Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    • The ACJC offers support for internships in ACJC areas of teaching and research – Jewish studies, Holocaust and Genocide studies, Israel and Middle East studies. GLOBAL AND DOMESTIC INTERNSHIPS Roslyn Smorgon Global Internships ($4000) Peter and Barbara Kolliner Overseas Internships  for students completing an ACJC Overseas Intensive  ($1500) Mina and Leo Fink  ACJC Domestic Internships ($1000) William Cooper Internship for ... Read more
    • The ACJC offers scholarships for M.A. students working in an ACJC area of teaching and research – Jewish studies, Holocaust and Genocide studies, Israel and Middle East studies. Mina & Leon Fink M.A Scholarships ($10,000) In addition, HDR students at M.A or PhD level  are eligible to apply for a language travel scholarship.  Dalia Pizmony Hebrew Language Travel ... Read more
    • The 3rd International Aftermath Conference will be held at Monash on August 6-7. Registrations are now open for academics and postgraduate students through the Aftermath conference website. A public lecture series will accompany the conference, featuring our keynote overseas scholars who include Ben Kiernan, Hasia Diner, Richard Bessel and Jay Winter. The ACJC Events calendar ... Read more
    • This unit examines the phenomenon of genocide and mass killing in history. The twentieth century has been called ‘the century of genocide’ but genocidal violence has continued unabated into the new millennium. This unit will ask why genocide takes place and how people come to participate in mass violence. It will focus on case studies ... Read more
    • This unit examines the emergent histories of post-genocide and post-conflict societies. It explores the negotiation of perpetrator, victim and bystander identities after genocide through histories of return and diaspora; and considers the local initiatives that rebuild post-conflict societies, including strategies of genocide prevention. It recognizes the different experiences of women, children and men in conflict ... Read more
    • This unit will trace the changing contours of Holocaust memory from its inception to the present day. Topics include witnessing, survivor testimony, second-generation memoirs, representations of the Holocaust in cinema, photography, museums, literature and online, the practices of ‘death camp tourism’, the memory debates of Germany and Poland and the globalising of Holocaust memory, the ... Read more
    • This unit explores the nature of film as history, using Nazi Germany and the Jewish Holocaust as case studies. It will consider temporary newsreels, photographs and feature films, as well as historical documentaries and feature films, in the course of examining the role of film in past times, the influence of these upon historical understanding ... Read more
    • This unit examines the Holocaust and its place in the broader phenomenon of genocide and mass killing in history. Major topics covered include antisemitism, the Nazi state, ghettos and death camps, and the responses of victims, perpetrators and bystanders. The course will reflect on the Holocaust as a symbol of the modern condition, its uniqueness ... Read more
    • Monash University is the first Australasian university to provide access to the Visual History Archive of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education. With a collection of nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, in 32 languages and from 56 countries, this is the largest visual history archive in ... Read more
    • This intensive unit explores the modern history of European Jews before and after the Holocaust. Students will travel to  major centres of interwar Jewish life in Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland and encounter the diverse heritage of Jewish life in each country. The unit will explore issues central to this period and the ... Read more
    • This intensive unit will bring together students from Monash campuses in Australia and South Africa to study the contemporary histories of post-genocide and post-conflict societies. Students will spend one week in Johannesburg and a second week in Kigali exploring public debates on memory, testimony, trauma and justice. Places to be visited include the Apartheid Museum, ... Read more
    • A project sponsored by the Australian Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilisation and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany  About the catalogue Index Search Advanced Search Contact us The Holocaust Autobiographies Catalogue is a database of over 180 memoirs that have been written by survivors of the Holocaust and published in Australia. These books have been written by ... Read more