Holocaust and Genocide (Elective Course with Tour)Semester Course

Holocaust and Genocide, Optional Study Tour Course
Elective Course Tour
Holocaust and Genocide (Elective Course Tour)
Major Discipline(s)
Anthropology, History, Sociology
Course End Date Note
This course will last run in the semester of Spring 2020 and will be replaced by Holocaust and Genocide.
Elective Course with Tour
Fall/Spring semester
Additional Fee
See course description

This courses 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.