Study Conflict and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland – Summer Short-Term Study Aboard
June 16-26, 2015
Fly out of Springfield, and visit Dublin, Belfast, and Derry!
Application Deadline February 27th
In this course you will travel to Ireland to explore the dynamics of conflict and peacemaking that has transformed the country over the past decades. Travel to Dublin, Belfast, and Derry/Londonderry and examine the historical and cultural roots of the conflict and the subsequent peacemaking processes and reconciliation.
On our 10-day trip you’ll get the chance to:
- Learn about “The Troubles”
- Take part in the Easter Rising 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour
- Visit the Ulster History Museum
- Explore the American Folk Park/Titanic Belfast
- Tour East and West Belfast
- Visit Falls and Shankhill Road
- Write a Message on the Peace Wall
- Raise a Pint at the Crown Bar
- Visit Trinity College
- Tour Kilmainham Gaol
- View the Bogside Murals
- Tour the Walled City
- Explore the Bloody Sunday Museum
- Take in the View from Carrickfergus Castle
- Play on the Giants Causeway
This 3-credit- hour course will provide you with a foundation for understanding the background and evolution of conflict in Ireland and as well as insights into the knowledge, skills, and processes necessary to bring about reconciliation and conflict transformation.
Read more about this trip or apply to the program now on the Study Away website, or contact Dr. Charlene Berquist at 417-836-8831 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline to apply to the program is February 27th.