The course focuses on the Arab-Israel conflict and investigates current attempts to mediate peace between Jews and Palestinians, the impact of the conflict on the lives of people, poverty, settlements and security issues, terrorism and counter-terrorism, Jerusalem and its holy sites. In some years, the course will also travel to alternate sites of conflict, such as Northern Ireland or the former Yugoslavia.
Itinerary: The course begins in the Monash Prato campus on 14 July and travels to cities including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Hevron, Bethlehem.
2014 Program: July 14-25
Instructors: A/Prof Mark Baker and Dr Randy Geller
For: This unit is a level 3 and 4 Arts intensive unit for undergraduate and postgraduate students. 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.