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Genocide & Human Rights

  • Summer 1 2023

    June 15, 2023 - Aug 2, 2023 For All Students Register
  • Summer 2 2023

    July 6, 2023-Aug 23, 2023 For All Students Register
  • Semester 1 2023-2024

    Aug 30, 2023-Dec 15, 2023 For Members Registration closed

Course Overview

Students in this course study several of the major 20th-century genocides (Armenian, the Holocaust, Cambodian, and Rwandan), analyze the role of the international community in responding to and preventing further genocide (with particular attention to the Nuremberg tribunals), and examine current human rights crises around the world.

Students read primary and secondary sources, participate in both synchronous and asynchronous discussions with classmates, write brief papers, read short novels, watch documentaries, and develop a human rights report card website about a nation of their choice.

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