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Pakistan Studies Course in Mianwali

Module 1: Introduction to Pakistan Studies

Overview of Pakistan Studies

Definition and scope of Pakistan Studies
Importance and objectives of the course
Key themes and areas of study
Geography of Pakistan

Location and physical features
Climate and natural resources
Major cities and regions
Historical Background

Ancient civilizations in the region
The Indus Valley Civilization
The arrival of Islam and its impact
Lab Activities

Mapping Pakistan’s geography
Researching the Indus Valley Civilization
Exploring the cultural heritage of ancient Pakistan
Module 2: The Creation of Pakistan

The Pakistan Movement

Ideological foundations of Pakistan
Role of Allama Iqbal and the idea of a separate state
The Lahore Resolution of 1940
Key Leaders and Events

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s leadership
Major events leading to independence
Partition of India and the creation of Pakistan in 1947
Post-Independence Challenges

Early political and economic challenges
Migration and refugee crises
Formation of government and state institutions
Lab Activities

Analyzing key speeches and writings of Jinnah and Iqbal
Timeline of events leading to Pakistan’s independence
Researching the socio-political impact of Partition
Module 3: Constitutional and Political Development

Constitutional History

The Objectives Resolution of 1949
The Constitutions of 1956, 1962, and 1973
Key amendments and changes over time
Political Evolution

Major political parties and their roles
Military coups and their impact on governance
Democratic transitions and challenges
Governance and Institutions

Structure of federal and provincial governments
Role of judiciary and legal system
Civil service and administrative structure
Lab Activities

Comparative analysis of Pakistan’s constitutions
Case studies on political parties and movements
Examining landmark court cases and judicial decisions
Module 4: Society and Culture

Demographic Overview

Population distribution and demographics
Ethnic diversity and cultural pluralism
Urbanization and rural life
Cultural Heritage

Languages and literature
Traditional arts and crafts
Music, dance, and festivals
Social Issues and Challenges

Education and literacy rates
Health care and social services
Gender roles and women’s rights
Lab Activities

Exploring regional cultures and traditions
Research on key literary figures and their works
Analysis of contemporary social issues and policies
Module 5: Economy of Pakistan

Economic Overview

Structure of Pakistan’s economy
Major sectors: agriculture, industry, services
Economic planning and development strategies
Trade and Industry

Major industries and their contributions
Trade policies and international trade partners
Challenges and opportunities in industrial growth
Economic Challenges

Poverty and income inequality
Inflation and unemployment
Fiscal policies and budget management
Lab Activities

Analyzing economic data and trends
Case studies on key industries
Evaluating government economic policies
Module 6: Foreign Policy and International Relations

Principles of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy

Objectives and guiding principles
Non-alignment and relations with major powers
Role in international organizations (UN, OIC, SAARC)
Bilateral Relations

Pakistan’s relations with neighboring countries (India, China, Afghanistan)
Relations with the Muslim world
Relations with Western countries and the USA
Global Issues and Pakistan

Pakistan’s role in the global war on terror
Participation in peacekeeping missions
Impact of global economic changes on Pakistan
Lab Activities

Researching key foreign policy events
Analyzing Pakistan’s diplomatic relations
Debates on contemporary international issues affecting Pakistan
Module 7: Pakistan’s Role in the Muslim World

Historical and Cultural Ties

Islamic heritage and historical connections
Cultural exchanges and influences
Role of religious scholars and Sufism
Political and Economic Cooperation

Membership in OIC and other Islamic organizations
Economic partnerships and trade agreements
Joint ventures and development projects
Challenges and Opportunities

Political and sectarian issues within the Muslim world
Pakistan’s mediation and peacekeeping roles
Prospects for future cooperation and unity
Lab Activities

Research on Pakistan’s contributions to the Muslim world
Case studies on economic and political cooperation
Discussions on the challenges and future prospects
Module 8: Environmental Issues and Natural Disasters

Environmental Challenges

Deforestation and desertification
Water scarcity and management
Pollution and waste management
Natural Disasters

Earthquakes and floods
Disaster management and response
Role of government and NGOs in disaster relief
Sustainable Development

Renewable energy sources
Conservation efforts and initiatives
Policies for sustainable development
Lab Activities

Analyzing case studies of natural disasters in Pakistan
Research on environmental policies and their effectiveness
Projects on sustainable development practices
Module 9: Final Project and Review

Project Planning and Proposal

Choosing a topic related to Pakistan Studies
Defining project objectives and scope
Developing a project plan and timeline
Implementation and Development

Conducting research and gathering data
Applying analytical and critical thinking skills
Creating a comprehensive final project (e.g., presentation, report, analysis)
Final Presentation and Evaluation

Preparing a project presentation
Demonstrating findings and insights
Receiving and incorporating feedback
Review and Reflection

Reviewing key concepts from the course
Identifying areas for further study and improvement
Reflecting on the learning experience
Lab Activities

Developing a project proposal and plan
Working on the final project
Preparing and delivering the final presentation

Admission Open for this course 
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