November 5-17, 2018
The Conflict in Korea: History, Hopes, and Challenges for Peace
The Republic of Korea (South) is filled majestic mountain ranges, plentiful rice fields, and a population of 50 million people. Many technological advances have brought Korea alongside many top economies in the world, but a continuous state of war casts a dark shadow over economic development. The Korean War began in 1950, and an armistice brought a ceasefire in 1953, but no peace treaty has brought an end to the war itself. Meet Korean peacemakers like our partners in the National Council of Churches in Korea seeking to build on the opportunity of the Olympic Truce of 2018 and decades of peacemaking work such as connecting to Christians in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK North) and what they might teach us about the nature of the conflict.
The seminar will last 11 days, including 2 nights on Jeju Island, 1 night at No Gun Ri, and the rest of the stay in Seoul. Participants will be away for one Sunday unless they choose to extend their stay on their own following the Travel Study Seminar. Accommodations are double-occupancy. Some single-occupancy rooms may be available for an additional charge.
Application Due Date
Applications are due by July 1, 2018. After that date, applications will be considered as space remains available.
The seminar cost is $2,295. Cost is per person, double occupancy and includes all seminar expenses (including all meals, accommodations, programs, tips, tours and in-country transportation. International airline travel from the U.S. is not included.
For more information
A sample itinerary and online application form are available on the Peacemaking Program’s Travel Study Seminar webpage or by calling 888-728-7228 x 5805.