Paideia 450: Islam in Europe: Western Responses to the Muslim "Other"
Amsterdam, Netherlands;Brussels, Belgium;Copenhagen, Denmark;London, United Kingdom;Malmö, Sweden
J-Term (1st Round), J-Term (2nd Round)
Lang. of Instruction:
Junior/Senior Status, Paideia 111, 112
No. of Credits:
All College Req(s):
Intcl-Intercultural, Paideia 450
Please Note: There are no spaces available for this course
Todd Green (Religion); John Moeller (Political Science)
This study abroad course will explore the challenges facing contemporary Europe in regards to the integration of Muslim minority and immigrant populations. Students will visit Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Malmö, and London. Students will meet with scholars, journalists, Muslim and Christian leaders, and politicians.
Among the issues that students will study from an ethical perspective: freedom of the press and journalistic integrity in the media portrayal of Muslims and Islam; multicultural v. assimilationist immigration policies; the political mobilization against Muslim minorities and its impact on the free exercise of religion; and the place of Muslims and Islam in constructions of national and European identities.
Estimated Cost: $3,600-3,750
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $500
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Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.