Holocaust and GenocideSemester Course

Program
Holocaust & Genocide
Week-Long Study Tour
Poland
Core Course Week Study Tour
Northern Germany
Major Discipline(s)
Anthropology, History, Sociology
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Note for Spring 2021: Your two course-integrated Study Tours will take place in Denmark.


This course analyzes the causes and consequences of genocide. Specific cases of genocide and near-genocide, including the Holocaust, are studied along with issues such as perpetrator profiles, commemoration, and genocide prevention. Definitions of genocide, methodology, and theories of the phenomena of genocide are discussed.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Criminology / Criminal Justice, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Faculty

Torben Jørgensen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Cand.mag. (M.A. in History, University of Copenhagen, 2003). With the Danish Jewish Museum, 2007-2008. Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies, Department for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 2003-2005. Researcher, Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Research, 2000-2003. With DIS since 2008.