Istanbul Intensive July 9-18, 2012
Unique among world cities, Istanbul straddles two continents. In this vibrant city, the traveler finds a glorious and continual interplay between Asia and Europe, the past and the present. Istanbul is packed with museums, mosques, palaces, bazaars, fountains, gardens, and spectacular parks – and each one has a story to tell.
This special WISM course will be of particular interest to history, geography, and science teachers in grades 6 – 12, although all are welcome. Every morning will begin with a short lecture by Gottfried Hagen (Associate Professor of Turkish Studies, University of Michigan) about the significance of the sites we will visit. We’ll also have frequent opportunities to share thoughts about integrating Turkish studies into the Waldorf curriculum during focused conversations led by Margot Amrine, WISM Director.
Turkey’s rich history is absolutely fascinating, but equally intriguing is contemplation of its future. Turkey is becoming an economic powerhouse and a much sought-after ally. “Everyone wants to be Turkey’s friend,” a scholar remarked recently. If you are interested in global studies, Waldorf Education, or an unforgettable journey to a great city, this course may be for you.
Costs payable to WISM ($975.00 Course Fee and Lodging)
Course Fee: $425.00
Lodging: $550.00 each person based on double occupancy. If you are traveling alone, you will be rooming with another traveler. If you prefer not to share a room, please contact us for options.
Other participant expenses
Airfare: Participants arrange and purchase their own flight.
VISA: $40.00 (purchased at the airport after arrival)
Registration due by May 1st, 2012 with a deposit of $250.00. $725.00 balance due by June 1, 2012. Cancellation subject to penalty. Registration after May 1st may be possible depending on availability.
Contact Us to begin your plans or complete the online registration form to reserve your place for Istanbul 2012!