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Spring 2022
Aug 07, 2022
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The Forensics of Mass Killings - 40603 - JCIV 445 - 01
The Forensics of Mass Killings: Holocaust and Terrorist Crime Scenes. How do you conduct forensic investigations of genocide and mass killings on the ground? How do you examine the killing techniques of genocide and crimes committed in public or secret? How do perpetrators use propaganda for terrorism, genocide and follower recruitment? In the class, Fr. Patrick Desbois, a forensic anthropologist and author of "The Holocaust by Bullets" and "The Terrorist Factory" will answer these questions. Fr. Desbois will familiarize students with his recent investigation of crimes committed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria against the Yazidis and the crimes carried out by the Einsatzgruppen during the Holocaust. The class will compare ground investigation techniques, crime methodology and outcomes. The class is restricted to undergraduate juniors and seniors or those with department approval.
Associated Term: Spring 2022
Registration Dates: Nov 01, 2021 to Jan 21, 2022
Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Attributes: Core: Diversity/Global, SFS/CULP Social Science, SFS/CULP Methods, SFS/CULP Core, SFS/IPOL Security Studies, SFS/IPOL Electives, SFS/RCST Middle East, SFS/RCST Russia/Eastern Europe, SFS/RCST Western Europe, College/GOVT: Comparative, College/SFS/European Stud Cert, College/GOVT: Int'l Relations, MSB/IB Area Course, X-List: GOVT

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3.000 Credits
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Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Seminar 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm R Healy 104 Jan 12, 2022 - May 14, 2022 Seminar Patrick Desbois E-mail, Andrej Umansky E-mail

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