POLS 7811X Genocide and Transitional Justice: The Case of Cambodia
35 hours plus 75 hours fieldwork; 4 credits
Introduction to the Cambodian genocide. Analysis of the pros and cons of the United Nations-backed Hybrid Tribunal in light of transitional justice efforts in Cambodia. Introduction to interview-based qualitative research design and practical interview techniques. A three-week trip to Cambodia to conduct interviews with survivors, human rights activists, and government officials in Cambodia. Learn field research skills including archival research and interviews, teamwork etc. in a foreign country.
Prerequisite: This course is open to all Brooklyn College or CUNY graduate and undergraduate students in any major.
The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions,
to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements
of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice.
Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors
concerning their programs of study.
Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.