The Holocaust: Insights from New Research (CSRE 326D, HISTORY 226D, HISTORY 326D, JEWISHST 226E, JEWISHST 326D)
Naimark, N. (PI)
Jolluck, K. (PI)
Overview of the history of the Holocaust, the genocide of European Jews. Explores its causes, course, consequences, and memory. Addresses the events themselves, as well as the roles of perpetrators and bystanders, dilemmas faced by victims, collaboration of local populations, and the issue of rescue. Considers how the Holocaust was and is remembered and commemorated by victims and participants alike. Uses different kinds of sources: scholarly work, memoirs, diaries, film, and primary documents.