Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

SIT offers accredited, field-based study abroad programs in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

This program examines the origins of conflict in Rwanda; the social, human, psychological, and economic impacts of genocide; and the challenges and opportunities of post-conflict restoration. Field visits to genocide memorials, museums, civil society organizations, and commissions working toward reconciliation are an essential part of the program. In addition, you will visit with private investors to explore their contributions to Rwanda’s rapid economic development. You will also learn about post-conflict reconciliation in a very different context during the program’s two-week excursion to northern Uganda. Please visit our website for more information.

Subjects

  • Peace Studies
  • Conflict Studies
  • Conflict Resolution
  • African Studies
  • Refugee Studies
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Social Justice
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Policy
  • Religious Studies
  • Ethnic Studies

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