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Genocide in Historical Perspective - HSTY2652

Year - 2020

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


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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