Galillee Institute, Israel - Winter Program: Two Nations & Three Religions in Israel and Palestine: December 29th, 2010 - January 10th, 2011
The main goal of the program is to enable participants to form their unique personal impressions of the region, by providing a framework that allows for immediate and unfiltered exposure to the daily realities as experienced by the peoples in the region. Through lectures and study tours, participants will gain a better understanding of the range of responses offered by the religiously and ethnically varied populations to the complex issues routinely encountered in this region.
The program aims to:
1. Present an overview of the history of the Land of Israel-Palestine.
2. Acquaint the students with the different ethnic and religious groups in the region, their way of life, beliefs, views and inter-relations.
3. Present different perspectives and views regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
4. Deepen participants' understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and current issues.
The winter programme is intended for faculty and graduate students preferably who are in the process of studying courses associated with the Middle East.
A limited number of tuition scholarships will be available to qualified candidates.