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I have created this guide as a helpful starting point for your research in Text, Performance, and Religion, 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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News and Announcement

LUMS-USIP junior fellowship in peace and conflict studies, spring semester, 2017

Sunday, February 5, 2017

LUMS and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) are inviting research proposals for 3 fellowships in the Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 to January 2017). The aim of the fellowship is to groom and train young scholars in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies and promote innovative, empirical research and fresh approaches to the study of conflicts and peace building. 

Trip to the parliament

Thursday, April 13, 2017

MGHSS and Ms. Shaza Fatima Khawaja organized a trip to the parliament for the POL 100 students on April 13, 2017. A class was conducted at the parliament by Ms. Shaza so that the students could benefit from a hands on experience of the subject. An orientation session with the National Assembly speaker, Ayaz Sadiq was conducted which was very informative for the students. 

Brown bag seminar: “optimal lying in online dating profiles”

Friday, March 10, 2017

Empirical studies have found that people frequently lie in online dating profiles, and that the lower the online daters’ attractiveness, the more likely they are to enhance their profile photographs and lie about physical descriptors such as age, height, and weight (Toma and Hancock, 2010). This paper presents a mathematical model that shows how the above patterns of misrepresentation in online dating can emerge as a result of optimizing behavior in a two-stage game.


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