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Urban Agriculture: Food, Inequality, and Sustainability in South Africa

We are also pleased to announce that GIAS will offer a second summer study abroad trip to South Africa. The program is Urban Agriculture: Food, Inequality, and Sustainability in South Africa and will be held from July 9 - August 1, 2016. The trip will be led by Professor Tamara Johnson. The course is open to all students and is especially recommended for students in GIAS programs. The program may... Urban Agriculture: Food, Inequality, and Sustainability in South Africa Read more >>

In Search of the Past: A Holocaust Journey

Available for summer 2016 is In Search of the Past: A Holocaust Journey that will be directed by Prof. Judy LaPietra. The program will incorporate visits to Krakow (to tour the former Jewish ghetto and Oskar Schindler’s factory) and Oswiecim, Poland (the site of the World War II era Auschwitz concentration camp) and to Berlin (to tour a number of venues associated with the Holocaust). This program... In Search of the Past: A Holocaust Journey Read more >>

Tokyo: From Samurai Capital to Modern Metropolis

This spring, students participated in the Tokyo: From Samurai Capital to Modern Metropolis program. This originated in the Department of History (HIST 3002), with cross-listed sections available through International Studies (INTL 3000) and Japanese Studies (JAPN 2209). The course included a visit to Tokyo over the spring break period.  Tokyo: From Samurai Capital to Modern Metropolis Read more >>