Naziv
Jewish history in Croatia in the 20th century
Organizacijska jedinica
Katedra za judaistiku
ECTS bodovi
3
Šifra
184231
Semestri izvođenja
ljetni
Nastavnici
Satnica
Predavanja
30

Cilj
The aim of the course is to acquaint the student with the development of Jewish communities in Croatian territory during Kingdom of SHS / Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the period of the Shoah, Communist Yugoslavia and the Republic of Croatia. This course helps to learn and understand Jewish history in Croatian lands in modern and contemporary periods. Students will be acquainted with basic skills for the independent research on the primary sources.
Sadržaj
  1. Introduction. Terminology, periodization, historiography.
  2. Central and Eastern Europe after the end of the First World War. Minority treaties. The breakdown of Austria-Hungary and the creation of the Kingdom of SHS / Kingdom of Yugoslavia. The new context of the Jewish communities in the new state.
  3. Organization of Jewish community in the Kingdom of SHS / Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Different Jewish organizations and their establishment and organization (women, youth, sport and professional organizations and alike). The position of Jewish community in the new state and state legislative.
  4. From polycentric Jewish communities in Croatia towards two major Jewish centers, Zagreb and Osijek. Jews as city dwellers. Upward mobility process. Jews as architect, builders and real estate developers.
  5. Economic and political crisis in Europe and changes in Jewish policies in Europe in 1930s. The case of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia with the emphasis on the Banovina Hrvatska.
  6. Second World War and the Shoah.
  7. The creation of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) and anti-Jewish laws.
  8. The Shoah in the NDH.
  9. Field work: Tour of Jewish Zagreb and Mirogoj.
  10. The aftermath of the Shoah in Europe.
  11. The creation of the communist Yugoslavia. Repatriation, the postwar activity of the Zagreb Jewish community, revival of Jewish communities, organizations and associations, renewed membership in different Jewish international organizations.
  12. The question of the communal, property of different Jewish organizations and associations as well as personal Jewish property. Aliyah 1948-1952. The adjustment of the Jewish community to the new political and social order.
  13. Field work: Croatian Sate Archives
  14. Jewish community in the Republic of Croatia.
  15. Conclusion.

Ishodi učenja
  1. Upon successfully completing the course, the student will be: Acquainted with the historiography and primary sources of the history of the Jewish communities and individuals.
  2. Acquainted with Jewish communities of Modern and Contemporary periods in the Croatian territories.
  3. Able to understand the development of the Jewish communities in different historical circumstances, brought by fundamental changes in the periods in the aftermath of the Great war, during the Shoah and the aftermath of the Shoah.
  4. Able to understand complexities of Jewish identities during the local Jewish history in the Austia-Hungary, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the communist Yugoslavia as well as the Republic of Croatia.
  5. Acquainted with facts from the area of Jewish-Croatian relations emphasizing their contacts and mutual influence they had on each other.
  6. Equipped the student with skills necessary for further independent scholarly research.
Metode podučavanja
Lectures; Presentations; Classroom discussion; E-Learning (Omega, etc.); Fieldwork.
Metode ocjenjivanja
Written exam; Oral exam.

Obavezna literatura
  1. Židovi na tlu Jugoslavije, katalog izložbe, Zagreb: Muzejski prostor Zagreb, 1988. (selected chapters)
  2. Dva stoljeća povijesti i kulture Židova u Zagrebu i Hrvatskoj, Zagreb: Židovska općina, 1998. (selected chapters)
  3. Ivo Goldstein, Židovi u Zagrebu 1918.-1941., Zagreb: Novi liber, 2004.
  4. Zlata Živaković Kerže, Židovi u Osijeku, 1918.-1941., Osijek: Židovska općina Osijek, 2005.
  5. Ivo Goldstein – Slavko Goldstein, Holokaust u Zagrebu, Zagreb: Novi liber, Židovska općina Zagreb, 2001.
  6. Antisemitizam, Holokaust, Antifašizam, ur. Ivo Goldstein, Zagreb: Židovska općina Zagreb, 1996. (selected chapters)
  7. Naida-Mihal Brandl, Židovi u Hrvatskoj od 1944/5. do 1952. godine, Zagreb, 2015, unpublished PhD thesis
Dopunska literatura
  1. Melita Švob, Židovi u Hrvatskoj - židovske zajednice, Izvori, Zagreb: Židovska općina Zagreb, 2004.
  2. Selected articles on the Omega platform.

Obavezan predmet na studijima
  1. Judaistika, sveučilišni preddiplomski dvopredmetni studij, 6. semestar
Izborni predmet na studijima
  1. Sociologija, sveučilišni preddiplomski jednopredmetni studij, 2., 4., 6. semestar
  2. Sociologija, sveučilišni preddiplomski dvopredmetni studij, 2., 4., 6. semestar
Fakultetska ponuda
  • Preddiplomski studij: Ljetni semestar