Itinerary





Itinerary:
 

7/18 Tuesday: Leaving for Munich via El Paso or Washington DC/or Dallas, TX

7/19 Wednesday: Arrive in Munich; purchase IsarCard9Uhr train passes; from airport via S-Bahn (direct connection) to IBIS Hotel, Arnulfstr.55 (train station Donnersbergerbrücke); Money Exchange; rest; 4 pm: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of the Migration History of Munich by Dr. Simon Goeke; city historian; Early Evening: Brief Group Familiarization with Public Transportation System; Evening: Free (Students responsible for dinner)

7/20 Thursday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); Students are being introduced to their assigned NGOs/agencies; Late afternoon: 1st Integration Workshop/Lecture/Q& A Series: Migration and the City: Management of the Influx of Migrants in Germany on the Local Level; City official: Mr. Martin Kunschak; Sozialreferat; Amt für Wohnen und Migration; Öffentlichkeitsarbeit; Flüchtlinge und Wohnungslose, Orleansplatz 11, 81667 München; after dinner: reflections/group discussions; (Students responsible for dinner);

7/21 Friday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); Students work with their assigned NGOs/agencies; late afternoon: 3-5 pm Meeting with Imam  Belmin at the München Forum für Islam; Evening: Welcome Dinner at Syrian/Afghan or Bavarian restaurant with some of our partners – also includes our first reflections/group discussions; (Dinner paid)

7/22 Saturday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); 10 am: 1-Hour NS History Tour of the ‘Political Munich;’ lunch and then to Concentration Camp Dachau*; both by Stattreisen München E.V., after or during dinner: reflections/group discussions; (Students responsible for dinner); Rest of Evening: Free *if so desired by students and/or faculty, an alternative event/outing will be provided. (Students responsible for dinner);

7/23 Sunday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); leaving before 10 am; Meeting with migrant communities; Trip to Herrsching/Ammersee; 11 am Meeting with Afghan refugee family; Late Afternoon: Dinner at Kloster Andechs; (Students responsible for dinner); return to hotel with S-Bahn.

7/24 Monday:  Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); Students work with their assigned groups/agencies; 6:30 pm: 2nd Integration Workshop/Lecture/Q& A Series: Ms. Nina Guerin, Ludwig-Maximillian University/Geschwister Scholl Institute; The Migration Crisis and its European Context; Lehrstuhl für Internationale Beziehungen; Oettingenstr. 67, D-80538 München; after dinner: reflections/group discussions; (Students responsible for dinner);

7/25 Tuesday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); Students work with their assigned groups/agencies; 4 pm: 3rd Political Context Workshop/Lecture/Q& A Series Amerikahaus/Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations; Dr. Markus Faltenmeier: The History of the German-U.S. Trans-Atlantic Relationship; Democracy and Nation-Building after Fascism; Barer Straße 19a; 80333 München; after dinner: reflections/group discussions; (Students responsible for dinner);

7/26 Wednesday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); Students work with their assigned groups/agencies; Early Evening: 4th Political Context Workshop/Lecture/Q& A SeriesTobias Schwarzbözl with the University of Munich/Geschwister Scholl Institute focuses on comparative politics, parties, and communication. He will talk to us about his research about Germany's far-right parties e.g. AfD, populism and the linkages to a specific social media rhetoric. Oettingenstr. 67, D-80538 München; after dinner: reflections/group discussions; (Students responsible for dinner);
 
7/27 Thursday: Morning: Breakfast at hotel (incl.); Last day for students to work with their assigned groups/agencies; Good-bye Dinner at Syrian/Afghan restaurant with our hosting guests and agencies; Final reflections/group discussions; Dinner paid.       
 

7/28 Friday: Departure from Munich to El Paso or Washington DC

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Note: This itinerary is tentative and might change during the trip according to how the course evolves, certain events, student interests, and student progress.

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