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.
Itinerary: The course begins in the Monash Prato campus on Monday 24 November (TBC) and travels to cities including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramallah and Bethlehem.
2014 Program: November 24-December 7 (TBC)
Cost: $4000: The package includes flight from Prato to Tel Aviv (overnight stay in Milan), transport, accommodation, museum entries, breakfast and one other meal per day. To secure a spot, a deposit of $500 must be paid to the Arts Prato office. This will be deducted from the full cost of the program. Costs DO NOT include international return flights between Melbourne and Europe/Tel Aviv.
Instructors: A/Prof Mark Baker
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). For eligibility requirements and application process, please go to Arts in Prato here: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/prato/
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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