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  • Exploring the Open Access. Editorial

    Unterwegs im Open Access. Editorial

    A journal that--all things considered--absolutely cannot earn money? A renowned publishing company that becomes involved as a partner in such an undertaking? A Tower of Babel that aids communication? Transdisciplinarity that was not created by a "predatory community"?

    Exploring the Open Access. Editorial
  • History on Stage: News from History Theater

    Geschichte auf der Bühne: Neues vom Geschichtstheater

    One particular field has, until now, been omitted: history theater. Here, the simulation of the past encounters its deconstruction–therefore it should become a field of research for public history.

    History on Stage: News from History Theater
  • Eco was Right. Ironical Understanding as a Goal

    Eco hatte Recht. Ironisches Verstehen als Ziel

    Umberto Eco passed away recently, on 19 February, 2016. His contributions to philosophy and semiology, as well as his literary productions, have played a very influential role in our contemporary culture. On this occasion, his ideas...

    Eco was Right. Ironical Understanding as a Goal
  • Historical Knowledge? A Non-Binding Offer

    Historisches Wissen? Ein unverbindliches Angebot

    The controversy about specialized knowledge for learning history, compared to the methods, principles, and aims, is an old one. But history cannot be narrated without objects, and a didactics of history...

    Historical Knowledge? A Non-Binding Offer
  • Antiques Shows on TV – History as a Commodity

    Trödelshows im Fernsehen – Geschichte als Ware
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    Television antiques shows in which individuals have historical objects that they own examined and valued by experts in order to subsequently put them up for sale are currently a big tren ...

    Antiques Shows on TV – History as a Commodity
  • Game of Thrones and Leviathan

    "Game of Thrones" is set somewhere in the Middle Ages. The plot, characters and places are fictional. On the Island of Westeros, which resembles Europe and is the main setting of the story... / "Game of Thrones" spielt irgendwie im Mittelalter. Die Handlung, die Personen und Orte sind fiktiv. Auf der Europa ähnlichen Insel Westeros...

    Game of Thrones and Leviathan
  • A Musical as Public History: “District Six”

    Ein Musical als Public History: “District Six”

    District Six: The Musical (1987) is arguably South Africa’s most popular musical. It was followed by a number of spin off musicals on the same theme, the most recent of which is a reprise, District Six Kanala...

    A Musical as Public History: “District Six”
  • The End of the Grand Narrative in Poland?

    Das Ende der Meistererzählung in Polen?

    A Grand Narrative? Since a few months, Poland’s national history has been quite visible and palpable all over the country. This reminds me...

    The End of the Grand Narrative in Poland?

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