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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Fall and Spring, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Minimum GPA: 3.0 Major(s): Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology
Housing: Homestay, University residence hall Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Holocaust and Genocide
Mass killings have occurred at all times in history. The 20th century, however, stands out in intensity, frequency, and the means applied to kill great numbers of innocent people.

Investigate the causes of genocide and the sociological and psychological mechanisms that turn people into perpetrators, bystanders, rescuers, and victims.

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It's a good fit if you study:
  • Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Holocaust and Genocide
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
This course 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.
Week-Long Study Tour: Poland
Core Course Week: Northern Germany 

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This program is currently not accepting applications.