GIDS Seminar Series

Invited Lecture
“Pakistani Diaspora in Norway”, a talk by Dr. Marta Bivand Erdal & Dr. Kaja Borchgrevink, March 05, 2018

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Dr. Rashid Amjad, GIDS Director, gave a lecture on "Re-Igniting economic growth in Pakistan" on February 18th, 2015 as part of the Distinguished Economist Seminar Series. Read more

Thursday 12 February, 2015

Professor Ayesha Jalal, the Mary Richardson Professor of History, Tufts University, gave a well-attended lecture on Islam is the Ocean: Muslims and Globalization in the Age of EmpireRead more

13 February, 2014

A lecture was delivered by Dr. Ayesha Jalal, Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University, on “Overcoming Terror”. She also discussed her forthcoming book, “The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics".

12 February, 2014   

Meeting to pay tribute to internationally renowned economist and policymaker, Dr. Meekal Ahmad (1942-2014) by Mr. Shahid Kardar, Dr. Pervez Tahir, Mr. Masoos Hasan, Dr. Ijaz Nabi and Dr. Rashid Amjad.

24 October, 2013

A tribute to the internationally renowned sociologist and economist, Mr. Hamza Alavi (1921-2003)

The seminar was chaired by Mr. I.A. Rehman. Distinguished speakers in the panel included Dr. Zafar Shaheed, Dr. Akmal Hussain, Dr. Ali Cheema and Mr. Raza Naeem. The videos of the seminar can be viewed here.


3 October, 2013

The Post-Colonial Garrison State: an Agenda for Transforming it into an Engine of Development

Guest speaker: Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed

Visiting Professor, LUMS; Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Stockholm University and Honorary Senior Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore