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.
"My project is a journey through those massacres and deportations, and the loss of cultural identity. It addresses how a premeditated act committed by “new Turks” on the “old Ottomans” has manifested itself in the country’s present."