Issues in Politics, Economy and Culture

Issues in Politics, Economy and Culture

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Start visualizing the world around you with a new critical perspective. The Institute for Peace & Secular Studies brings you an interesting learning experience in a small class setting, involving an interactive and participatory teaching methodology unlike typical classroom techniques and practices. The course is open to all students irrespective of their discipline and does not require any specialized training.

Institute of Peace and Secular Studies (IPSS) is a community supported voluntary effort that aims to build a better society for the future. The initiative of this interdisciplinary course emanates from this vision. Registration fee of RS 500/- includes books and readings for the course while applicants who can’t afford may apply for a fee waiver. IPSS will provide a certificate for the successful completion of the course.


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8 weeks
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Provided in class. Urdu and English

Language of Instruction:

Urdu and English


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1 Economic Systems and State
2 Muslim World – Some Popular Myths
3 Revolution and Hero Syndrome
4 Islam and Economy
5 Current thinking about Governance and Development
6 Foreign Investment and East India Company Syndrome
7 Law, Democracy and Development
8 Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy