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In Tunisia and Italy, crossroads of the Mediterranean, study the interplay of regional politics, migration, and religion. Examine the ethics of solidarity, care, and resilience as you learn or advance your Modern Standard Arabic.
Key Topics of Study
Political transformation, transitional justice, and democratization in Tunisia
International relations and religious integration in the context of Mediterranean mass migration
The interplay between secular politics and political Islam, religion and public life, religious practice and political affiliation
The role of art in articulating the vision of a more sustainable future
The role of the state and civil society in a divided society
The ethics of care and hospitality in the context of populism and assimilationist ideologies
SIT Robert Kantor Memorial Scholarship
Each year one student will be granted $10,000 in scholarship aid to study abroad with a SIT program. Funded by individual donors and foundations, the requirements are tight: seeking first-generation college students who've never traveled abroad before, currently attend an HBCU, and demonstrate strong financial need.