Message from the Chair

  • 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...

  • Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members, Dr. Mohammad Waseem and Dr. Asma Faiz’s research proposal on the evolution of Federalism in Pakistan recently came out as the winner of the competition for the PERIDOT Research Programme and has been awarded a 3-year fun...

  • The Networking Session with MGSHSS Faculty and Students was held on May 3, 2019 at LUMS, organised by the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) in collaboration with Career Services Office (CSO) The following companies participated in the event: • Coca Cola...

  • On Friday, May 3, 2019, the MGSHSS Dean’s Office and the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature organised a conference on the life and legacy of the late Eqbal Ahmad (1933–1999). Considered by many as an audacious outsider for whom dissent was a moral responsibility more than it was an academic...

  • Nadhra Shahbaz Khan (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes paper titled “Ayina-Kari in the Sheesh Mahal, Lahore Fort: Issues of Attribution, Appreciation and Interpretation” in Artibus Asiae 78.2 (2018), pp. 181–222.

  • Since its establishment in Fall 2015, the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative leverages research, teaching, and praxis related to gender at LUMS. The Initiative promotes interdisciplinary inquiry that is attentive to the construction and operation of gender across different spatial and temporal contexts....

  • Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) presents A Talk on Eqbal Ahmad: His Life and Legacy Keynote Speaker: Mohammed Hanif Date: May 3, 2019 Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Venue: Faculty Lounge, VC Office, LUMS Eqbal Ahmad (1933-1999) Considered by many as an au...

  • 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...

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