Germany in War and Peace: Division and Unity 1945-89

2 – 3 credits

PEA_ST 2321

Peace Studies
College of Arts and Science

This course will compare notions of war and peace in East (German Democratic Republic) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany), 1945-1989. In particular, there are three main ways to think about war and peace: 1. Dealing with the Nazi past; 2. Dealing with the Cold War present; Negotiating violence and peace within various dissent and peace movements.