FFIPP Seminars in Palestine/Israel
Summer 2018 Seminar: Illuminating the Narratives of Life Across Mandate Palestine
An intensive 10-day educational program open to university students from any program world-wide. It includes visits to the cities of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nablus, Haifa, Jaffa, and Hebron; to three Palestinian refugee camps; to the Naqab desert; and to Tent of Nations farm. We will visit grassroots organizations in each of these locations, attend lectures from professors and activists, and hear stories from the ground! Following the program, FFIPP will help students make connections for internship or volunteering opportunities. This is highly recommended. Suggested extra stay 1-3 months.
Dates: July 21-31.
Costs: $1500 per student including lodging (in youth hostels), public transportation (taxis, service, and buses), and museum fees.
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application process is currently open. Seminar is limited to five students.
Summer 2015 FFIPP Seminars
A Seminar on the Origin of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Dates: July 21-23, 2015
The seminar will uncover the roots of the conflict going back to the end of the British Mandate, the Nakba and the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948.
The seminar will focus on the birth of the state of Israel and the deportation of Palestinians from the Ramala-Lod area in July 1948.
Meetings are planned with members of the Palestinian community in Ramala-Lod, as well as with refugees from the Amari refugee camp who experienced the Nakba.The seminar will be held at different locations where relevant historical events took place.Throughout the seminar presentations will be given by Palestinian and Israeli academics, activists and community leaders.
Locations: Jerusalem, Ramla-Lod, Canada Park, Amari refugee camp, TelAviv, Tira, Qalquilia and Alfie Menashe. FFIPP will arrange the whole program, including transportation and provide assistance for hotel/hostel reservations.
Dancing Arabs by Sayed Kashua
The Jewish State by Herzel
Throughout the seminar references will be made to the events and places in the life of the nameless hero in Dancing Arabs.
A Seminar on the Plight of the Palestinian Bedouins in the Naqab/Negev and the Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills
Dates: July 27 – 28, 2015
Israeli policemen stand by as a bulldozer demolishes the Bedouin village of Al-Arakib for the 64th time (photo: Activestills.org)
The seminar will include a visit to an unrecognized Palestinian Bedouins village in the Naqab/Negev and to the unrecognized Palestinian village of Susya in the South Hebron Hills. Throughout the seminar presentation will be given by Palestinian and Israeli academics, activists and community leaders.
Locations: Tel-Aviv, Bir Seb’a/Beer Sheba, Um Al Hiran and Susya.
Packet of articles
1) Register online.
Or download a registration form and send it to FFIPP-USA, P.O.Box 2091, Amherst MA 01004. You can also email your application to email@example.com
or FAX it to 413-586-9647 (c/o Kris).
2) Pay the application fee of $50 on line or send a check to FFIPP-USA with
your registration form. Your registration form will not be processed without the application fee.
3) Sign, send or fax the Waiver and Seminar Agreement. Applicants who register online can also upload the waiver and agreement.
Cost: FFIPP fee is $85 per day.
In addition each participant will pay for the tour-transportation, entrance and guide fees to sites and museums as well as for hotel/hostel and food.