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  • Yet Another Memorial in Berlin?

    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?

    Yet Another Memorial in Berlin?
  • Public History in Schools? Why and How?

    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.

    Public History in Schools? Why and How?
  • War Photo Limited. Another Look at War

    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.

    War Photo Limited. Another Look at War
  • “Europe – Our History”. A Textbook for Poland and Germany

    “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...

    “Europe – Our History”. A Textbook for Poland and Germany
  • The Practical Legacy of Hayden White

    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

    The Practical Legacy of Hayden White
  • Schools Facing 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.

    Schools Facing Public History
  • Political Aberrations

    Politische Irrwege

    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.

    Political Aberrations
  • History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History

    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.

    History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History
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