Spotlight

  • Ateeb Gul (Teaching Fellow/Senior Editor, MGSHSS) publishes article titled "The Declining Standards of Arabic-to-Roman Transliteration in Academic Writing, Editing, and Publishing" in Publishing Research Quarterly. For details: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12109-018-9566-3

  • Hasan H. Karrar (Associate Professor, HSS) and Till Mostowlansky publishes article titled “Assembling marginality in northern Pakistan” in the Journal of Political Geography (Vol 63, March 2018). For details:https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0962629817300847

  • Aamir Mufti, Professor of Comparative Literature, UCLA visited the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences from the 29th to the 31st of January 2018. During his visit, he delivered two public lectures and also engaged with students during a workshop. His first lecture, “The No...

  • Maria Rashid’s seminar focused on the various ways in which the discursive and material processes of militarization engage the ‘feminine’ or the ‘female subject’. She structured her talk by discussing the different ‘sites’ at which the Pakistani military interacts with the mothers and widows of dead...

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  • 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...

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