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Courses - Summer 2017
ISRL
Israel Studies
ISRL349X
Investigating Topics in Israel Studies; Conflict Resolution - The Israeli Palestinian Experiment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Also offered as GVPT309X. Credit granted for ISRL349X or GVPT309X. This interactive course provides contending and shared perspectives of the cycles of war and peacebuilding with simulations. Topics include common ground on Jerusalem, Palestinian refugees, Jewish settlements, water, borders and security. Professor Kaufman has been Director of both the Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (UMD). He is concurrently teaching in Israel. Professor Hassassian has been Dean and Vice-President of Bethlehem University and is currently Palestinian Ambassador to the United Kingdom. For more information, contact kaufmane@umd.edu. Course preview is available on YouTube and internet: search for 'Israeli Palestinian Team Teaching'.