Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Groundbreaking, Interactive, Conflict Resolution Summer Course

 GVPT309X / ISRL349X:
Topics in International Relations: Conflict Resolution - The Israeli Palestinian Experiment (3 credits)

Credit would count toward GVPT major or ISRL minor!!!

Summer 2012 – Session II-D
Dates: July 30th – August 17th
Days: Tuesday/Thursdays
Time: 6:00pm – 9:20pm
Location: 2110 Tydings Hall
Professors: Manuel Hassassian and Edy Kaufman

YouTube Introduction by Prof. Kaufman & Prof. Hassassian:

Course Description:
This groundbreaking interactive course provides an in-depth understanding of this conflict using simulations exploring contending historical perspectives and the search for common ground. Topics include Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, water rights, border disputes and security concerns. Professor Manuel Hassassian has been the Executive Vice-President of the Bethlehem University and currently the ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in the United Kingdom.Professor Edy Kaufman, has been the Director of both the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at UMD and is concurrently teaching at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzlyia, Israel.  In addition to the scheduled class time, the course will also meet on Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th from 9:00am-6:40pm for an interactive conflict resolution workshop. Students who wish to register for this section after July 13, 2012, please e-mail: summer@umd.edu

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