Latest Activities of BP9 Society
Ijaz Hussain's research article has now been included among most read articles in Routledge Social Sciences journals in 2014.
A research article by Dr. Ummad Mazhar, Head of Department of Economics at the Seeta Majeed School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (SLASS), BNU has been published in Conflict and Peace Studies
Tayyab’s “Human Exelixi” (Human Progress) is selected for X Florence Biennale 2015. He is also listed among Top 50 artists 2014 by Blooom Award by Warsteiner
Crises Intervention Meeting held at Mayo Hospital
Task force formed by the Health department of Punjab invited professionals from the field of mental health on 6th of January, 2015 to give suggestions regarding measures that can be adopted to deal with the present instable situation of the country. Dr Ruhi Khalid, Director Institute of Psychology and Amna Affan Butt, Assistant Professor, represented BNU at Department of Psychiatry, Mayo Hospital, Lahore. The main purpose of this meeting was to prepare crisis intervention plan for school children after the tragic Peshawar Incident which shook the whole nation. Some of the important decisions taken in the meeting included module development for training mental health professionals, preparing a list of crisis intervention experts and increasing human resource to effectively deal with future catastrophes. Another meeting will be called to evaluate the progress made to accomplish the aforementioned goals.
Associate Professor at Mariam Dawood of School of Visual Arts, BNU David Chalmers Alesworth is participating in the inaugural exhibition of the new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada. The exhibition, titled “The Garden of Ideas: Contemporary Art from Pakistan,” is curated by Sharmini Pereira and will run from September 18, 2014, to January 18, 2015. The Aga Khan Museum is designed by the renowned Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki.
Razia Latif, a faculty member at Razia Hassan School of Architecture (RHSA), BNU presented a paper, co-authored by RHSA Faculty members Haseeb Amjad, Zara Amjad, and Dean Dr. Gulzar Haider at ARCHDESIGN 14: Architectural Design Conference held on May 8-9 at Istanbul, Turkey.
Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar has given Best Teacher Award to Prof. Dr. Taimur ul Hassan of SMC. The award has been instituted by Nai Baat Newspaper Organization to honor individuals who have made valuable contribution to their respective fields.
Dr. Tariq Rahman has recently delivered a number of special lectures, both nationally and internationally. On August 24 Aug 2014, he delivered a lecture at the 3rd Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English at University of Zurich, Switzerland on the topic ‘Modernization of Names in Pakistan.’ Later, he attended Distinguished Lectures at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) on September 24, 2014 and spoke on the topic ‘The Economic and Political Consequences of Language Policies and Practices: the case of North India and Pakistan.’
Dr. Ummad Mazhar’s new publication, Corruption across Government Occupations: Cross-National Survey Evidence, has been published by the Journal of International Development (of Wiley International). The paper is co-authored with Rajeev K GOEL (Professor, Department of Economics, Illinois State University, USA) and Michael A NELSON (Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, University of Akron, USA). Abstract of the paper is available at