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JEWISHST 384C: Genocide and Humanitarian Intervention (HISTORY 224C, HISTORY 324C, JEWISHST 284C, PEDS 224)

Open to medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Traces the history of genocide in the 20th century and the question of humanitarian intervention to stop it, a topic that has been especially controversial since the end of the Cold War. The pre-1990s discussion begins with the Armenian genocide during the First World War and includes the Holocaust and Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Coverage of genocide and humanitarian intervention since the 1990s includes the wars in Bosnia, Rwanda, Kosovo, the Congo and Sudan.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

JEWISHST 385A: Core Colloquium in Jewish History, 17th-19th Centuries (HISTORY 385A)

Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Rodrigue, A. (PI)

JEWISHST 385G: The Holocaust: A Study in Genocide (HISTORY 285G, HISTORY 385G, JEWISHST 285G)

This course will explore one of the most horrifying moments in history, the systematic political disenfranchisement and attempted extermination of Jews in the period 1933-1945. We will explore some of the more important and illustrative works regarding the Holocaust. Drawing upon scholarly, autobiographical, and fictional sources, students will gain a deeper appreciation for how the different figures have attempted to grapple with the catastrophe that struck European Jewry during the mid-Twentieth Century.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Meyers, J. (PI)

JEWISHST 387D: A Survey of Jews in the Contemporary World (HISTORY 287D, HISTORY 387D, JEWISHST 287D)

( History 287D is an undergraduate course offered for 5 units; History 387D is a graduate course offered for 4-5 units.) This course will explore the notion of "traditional" vs "modern": the different ways in which Jewish communities have encountered "modernity," and what the modern era has meant has meant for different Jewish communities, whether in the Middle East, Europe, or North America.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Meyers, J. (PI)

JEWISHST 388: Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (HISTORY 288, HISTORY 388, JEWISHST 288)

This course examines some salient issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the late 19th century to the present. At the end of the course you should be able to articulate the positions of the major parties to the conflict, with the understanding that there is no single, unified Zionist (or Jewish) or Palestinian (or Arab) position. One quarter does not allow sufficient time to cover even all of the important topics comprehensively (for example, the role of the Arab states, the USA and the USSR, and the internal history of Israel receive less attention than is desirable). Some prior knowledge of Middle East history is desirable, but not required. Vigorous debate and criticism are strongly encouraged. Criticism and response expressed in a civil tone is an important way to get a fuller and more truthful picture of something. This is not only a fundamental democratic right and a basic citizenship skill, but it is essential to interpreting information and making good policy. Rights not used are easily lost.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Beinin, J. (PI)

JEWISHST 481: Research Seminar in Middle East History (HISTORY 481, JEWISHST 287S)

Student-selected research topics. May be repeated for credit
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JEWISHST 482D: The History of Genocide (HISTORY 202S, HISTORY 402D, JEWISHST 282S)

This course will explore the history, politics, and character of genocide from the beginning of world history to the present. It will also consider the ways that the international system has developed to prevent and punish genocide.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JEWISHST 486A: Graduate Research Seminar in Jewish History (HISTORY 486A)

Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Rodrigue, A. (PI)

JEWISHST 486B: Graduate Research Seminar in Jewish History (HISTORY 486B)

Prerequisite: HISTORY 486A.
Terms: Sum | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Rodrigue, A. (PI)
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