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Restitution and Historical Judgment

Restitution und historische Urteilskraft

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  • A History/Memory Matrix for History Education

    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...

    A History/Memory Matrix for History Education
  • Theory of History Knowledge: Poor.

    Geschichtstheoretische Kenntnisse: Mangelhaft.

    Numerous texts on the didactics of history are permeated with stylish jargon that has nothing to do with the established terminology of the theory of history. This is just not simply a matter of buzzwords – this jargon represents, instead, obscuring terminology and the vocabulary of idlers.

    Theory of History Knowledge: Poor.
  • Racism – A Killing Argument in Cultural Studies?

    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.

    Racism – A Killing Argument in Cultural Studies?
  • Who Owns the Museum Narrative?

    Do kogo należy narracja muzealna czyli o pracy przewodników? | Wem gehört das Museumsnarrativ?

    Who owns the museum narrative? The museum and its management, or the public? Is there only one narrative with the management being responsible for its dissemination?

    Who Owns the Museum Narrative?
  • “Reconquest” – Historical Narrative or Xenophobic View?

    “Reconquista” – Narrativa historica o concepción xenofóbica? | “Reconquista” – Historisches Narrativ oder xenophobe Sichtweise?

    It's important to consider how human beings use historical contents like the "Reconquista": The past has been conceptually re-elaborated to maintain and to jus...

    “Reconquest” – Historical Narrative or Xenophobic View?

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  • Public History and Board Games

    Public History i gry planszowe | Public History und Brettspiele

    Games grow in history-related entertainment. While videogames have received the most attention, board games like Kolejka from Poland lead to a possible analytical

    Public History and Board Games
  • The End of Man?

    Das Ende des Menschen?

    Every present age considers itself as transitory. Predefined, traditionally effective means of cultural transmission tend to be appropriated and also often critically reviewed, even rejected. Today, this happens with the anthropological foundations of cultural studies and thus also of historical thinking. This thinking is specifically modern and contemporary insofar as it is anthropologically centred and reasoned.

    The End of Man?
  • “Reconquest” – Historical Narrative or Xenophobic View?

    “Reconquista” – Narrativa historica o concepción xenofóbica? | “Reconquista” – Historisches Narrativ oder xenophobe Sichtweise?

    It's important to consider how human beings use historical contents like the "Reconquista": The past has been conceptually re-elaborated to maintain and to jus...

    “Reconquest” – Historical Narrative or Xenophobic View?
  • Trabzon (NATO) Radar Airbase as a Cold War Location

    Bir Soğuk Savaş Mekânı Olarak Trabzon NATO Radar Hava Üssü | Stützpunkt Trabzon als Erinnerungsort des Kalten Krieges

    The location of the Trabzon NATO radar base is the city's most important place Cold War relict. Today, the radar base could be converted into a site for public history.

    Trabzon (NATO) Radar Airbase as a Cold War Location
  • Parallel Lives? History and its Didactics

    Ιστοριογραφία και Διδακτική της Ιστορίας: Παράλληλοι Βίοι; | Parallele Existenzen? Geschichte und ihre Didaktik

    History didactics can be distinguished into three different periods in the 20th century. Historical Consciousness as one of its elements has long before been focused on the consumer.

    Parallel Lives? History and its Didactics
  • From A to Z. Crowdsourcing Historical City Lexica

    Von A-Z. Historische Stadtlexika crowdsourcen

    The process of methodological differentiation of historical research and chronicles of city history has reached the limits of what can be said or shown. In Germany, the historical city lexicon exists as an alternative.

    From A to Z. Crowdsourcing Historical City Lexica

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