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"Reenactement" - Gefährlicher Spaß?
Reenactment – namely the restaging of historical events in the most authentic way possible – fascinates people! Organizers regularly announce record-breaking numbers of visitors.
Geschichte in der Ära von "Wahrheit und Aussöhnung" | Histoire à l’ère de “la vérité et la réconciliation”
The recent report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada called on educational institutions to decolonize the educational system of Canada.
Macfarlanes Wanderungen zeigen den Brexit in einem anderen Licht
Both supporters and opponents invoke the past to interpret the Brexit. Much is said about the well-being and woes of the country, but it’s unclear whether...
Utopien und Unklarheiten in der GeschichtslehrerInnen-Bildung | Utopias e ambiguidades na formação de professores de história
In Brazil: All history teachers are Communists, says a student in the film Diabolo Menthe (English release: Peppermint Soda – 1977). The father reacts with indignation, fearing political proselytism.
Projekt Angst: Eine Nach-Brexit-Sicht auf feindselige Stimmen
If there was a ‘Project Fear’ in the lead-up to this year’s referendum on British membership of the EU (or Brexit), it was orchestrated not by Remain but by Leave. The long-term drip-drip of hysterical newspaper stories on Europe and immigration in general laid fertile ground for a rhetoric of suspicion and resentment.
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...
Unterwegs im Open Access. Editorial
A journal that--all things considered--absolutely cannot earn money? A renowned publishing company that becomes involved as a partner in such an undertaking? A Tower of Babel that aids communication? Transdisciplinarity that was not created by a "predatory community"?
Geschichte auf der Bühne: Neues vom Geschichtstheater
One particular field has, until now, been omitted: history theater. Here, the simulation of the past encounters its deconstruction–therefore it should become a field of research for public history.