Message from the Chair

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  • MGSHSS co-organized a workshop on cities with colleagues from American University of Cairo on Everyday Life in Times of Ruination, which was held at LUMS on March 12 and 13. The workshop combined a discussion of AbdouMaliq Simone’s Improvised Lives and Veronica Galo’s Neoliberalism from Below with p...

  • Philipp Johannes Zehmisch (Visiting Faculty, MGSHSS) co-publishes article titled "Changing perceptions of environmental change, vulnerability, and adaptation in the Andaman Islands" with Ruhi Deol, in the International Institute of Asian Studies (IIAS) (March 2020). For details: https://www.iias.a...

  • Nida Kirmani (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article titled “Can Fun Be Feminist? Gender, Space and Mobility in Lyari, Karachi” in the South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies (2020).  For details: https://doi.org/10.1080/00856401.2020.1716533

  • Ali Raza (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article titled “Provincializing the International: Communist Print Worlds in Colonial India” in the History Workshop Journal (Oxford University Press, 2020). For details: https://doi.org/10.1093/hwj/dbaa011

  • On February 17, Monday a group of 47 students from LGS 1A1, Ghalib Market, Lahore visited LUMS. They were welcomed by the Dean’s Office (MGSHSS) staff and the Dean himself. Students had the opportunity to sit in ongoing classes to give them a flavour of what undergraduate at LUMS entails. The day en...

  • It gives us immense pride to announce that three faculty members from the History department at MGSHSS have been awarded prestigious fellowships for the year 2020-2021. Dr. Waqar Zaidi, Associate Professor in History, has been offered a Membership at the School of Social Science at the Institute of...

  • Five bright undergraduate students from MGSHSS, LUMS have been nominated for an exchange semester with FH Joanneum University (FHJ), Austria, under the LUMS-FHJ Student Exchange Programme. The programme offers an opportunity to study at the University in Graz, Austria for the Fall Semester (2020-21)...

  • A 10-member team from Pakistan participated in the South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) 2020, which took place in Khatmandu, Nepal, from January 21 – 26. Team Pakistan comprised of nine students from LUMS and one from the Lahore School of Economics (LSE). Amongst them, Muhammad Fateh Farhan...

  • Hasan H. Karrar (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article titled “In the Shadow of the Silk Road: Border Regimes and Economic Corridor Development through an Unremarkable Pakistan-China Border Market.” in the Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 39 (3): 389–406. For det...

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