Message from the Chair

  • The first Quarterly Debate of 2018, hosted by DRUMS (Debates & Recitation Society at LUMS) and the Dean’s Office, was conducted on March 6, 2018. The motion for deliberation was: This House Believes That The Government’s Concession To Tehreek-e-Labaik’s Demands Was Highly Harmful To National Int...

  • Rashid Memon (Assistant Professor, Economics), Ahmed Yunas Samad (Visiting Faculty, HSS), and Furrukh A. Khan (Associate Professor, HSS) have been awarded a three-year research grant from the European Commission. This EU-funded research project is part of an effort to connect the literature on migra...

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences(MGSHSS) is organizing a talk by AbdouMaliq Simone titled The Spiraling of Stamping Feet: Peripheral Spaces and Practices for New Urban Worlds AbdouMaliq Simone is an urbanist and research professor at the Max Planck Institute for t...

  • On February 16 and 17, 2018, the Gurmani Center for Languages and Literature (GCLL) and the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) hosted an international Punjabi conference on the theme “Punjab’s Cultural Identity: Past and Present”. This was the first time that a P...

  • The Economics Society, LUMS participated in the 14th Annual South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) which was held in Chittagong, Bangladesh from January 18 to January 21, 2018. We are delighted to announce that Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, Ramsha Hisham, and Abdul Hadi (joint winner) won the Best R...

  • Omar Kasmani’s seminar ‘Neither. Nor. Trans* - Dispensable Masculinities and the Uneasy Promise of Trans* in Pakistan’ navigated the messy landscape of gender identity and related terms and concepts. He discussed the tendency of moving between categorizations and terminologies in invoking gender ide...

  • Imagining Pakistan: Modernism, State and the Politics of Islamic Revival (Lexington Books, 2017) by Dr. Rasul Bakhsh Rais (Professor of Political Science at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences) recently won two prestigious...

  • 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

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