prejudice in Media, Culture and Politics (I.B.Taurus 2019). The editors of this volume are P. Morey, A. Yakin, and A. Forte. For details:...

  • Faculty member of the Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS) Minor at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), Dr. Zebunnisa Hamid, has been selected to be part of Pakistan’s Oscar Selection Committee this year. The Committee includes preeminent members...

  • Dr. Saba Pirzadeh, Assistant Professor at the Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, completed a research fellowship at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC), at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany from June-August, 2019. Her project focused...

  • Ali Raza (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article titled “Dispatches from Havana: The Cold War, Afro-Asian Solidarities, and Culture Wars in Pakistan” in Journal of World History . For details: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/729089/summary

  • Baqar Hassan Syed (Teaching Fellow, HSS) publishes article titled “Kalām in a Post-Traditional World: Shiblī Nu'mānī's Construction of Authority in 'Ilmul-Kalām and al-Kalām” in Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies . For details: https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/pjhs.3.2.02

  • MGSHSS WELCOMES NEW BATCH OF 2023! We look forward to welcoming you in person and to working with you now and throughout the coming years. We at MGSHSS focus on providing quality education to all our students and pledge to do all we can to make this transition successful and satisfying. We wish you...

  • The Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI) serves a diverse community of rising second year students in a holistic four-week, fully funded academic residential program. It is designed to re-integrate students, who were struggling academically, to the challenging structure and rigor of the univer...

  • A four-week long immersion programme, Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI), is designed to benefit those who are struggling academically. With the support of the Gurmani Foundation, this summer, the Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences will train 87 students (completely fun...

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