Holocaust and GenocideSemester Course

Holocaust & Genocide
Week-Long Study Tour
Core Course Week Study Tour
Northern Germany
Major Discipline(s)
Anthropology, History, Sociology
New Course Note
This course starts in Fall 2020 and will replace Holocaust and Genocide (Elective Course with Tour).
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

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, Ethnic Studies


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.