The Holocaust: History and Aftermath (JCTC2606)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides an in-depth study of the Holocaust. Special emphasis will be placed on the development of Nazi ideology, in particular racial antisemitism, and the gradual implementation of this policy towards the Jews and other victim groups from 1933 to 1945. Other themes focus on the responses of the victims and the role of the by-standers, as well as post-war politics of memory and other issues, including Holocaust denial and war crimes prosecution.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd essay (30%) and tutorial participation (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Junior credit points of Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, Ancient History, History, European Studies, Government and International Relations or Sociology

Prohibitions

JCTC2006

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