Global Summer Institute 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 5:00pm


University of Pennsylvania’s National Resource Centers

Present the Global Summer Institute 2017

Legendary Empires: Power, People & Politics


July 17- July 21, 2017

University of Pennsylvania's National Resource Centers Present the Global Summer Institute 2017, titled Legendary Empires: Power, People and Politics July 17-21, 9:00 am-4:00 pm. 

The Global Summer Institute is a five-day K-12 teacher training organized by the National Resource Centers at University of Pennsylvania focusing on global education. The Summer Institute offers workshops by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, trips to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s new South Asia Gallery and the Penn Museum’s special exhibition, "Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq," curriculum development activities and much more!

This year’s theme will focus on creative interpretations of “empire,” exploring fabled kings and queens, dynasties that reshaped landscapes, colonial rulers and modern empires.

Registration is free: Participants receive ACT 48 credit and a $ 100 stipend for attendance and completion of all workshops.

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Application deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017