Syllabus/achievement requirements



Primo Levi, If This Is a Man / The Truce, London: Abacus, 1991, 15-182.

Art Spiegelman, The Complete Maus, London: Penguin, 2003



Raphael Lemkin, Axis Rule in Occupied Europe: Laws of Occupation. Analysis of Government, Proposals for Redress, Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1944, ix-xv and 79-95.

Sybille Steinbacher, “The Concentration and Extermination Camps of the Nazi Regime”, in: Jonathan C. Friedman (ed.), The Routledge History of the Holocaust, London and New York: Routledge, 2011, 181-190.

Christian Gerlach, The Extermination of the European Jews, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2016, 215-260.

Christopher Browning, Ordinary Men, Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland, New York: Harper, 1998, 159-90.

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Hitler’s Willing Executioners. Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust, New York: Vintage (or London: Abacus), 1997, 416-55.

Donald Bloxham and Devin O. Pendas, “Punishment as Prevention? The Politics of Prosecuting Génocidaires”, in: Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses, The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2010, 617-637.

Donald Bloxham, Genocide on Trial. War Criminals and the Formation of Holocaust, History and Memory, Oxford UP, 2001, 57-90.

Lawrence Douglas, The Right Wrong Man. John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial, Princeton: Princeton UP, 2016, 1-16, 216-246.

Christian Delage, Caught on Camera. Film in the Courtroom from the Nuremberg Trials to the Trials of the Khmer Rouge, Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvannia Press, 2014, 222-240.

Hilmar Kaiser, “Genocide at the Twilight of the Ottoman Empire”, in: Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses, The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2010, 365-385.

Jürgen Zimmerer. “The First Genocide of the Twentieth Century: The German War of Destruction in Southwest Africa (1904-1908) and the Global History of Genocide”, in: Doris L. Bergen (ed.), Lessons and Legacies VIII. From Generation to Generation, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2008, 34-64.

Robert Eaglestone, “Are Footnotes Less Barbaric?”. History, Memory, and the Truth of the Holocaust in the Work of Saul Friedländer, in: Robert Eaglestone, The Holocaust and the Postmodern, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004, 173-193.

Nicolas Berg, “The Holocaust and the West German Historians. Historical Research and Memory”, in: Moshe Zimmermann (Hg.), On Germans and Jews under the Nazi Regime. Essays of Three Generations of Historians. A Festschrift in Honour of Otto Dov Kulka, Jerusalem 2006, 85–103.

Christian Gerlach, Extremely Violent Societies. Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010, 255-265.

Samantha Power, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, New York: Basic Books, 2002, xi-xxi, 391-442, 503-516.


Artikler tilgjengelige på nettet:

Cross/Examinations of Dieter Wisliceny and Rudolf Höß, in: Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg 14 Nov. 1945–1. Oct. 1946, Nuremberg: no publ., 1947-9, vol. IV, 355-373, and vol. XI, 396-422 (pdfs can be downloaded at

Stefan Kühl, “Ordinary Organizations. Simulated Brutality Reinterpreted from an Organizational Sociology Perspective”, Working Paper 5/2009.

Lawrence Douglas, “Film as Witness. Screening Nazi Concentration Camps Before the Nuremberg Tribunal, in: Lawrence Douglas, The Memory of Judgment. Making Law and History in the Trials of the Holocaust, New Haven: Yale UP, 2001, 11-37.

Donald Bloxham, “The Armenian Genocide of 1915-1916. Cumulative Radicalization and the Development of a Destruction Policy”, Past & Present 181 (2003), 141-191.

Robert Gerwarth and Stephan Malinowski, “Hannah Arendt’s Ghosts: Reflections on the Disputable Path from Windhoek to Auschwitz”, Central European History 42 (2009), no. 2, 279-300.

Yaroslav Bilinsky, “Was the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933 Genocide?”, Journal of Genocide Research 1 (1999), no. 2, 147-156.

Michael Ellman, “Stalin and the Soviet Famine of 1932-33 Revisited”, Europe-Asia Studies 59, no. 4 (2007), 663-693.

R. W. Davies and Stephen G. Wheatcroft, “Stalin and the Soviet Famine of 1932-33: A Reply to Ellman”, Europe-Asia Studies 58, no. 4 (2006), 625-633.

Stephen Wertheim, “A Solution from Hell. The United States and the Rise of Humanitarian Interventionism, 1991-2003”, Journal of Genocide Research 12 (2010), no.3/4, 149-172.

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