Based on his long-running first-year subject, World History, Historian Robert Pascoe will lead a study tour through Turkey, Greece, Italy, France, England and the USA in June-July 2017.
The tour can be taken as one or two History electives, as credit towards a degree in another university, or merely for the pleasure of a cultural tourism experience. Current students and VU alumni are particularly welcome.
Partnering with CISaustralia and in-country local partners, the program focuses on world history through multiple countries. It includes visits to historical sites allowing participants to actively engage with history and the local culture in a unique and personal way.
Download the 2017 History Study Tour flyer for more details.
Program dates & highlights
Turkey: June 13 -19
Istanbul and south-west Turkey, including Topkapi Palace and precinct; Bosporus cruise; Gallipoli; Bergama.
Greece: June 20-24
Athens and Greece, including Acropolis area; Archaeological Museum; Corinth, Delphi.
Italy: June 25-28
Rome and Venice, including Roman Forum; St Peter’s; Venice.
France: June 29-July 4
Arles and Paris, including Roman Arles; Avignon; Louvre; Notre Dame; Branly.
England: July 5-7
London, including Houses of Parliament and precinct; Imperial War Museum; Tower of London; BM.
USA: July 8-11
Boston, including North End; downtown Boston; Concord & Lexington; Walden Pond.
Important dates & costs
Application deadline: March 10 2017
Total cost: $7299 - $7368 (dependent on numbers)
Deposit due: March 31 2017
Full payment due: April 28 2017