Units of Study

JCTC6908 - The Australian Jewish Experience

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Suzanne Rutland
Phone: +61 2 9351 6662
Email: suzanne.rutland@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit will focus on the evolution of Australian Jewry with particular emphasis on the watershed period before and after the Holocaust. It will analyse government policies toward Jewish refugees in the 1930s and toward Jewish survivors after 1945. It will also look at the contribution of the newcomers and the more recent issues of Nazi war criminals in Australia and Holocaust memorialization.

Assessments

1x500wd essay abstract (10%), 1xoral presentation (equivalent to 500wds) (10%), 1x5000wd essay (80%)

Classes

2x1-hr seminars/week

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