Eine Geschichts-/Gedächtnis-Matrix für den Geschichtsunterricht
On what grounds do the interventions of school history rest? Why not simply accept “spontaneous” community memory, family myth, commercially produced narratives (e.g., Hollywood cinema) or other state-sponsored memories (e.g., national...
Rassismus – ein kulturwissenschaftliches Totschlagargument?
In the culture of politics and history, racism is a thoroughly over-used term. It belongs neither to political nor to cultural-scientific lines of thought, and its meaning has been poorly defined.
Die Prüfung der Prüfung: Zickzack in Russland | Зигзаги экзаменационной системы в России (ЕГЭ)
The Unified State Examination (ЕГЭ) has become the most significant reform in the teaching of history in schools. The USE has affected the entire society of the Russian Federation. The new system…
Eine Frage der Wahlmöglichkeit – Bikulturalismus
Biculturalism? In the high-autonomy curriculum environment in New Zealand, it is history teachers who are charged with the responsibility of engaging young people with controversial aspects of postcoloniality.
Public History und Geschichtsdidaktik – Ein Austausch | Public history i dydaktyka historii – rozmowa
Public history and history didactics are two subfields of history that focus on reaching the world outside the academy. A conversation...
“Eine historisch bewusste Zukunft” – Indigene Perspektiven auf Kriegsgedenken
Whilst war remembrance in New Zealand is dominated by ANZAC and Gallipoli, there is a growing momentum to commemorate the colonial wars of the 19th century between indigenous Māori and the British/colonial forces. This raises questions about how post-colonial nations such as New Zealand address the difficult features of...
Terrorismus und Public History
Of the many variants that terrorism has adopted during the last two and a half centuries, I will focus on terrorism in the 21st century and its relationship to history, especially public history.
Post-ismus. Die Geisteswissenschaften, ver-rückt durch ihre Trends
What is post-ism about? The humanities are a scholarly institution in which human culture is thematized, investigated, and analyzed. They do it in the special way we call 'scholarly' or, in most other languages, 'scientific'. But, nevertheless...
Comment voir les “grands tableaux” de l’histoire canadienne | Ein Blick auf das “Gesamtbild” der kanadischen Geschichte
To pass judgement on the 'progress' or 'decline' of a society over time, a big-picture perspective on history is needed. These big-picture frameworks are also important...
Debattierclubs als Methode historischen Lernens
Especially when it comes to historical reasoning and the formation of historical judgements, there are good reasons for us to assume that the ability to debate is ... a democratic key qualification.
Public History Prämieren?
To create a public history prize is an act of advocacy and of self-assertion. It signals the value and the scale of the activity being celebrated. There has to be enough of it going on and enough people...
Tarihi Televizyon Dizileriyle Öğrenme | Geschichte lernen durch Fernsehserien
An increasing number of television serials about Turkish history such as "Payitaht Abdülhamid" or "Resurrection Ertugrul" have been produced in Turkey in the second decade of the 2000s...