Monday, April 4, 2016

Want to Learn More About the Palestine-Israel Conflict this Summer? Check this Out!

This groundbreaking, interactive and timely course provides an in depth understanding of this conflict using simulations that explore competing historical narratives and the search for common ground. Topics include: Jerusalem, Palestinian refugees, settlements, water rights, border disputes, and security concerns.

The course is offered as both GVPT309X and ISRL349X.
You can learn more about the course time, location and schedule on Testudo.

Professor Edy Kaufman is a Senior Fellow and Former Director of UMD's Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM), the former Director of the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is currently teaching in Israel.

Professor Manuel Hassassian has been the Dean and Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University, and is currently the Ambassador of the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the United Kingdom.

This is a timely and an extraordinarily rare opportunity to learn from subject experts with experience in various aspects of the conflict.

Learn more on YouTube. For more information, please email Professor Kaufman at kaufmane@umd.edu.