Peace, Youth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Work with the youth of Northern Ireland to build foundations for peace in an area traumatized by a recently violent past. Community development organizations partner with Susquehanna students to perform service work in cross-community settings. Participants meet with local politicians, ex-members of the IRA and UDA, as well as peace activists to learn more about imperialism's legacy.
Location: Students will travel to Belfast, Dublin, and the northern coast of Northern Ireland
Dates: July 25 - Aug. 9, 2015
Prerequisite: Readings and research as assigned by the program directors
Academic credit: Two semester hours, this program and accompanying course satisfy the GO requirement.
Majors of interest: Open to all majors.
Application: Online application available on mySU.
Cost: $5,400; includes airfare, accommodation, activities and instruction, and meals
Financial aid: Need-based financial aid may be available for students satisfying the GO requirement.
Program Director: Susie Morris, GO Short program manager