IDIS/POLYS 1900: Introduction to Peace Studies
This course will use the Irish troubles as a case study for Introduction to Peace Studies. It will use the Irish conflict to learn about the origins of conflict, barriers to conflict resolution and challenges to reconciliation.
Prior to traveling, students will learn about the origins of conflict on the inter-personal, national and international levels in this 3 credit course.
|Program price* TBD||
Includes: airfare, accommodations, most meals, on-the-ground transportation, on-site support, orientation
Does not include personal expenses.
2022 trip cost $2,000. Fitchburg State University thanks the Ann Hyland Zimmerman Irish Culture Fund Scholarship that has reduced the cost of our program to Ireland.
*Price subject to change.
Sample Itinerary (from 2022 trip)
|Monday, May 16, 2022||Depart from Logan Airport to Dublin, Ireland|
|Tuesday, May 17, 2022||Greeting at Dublin airport by API Resident Director
10:30 a.m. Arrive at StayCity accommodation-Saint Augustine street-42-76 St Augustine St, Usher’s Quay, Dublin 8, D08 AHX2; check-in
API Health and Safety orientation
Welcome lunch at Quay Restaurant, Temple Bar
|Wednesday, May 18, 2022||Easter Rising walking tour
Trinity College Library and Book of Kells tour
|Thursday, May 19, 2022||GPO Witness Tour
National Museum of Ireland (Collins Barracks)
Free afternoon/evening in Dublin
|Friday, May 20, 2022||Cliffs of Moher Tour including, Kinvara and Dunguaire Castle, Doolin, and Galway City stop-offs|
|Saturday, May 21, 2022|
|Sunday, May 22, 2022||Depart Dublin for Belfast via train
Check in to hotel Premier Inn Cathedral quarter
Peace Walls walking tour
Free Evening in Belfast
|Monday, May 23, 2022||Crumlin Gaol - Troubles Walking Tour
Irish Republican History Museum
Return to Dublin via train
|Tuesday, May 24, 2022||Free day in Dublin
Suggestions - Guiness Storehouse, Phoenix Park, Jameson Distillery
API organized farewell dinner
|Wednesday, May 25, 2022||
Depart Dublin, Ireland