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Spring 2020
Jun 23, 2021
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HIST 0285A - Modern Genocide and Other Crimes against Humanity
This lecture course explores genocide and other crimes against humanity across the world during the 20th century. We will discuss the origins of modern genocide in the transition to modernity and subsequent conceptualizations of this phenomenon; review examples of colonial, imperial, racial, communist, anti-communist, and post-colonial genocides; discuss war crimes and other mass crimes perpetrated by authoritarian regimes; and consider policies of mass deportation and ethnic cleansing. This course will conclude with a discussion of attempts by the international community to prevent and punish genocide along with various ways in which genocide has been commemorated or denied.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Extra Credit Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

History Department

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