Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tue, 2018-12-11
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
Dr. Ali Usman Qasmi, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) publishes article titled, “A Master Narrative for the History of Pakistan: Tracing the origins of an ideological agenda” in a renowned...
Fri, 2018-11-30
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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...
Mon, 2018-09-17
Dr. Nadhra Shahbaaz Naeem Khan, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has published her book titled, The Samādhi of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Lahore...
Mon, 2018-09-17
The Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) held an exhibition on September 17, 2018 of the work of renowned photographer, Arif Mahmood, where he discussed his project ‘Napier Street’ and highlighted some of his photographic works over the...
Wed, 2018-08-29
The LUMS Young Writers Workshop (LYWW) is a one of a kind opportunity for young writers in Pakistan: an all-expenses-paid residential creative writing workshop where selected participants have an opportunity to hone their craft of fiction writing. The workshop has hosted eight writers every year...
Thu, 2018-08-16
Batool Abid, a 2017 graduate of Political Science at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS has won the Queen Elizabeth House Departmental Scholarship, a full scholarship awarded for outstanding academic ability by the Department of International...
Wed, 2018-08-15
Dr. Syed M. Hasan, Assistant Professor at Department of Economics, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) co-authored a paper titled, ‘The impact of Science Parks on Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ Productivity Distributions: The Case of Taiwan and South Korea...
Mon, 2018-08-13
Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), with the support of the Gurmani Foundation, designed and implemented a four-week pilot project in July 2018 by the name of Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI). As part of this initiative, the MGSHSS offered...
Mon, 2018-08-13
Dr. Amen Jaffer, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) participated in the inaugural two-week summer workshop titled, 'Summer Program in Social Science' organised by the School of Social...
Wed, 2018-08-01
LUMS alumna, Ayesha Aslam, BSc (Honours), 2002, has authored her third children’s book titled ‘School Rules’. Other books in the series include 'The Mealtime Battle' and 'Lost and Found'. This series of books has been published by the Oxford University Press (OUP) Pakistan and all three books are...