Summer Course Abroad: Istanbul, the City and its History (3 cr.)

Date: 
Monday, May 18, 2015
Location: 
Istanbul, Turkey
Details: 

A first-hand exploration of Istanbul, former capital of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and thriving cultural metropolis.  The course will be conducted at different historical sites including the celebrated Hagia Sophia and Topkapι Palace and engage contemporary culture through exhibitions, performances and street life.

Students wishing to enroll must contact instructors shirine@rice.edu and umit.f.acigoz@rice.edu by February 15.  Organizational meeting will be scheduled before registration.  Travels and lodging covered; students responsible for summer tuition and meals.  Priority given to HART majors.