The Department of Global Studies was established in 2009 to bring together a number of existing interdisciplinary programs under a single umbrella. We currently offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies, as well as minors in International Studies and Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies. Read more >>
Throughout history, governments and armies have conspired to brutally wipe out entire groups of people through mass murder and the destruction of social and cultural structures, in an ancient practice that since World War II has been labeled by the term genocide.
John Cox, director of UNC Charlotte’s Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies, has offered a new perspective on the... "To Kill A People": Cox’s Book Considers Genocide in 20th Century Read more >>
Available for summer 2018 is A Holocaust Journey, an eleven-day Study Abroad program and class that will be directed by Professors Judy LaPietra and John Cox. The program will last from June 18-28 and incorporate visits to Krakow (to tour the former Jewish ghetto and Oskar Schindler’s factory) and Oswiecim, Poland (the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp) and to... "A Holocaust Journey": Summer '18 Study Abroad Read more >>
This spring, students participated in the Tokyo: From Samurai Capital to Modern Metropolis program. This originated in the Department of History (HIST 3002), with cross-listed sections available through International Studies (INTL 3000) and Japanese Studies (JAPN 2209). The course included a visit to Tokyo over the spring break period.
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