Bosnian wars of the 1990’s and their implications for human rights

The final assignment for History 308 – Human Rights in History will be an interdisciplinary investigation of the Bosnian wars of the 1990s and their implications for human rights. Each student will choose a work of literature, journalism, legal sources, or history. Students will examine that work in the light of our reading and discussions of human rights this semester. Attached is the possible sources to read:
finalassignment_bosnia.docx

Unformatted Attachment Preview

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
Bosnian wars of the 1990’s and their implications for human rights
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay

Final Assignment: Bosnia in the 1990s
Due Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 8pm
225 pts. possible, including:
5 points for identifying the work or works you will use, due April 11
25 points for short presentation on April 24
The final assignment for History 308 – Human Rights in History will be an
interdisciplinary investigation of the Bosnian wars of the 1990s and their implications for
human rights. Each student will choose a work of literature, journalism, legal sources,
or history. Students will examine that work in the light of our reading and discussions
of human rights this semester. The possible sources to read include:
Literature
Drakulic, Slavenka. S.: A Novel about the Balkans (2001). 224 pp.
Galloway, Steven. The Cellist of Sarajevo (2009). 235 pp.
Jergovic, Miljenko. Sarajevo Marlboro. (2012). 195 pp.
Novic, Sara. A Girl at War: A Novel. (2015). 368 pp.
Reporting
Armatta, Judith. The Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic
(2010). 576 pp.
Demick, Barbara. Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood (1996,
2012). 280 pp.
Drakulic, Slavenka. They Would Never Hurt a Fly: War Criminals on Trial at the Hague
(2005) . 224 pp.
Glenny, Misha. The Fall of Yugoslavia, 3rd. ed (1996). 336 pp.
Honig, Jan Willem and Norbert Both, Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime (1996).
224 pp.
Maass, Peter. Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War (1997). 320 pp.
Rohde, David. Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica, Europe’s Worst
Massacre Since World War II (1997, 2012). 476 pp.
1
Law and NGOs
Human Rights Watch, Looking for Justice: The War Crimes Chamber in Bosnia and
Herzegovina, (On D2L website). 44 pp.
Williams, Paul R. and Michael P. Scharf, Peace with Justice: War Crimes and
Accountability in the Former Yugoslavia (2002). 352 pp.
Report of the [UN] Secretary-General Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution No.
53/35: The Fall of Srbrenica, (on D2L website). 113 pp.
Nuremberg Trial Proceedings, Vol. 1: Charter of the International Military Tribunal,
found at http://avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/imtconst.asp; and “Updated Statute of the
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia” (Sept. 2009), (on D2L
website). 77 pp.
History/Religious Studies
Donia, Robert. Radovan Karadzic, Architect of the Bosnian Genocide (2014). 351 pp.
Judah, Tim. The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia, Third Edition
(1997, 2000, 2009), especially 135-363. 368 pp.
Malcolm, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. (1996). 374 pp.
Sells, Michael. The Bridge Betrayed: Religion and Genocide in Bosnia (1996).
260 pp.
You should use sources that together add up to about 400-500 pp. You can choose
sources from the same discipline (Literature, Reporting, Law, etc.), or you can choose
sources from different disciplines to compare what they can tell us about human rights
and their violation in the Bosnian conflict.
You may use other sources and materials for the final assignment in place of these, but
you MUST consult with me before you do so if you want to receive credit for the
assignment. You may work with other students on the project, but each must submit
her or his own final paper and will be graded independently.
The goal of the assignment is to apply what you have learned about human rights this
semester to the source you have chosen. Your essay should answer a question that
the course has motivated. You have substantial license to place the sources in the
context you think will most help you interpret them. For instance, you might look at
literature to test Lynn Hunt’s thesis that the novel enabled to empathize with others,
which she sees as a fundamental element of the development of human rights. How
did or does literature or reporting about the Bosnian War motivate action? If you decide
to examine the tribunals established to find justice in Nuremberg after the Second World
2
War and after the wars of the former Yugoslavia, an obvious strategy would be to
compare the issues they sought to raise and the structures designed to try war
criminals. How did treatment of persons judged war criminals change from Nuremberg
to Slobodan Milosevic’s trial at The Hague?
In either case, your essay should show that you have read Samantha Power’s A
Problem from Hell. That is, this assignment is not a book report in which you select and
summarize a book. You need to use the books you select to test or expand upon the
ideas presented by Samantha Power or by other authors we have read this semester.
On Tuesday, April 15, students will submit a typed list of the sources they will use for
the assignment. This is worth 5 pts. If you do not hand in a list of sources on time, you
lose the 5 pts.
On Tuesday, April 24, I will ask each student to make a short, 5-10 min., presentation
on their final paper. Identify which source(s) you will use, what you plan or have done
with them, and what problems you have encountered. This will be worth 25 pts. of the
225 possible for the assignment.
General Remarks
1. Papers must be typed and double-spaced. Margins should be one inch all around,
and the font size should be 12-point. Please put page numbers on your paper. Do not
use unusually large fonts, larger than normal spacing between paragraphs, and large
headers and footers. Proper grammar and punctuation improve the clarity and power of
your essay and will affect improve your grade.
2. Your paper must be 5-6 pages in length.
3. You must cite any work from which you quote or cite. Make sure that you put any
direct quotations in quotation marks. You must use a full footnote for each source you
use. Please use the following basic format.1 Footnote citations should be based on the
style recommended for in The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS). A simplified guide to the
CMS can be found at https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/ and in Kate L.
Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, in
Mary Rampolla’s A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, and other sources. Please feel
free to ask me if you have questions on how to cite properly.
4. Make sure your pages are numbered.
5. If you have any questions about when to cite a source and when not to, please see
me. Do not quote or paraphrase sources without citing them. This is known as
plagiarism. Plagiarism is the theft of someone else’s ideas, and is against both
university policy and academic standards. Cases of plagiarism will result in a 0 on the
1
Joan Wallach Scott, The Politics of the Veil, (Princeton: Princeton University Press,
2007), 45.
3
paper/exam, an F for the course, and possible disciplinary action by the University. If
you have any questions about what constitutes plagiarism, please see me or consult the
following websites:
http://orion.neiu.edu/~ejhowens/plagiarism/
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/wts/plagiarism.html
7. Please include a bibliography and a title page with a title that tells the reader about
your paper.
4

Purchase answer to see full
attachment

GradeAcers
Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Reviews

Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Reviews

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.

Order your essay today and save 15% with the discount code DISCOUNT15