Archive - page 10
Die Rückgewinnung der Relevanz von der Dunklen Seite
The ‘tyranny of relevance’ is a convenient and popular target for academic historians. Mention the ‘r’ word with a raised eyebrow during a conference coffee break, or condemn instrumentalist research policy at a committee meeting and you are likely to receive murmurs of sympathy.
Zurück zum Nationalismus. Keine Zukunft für die Geschichte?
Currently, throughout Europe, various forms of nationalism are sprouting, as if decades of peaceful European cooperation had never existed. History education is looking on helplessly. Instead of providing students with the ability to orient to a future that is historically undefined...
A História sob disputa: Base Nacional Comum Curricular | Umstrittene Geschichte: Brasiliens Nationaler Lehrplan
What should Brazilian students learn, about History, at school? Who has the responsibility to decide on it? Brazil, Sept 15: BNCC - the proposal of a novel curriculum causes dispute.
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.
Spielarten des Patriotismus und der Public History
Is patriotism alive? Does it influence citizens’ historical representations? It is about the Reagan and the Obama kind of patriotism, and what they both have to deal with us--wherever we live. Based on empirical research, with examples from Argentina.
Historia magistra vitae? Die Banalität des Kurzschlusses
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) caused a debate. Alexander Demandt’s hypothesis: the fall of the Roman Empire provides immediate historical lessons for today’s migrant crisis which must no longer be ignored.
Geschichtsunterricht im Kinofilm und Holocaust Education
School as the subject of a movie – there are numerous films, ranging from comedies to social dramas, about school, teacher-student relationships, committed and unsuccessful teachers and their teaching methods. The French film ‘Les héritiers’ (English title: Once in a Life Time) came to...
Geschichte als Schulfach definieren
History curriculum documents for schools often contain a statement providing a description or definition of the nature of the subject. Recent developments in South Africa draw attention to the need to provide a justification for the vision and purpose of History as a school subject.