NIOD/Aegis Trust Summer School in Rwanda

This summer, Aegis Trust is proudly launching its first Rwanda-based short course in conjunction with our academic partners NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies/University of Amsterdam, Mount Kenya University and University of Rwanda.

The course counts as 6 ECTS Masters level credits from the University of Amsterdam (contingent upon submission of a 5,000-word research paper) and it includes classes, field visits and lectures on:

• The origins and definitions of genocide
• Segregation and dehumanisation
• The media and genocide: inciting and reporting
• Comparative studies with other genocides – Armenia, The Holocaust, Yugoslavia and Darfur
• Testimonies from survivors, rescuers and perpetrators
• Research methods: oral history, primary sources and archives
• Peace education and reconciliation
• Genocide prevention
• Field visits to some of Rwanda’s memorial sites and onsite lectures accompanied by guides and survivors.

Course dates: 7th-18th July 2014
Course Fees: €2000. This includes hotel, breakfast and lunch, airport transfers, all travel within Rwanda, course materials and books, tuition, and memorial guides.

The application deadline is June 1st, 2014

For further details, or to apply, please contact: Rwanda.shortcourse@aegistrust.org
For further information on Aegis Trust and the work we do please visit www.aegistrust.org