20th-Century Germany and Russia, July 2020

20th-Century Germany and Russia, July 2020

20thC Germany and Russia Tour

Overview

The tour begins in the German capital city of Berlin. Investigate the Nazi regime and Cold War with guided visits to key sites and museums. Continue to the medieval city of Nuremberg in Bavaria, where you will tour the former Nazi Rally Grounds and Courtroom 600 which hosted the trials at the end of WWII. Pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust at Dachau Concentration Camp before arriving in Munich.

Fly to St Petersburg to delve into the history of the Russian Revolution and the country’s involvement in WWII. Travel by high speed train to Moscow to expand your knowledge of the Soviet regime and Cold War Russia.

This carefully planned program will be led and managed by two expert classroom practitioners: Brad Kelly and Jonathon Dallimore.

Syllabus Links

This 13-day program is designed to cover key syllabus areas from both the HSC Modern History syllabus and the VCE History syllabus.

View the itinerary for detailed syllabus mapping.

Itinerary

13 days with 3 nights in Berlin, 2 nights in Nuremberg, 1 night in Munich, 3 nights in St Petersburg and 3 nights in Moscow.

View the itinerary booklet for a detailed daily itinerary.

Academic Expertise

Tour leader: Jonathon Dallimore

Jonathon is currently working as a Professional Officer for the History Teachers’ Association of New South Wales. He was awarded a NSW Premier’s Scholarship in 2016 to travel to the Russian Federation to complete a study tour exploring the Russian Revolution in history and memory. Jonathon is also the author of several HSC Modern History texts and a contributing author to the HTA NSW Modern History Study Guide (2019). He has provided consultation for the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, the State Library of New South Wales, the History Teachers’ Association of Australia and many schools across NSW. Jonathon also teaches History methods as UNSW (Kensington) and tutors at the University of Wollongong.

 

Tour leader: Brad Kelly

Brad teaches, writes and leads tours in the area of Modern History, with a focus on the Cold War and Changing World Order. He is a teacher with over 15 years of experience in the classroom and an author of six modern history textbooks. He is passionate about professional learning and has been a presenter at the HTA state and regional conferences and a contributor to Teaching History. Brad has a deep knowledge of and interest in the global forces that have shaped the modern world between the end of World War II and today, and approaches the subject with a focus on teachers and the effective delivery of the content. Brad is the director of Cornerstone Teacher Learning, facilitating workshops for teachers around NSW.

Inclusions

  • All hotel accommodation in twin-share rooms with ensuite facilities (single supplement available)
  • All breakfasts and 8 dinners
  • Flight Munich-St Petersburg with a local airline
  • High speed train St Petersburg-Moscow
  • All land transportation by private coach and public transport
  • Departure airport transfer in Moscow
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Local guides and workshops as per itinerary
  • Ticket to a cabaret show in Berlin
  • Services of a tour manager
  • Lectures and guided tours
  • Academy Travel document wallet and luggage tag

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