- Read the following chapter:
- Read through the Lesson Notes to develop a basic understanding of the material that will be covered in the lesson.
- Watch videos on
- Hannah Arendt in Lesson 3.4
- Willy Brandt’s visit to the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw in Lesson 3.6
- Complete the Stop and Think prompts throughout the lesson
Tip: Start researching material for your essay. A good research paper relies on a wide range of reputable sources. You should conduct a thorough search of sources for your research paper.
Please note: In writing the essay, you must use at least four academic sources. Here is a list of possible sources.
- Published books
- Articles in refereed journals
- General legal texts
- Internet-based news services
By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:
- Assess the impact that the experience of the Jewish Holocaust had on the formulation of the notion of ‘crime against humanity;
- Identify the tensions and similarities within the field between the Jewish Holocaust and other cases of genocide;
- Articulate theories and interpretations that explain the extermination of Jews in Germany and in the rest of Europe.