Institute News

How will you spend your summer vacation? USC students invited to join us in Rwanda!

The USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education is now accepting applications for a summer course that will allow USC students to study post-genocide conflict resolution in Rwanda.

"Rebuilding Rwanda:  Memory, Testimony, and Living Together after Genocide" (IR-318, Conflict Resolution and Peace Research) will provide a practicum for students to consider the complex task that societies face in the aftermath of genocide.

  • Work face to face with survivors of the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide
  • Explore the complexities of post-genocide reconstruction
  • Develop your own solutions to the challenges Rwandans face today
  • Forge your own path through course material
  • Present your research at the Institute

Applications are due March 15, 2013.

IR-318, Conflict Resolution and Peace Research

Rebuilding Rwanda:  Memory, Testimony, and Living Together After Genocide

Dates: May 28 - June 22, 2013 (June 10-22 in Rwanda)

Instructors: Steve Lamy, Amy Marczewski Carnes, and Dan Leshem

Program Costs:

Tuition: $5,892

Additional expenses: $4,600*

Total: $10,492

*Additional expenses include estimated costs for airfare, accommodations, visa fees and personal expenses (which can vary greatly from student to student).

FileRwanda_PWP_Application_final.docx

For further information, contact Amy Marczewski Carnes at amy.carnes@usc.edu or Dan Leshem at dan.leshem@usc.edu.