Message from the Chair

  • The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS hosted its Thirteenth Annual Conference from April 10-11, 2019. The conference was co-sponsored by the Shahid Hussain Foundation and the Mahbub-Ul-Haq Research Centre at LUMS. The them...

  • The launch ceremony of the Pakistan@100 Report took place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at LUMS. The Pakistan@100 Initiative is a World Bank effort to engender more vibrant policy debates on what the future should hold for Pakistan. LUMS is a partner in this effort. The initiative seeks to identify...

  • The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (in collaboration with the Shahid Hussain Foundation and the Mahbub Ul Haq Research Centre at LUMS) would like to invite you to the Thirteenth Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Conference: “Critical Interventions: Mapping Emerging Scholarship on S...

  • Tania Saeed (Assistant Professor, HSS) publishes chapter titled “Islamophobia and the Muslim Student: Disciplining the Intellect” in The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia, edited by Irene Zempi and Imran Awan. For details: https://www.crcpress.com/The-Routledge-International-Handbo...

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted 1st Advisory Board Meeting, March 11, 2019 — March 13, 2019. MGSHSS ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS (who attended) Dr. David Gilmartin Professor of History at North Carolina State University Dr. Farhat Haq Chair and Professor in...

  • “Queerness is not yet here. Queerness is an ideality. Put another way, we are not yet queer, but we can feel it as the warm illumination of a horizon imbued with potentiality.” — José Esteban Muñoz ‘Queer Futures,’ a workshop on gender and sexuality, was hosted by the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative...

  • The Pakistan@100 Report is meant to provide an overview of major issues that Pakistan has to grapple with in the coming decades. The launch ceremony is part of an exercise to get widespread engagements on the report by local stakeholders and knowledge exchange with many parts of Pakistan’s society....

  • Mansoor Aslam Rathore, a Politics and Economics Major from the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at LUMS has been selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University, the largest fully-endowed scholars programme in the world. He is one of 69 students from 20 cou...

  • The Dean’s Office, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature organised a three-day Second Annual Conference on Punjab’s History and Culture from February 22 to 24, 2019. Punjabi, the most widely spoken language in Pakistan,...

  • Ali khan (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article titled “Cricket, society and religion: a study of increasing religiosity in the national cricket team of Pakistan” in Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politic (2019). For details: https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2018.1535597

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