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Antisemitism, ethnicity, holocaust, immigration, intolerance and identity, multiculturalism, racism, xenophobia - study opportunities at Birkbeck, University of London

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Module:

The Holocaust: Propaganda, Experiences, Memory

Programme:

History: Certificate of Higher Education

Tutor:

TBC

Year:

2017-2018

Description:

This course is offered in partnership with the Wiener Library, the world's oldest Holocaust memorial institution. Drawing on the library's rich and unique collection of primary material, we will engage broadly with Holocaust historiography, which has grown exponentially in recent decades. Thematic topics will include Nazi propaganda, the experience of the Jewish communities and the memory landscape of the 20th century's definitive crime.

Module:

Political Identities

Programme:

Politics - Certificate of Higher Education

Tutor:

TBC

Year:

2017-2018

Description:

This course provides a platform from which students can analyse identity formation and the role of nationalism, racism and ethnic conflicts, applying theory to a variety of case studies. Students will examine topics in relation to culture, politics and religion, 'the war on terror', as well as globalisation and supranational identities.