Summer Course in Morocco this June--grad students apply by March 30
During the 2012 summer session GMU's School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution will offer an intensive study tour to Morocco, which will allow participants the opportunity to explore the country's rich and fascinating mosaic of cultures, and examine traditional and contemporary ways of dealing with coexistence, challenges, and change.
The 15 day course/study tour will include a series of academic lectures on the history and contemporary socio-political reality of Morocco, along with a variety of field and hands-on experiences, including visits to various communities (Berber/Arab, Jewish/Muslim, rural/urban), home hospitality, cultural events, and lectures/presentations on a variety of topics (such as culture & conflict; Moroccan historical, social, political, and cultural landscape; women in Morocco; historical and contemporary affairs in the broader Middle East; Jewish-Muslim relations in the Middle East & North Africa)
The program will be hosted by a local Moroccan Institute based in Meknes, Morocco. Presentations and activities will be held by, or in cooperation with, local resource people. Course Director: Dr. Adina Friedman.
This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org