Balkan Genocides in the Twentieth Century (HGS 708) (3 Credits)

The course will examine the causes, historical developments, and impact of the genocides, including the Holocaust in the Balkans, during the twentieth century. The focus will be the two Balkan Wars of 1912/13, the little known aspects of the Holocaust, the multiple genocides in Southeastern Europe during and immediately after World War II, and especially the ethnic cleansing and genocides during the wars of partition of Yugoslavia at the end of the century.

Semester Information: 
Online Fall 2019 A – August 21 – October 15