Message from the Chair

  • 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....

  • 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...

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