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  • The Kali Controversy: Public History in Unusual Places

    Die Kali-Kontroverse: Public History an ungewöhnlichen Orten

    Many of the debates we have over public history deal with 'serious' topics. Public history has a much wider ambit than this, and sometimes appears in unusual places. One such unusual venue is the martial arts.

    The Kali Controversy: Public History in Unusual Places
  • Do We Need Public History Study Programs?

    Brauchen wir Studiengänge für Public History? | Czy potrzebujemy public history jako odrębnego programu studiów?

    In Europe the number of public history programs is steadily growing. These programs emphasize practical training of their graduates for professional careers in history-related institutions. Do we really need them?

    Do We Need Public History Study Programs?
  • Right-Wing Populism as the New Mainstream?

    Neue Mitte rechts außen?

    In Europe, right-wing populists are on the rise. They talk about the nation and include only people who meet their ideas. They design theories in which they appear as victims and are convinced that national culture is in danger.

    Right-Wing Populism as the New Mainstream?
  • A Museum of Fascism where Mussolini Was Born and Buried?

    Faire de l’histoire publique du fascisme là où Mussolini est né et enterré? | Ein Faschismus-Museum an Mussolinis Geburts- und Begräbnisort?

    In Italy, narrating the history of fascism outside universities and engaging publically with opposing memories still remains to be done. Perhaps this is why the plan of opening a museum of fascism is arousing strong public debate.

    A Museum of Fascism where Mussolini Was Born and Buried?
  • Public History and Spaces of Knowledge

    Public History und die Wiederöffnung des Wissenschaftsraumes

    Scientists have workspaces for research and teaching, e.g. laboratories or media platforms. Against the background of public history’s focus on participation and cooperation: where does public history position itself in this 'question of space'?

    Public History and Spaces of Knowledge
  • Exam under Examination: Zigzags in Russia (ЕГЭ)

    Die Prüfung der Prüfung: Zickzack in Russland | Зигзаги экзаменационной системы в России (ЕГЭ)

    The Unified State Examination (ЕГЭ) has become the most significant reform in the teaching of history in schools. The USE has affected the entire society of the Russian Federation. The new system…

    Exam under Examination: Zigzags in Russia (ЕГЭ)
  • The Lure of Public History: Intimate and Public

    Die Verlockung der Public History: Intim und Öffentlich | Το Δέλεαρ της Δημόσιας Ιστορίας: Προσωπική και Δημόσια

    Why do public historians speak of the “second and third life of history”? Why is it that the public past and the private one cannot be apart any longer? Why have people become...

    The Lure of Public History: Intimate and Public
  • “Reenactment” – Dangerous Fun?

    “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.

    “Reenactment” – Dangerous Fun?

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