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War Photo Limited. Un autre regard sur la guerre | War Photo Limited. Der andere Blick auf den Krieg

“Europe – Our History”. A Textbook for Poland and Germany

“Europa- nasza historia”. Podręcznik dla Polski i Niemiec | “Europa – Unsere Geschichte”. Ein Lehrbuch für Deutschland und Polen

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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
  • 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?
  • Exam under Examination: Zigzags in Russia (ЕГЭ)

    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…

    Exam under Examination: Zigzags in Russia (ЕГЭ)
  • A Matter of Choice–Biculturalism

    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.

    A Matter of Choice–Biculturalism
  • 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?
  • “A historically conscious future” – Indigenous perspectives on war remembrance

    “Eine historisch bewusste Zukunft” – Indigene Perspektiven auf Kriegsgedenken
    new zealand war remembrance (drawing of kororareka)

    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...

    “A historically conscious future” – Indigenous perspectives on war remembrance
  • Terrorism and Public History

    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.

    Terrorism and Public History

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  • The Practical Legacy of Hayden White

    Hayden Whites praktisches Erbe

    Two months ago the controversial and highly influential historical theorist Hayden White passed away. While his work has principally been debated in historical theory circles, his final work suggests ‘practical’ possibilities for public history

    The Practical Legacy of Hayden White
  • Schools Facing Public History

    La scuola di fronte agli usi pubblici della storia | Schulunterricht angesichts der Public History

    The public uses of history compete with school teaching from a position of strength, and therefore they must become part of school history curricula in order to give pupils the tools to critically evaluate them.

    Schools Facing Public History
  • Political Aberrations

    Politische Irrwege

    When the politician Roman Haider of the party FPÖ (Freedom Party of Austria) caused the interruption of a lecture about political extremism in an Austrian school in spring 2017, a heated debate erupted over the place of politics in school education. The controversy raises important questions over the aims and principles of civic education.

    Political Aberrations
  • History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History

    Geschichtsboom versus Krise der Geschichtswissenschaft

    History is strongly present in public, be it in historical-political debates or on the occasion of anniversaries. At the same time, it is more and more difficult for the science of history to make its voice heard.

    History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History
  • Resistance to the National Narrative in Uruguay

    Las resistencias de la narrativa nacional en Uruguay | Widerstand gegen die Nationalgeschichte Uruguays

    The national narrative in Uruguay is much like its landscape, a continuum without abrupt changes. However, the demands of recent history are creating pressure...

    Resistance to the National Narrative in Uruguay
  • Time and History (in) of the Grand Coalition

    Zeit und Geschichte (in) der Großen Koalition

    The new coalition agreement was closely examined with a view to so-called future issues. But it is also noteworthy with regard to Public History – and to the historical classification of the present.

    Time and History (in) of the Grand Coalition
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