Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Pakistan. Annual Conference "Courts and Politics in Pakistan". Call for Papers.

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Call for Papers
December 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Political Science, Political History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Law and Legal History

This is a call for the LUMS annual conference on Courts and Politics in Pakistan to be held on 14-15 March 2018. The conference is jointly organized by the Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) and the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL). The conference will focus on the role of higher courts in dealing with cases concerning the Constitution, making and breaking of governments and relations among institutions. The conference aims to explore the operational dynamics of courts vis-à-vis the state structure, the society at large, Islamization and relations with the legal profession.

The major themes of the conference are as follows:

  • Courts and the Parliament
  • Courts and the Constitution
  • Courts and the Military
  • Courts and the State
  • Courts and the Society
  • Courts and Islamization of Laws
  • The Bar and the Bench

An early confirmation of participation in the conference will be appreciated. The last date for submission of the title and abstract of the conference paper is 15 December 2017. The conference organizers plan to publish a book based on conference papers.


Prof. Mohammad Waseem                                                                                                      Prof. Martin Lau

MGSHSS LUMS                                                                                                                      SAHSOL LUMS


For enquiries about the conference, please contact: Dr Asma Faiz, MGSHSS LUMS

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Dr. Asma Faiz