Dubai & Bahrain

  • Honoring the Traditions of the Past While Confronting the Challenges of the Future

    Course Overview

    In this course, students will explore:

    • The issues facing leaders in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and in the Kingdom of Bahrain
    • How these Persian Gulf countries are navigating the changes in global energy markets
    • Their roles in the global economy as hubs of petrochemicals, finance and trade
    • How these two countries have adopted different approaches to economic development and their visions for the future while considering their long traditions and history 

    Faculty Lead

    June West

    Yiorgos Allayannis

    Program Dates

    3–12 January 2019