Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitAustralian Centre for Jewish Civilisation
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Daniella Doron


Previously coded HSY3580


As for ATS2600


Upon completion, students will be expected to possess:

  1. a knowledge of events leading to the Holocaust, its course and aftermath
  2. an understanding of Jewish responses to the Holocaust across Europe
  3. an understanding of the issues involved in representations of the Holocaust, including literature and the arts
  4. an appreciation of how collective and national memories of genocide are created
  5. An understanding of the United Nations Genocide Convention and debates about the definition of genocide
  6. A knowledge of the major cases of post-war mass killing and their relationship to the Holocaust


Participation: 10%
Historiographical essay (1000 words): 20%
Research essay (2500 words): 40%
Examination (1000 words): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


ATS2600, JWC2580