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Modernity as A Way of Life: Home


I have created this guide as a helpful starting point for your research in Modernity as a way of Life, especially in terms of finding relevant source material, including both quantitative and qualitative data. The links I include here by no means exhaust the resources LUMS Library makes available for your research, so if you don't find something you're looking for, please email me or make an appointment to meet with me using the contact information on this page.

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Gad and Birgit Rausing Library is a multi-disciplinary library serving the faculty, students, researchers, and staff of the university. It is providing quality innovative services to its' patrons. 

Anthropology Association


Your bibliography must follow either the APA, MLA or The Chicago Manual of Style. Whatever style you use, make sure you use it correctly and consistently. Do not have more than one style in a bibliography.

News and Announcement


On Wednesday, February 12, the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at MGSHSS held a talk titled "Convinced about knowing little': the paradoxes of colonial knowledge in the Linguistic Survey of India 1903-1928". The guest for the day was Prof. Javed Majeed, teaches at King's College London. His published work focuses on aspects of modern South Asian intellectual and literary history. Read More

LUMS Vice Chancellor Takes Part in ‘Global Ethics Week 2020’

LUMS Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad was part of a panel discussion titled, ‘Reimagining Future Skills in the Age of AI and Data’ on October 21, during which he spoke about how essential it is to design learning and development programmes at educational institutions to prepare professionals for tomorrow’s challenges. The discussion was held as part of the ‘Global Ethics Week 2020’ organized by ACCA Pakistan where leaders in business and academia came together to debate on how best to prepare for an ethical future and ensure sustainability. Read More


To commemorate the exhibition of his calligraphy series held at LUMS earlier this year, Shah Abdullah Alamee has donated his artwork “Sâh Kandan” to the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature. The ink on canvas piece was one of nine paintings showcased at LUMS during the calligraphy exhibition titled Man Pardêsî Jai Thee-ai (If the Self Suffers Exile). The exhibit was curated by Dr. Nadhra Shahbaz Khan, Associate Professor, History of Art, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS, and remained on display from February till May 2020. Read More

Gurmani Centre Blog

Gurmani Centre Blog

The Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature has launched its blog! Keep updated with the newest research, opinions and musing of the Gurmani faculty and fellows.

Plagiarism Detection Service

Library facilitates LUMS faculty's access to online plagiarism detection and management software i-e Turnitin. Library also provides similarity report and certificate according to HEC rules for final thesis and projects.For similarity Index reports and certificates contact: (8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.) (8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.) (11:30 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.)

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