Power and Authority - Understanding Genocide: The Khmer Rouge

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2016-2017 Theme: Power and Authority  Session 2: January 28 --  Khatharya Um, Understanding Genocide: The Khmer Rouge 

Partner: Center for Southeast Asia Studies

Speaker: Professor Khatharya Um, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

Model Lesson: Using Oral History to explore the Khmer Rouge and Establish a Conceptual Understanding of Genocide (All lessons will be available here.)

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UCBHSSP and the International and Area National Resource Centers at UC Berkeley are partnering on a multi-year workshop series to help educators prepare students to understand signifcant issues and thematic elements in global history. Each workshop features a scholar talk, the presentation of a teacher–designed model lesson, and collaborative planning time.  A light breakfast and boxed lunch are provided to all participants. This programming is made possible through a federal Title VI grant to the area studies centers at UC Berkeley.


Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 9:00am
UC Berkeley
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