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Syllabus The Compensation Project: Reparations for Historical Wrongs in Europe after 1945 - 39856

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Last update 06-10-2020
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: History

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Iris Nachum

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Upon appointment

Teaching Staff:
Dr. iris freyer-nachum

Course/Module description:
The seminar examines both theoretical and practical aspects of reparations for historical wrongs since 1945.

Course/Module aims:
The aim of the seminar is to study cases of compensation and restitution in contemporary Europe.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
- debate various models of compensation
- explain and examine case studies of compensation and restitution in Central and Eastern European history since 1945
- integrate into the discussion elements from history, politics, society, and law
- critically analyze primary and secondary sources.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lecture and class discussion

Course/Module Content:
For the content and program of the course, see the courses Moodle site.

Required Reading:
For the required reading, see the courses Moodle site.

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.