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Common Ground resumes specialty trips to Cuba

Posted April 08, 2010 by publisher in Cuba Travel.
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Common Ground Education and Travel Services is resuming its professional research trips to Cuba with a roster of exciting specialty programs.

Starting in the Summer 2010, you can again travel to Cuba with Common Ground’s well respected professional research trips to Cuba. 

Who qualifies for a Common Ground Research Trip to Cuba?

All those who are full time professionals in the field of study covered by a specific program offered or in a related field, with the serious intent to pursue academic research full time in Cuba and an application for the research in their professional field when they return. 

What are the goals of a Common Ground Professional Research Trip?

  * Renew your ties with Cuba
  * Enhance your professional expertise and understanding
  * Develop new areas of research in your field
  * Develop new curricula for your classes
  * Provide research that that can inform lectures and publishable papers
  * Do research that builds international understanding and mutual comprehension

Programs are structured to include interviews, field visits and exchange with Cuban colleagues, with time for you to follow up on specific research on your own. 

Schedule of Specialty Trips to Cuba

June 19 to 26 - Printmaking & Graphic Design
June 26 to July 3 - History of Cuban Music
June 27 to July 5 - Introduction to Cuban Education
July 10 to July 17 - Special Education in Cuba
July 24 to August 11 - History of the Revolution
August 7 to August 14 - Mass Organizations, Community Development
October 8 to October 12 - Trinidad: First City of Native Cuban Design
October 9 to 16 - Social Work in Cuba
December 26 to January 2 - Cuba’s Urban Underground, 1952-59
March 5 to 12, 2011 - Celia Sánchez & Haydeé Santamaría

Director and Founder Merri Ansara will be a Presenter at the Cuba conference on June 11 in Provincetown Massachusetts. You can visit the website CommonGroundTravel.com for more information or call Merri at (413) 203-1125 or talk to her more at the conference.

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