Over spring break 2019, Harris Public Policy students traveled to Israel and the West Bank to learn about the socio-political dynamics of conflict in this tumultuous region. Students met NGOs, scholars, politicians, activists, and more in order to gain a 360 degree view of the complexities of this protracted conflict.
- Israel & The West Bank | March 2019
- Jordan | December 2018
- Northern Ireland | August 2018
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Israel & The West Bank | March 2019
Jordan | December 2018
In December 2018, 18 students visited Jordan for one week, meeting with locals, academics, and political figures to understand the dominant issues of conflict in the region. Visits included Zaatari and other refugee camps, the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan, Petra, the Dead Sea, and more.
Northern Ireland | August 2018
In August 2018, students traveled to Northern Ireland for 5 days to join the Global Conflict | The Human Impact conference, in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the pivotal Good Friday Agreement. In addition to attending the conference, students met with local partners to learn the history of The Troubles and visit important sites in Belfast, Derry, and more.
International Conflict Seminar | Northern Ireland
Harris Public Policy students tour Belfast neighborhoods to learn about The Troubles as part of The Pearson Institute's International Conflict Seminar to Northern Ireland in 2018.
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