This intensive unit will bring together students from Monash campuses in Australia and South Africa to study the contemporary histories of post-genocide and post-conflict societies. Students will spend one week in Johannesburg and a second week in Kigali exploring public debates on memory, testimony, trauma and justice. Places to be visited include the Apartheid Museum, Soweto, Constitution Hill, the Murambi genocide memorial and Rwandan survivor organisations.
Dates: July 2015
Itinerary 2013: Johannesburg, Rwanda
Instructors: Assoc. Professor Mark Baker, Dr Noah Shenker
For: This unit is a level 3 and 4 intensive for undergraduate students of International Studies, History, Jewish Studies and graduate students of Global Studies, History and Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Cross-institutional accreditation may be approved.
Eligibility: Monash students who will be chosen on the basis of early interest and academic merit. Priority will be given to postgraduate students (see more information below under Applications, Eligibility, Fees and Funding).
Financial Support: Financial support available through the Monash Abroad Travel Grants Scheme (see more information below under Applications, Eligibility, Fees and Funding).
ACJC Travel Scholarships: For details of scholarships available to students enrolled in Jewish Studies Abroad units, see Scholarships and prizes and CSU links.
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