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Genocide in Historical Perspective - HSTY2652

Year - 2018

In this unit we aim to come to an historical understanding of genocide in the modern era, that is, in approximately the last 250 years. We do so in a chronological, i.e. historical manner, and thereby seek not only to compare genocides, but determine how they may be related to one another. This unit begins by exploring the concept of genocide and concludes with post-1945 attempts to prevent it, as well as to prosecute its perpetrators under international law.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x1000wd Bibliography and Proposal (15%), 1x2500wd Essay (40%), 1x1hr Exam (30%), Tutorial participation (15%)


12 junior credit points in Ancient History or 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 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
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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