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  • Prizing Public History?

    Public History Prämieren?

    To create a public history prize is an act of advocacy and of self-assertion. It signals the value and the scale of the activity being celebrated. There has to be enough of it going on and enough people...

    Prizing Public History?
  • Learning History through Television Serials

    Tarihi Televizyon Dizileriyle Öğrenme | Geschichte lernen durch Fernsehserien

    An increasing number of television serials about Turkish history such as "Payitaht Abdülhamid" or "Resurrection Ertugrul" have been produced in Turkey in the second decade of the 2000s...

    Learning History through Television Serials
  • The Force of Fiction

    La force de la fiction | Die Kraft der Fiktion

    ...to understand the past differently: These are some of the forces of fiction. It also reminds us that reality never speaks for itself; the narrative choices and the language used are not neutral.

    The Force of Fiction
  • The Cape Town Holocaust Centre and South Africa

    Das Cape Town Holocaust Centre und Südafrika

    The Cape Town Holocaust Centre is the first such centre in South Africa. At its inception in 1999, its founders considered not only what Cape Town and South Africa could...

    The Cape Town Holocaust Centre and South Africa
  • Women, the Powerless Sex? #metoo and Us (2)

    Frauen, das ohnmächtige Geschlecht? #metoo und wir (2)

    #metoo: Interestingly, apart from a few exceptions, we're not hearing anything related to Western religion, dominant culture, values. The audience is seemingly perplexed because the Weinsteins and Fritzchen Schmitzens are not "they".

    Women, the Powerless Sex? #metoo and Us (2)
  • Nationality – Dead or Alive?

    Nationalität – tot oder lebendig?

    It seems to be clear that nationality is an outdated piece of history. In the field of cultural studies, the idea that we are living in a post-national era has become firmly established. Nationality has become a concept of political disqualification.

    Nationality – Dead or Alive?
  • Virtual Time Travels? Public History and Virtual Reality

    Virtuelle Zeitreisen? Public History und Virtual Reality
    Flying through a captivating landscape (virtual reality glasses used by a girl)

    History education and Public History are both challenged to provide guidance on how to deal with the respective Virtual Reality offers in a reflected and critical manner.

    Virtual Time Travels? Public History and Virtual Reality
  • Women, the Powerless Sex? #metoo and Us (1)

    Frauen, das ohnmächtige Geschlecht? #metoo und wir (1)

    Thuringian Forest, 1890: Everyday sexism as texture of modern society. This is how a history film presents it. And that has a lot to do with us and the #metoo debate.

    Women, the Powerless Sex? #metoo and Us (1)

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