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The Emergence of the Modern State of Israel

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Fast Facts

Course:

The Emergence of the Modern State of Israel (SPIS201/48775)

Teaching Faculty:

Dr. David Mendelsson

Language of Instruction:

English

Credits/Hours:

Academic hours: 60
Credits: 4

Course Dates:

July 1-25, 2019

Eligibility:

Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

May 1, 2019

Costs:

Tuition: US$ 1,810
Housing: US$ 840

Relevant Academic Fields:

History, politics, sociology

Highlights

  • Examine the context underlying the Zionist idea and movement.
  • Study the history that led to the formation of the Jewish state.
  • Understand the conflicts and tensions that have shaped modern Israel – and what might be done to ease them.
  • Learn through real-life experiences, including site visits and more.

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Summer Courses - July Session July 1 - 25, 2019
(Courses in the same time block cannot be taken together)
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9:00 - 12:00Emergence of the Modern State of Israel
Breakthrough Technologies (InnovNation)
Narratives and Realities (Coexistence)
Israel and the Post-Arab Spring (Coexistence)
All Classes Day-long Field Trips
Emergence of the Modern State of Israel
Start-Ups and Innovation (InnovNation)
Uncovering Jerusalem
Emergence of the Modern State of Israel
Breakthrough Technologies (InnovNation)
Uncovering Jerusalem
Emergence of the Modern State of Israel
Start-Ups and Innovation (InnovNation)
Uncovering Jerusalem
Narratives and Realities (Coexistence)
Israel and the Post-Arab Spring (Coexistence)
All Classes Day-long Field Trips
Understanding IdentitiesUnderstanding IdentitiesUnderstanding Identities
Conflict ResolutionConflict ResolutionConflict Resolution
Between Hamas and ISISBetween Hamas and ISISBetween Hamas and ISIS
Israel and the Post-Arab Spring (Coexistence)
12:00 - 13:00 (Break)BreakBreakBreakBreak
13:00 - 16:00Body in Jewish ThoughtBody in Jewish ThoughtBody in Jewish Thought
Collective MemoryCollective MemoryCollective Memory
Politics of PlanningPolitics of PlanningPolitics of Planning
Narratives and Realities (Coexistence)
16:00 - 16:30 (Break)BreakBreakBreak
16:30 - 19:30State of FaithState of FaithState of Faith
Discovering the LensDiscovering the LensDiscovering the Lens
Gender and Conflict in the Middle EastGender and Conflict in the Middle EastGender and Conflict in the Middle East
History of the Arab-Israeli ConflictHistory of the Arab-Israeli ConflictHistory of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

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