Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wed, 2019-04-17 12
Muhammad Abubakar Usman, a third-year Economics student at the Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, representing the Lahore Division Swimming team at the Punjab Games 2019, has won 3 Gold and 1 Silver Medal. He was awarded Gold in the 50m Breaststroke, 4x100 Freestyle relay and...
Mon, 2019-04-15 17
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...
Tue, 2019-04-09 15
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...
Wed, 2019-03-27 15
‘Queer Futures,’ the 3-day workshop on gender and sexuality, was hosted by the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative from March 14–16, 2019. It was co-organised by Dr. Nida Kirmani, Associate Professor of Sociology, LUMS, along with Dr. Omar Kasmani, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Freie Universitaet,...
Mon, 2019-03-18 11
Session 9 registrations have been closed after an overwhelming turnout. Thank you all for the immense response. Our team is always hard at work to cherry-pick courses that will help you hone your skills. Rest assured, we will be back soon for all those who could not enrol in this session, with a...
Thu, 2019-03-14 09
The Government of Pakistan has honoured Luqman Ali Afzal, a BSc Economics 2002 graduate of Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS with the prestigious Pride of Performance award. This is the first time ever that the Government has added the entrepreneurship category...
Tue, 2019-02-12 13
The South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from January 21-23 and proved to be a remarkable experience for Team Pakistan. Team Pakistan consisted of ten students (nine from LUMS and one from Lahore School of Economics (LSE)) and six instructors (four from LUMS...
Fri, 2018-12-28 05
Dr. Ayesha Ali, Assistant Professor of Economics at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS and Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Syed Babar Ali School of  Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS have won the highly...
Thu, 2018-12-27 05
Amen Jaffer, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published in The Drama Review, a journal published by the New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Dr....
Thu, 2018-12-27 05
Saba Pirzadeh, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published her article, titled “Topographies of Fear: War and Environmental Othering in Mirza Waheed’s The Collaborator and Nadeem Aslam...
Wed, 2018-12-26 05
Dr. Hasan H. Karrar, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) published article titled, Between Border and Bazaar: Central Asia’s Informal Economy in the Journal of ‘Contemporary Asia’ on October 24,...
Tue, 2018-12-18 05
Two students from the Department of Economics, Mushtaq Ahamd Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS, Alyshan Parvez and Mohammad Mansoor have won the 2nd Runner -up position in the Regional Finale for PepsiCo Change the Game Challenge 2018 and have secured the 2nd position...
Tue, 2018-12-11 05
Nida Kirmani, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has co-authored an  article titled, ‘Moving Beyond the Binary: Gender-based Activism in Pakistan’ which has been published by Feminist...
Mon, 2018-12-10 05
The demand for the creation of Pakistan was based on a historical narrative built around the centrality of the Muslim community in India and its distinctiveness in terms of religious beliefs, cultural traits, and historical traditions. A particular understanding of the past was, in other words,...
Fri, 2018-11-30 05
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) was delighted to welcome prominent educational leaders from across the United Kingdom on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The delegation included the leadership and other educational professionals from the University of Surrey, Oxford Brookes...
Wed, 2018-11-28 05
The Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature held its penultimate event in the Halqa-e-Danish series on, “Maestros of Raag” on Friday, November 16, 2018 with an audience exceeding over 200. The event was a lively discussion on poetry, literature and music and was hosted by the renowned music...
Wed, 2018-11-28 05
On November 15, 2018, the inaugural performance of Khoka Natak was held at LUMS. It was the first of three performances to be held in the month of November. An initiative of Gurmani Centre, Khoka Natak has been organised and directed by Waqas Manzoor, currently pursuing his MEd at LUMS. He has an...
Thu, 2018-11-22 05
The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) organised its annual Dean’s Honours List ceremony on November 16, 2018. The event was held to recognise the outstanding academic achievements of students for the academic year 2017–18. Over 130 parents were invited to...
Mon, 2018-11-19 05
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) hosted its flagship event, the Lahore Open Day 2018 on Sunday, November 18, 2018. The event met with an overwhelming response and many aspiring students along with their parents filled the campus with their reverberating energies. Provided with...
Thu, 2018-11-15 05
"Tu shaheen hai basera kar pahardon ki chattano mai" Iqbal. Gad and Birgit Rausing Library in collaboration with LUMS Literary Society celebrated 141st birth anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal on November 13, 2018 at Academic Block, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Justice (R...
Wed, 2018-11-14 05
Right before the start of the exam season, Dr. Lukas Werth, Associate Professor Anthropology at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) offered a first-time photography workshop, ‘Spaces and Stories : Create and Process an Expressive Photographic Image’ to...
Fri, 2018-10-26 05
Mahlaqa Kamran, BSc Economics and Mathematics 2019 student has won the first prize for the hand-washing category at the UNICEF/BRAC WASH Innovation Challenge 2018 for South Asia. Her great victory has made LUMS and the nation proud. The innovation - the Wottle – a product made by Ms. Kamran is a...
Wed, 2018-10-17 05
Farhana Shahzad, Teaching Fellow at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published a book titled, Promotion of Gender Stereotypes through the English Curriculum in 2018 by Scholar's Press publishing house...
Wed, 2018-10-17 05
Syed M. Hasan, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published an article titled, Great engines turn on small pivots: A productivity analysis of small-scale manufacturing in Punjab, Pakistan in ...
Tue, 2018-10-16 05
“One of the qualities of great art,” began Professor Bilal Tanweer, Co-Director LUMS Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature, “is that we go to it not just for information, but to be transformed.” And what a transformation the evening of October 4 was as the largest auditorium at LUMS was...
Tue, 2018-10-09 05
The Shahid Hussain Foundation (SHF) recently announced the selected projects under the Public Health Research Grant 2018 (PHRG) of PKR 4 million. Three teams from LUMS have won PKR 3 million in grant awards. These were led by Dr. Agha Ali Akram, Department of Economics and Dr. Sameen Mohsin Ali,...
Tue, 2018-10-02 05
The Political Science stream at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) organised a workshop on Pakistan Elections 2018 on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at LUMS. The workshop invited diverse perspectives and idiosyncratic views exploring different aspects with...
Fri, 2018-09-28 05
In line with its aim of promoting regional languages and literature and encouraging students to write and read, the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature organises various activities at diverse platforms. To preserve and encourage literature in Urdu, the Centre publishes Bunyād, and the...
Wed, 2018-09-19 05
Dr. Khalid Mir, Associate Professor, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has authored a book titled, ‘Ethics and Economic Theory’ (Routledge, 2018). The book takes a more pluralistic approach to economic theory and allows room for ethical considerations. "My...
Tue, 2018-09-18 05
Dr. Tania Saeed, Assistant Professor, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published a chapter titled, "Islamophobia in Higher Education: Muslim Students and the 'Duty of Care'" in Dismantling Race in Higher Education: Racism, Whiteness and Decolonising the...