Students analyze the spectrum of choices available to individuals, groups, and nations during the Nanjing atrocities.
Students turn their attention to the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the emergence of a strong current of ethno-nationalism rooted in Turkish identity.
Students understand news from Myanmar about the persecution of the Rohingya by analyzing a recent New York Times article.
Students are introduced to the history of Western imperialism in East Asia and its influence on the identities and ambitions of Japan and China.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses General Matsui Iwane’s involvement in the Nanjing atrocities.
Author Wes Moore discusses society’s obligation to ask why avoidable tragedies happen.