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DHP P266M: The Islamic World: Political Economy and Business Context

Course Description

This course aims to explain those aspects of the Islamic world—history, politics, economics, society, legal systems, business practices—that are necessary to conduct business or political negotiations in a number of countries. The course will discuss issues of political economy and business of the Islamic world, with a special focus on Islamic networks, business culture, oil, and issues of globalization and governance. Case studies will focus on specific companies and institutions. From a geographic standpoint, the course will focus primarily on Middle Eastern and Persian Gulf countries, although it will also include countries such as Malaysia and Pakistan. For MIB students, this course is one of the regional course options.

Course faculty: Ibrahim Warde
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 1.5

Spring 2020

Faculty: Ibrahim Warde
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday
Time: 1:55 pm - 3:10 pm
SIS number: 24287

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Faculty: Ibrahim Warde
Room: Mugar 235
Day(s): Monday
Time: 1:55 pm - 3:10 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details