War Photo Limited. Un autre regard sur la guerre | War Photo Limited. Der andere Blick auf den Krieg
“Europa- nasza historia”. Podręcznik dla Polski i Niemiec | “Europa – Unsere Geschichte”. Ein Lehrbuch für Deutschland und Polen
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.
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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.