Spotlight

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) recently held a session for its students to meet CEOs of different companies from different industries. The disucssion was on the importance of skills that undergraduates must possess when entering the job market—from skills...

  • The documentary play SEVEN was hosted by the Swedish Embassy and the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative at LUMS on November 24, 2017. The play is based on the real life stories of seven women’s rights activists from Nigeria, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia, Pakistan, Northern Ireland, and Cambodia. The t...

  • On Friday, November 17, 2017, His Excellency, Ambassador Carlos Morales of Spain presented a lecture on “Spain – Pakistan Relationship: An Assessment”. The talk covered the importance of relations between Spain and Pakistan. The lecture started with an overview of the Ambassador’s own professional j...

  • The Saida Waheed Gender Initiative hosted a seminar with Dr. Kiran Nazir Ahmed (Assistant Professor and Interim Director of the Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies), Quaid-i-Azam University, on the evening of November 15, 2017. Dr. Ahmed presented portions of her dissertation, largely based on he...

  • Using the category of emotions, Professor Margrit Pernau of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, elaborated upon the Kanpur Mosque incident in pre-Partition India in 1913. She started off by elaborating on how a study of the history of emotions opens new ways of looking at histori...

  • The workshop titled ‘100 Years of the Soviet Union: A South Asian Perspective’, organized by the Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, took place at LUMS from the 3rd to the 4th of November. Nighat Said Khan gave the keynote speech and spoke about how Marxist theory and the role...

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) organised its annual Dean's Honors List (DHL) ceremony on November 2, 2017. The event was held to recognise the outstanding academic achievements of students in the School during the academic year 2016-2017. In order that th...

  • On October 20, 2017, a remembrance for the late Urdu short story writer Nayyar Masood was held at LUMS. Following presentations by literary figures, Dr. Asif Farrukhi and Masood Ashar, there was a dramatic reading of Taoos Chaman ki Mayna (a short story by Nayyar Masood) by the Karachi based theater...

  • In continuation of the tradition and values of inclusiveness and tolerance, Diwali was celebrated on the 19th of October by Hum-Aahang at the Central Courtyard. The celebrations included the creation of rangoli, performances by the Music Society, dance performances by students, the distribution of s...

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