Under what conditions do genocides occur? What motivates their perpetrators? And how do societies recover from their genocidal past? This unit traces the history of genocide across the modern era. We will compare incidents around the globe and their aftermaths to determine how they may be related to one another.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd essay draft (20%), 1x2000wd research essay (40%), 1x1500wd take-home exercise (30%), tutorial participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture