AIH264 - The Holocaust
2020 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online), CBD*
AIH251, AIH252, AIH351, AIH352, AIH364, AIH464
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
6 two-hour seminars - weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
6 two-hour online seminars – weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
Topics addressed include: the growth of antisemitism; the emergence of Hitler and the Nazi Party; the persecution of German Jews and other supposedly inferior "racial" groups; Hitler's motivations for initiating the Second World War; the persecution of Jews in Poland following the Nazi invasion, particularly the effects of ghettoisation; victims' responses to persecution; the development of the Nazis' so-called "euthanasia" programs; the "war of annihilation" following Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union; mass shootings of Jews and other Soviet civilians; the Nazis' development of state-sanctioned, industrialised mass killing through the establishment of death camps; the "Auschwitz experience"; and the post-war aftermath of the Holocaust.
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