Kultur, Zivilisation und Geschichtsbewusstsein
Reenactment, speziell: Unternehmen Reichspark
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...
Diktaturgeschichten des 20. Jahrhunderts auf den Begriff bringen
Although adolescents label the GDR as a repressive and undemocratic system, the classification as a dictatorship is clearly less decided. This is less founded...
中国公众史学建构模式之探索 (2) | Muster der Schaffung chinesischer Public History (2)
Debates over public history (公众史学) in China are the role of history and historians in the nation, or forms of participation. The discussion raises more questions about past in public sphere.
Znak pamięci | Zeichen der Erinnerung
The Catholic churches in Poland are not just sacred objects, today they are also places of remembrance. One of many examples is the Zesłańców Sybiru (Chapel of the Siberian-deportees) in Wrocław.
Demokratie im Fokus: Die Sicht einer LehrerInnenausbildenden
In the age of Trump we must refocus if we are teaching democratic principles in our classes. As teacher educators, we must make sure that students understand these ideas so they are prepared to teach them.
Make It Strange – Geschichte als Mythos, nicht als Reflexion
History educators insist on the power and critical importance of knowing history and thinking historically about our collective pasts. Should history education display more awareness of its own past?
Sobre memorias, escuela y terremotos | Über Erinnerung, Schule und Erdbeben
In September 2017 Mexico was struck by earthquakes. The ruins have triggered many debates. How can history studies young people to comprehend natural disasters as products of human responsibility?