Course Description

General History

HIST 1501

Introductory Seminar in History

Killing in the Courtroom: Mass Atrocities, War Crimes, and the Law
Fall 2016

How do we judge mass atrocities and war crimes?  Who is perpetrator?  What law is in play?  This course will explore the interplay of mass violence and the law through the history using multiple engaging historical case studies.  

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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M-F 8am to 4:30pm
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