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Po co jeszcze jeden pomnik w Berlinie? | Wozu ein Polen-Denkmal in Berlin?
Should yet another monument in Berlin commemorate the Polish victims of the Second World War; in this case Polish citizens who suffered and died during the last war at the hands of German occupants?
Public History an Schulen? Wozu und in welcher Form?
Teenagers encounter history outside schools in varied forms and related to a multitude of topics. But teaching with representations of the past that are not academic ideas, is largely absent from guidelines for history teaching.
War Photo Limited. Un autre regard sur la guerre | War Photo Limited. Der andere Blick auf den Krieg
In 1991 began the siege of Dubrovnik by the Yugoslav army, controlled by the Serbs. The siege was widely covered by the media. Since 2004 a photo gallery in this city devotes itself exclusively to war photography.
“Europa- nasza historia”. Podręcznik dla Polski i Niemiec | “Europa – Unsere Geschichte”. Ein Lehrbuch für Deutschland und Polen
Is it really possible to create one textbook in two language versions for history classes in two different countries? For more than a decade, a Polish-German team of experts...
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.