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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

The Final Solution and the Drive for Eliminating All Jews and All Perceived Jewish "Influences"

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 79 min), 3 readings
7 videos
Introduction10m
Early “solutions” of the Jewish problem10m
The final solution: who decided, when and how?11m
Killing Sites15m
Camp Universe11m
Last Unit16m
3 readings
Before we begin10m
Ian Kershaw, “Hitler’s Role in the ‘Final Solution’”10m
Christopher Browning, "Initiating the Final Solution: The Fateful Months of September-October 1941"10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Jewish and Non-Jewish Responses to the Holocaust

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 66 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Jewish Reactions in the face of death - Leadership11m
Jewish Reactions in the face of death - Resistance10m
Jewish Reactions in the face of death - Rescue10m
Reactions of non Jews to the Holocaust11m
How was it humanly possible?11m
4 readings
Nechama Tec, "Jewish Resistance: Facts, Omissions and Distortions"10m
Jan Grabowski, “Rural Society and the Jews in Hiding: Elders, Night Watches, Firefighters, Hostages and Manhunts”10m
Jan Grabowski, "Rescue for Money: Paid Helpers in Poland, 1939-1945"10m
Alina Skibińska and Jakub Petelewicz, “The Participation of Poles in Crimes against Jews in the Świętokrzyskie Region”10m
1 practice exercise
Mid-course quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

The Free World, the last months, the Aftermath and the Implications

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
The End: Year 194414m
The Anguish of Liberation10m
Memory, commemoration and long term effects10m
Holocaust research - what is still unknown + facing the future11m
The Holocaust - An Introduction8m
2 readings
David Silberklang, " The Allies and the Holocaust: A Reappraisal"10m
David Bankier, "The Germans and The Holocaust: What Did They Know?"10m
1 practice exercise
What have you learnt in this course?30m

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