I have created this guide as a helpful starting point for your research in Political Anthropology, 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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The Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) at LUMS has signed an MoU with the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) for capacity building of its employees vying for promotions to the executive cadres. For this purpose, NEPRA staff will receive customised learning interventions by REDC over the course of three years. Chairman, NEPRA and LUMS graduate (MBA 1996), Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi signed the MoU with Vice Chancellor LUMS, Dr. Arshad Ahmad at a ceremony attended by the Rector LUMS, Mr. Shahid Hussain, REDC Faculty Director, Dr. Zain ul Abdin Khawaja, REDC Director, Ms. Aisha Azhar and Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jamshed Hasan Khan. Read More
Pakistani technology start-ups took the spotlight as Courtney Powell, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner, 500 Global, a USD 1.8 billion international venture capital firm, visited the National Incubation Centre Lahore (NICL) at LUMS. The visit was facilitated by Paklaunch. Ms. Powell was accompanied by Board Member, Max Scheder-Bieschin, and hosted by Chairman NICL, Saleem Ahmad. The team was welcomed by the LUMS leadership including Rector, Shahid Hussain; Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad and members of the Board Trustees. Read More
“None of the challenges and issues we confront in society, including the pandemic, can be solved from a single disciplinary lens,” stated Vice Chancellor, LUMS, Dr. Arshad Ahmad. Speaking at the 35th Pakistan Society of Development Economists Annual Conference, he gave a detailed presentation on the underlying structures and systems needed to view these challenges from a transdisciplinary perspective. He explained, “Most educational institutions use traditional approaches focused on fragmented, discipline-focused knowledge to address issues. Most interventions to counter these have barely made a difference. Read More