Message from the Chair

  • The Dean’s Office, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature are organizing three-day Second Annual Conference on Punjab’s history and Culture. Punjabi, the most widely spoken language in Pakistan, finds itself marginalized....

  • As climate change and global warming affect our world and threaten the possibility of the very existence of many life forms in the short run and in the long run, academics around the world and in all major fields of study have made it a point to address the various aspects of environment and ecology...

  • In addition to scholarship and publishing on academic forums, faculty at MGSHSS also write for the popular media in Pakistan. They contribute their analyses on politics, economy, history, education, and on many other issues. Op-eds and features by the faculty have appeared in many prestigious dailie...

  • The third issue of Guftugu is here. Slowly this is becoming a tradition, as it enables us to share news regarding MGSHSS and to introduce the various accomplishments by our faculty and students. Among our many achievements, we are most proud of the four-week Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI...

  • Dr. Ayesha Ali (Assistant Professor, Economics) and Ihsan Ayyub Qazi (Associate Professor, Computer Science) have received a grant from Facebook for the project, Understanding the Impact of Digital Literacy on Misinformation in Pakistan. Summary: The increasing availability of low-cost mobile phone...

  • Amen Jaffer, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published in The Drama Review, a journal published by the New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Dr. Ja...

  • Dr. Saba Pirzadeh, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published her article, titled “Topographies of Fear: War and Environmental Othering in Mirza Waheed’s The Collaborator and Nadeem As...

  • Dr. Hasan H. Karrar, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) published article titled, Between Border and Bazaar: Central Asia’s Informal Economy in the Journal of ‘Contemporary Asia’ on October 24, 20...

  • Nida Kirmani (Associate Professor, HSS) co-authors article titled “Moving Beyond the Binary: Gender-based Activism in Pakistan” in Feminist Dissent (No. 3, 2018). About: Nida Kirmani is Associate Professor of Sociology in the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the La...

  • Ali Usman Qasmi (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article, titled “A Master Narrative for the History of Pakistan: Tracing the origins of an ideological agenda”, in Modern Asian Studies . About:  Usman Qasmi is Assistant Professor (History) at the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and...

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