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Collective Memory & Cultural Myths in Contemporary Israel

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Collective Memory and Cultural Myths in Contemporary Israel (SPSI201/48877)

Teaching Faculty:

Mr. Dan Tsahor

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 45
Credits: 3

Course Dates:

July 1-25, 2019


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

Extended to June 1, 2019


Tuition: US$ 1,650
Housing: US$ 840

Relevant Academic Fields:

History, sociology, humanities, archaeology, anthropology


  • Examine key issues of Israeli society through the lens of collective memory.
  • Investigate questions of national, ethnic, and religious identity – all while exploring Israeli sites of memory.
  • Understand how the past shapes the present in contemporary societies.
  • Visit key monuments and museums throughout Jerusalem and Israel.


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