Spotlight

  • The Saida Waheed Gender Initiative at LUMS is hosting its third student colloquium today and on the 21st of April. The colloquium consists of student panels on both the days, highlighting issues of gender in Pakistan. Students from across the country will present their work in front of their peers...

  • The Saida Waheed Gender Initiative organized a two-day workshop bringing together local scholars of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, and individuals leading women and gender studies centers to discuss the various intellectual challenges faced in this particular field. The workshop was facilit...

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) organized a program titled “A Journey into RAAG and TAAl”— an introduction to South Asian music through  live flute, vocal performance, and discussions with Ayesha Nadir Ali (acclaimed classical singer) and Mohammad Han...

  • Raul Baksh Rais (Professor, HSS) publishes book titled Islam, Ethnicity, and Power Politics: Constructing Pakistan’s National Identity (Oxford University Press, 2017). For details: https://oup.com.pk/new-arrivals/islam-ethnicity-and-power-politics.html

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at LUMS, in collaboration with University of Exeter (European Research Council funded project – Forms of Law in the Early Modern Persianate World, 17th-19th centuries), organized a workshop on 24–25 March, 2018, to train Pak...

  • LUMS, in collaboration with House Limited, organized a three-day Performance Art Workshop from March 21 to 23, 2018. The workshop consisted of ten participants from all over the country, who were selected and invited to work with mentor Natasha Jozi of House Ltd. The participants came from a variet...

  • On the 19th and 20th of March, 2018, Taymiya Zaman, Associate Professor of Islamic History at University of Francisco, visited LUMS to conduct a workshop on Mughal History, titled “The Pasts in the Present--Spaces, Stories, and Silences.” The workshop, organized by Bilal Tanweer, a fiction writer an...

  • Saida Waheed Gender Initiative (SWGI) is organizng two day workshop Gender Studies Workshop 2018 Date: 6th and 7th April, LUMS Venue: Dean’s Smart Lab, SSE Facilitated by Martina Rieker, American University of Cairo. Through this program, the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative would like to bring...

  • The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS and the University of Nottingham jointly organize three day conference titled "The Great Transformation? The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Culture, Economy and Society in Pakistan" One Belt, One Road (OBOR) is...

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