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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-Northern Irelandmembers 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
Meeting with the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Pat Convery 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

 



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