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Specialized Alumni Association of Bankers’ Lunch

Lahore School hosted invited Alumni working in senior management positions in banking sector to have a lunch with the Rector, Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry on October 26, 2013.

The lunch was also attended by Mr. Adnan Afaq, President PACRA and Mr. Mudassir Aqil, President KASHF Microfinance Bank, Dean of Economics, Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Dean of Business Administration, Dr. Sohail Zaffer, Ms. Naila Hafeez, Director Corporate Relations and Ms. Atika Zaid, Manager Alumni Affairs. The Rector discussed the current economic situation of Pakistan and role and performance of banking sector in Pakistan’s economy with the guests. The Alumni shared their experiences and the challenges they have faced in their professional careers. The lunch provided a great opportunity for the bankers for interacting and networking with each other. Some suggestions were also made by the Alumni.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/29/2013 03:25:00 PM,

Language, Gender, and Power

Language, Gender, and Power, The Politics of Representation and Hegemony in South Asia by Shahid Siddiqui has been published.

The book focuses on the role of language as a powerful tool in representing and structuring the world. It explores how language can help construct stereotypes, identities, and human relationships. By constructing stereotypes language also manifests and perpetuates gender differences. The author examines how gender is in fact made up on a continuous basis in different linguistic and artistic expressions, e.g., sayings and proverbs, jokes, songs, films, TV plays, newspapers, theatre, and slogans behind vehicles, and reveals how these apparently playful activities strengthen gender stereotypes unnoticed. The book highlights the politics of representation and hegemony with regard to women with special reference to language. The readers are encouraged to realize that on the one hand language is a tool of control and hegemony while on the other hand it can be used to mount resistance against hegemony by reversing the discourse.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/29/2013 03:24:00 PM,


“If you want to be a king of kings, you have to create kings”

Mr. Tariq Sayeed Saigol, Chairman Kohinoor Maple Leaf Group visited the Lahore School and gave a lecture to the graduating MBA class.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/29/2013 10:43:00 AM,

Second Annual International Conference on Entrepreneurship (ICE) “Entrepreneurship in Development”

Call for Paper
Conference and Academic Participation Invitation
Date of Conference: 8-9, Nov, 2013
Venue: Royal Palm Lahore, Pakistan
Call for Paper Deadline: 20th
Deadline for Registration 25th for all categories
Society for Urban and Rural Entrepreneurship (SURE Institute), and the Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship Society, invites the submission of abstracts or full papers for the International Conference of Entrepreneurship Lahore, Pakistan.
Participants in different scientific disciplines are invited to contribute in the context of topical issues of the conference “Entrepreneurship in Development”. That is to say a perspective on Entrepreneurship in development in developing countries and the experiences of the developed countries to gain knowledge from.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/23/2013 12:12:00 PM,

Lahore School Rugby

Five students of the Lahore School of Economics played from Pakistan Universities 15’s side against Indian National U19 Rugby team on October 2, 2013 at Punjab Stadium Lahore.

Lahore School of Economics Rugby players are Umair Ghuman, Saad Ahmed Khan, Husnain Haider, Ali Abid and Hasham Raja. Also, Umair Ghuman has been named Vice Captain of Pakistan Universities team.


posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/05/2013 12:16:00 PM,

Seminar on Marketing Research

Lahore School organised a seminar on Marketing Research for students of MBA II (Marketing) at Mehmud Chaudhry Library on October 4, 2013. The guest speakers included Ms. Quratulain Ibrahim, CEO, TNS- Aftab Associates, Ms. Maira Hameed, Manager Marketing Research, Nestle and Mr. H. Aftab Ahmad, Chairman, TNS- Aftab Associates.
Ms. Quratulain Ibrahim started her talk with a brief introduction of TNS- Aftab Associates. She briefed the students on the company’s nature of business, different types of research, which included qualitative and quantitative research and various methods of conducting this research. The speaker highlighted some major research areas giving examples on how to design a sample for the client. She emphasized on the importance of ensuring that the data provided to the client was of high quality and hundred percent accurate. Pre-testing, field training and mock interviews were some of the techniques used. Post field data checks were conducted to guarantee data quality. “Dealing with people and getting information was the biggest challenge they had to face while doing business in Pakistan,” she said. Ms. Ibrahim also showed a video clip depicting Pakistani women in different areas of our country with reference to their culture, social and economic conditions and geographic terrains to the audience.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/05/2013 12:12:00 PM,

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