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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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East Europe Travel Seminar
Offered by UW-Eau Claire 

MAILED: April 30, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  The University Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education and history department are offering an East Europe Travel Seminar Aug. 6-29 for students, faculty and community members.
         Participants will experience the culture, art, politics and history of Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Latvia.
         The tour will start in Berlin and end in Riga, Latvia, and includes stops at Auschwitz, Krakow, Szestachowa and Warsaw, Poland; Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Dresden, Germany.
         Participants will explore museums, political institutions, concerts, operas and historical sites in each city in order to explain their significance, historical role and relationship to the present.
         Other activities may include government briefings and special lectures by European professors. Participants will travel by bus and stay in youth hostels, hotels and at least one dungeon.
         The estimated cost per participant is $1,921. This includes transportation, lodging, two meals a day and all activities (concerts, museums, operas, etc.). The flight is not included, but the program will offer assistance to arrange the least expensive airfares.
         A non-refundable payment of $500 is due by May 10. Final payment is due July 1.
         For more information on the travel seminar, contact Dr. Paulis Lazda, professor of history and travel seminar director, at (715) 836-4735 or
         Students will receive three undergraduate credits by enrolling in HIST 393, section 601, "The History of East Europe" at an additional cost of $425.67. For credit registration information, contact La Vone Sneen, Continuing Education program assistant, at (715) 836-3636 or

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Judy Berthiaume
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Updated: April 30, 2002