As the country of the first protests of the Arab Spring, Tunisia is an ideal site for the study of the twin tensions shaping Arab communities today: tradition and modernity. On this program, you will consider the country’s secular tradition, multicultural population, and the recent resurgence of popular Islam and the role of the Islamist movement in shaping the political, social, and cultural landscape of post-revolutionary Tunisia. You will also learn or advance your language skills in Modern Standard Arabic or French. You can also choose to complete either an internship or independent research during the last month of the program. Discover Tunisia’s ancient history, contemporary challenges, and cultural and geographic diversity. Excursions reveal: Tunisia’s extraordinary historic riches The economic causes of the revolution when visiting interior regions where the revolution started The geographic and human diversity of Tunisia’s different regions and the way the country’s tourism industry has exploited this diversity The impact of mass tourism on Sahara and oases lifestyles Economic inequalities between coastal regions and hinterland Please visit our website for more information.
62 Marine Dr, Umhlanga, 4320, South Africa
This semester program focuses on topics such as health communication strategies, prenatal care, access to healthcare, and health education. You will consider how various health paradigms — ranging from biomedical to holistic — and health policies have achieved mixed results in addressing the healthcare needs of South African people. Please visit our website for more information.
Služeb 569/7, Malešice, 108 00 Praha-Praha 10, Czech Republic
Please visit our website for more information. Work directly with artists and social innovators to create an independent project in visual arts, creative writing, or performing arts practice or theory. Study with a dynamic community of visual, performing, and literary artists, where art and creative dissent have played a decisive role in shaping social and political change. This program will allow you to choose either an arts-based research project that integrates research methods with creative writing or visual or performing arts practice or, alternately, a field-based research project using traditional qualitative research methods. You will be immersed in the Czech Republic’s contemporary art scene and given the opportunity to explore the country’s rich artistic heritage. You will also be challenged to consider the relationship between art, politics, and society in the country’s historic and contemporary contexts.