2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HIST 279 - Massacres, Genocide and Humanitarian Intervention: Western Powers in the Balkans and the Middle East


Course begins with a general introduction to the subject of Humanitarian Intervention and will examine the Western powers’ policy towards the Balkans and the Middle East with the establishment of the Concernt of Europe in 1815.  The different case studies will be:  Ottoman Greeks in 1821-33; Lebanon and Syria (1860-61); Crete (1866-69), Serbia and Bulgaria (1875-78) and Macedonia (1903-08) and analyze the different types of intervention and non-intervention policies of the Great Powers.  Seminar

Prerequisites: The student should have taken at least one course in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Concentration.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Fall or Spring annually