A central mission of the Centre is ‘to foster the study of the Holocaust and these related subjects at an undergraduate and postgraduate level, to develop and disseminate advanced knowledge and reflection on the issues and values they raise.’
The Stanley Burton Centre contributes to a number of modules which are available to study whilst completing undergraduate courses within the School of Historical Studies. Among these are (subject to availability):
- Race and Ethnicity. European Encounters with other Cultures
- Stormtroopers, Blackshirts, Arrow Cross: Fascist Movements in Europe, 1919-1945
- The Age of the Masses: European Society and Culture 1870-1914
- Cultural History: History and Memory
- The Holocaust (special subject)
- Mass Violence and Genocide in Europe and its Colonies before and after the Holocaust (special subject)
- The Nazis and Cinema - Holocaust and Representation
For further details on undergraduate modules, please see the Module Descriptions.
At postgraduate level we currently offer the following module:
- 'Those Were the Days’ – The Holocaust through the Eyes of Bystanders, Profiteers and Perpetrators
See here for further information on primary and secondary sources related to the Holocaust and other genocides.
We are happy to supervise postgraduate students, including MA and PhD theses related to Holocaust and Genocide Studies. We are planning a new 'MA in Holocaust Studies' for the near future. For further inquiries - including grant applications to the AHRC, ESRC and a number of PhD scholarships - please email us.
To find out more about postgraduate funding opportunities available now, please visit the Graduate School website.
See here for further information on Postgraduate study within the College of Arts, Humanities and Law.