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Paideia 450: Forging Paths to Peace: Personal, Political, and Social Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Ballycastle, United Kingdom; Belfast, United Kingdom; Derry, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Galway, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Lang. of Instruction: English Prerequisites: Junior/Senior Status, Paideia 111, 112
Program Type: J-Term 2 Max. Enrollment: 24
Academic Dept: Paideia No. of Credits: 4
All College Req(s): Intcl-Intercultural, Paideia 450 Immersion: IS-Internatonal Studies
Program Description:
Britt Rhodes (Social Work); Sean Burke (Religion)
Course Description: 
1How can communities with a recent history of violence live together peacefully? This course will examine the difficult yet inspiring Northern Ireland peace process through the lives of its participants. We will explore the challenges and potential of grassroots peace building, with special attention to issues of identity, culture, and memory as challenges and the principles of compromise, forgiveness, mercy, justice, and peace as potential. An integral part of the course will be meetings with representatives of the main political parties of Northern Ireland, former members of paramilitary organizations, academic experts, police officers, members of inter-community organizations, and victims of violence. Overnight destinations include Derry, Belfast, Ballycastle in Northern Ireland (Great Britain) and  Dublin and Galway (Ireland).
Estimated Cost: $3500 - $3750
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $500
Recommended Travel-Specific Immunizations:
Ireland Group

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