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  • Groot Constantia: Wine or Slaves?

    Groot Constantia: Wein oder Sklaven?

    Groot Constantia is the iconic South African colonial estate. Located on the slopes of the Table Mountain among oak trees, it embodies both its wine history and its epitome of Cape slavery.

    Groot Constantia: Wine or Slaves?
  • Pandora’s Box Reopened? Debating Germany after 1990

    Die Büchse der Pandora? Deutschland nach 1990

    Three decades after reunification, Germany is again debating differences between East and West. The Treuhand is a symbol. Historians could help by shaping new perspectives and narratives.

    Pandora’s Box Reopened? Debating Germany after 1990
  • The Australian Experience: Peak Commemoration?

    Der Gipfel des Gedenkens? Australien und der Erste Weltkrieg

    Australia has strongly attached its identity to its ANZAC participation in World War I. Have the citizens, after a long string of centenary years, finally reached Peak Commemoration?

    The Australian Experience: Peak Commemoration?
  • Why Public History?

    Weshalb Public History?

    Reading German newspapers on November 9, often called the “German Day of Fate” on a train offers the opportunity to follow some loose thoughts on Public History and Historical Culture.

    Why Public History?

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