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.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd Research essay (30%), 1xTutorial presentation / summary equivalent to 500wds (20%), Tutorial participation (10%), 1x2hr exam (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 Junior credit points of one of the following (Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture; or Ancient History; or History; or European Studies; or Government and International Relations; or Sociology)
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.