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Herstory: Leading Women in the U.K. and Ireland: Itinerary

AIFS Flight Dates

Outbound: May 30 to London | Inbound: June 20 from Dublin

Herstory: Leading Women of the U.K. and Ireland

Academic Program: May 31 - June 18

Sunday, May 30

Optional overnight flight from U.S. to London.*

Monday, May 31

Arrive in London. Transfer to accommodation.* Orientation meeting with AIFS staff.

Tuesday, June 1

Morning introductory class followed by guided sightseeing tour of London with a women’s leadership theme including entrance to the Tower of London. Welcome dinner at a traditional British pub.

Wednesday, June 2

Morning class followed by a Women of Westminster tour.

Thursday, June 3

Full-day excursion to Oxford including a guided tour of a university college with a focus on famous female graduates.

Friday, June 4

Guest lecture with a speaker from a current organization campaigning for gender equality and a visit to the East End Women’s Museum.

Saturday, June 5

Tour of the Houses of Parliament with focus of the suffragette movement.

Sunday, June 6

Study day.

Monday, June 7

Morning Class. Guided visit to The Women’s Library at the London School of Economics.

Tuesday, June 8

Morning Class. Afternoon guided walking tour and visit to the Florence Nightingale Museum.

Wednesday, June 9

Morning class followed by study time.

Thursday, June 10

Flight from London to Dublin. Transfer by private bus to your accommodation at Trinity College to check-in. Guided walking tour of Dublin including entrance to the Guinness Storehouse.

Friday, June 11

Morning class including a guest lecture from a Trinity College faculty member on Irish Female Writers. Guided visit to the Museum of Literature Ireland.

Saturday, June 12

Irish-for-a-Day program at Causey Farm including various cultural activities such as: Irish soda bread making, bog jumping, turf cutting, Ceili dancing, a sheepdog demonstration, Bodhran playing and a group lunch.

Sunday, June 13

Free day in Dublin.

Monday, June 14

Morning class followed by a Women’s History of Ireland tour of the Little Museum of Dublin.

Tuesday, June 15

Morning class. Afternoon Gaelic Games Experience, learning to play three Gaelic sports of Hurling, Irish Football and Handball on an GAA pitch with official trainers.

Wednesday, June 16

Morning class. Entrance to the interactive EPIC Irish Emigration Museum including an audio-guided tour of the Herstory Exhibition.

Thursday, June 17

Morning course wrap-up and exam preparation class followed by a free afternoon.

Friday, June 18

Final exam.

Saturday, June 19

Full-day excursion to Galway and the Cliffs of Moher. Farewell group dinner.

Sunday, June 20

Program ends. Optional return flight to the U.S.*

Dates and itinerary are subject to change.

*Included for students on the AIFS Flight Package only.

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