Semester at Sea the prestigious and unique course designed for students from various streams and nationalities with sessions inside a ship is coming to Kochi and CPPR is hosting them again. Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program founded in 1963 open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community managed by the Institute for Shipboard Education in Charlottesville, Virginia. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Semester at Sea equips students with the global understanding necessary to become prepared future leaders and global citizens. Throughout the history of the program nearly 55,000 undergraduate students from more than 1500 colleges and universities have participated in Semester at sea.
This time in two separate sessions, CPPR will be engaging the Students of ‘Semester at Sea’.
On On March 7th, Saturday, Professor Jim Huffman whose course is on Revolutionary Moments will be leading his class of about 25 students on a program with CPPR including visits to the Indo-Portuguese Museum, the Santa Cruz Basilica and the Matancherry Palace. Prof K.C. Abraham, Academic Director of CPPR will be engaging the students on “India’s colonial past and Gandhi’s influence”.
Further on March 11th,under the lead of Professor Chad Emmett and his 30 World Geography students. will be engaged by Mr. Aneish P Rajan, IRS. Mr. Aneish is currently the Deputy Director, Directorate General of Central Excise and Intelligence heading Kerala State. He is one of the founding members of CPPR. In the meeting he will talk about “Kerala’s modern geography by focusing on its development success (locally driven) via improved education, health care, land reform and sustainable development.
Have a look at the prior SEA programmes hosted by CPPR in Kochi.