Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Ms. Samia Tahir

Ms. Samia Tahir

Samia Tahir did her Masters in Archaeology from the Department of Archaeology, University of the Punjab in 2011 and secured first position (gold medalist). She started her professional carrier in March 2012 by joining the Department of Archaeology, University of the Punjab as a lecturer. In fall 2013, she got enrolled in M.Phil in the same department and successfully completed her research dissertation entitled “Colonial Architecture of Lahore: A case study of the Lahore Museum”. She has the honor of being first M.Phil produced by the department of Archaeology, University of the Punjab and scored the highest CGPA. Currently, she is working on her PhD synopsis. She is providing teaching services to Masters Students in various Archaeological areas such as Numismatics of Pakistan and India, Ancient world civilizations, Paleography, epigraphy, Museum studies and conservation. She has participated in various national and international conferences and seminars and presented research papers on different topics. Her areas of interests are Numismatics, Paleography, Muslim architecture, British architecture, Art history. Moreover, she is working on the following research projects in collaboration with the head of the department.
• Archaeological excavation of Shorkot mound
• Tomb architecture of the Punjab evolved under the great Mughals
• History of Colonial architecture of Lahore

Designation:- Lecturer