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Annual Report
2011
Department of History, IPS Ink MOU
The Department of History, Quaid-i-Azam University
(QAU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with
the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) to open up new
avenues of collaboration in the field of research. Both the
organizations agreed to enter in a partnership of three
years for organizing joint research activities.
New Discoveries at Badalpur Buddhist
Monastery
Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations, Quaid-i-Azam
University has started archaeological excavations on the
Buddhist monastery of Badalpur in collaboration with the
Directorate of Archaeology and Museums. The Badalpur
site is situated about 9-km North-West of Taxila museum
and 2-km North-West of Julian village. During current
excavation, the remains of assembly hall, kitchen, stores
and steward rooms have been exposed and a good
number of antiquities were discovered during excavation
dated 1st century to 4th century CE.
Lecture on Future of EU–Pakistan
Relations
Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development
delivered a lecture on “The Future of EU – Pakistan
Relations” at the School of Politics and International
Relations, QAU, Islamabad.
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